Books for the classroom

Books to use in my classroom.
March 2016
When I teach about the rain forest I will read this book to the students. As a class we will talk about plot and setting of t...
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest - Lynne Cherry
Students will broaden their understanding of various literary devices and strengthen their vocabulary skills. After reading t...
Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster - Debra Frasier
The students will create a Venn Diagram and compare and contrast this book and another three little pigs book. The class will...
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig: A Pop-Up Storybook with a Twist in the Tale! - Eugene Trivizas, Helen Oxenbury
I would read this book to the class before a field trip or school event to help students remember to mind their manners. Afte...
Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf - Judy Sierra
This book could be used to teach about cultures in the south west. I would read this book along with The Three Hot Tamales an...
Los tres pequeños jabalíes / The Three Little Javelinas - Susan Lowell, Jim Harris
This book would be great for teaching about different cultures. The vocabulary in this book may not be familiar to students b...
The Three Little Tamales - Eric A. Kimmel, Valeria Docampo
The lesson idea I have for Hatchet is using details to help readers visualize the story. Gary Paulsen wrote Hatch in a very d...
Hatchet - Gary Paulsen
March 2016
text: Holes
I could use this book for the daily 5 in a fifth grade classroom. The students would be in groups and read with partners. Aft...
Holes - Louis Sachar
For this version of the Three Little Pigs my lesson will be about point of view. I will either read this book to the students...
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! - John A. Scieszka
More Parts is a good book to help teach idioms. For the lesson idea I have for this book is teaching the students to use cont...
More Parts - Tedd Arnold
text: Charlotte's Web
I will introduce Charlotte's Web by asking the students about their background knowledge of the book. As we read the book the...
Charlotte's Web - Garth Williams, E.B. White, Kate DiCamillo
text: Pete the Cat I love my White Shoes
I Love My White Shoes would be a great book for a cause and effect lesson. It is a good example of cause and effect because h...
Pete The Cat: I Love My White Shoes - Eric Litwin, James Dean