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Linking Children’s Literature to PYP Profile/Attitudes

“The aim of all the IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.” (Making the PYP Happen) The IB Learner … Continue reading

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A little help from friends

Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street  by Roni Schotter is a story about a young girl named Eva, who has trouble coming up with something to write about. After she receives some advice from her fellow neighbors she tries to … Continue reading

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Diary of a Puma

The book 6+1 Traits of Writing by Ruth Culham was one of the first books I bought as a resource for teaching writing. Since then I have found many more resources both print and online to support my teaching of … Continue reading

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Read one more chapter, pleeeaassee!

I am currently reading The Monster’s Ring by Bruce Coville aloud to my grade 3 class. They love the book and I love hearing them moan and groan when I stop reading for the day. The story focuses on young … Continue reading

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Book reviews with iMovie

This year my students and I were inspired by Mr. McGuire’s Book Talks. We enjoyed watching the students share their book recommendations so much that we decided to try our hand at making our own. This was also the students … Continue reading

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Read Aloud

After teaching grades 2, 3, 4, and 5 I have found that there are a couple of things that don’t change, and reading aloud is one of them. The benefits of reading aloud to students of all ages have been … Continue reading

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