Thursday, March 16, 2017

5th graders, what is a legend? How is it different from a nonfiction or fiction text? Why do we know more about someone like Henry Knox than Betsy Dowdy?


Thursday, March 9, 2017

Henry Knox, Part II

5th graders, you've now read two books about Henry Knox.  Which one would be more helpful to you if you were writing a biography of Knox?  Why?



Monday, March 6, 2017

Fish in a Tree


4th graders, as we're recording podcasts, please check out Lynda Mullaly Hunt's video about Fish in a Tree.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Henry and the Cannons

5th graders, we're going to read two different books about Henry Knox.  After reading the first one, Henry and the Cannons, what would you say are the most important things for us to know and remember about Henry Knox?

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Well my friends, we have to wait a week few months for our author and illustrator visits, but it will be worth the wait!  Now that we've read all of Kimberly Ridley and Rebekah Raye's books, which one is your favorite?  Why?  (Please be specific).







Monday, January 30, 2017

One Author, One Illustrator, One School!

We are so lucky to be celebrating One Author, One Illustrator, One School next week!  I can't wait to meet author Kimberly Ridley and illustrator Rebekah Raye.  Their work is amazing, and we will be exploring their books together in preparation for their visits.

© Rebekah Raye

©Kimberley Ridley