Reading Strategy: Visualizing with The Purple Kangaroo!


Mentor text for teaching the reading strategy of visualizing or making mental images: The Purple Kangaroo by Michael Ian Black!  Get your first, second, or third grade students thinking about their reading and visualizing with this amazing book and freebie!  #mentalimages #visualizing #mentortext #primaryplanet

One of my favorite reading strategies to teach my kiddos Making Mental Images or Visualizing.  In my opinion that is what makes reading so great!  YOU get to create the pictures in your head!  
This book is EPIC for teaching your students to make mental images or visualize while reading!
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#Ringin2019 with An Update, a Giveaway, and a Sale! Oh my!



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Can you believe that 2018 is going to be over in a few days?
Time to ring in the new year!

Book Talk Tuesday: Potato Pants by Laurie Keller!


Picture of the Book Potato Pants with Text: Book Talk Tuesday Potato Pants

Oh My Goodness!  If you haven't read this book yet, you really need to go out and get this hilarious book!
Read on my friend...
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Winter Resource I Love!

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I have teamed up with some other amazing teacher authors to bring you this fun winter link up! Read on to see some amazing resources to help you keep them thinking all winter long!


4 Fun and Engaging Writing Center Ideas! Freebie Alert!



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My writing center is the hub of my classroom!  It is everyone's favorite spot!  Read on to find 4 fun and engaging writing center ideas! Pssssstttt...keep reading, I think I see a freebie in your future!
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