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TEACHER TIPS AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF SCHOOL

Summer is just around the corner—so close you can almost taste it! BUT you must...

12 CAUSE AND EFFECT MENTOR TEXTS FOR FICTION AND NONFICTION WITH SUMMARIES AND TEACHER TIPS

Cause-and-effect sequences can be a fun learning experience for you and your readers, especially if...

Have Fun Teaching Figurative Language

Don’t inflate the cow? What??? Idioms are just one of many types of figurative language...

THE PROS AND CONS OF READING RESPONSE JOURNALS

It’s likely that you’ve heard the term “Reading Response Journal” at some point in your...

10 VALENTINE’S DAY TEXTS TO SPREAD THE LOVE

Oftentimes, we mistake Valentine’s Day for a holiday to express romantic interest in others when...

Hyperbole Texts with Examples that Exaggerate and Excite

We all have inner drama queens and kings inside us that pop up from time...

10 CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR SETTING GOALS AND RESOLUTIONS – TIPS INCLUDED!

With the New Year around the corner, it’s natural for many of us to begin...

20 MENTOR TEXTS AND TEACHING TIPS TO CELEBRATE HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD

Although we all have our unique traditions that are special to our own culture and...

10 LEGENDary Mentor Texts with Summaries and Teaching Tips

A legend is a form of story told in the oral tradition that narrates events...

How to Write a Cereal Box Biography

Cereal Box Biographies are the perfect book reports to assign when studying biographies or autobiographies....