Category: Holidays

February Literacy Engagement Ideas

A Short, but Sweet Month February may be a short month, but it still can be difficult to keep readers engaged. They begin thinking of warmer weather…even if it isn’t actually near. Students are also antsy from being inside so much for the last few months. As a teacher, it’s important to keep the excitement

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Winter Word Work

Literacy Ideas for Winter The weeks leading up to, and following, winter break can be tough. Kids are all very excited about the holidays and are typically more cooped up inside. One way to keep their engagement up is to use your same main literacy materials, in new ways. “Snow” Center I love these white

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Books for October

Your Not So Typical Titles For many students, October is all about Halloween. Are you looking for some new books to add into your rotation for the month? I came up with a list of books that aren’t totally related to Halloween, but still perfect for the weeks leading up to it. These books are

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Halloween Freebies

Literacy Resources for October In order to keep readers engaged month after month, it’s important to switch out materials being used. In this post, you’ll find some freebies to help readers share their excitement for Halloween. At the same time, readers will be learning. Yay! Beginning Sounds Literacy Center Early readers need a lot of

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