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Oct/Nov

    Monthly/Seasonal, Reading

    October Books for Upper Elementary

    Are you looking for great literature to introduce to your students in the month of October? You will find some of my favorite October books for upper elementary students.  Read on for a summary and why they are my favorites!  Happy Haunted Reading!  CLICK ON EACH BOOK PICTURE TO FIND IT ON AMAZON!   1.  Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe. A chapter book: 4.2 reading level   Harold, the narrator of the story, is hysterical! He’s just like my…

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  • Reading

    Bunnicula Review and Teaching Ideas

    What is not to love this time of year?  Cool weather, colorful leaves, and the excitement of Halloween!  My favorite story for October is Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe.  I…

  • Social Studies

    Native American Unit

    This Native American Unit is one of my favorite units! It motivates students to want to learn about the history of Native Americans of North America (Eastern Woodlands, Great Plains, Southwest,…

  • Projects, Social Studies

    Native American Dream Catchers

    Oki Ni-Kso-Ko-Wa (Hello my relatives)!  What better way to teach Native American culture than to make a dream catcher!  Whenever I want to motivate my fourth graders for a writing assignment,…