My shares are going to be two-part, the ones that I used last year, and some new ones that I will be sharing this year since I am most likely looping with my kiddos next year!
So without further ado, here are a few of the books I read to my third graders last year:
Reading about Mean Jean the Recess Queen is a great way to begin a chat about recess rules and expectations.
Here are a few new ones that I think I will begin this year with:
I just found this gem of a book at Barnes and Noble yesterday. It talks about a girl and her memories of first things - such as the first time she rode a bike. I will be using it as a mentor text for generating "seed ideas" to write about - students will make a list of firsts. It is also a great way to talk about those first few days of school, and being brave even though we are facing a lot of unknowns.
What books are you reading the first week? I need a few more ideas, and despite hubby's protests, my Amazon wish list is NOT that long! LOL!
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