Posts tagged Valentine's Day
All Types of Books Perfect for Valentine's Day

This month I’m sharing with you some of my favorite children’s books for Valentine’s Day.  Whether you’re looking for mentor texts for guided reading, popular kids titles for close reading activities, or just the best kids books to celebrate school holidays, this list is for you. It includes several categories of children’s literature such as picture and chapter books, kids poetry books, and children’s read alouds. These titles would be excellent additions to your seasonal teaching resources.

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Why Choosing Substance is Always Better When Celebrating Holidays

It’s easy to choose cute over substance when celebrating school holidays. But our students deserve more. Here are three reasons why choosing substance over fluff is always better when celebrating holidays in the upper elementary classroom. Plus help finding teaching resources to bring both meaning and fun when planning holiday activities throughout the year.

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Celebrating Valentine's Day with a History of Chocolate

Celebrating Valentine's Day with a History of Chocolate | Bring rigor to your Valentine’s Day lessons with a mini-unit on the history of chocolate. Incorporate meaningful and engaging teaching resources during school holidays through thematic nonfiction units that teach important reading skills while students learn about the history of a holiday. |

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