For any seasoned teacher, they will tell you that building a community within your classroom will help not only with discipline but also with achievement since students who feel comfortable and engaged in a classroom will be more successful. Here are some tips for helping build rapport and community […]
Author: Aisha Saeed
Published May 8, 2018 by Nancy Paulsen Books
Goodreads Summary: Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal’s Pakistani village, but she had no complaints, and besides, she’s busy pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher one day. Her dreams are […]
Daring Dreamers Club #1: Milla Takes Charge
Author: Erin Soderberg
Illustrator: Anoosha Syed
Published June 5th, 2018 by Random House
Summary: When you follow your dreams, the possibilities are endless!
Milla loves nothing more than imagining grand adventures in the great […]
The Day You Begin
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrator: Rafael López
Publication Date: August 28th, 2018 by Nancy Paulsen Books
Summary: National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpre Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet […]
Samia R.’s Fifteen Word Book Reviews (6th grade)
House Arrest by K.A. Holt
This book is really easy to read and has a strong message about sibling devotion.
Breakout by Kate […]
Goodbye Brings Hello: A Book of Firsts
Author: Dianne White
Illustrator: Daniel Wiseman
Published June 26th, 2018 by HMH Books for Young Readers
Summary: There are many ways of letting go.
With each goodbye, a new hello.
From being pushed […]
In continuing the reflections shared on Friday, here are some students’ reflection posts on taking Advanced Reading with me:
Favorite Activities in Mrs. Moye’s Class by Daniel U. and Ian B. (6th grade)
Book Trailers: We made a whole presentation about a book we read […]
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