Author: clbartlett

July 15, 2018 No comments exist

Start your school year off right with a morning journal with printable prompts and activities. One struggle that I was always having as a teacher is finding morning work that engages all my students and works on a variety of skills. I would constantly forget to find something for the next day and have to…

July 11, 2018 No comments exist

I’m back with the second part of our July calendar. Why is July going so fast? Each book image is linked to Amazon so you can view all the details. July 16 – World Snake Day This is definitely my least favorite holiday on the list. I see no reason to celebrate snakes but many…

June 30, 2018 No comments exist

Children’s Books “Can I Be Your Dog?” by Troy Cummings I absolutely love this sweet book. The dog in this story is homeless and writes letters to families and businesses on his street to ask to join their family. The story is written in letters back and forth so this would be a great addition…

June 28, 2018 3 comments

  There’s a myth going around in teacher circles that you can’t teach effectively with a textbook. I bought the hype for a few years but I changed my mindset over the last few years. I had to realize that although I love reading picture books to my class, it isn’t always a best practice….

June 26, 2018 9 comments

It’s July so it’s time for another book calendar for all those July celebrations. I’m going to share these books a little differently this month. I’m going to split the books into two different posts so you can plan out for half of the month. So dive on in to some books for July for…

June 25, 2018 No comments exist

Wow! I can’t believe we are at the last week of June. I’m sharing my book picks for the last week for for fun summer reading. It’s so important to keep our kids reading over the summer and a daily celebration with a book pick may encourage them to have fun with reading. June 24…

June 21, 2018 No comments exist

I’m a big fan of the show, Hollywood Game Night. I love the creative games that they play and I thought that these would make great games for the classroom. So I created a few of these games for important grammar concepts that all students need to practice. This bundle contains 10 games (you can…

June 19, 2018 1 comment

Back to School Introductions Starting any technology piece can be a headache. Start off using Flipgrid at the beginning of the year by having students introduce themselves in a short video. This can help students make connections and develop a stronger classroom community. Book Study Guide At my school, we switch classes for 30 minutes…