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It’s Day Six of Celebrate Reading Month and today I am going to cover how to teach key details and main idea! If you’ve missed the previous posts, no problem! Fun activities, free stuff, and more are all yours by visiting THIS link. Definitely go check them out! Today, we’re going to talk about teaching key details […]

How to Teach Key Details and Main Idea

Celebrate Reading the whole month of March over at The Inspired Apple!

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Hey! Welcome to Day Five of Celebrate Reading on The Inspired Apple!  This month has kicked off strong, with lots of ideas, activities, and even a giveaway that are ALL related to reading! Today, get excited to learn all about setting up a guest reader program in your classroom! My kindergarteners and first graders absolutely […]

Setting Up a Guest Reader Program in Your Classroom

Celebrate Reading the whole month of March over at The Inspired Apple!

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Welcome to Day Four of Celebrate Reading Month on The Inspired Apple! I’m so glad you’re here! Today, I’m sharing a fun bookworm writing craft that is perfect to use for book reviews/reports, Read Across America, or anytime of year when you want to get your little readers thinking about reading! Today, I’m sharing a fun […]

Bookworm Writing Craft

Celebrate Reading the whole month of March over at The Inspired Apple!

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In today’s classrooms, a lot of the reading children are doing isn’t necessarily by choice or based off of student-selection.  A love of reading is intrinsic. It doesn’t come from being force-fed close reads or through texts chosen by the district, but from personal, meaningful selection where the child is able to choose a text […]

Celebrate Reading Resources and MORE!

Celebrate Reading the whole month of March over at The Inspired Apple!

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I am SO excited for the month of March! Why? Because I have decided to dedicate this entire coming month to CELEBRATING READING! Let’s Celebrate Reading! In the Celebrate Reading unit, I will be featuring lesson plans, activities, and unique ways to meaningfully share a love of reading and books with the students in your […]

Celebrate Reading All Month Long!

Celebrate Reading the whole month of March over at The Inspired Apple!

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Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this condensed book report idea, Favorite Book Love Notes, where students can write a simplified book review! Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that […]

Favorite Book Love Notes – A Book Report Alternative

Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this condensed book report idea where students can write simplified book reviews. Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that are easy for teachers to implement and great for students to complete after reading their favorite books!

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Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this ‘Reader Review Bookmarks’ condensed book report idea where students can write a simplified book review! Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that are […]

Reader Review Bookmarks – A Book Report Alternative

Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this condensed book report idea where students can write simplified book reviews. Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that are easy for teachers to implement and great for students to complete after reading their favorite books!

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Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reviews that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out the ‘If This Book Could Talk’ condensed book report idea where students can write a simplified book review! Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions […]

If This Book Could Talk – A Book Report Alternative

Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this condensed book report idea where students can write simplified book reviews. Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that are easy for teachers to implement and great for students to complete after reading their favorite books!

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Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reviews that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out these Emoji Bookmarks — a condensed book review idea where students can not only provide a quick review, but it includes EMOJIS! #everythingisbetterwithhearteyes #amiright GIANT-SIZED […]

Emoji Bookmarks – A Book Report Alternative

Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this condensed book report idea where students can write simplified book reviews. Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that are easy for teachers to implement and great for students to complete after reading their favorite books!

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Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this Tabbed Books concept — a condensed book report idea where students can write a simplified book review! Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions […]

Tabbed Books: A Book Report Alternative

Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reports that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this condensed book report idea where students can write simplified book reviews. Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that are easy for teachers to implement and great for students to complete after reading their favorite books!

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