Tags » First Grade Reading

Top 5 Books for First Graders

As promised we will continue our series on top books for each grade level. So today we will focus on the top 5 books for First Graders. 581 more words


Anne Beats Almanzo

Yesterday (Joy’s seventh birthday!) we finally, finally finished reading Farmer Boy for school. And lo, much rejoicing was heard throughout the land.

I had started reading Anne of Green Gables aloud just for fun a couple of weeks ago, and today I picked it up again for our new school reading – accompanied this time not by a written few-sentence summary at the end of each chapter, as we’ve always done before. 123 more words


Making Connections with Owl Picture Books (Dream Catcher Project)

Read wonderful owl-themed literature and create a beautiful dream catcher to showcase student learning.

Comprehension through text connections is the focus of this super fun project. 318 more words


Fake it Till You Make it Doesn't Work for Math

Exciting morning today: Fire Drill on campus!

We heard the fire alarm go off in the building next door, which led Carl to astutely guess we’d be next. 759 more words


Little House, Big Boredom

It may be heresy to say it, but oh boy, am I disliking the Little House books these days.

OK, I still don’t mind reading The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, and These Happy Golden Years. 216 more words