Posts filed under: Teaching Tips

How to Teach Similes Like a Rockstar

Are you looking for ways to teach similes like a Rockstar? You’ve come to the...

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...

What is Earth Day?

Looking to celebrate Earth Day in your classroom this year? I did a little research...

10 SIZZLING MENTOR TEXTS FOR TEACHING ONOMATOPOEIAS

Teaching onomatopoeias just got more fun with these mentor texts that feature a variety of...

Taking Care of Yourself – Tracking Your Habits

Well, there you go! That’s my story and I am sticking to it.  Life is...

What is Women’s History Month?

In addition to Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day takes place each year on March...

10 LUCKY ST. PATRICK’S DAY MENTOR TEXT WITH TEACHER TIPS

Get lucky with these 10 St. Patrick’s Day texts that can be used to explain...

What is the Meaning Behind St. Patrick’s Day?

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya’!  Not morning?  Well, then, ‘top o’ the evenin’ to...

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...

Who was George Washington?

Are you looking for information on George Washington to a Revolutionary War unit or President’s...