1st grade books
10 Ways to Bring a Book to Life
Ideas like use props, do an art project in the style of the illustrator, dress up and act it out, dramatic voices, make crafts, have a theme day (book/crafts/activities/snacks), make up a new story with your favourite characters, use puppets, make a meal or snack based on the book...
First Grade Calendar Time
She created the money anchor charts in the picture above. Click here to download. She gives links for purchased items in her calendar center. Nice close ups and explanations about the center. I use books from Amazon from the "Every Day Counts" series. You can purchase the components or make your own like I did.
Gingerbread Man Reading and Writing Activities
Gingerbread Man Reading and Writing Mini Unit - Common Core Aligned for Second Grade perfect for reading and comparing different versions of the Gingerbread Man and writing a new version. Includes lesson plan ideas, book suggestions, rubric, student checklists, 8 graphic organizers and 6 types of writing paper. $