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J. Anderson Coats Visit

J. Anderson Coats Visit

Our class has an author who is mentoring us this year as part of the #KidsNeedMentors program. Our mentor is… J. Anderson Coats!  Click on the picture to go to her website. At the beginning of the year, she sent us a video and 5 books plus bookmarks for all…
Book Tasting

Book Tasting

Book Tasting Today was our first Book Tasting of the year. This is my all-time favorite “lesson.” I get cheesy, I am excited, and so are the kids! If you want to know more about Book Tastings, head over to Head Over Heels For Teaching’s blog or her Teacher Pay…
Summer Reads: Bookaday

Summer Reads: Bookaday

Here are some of the middle grade reads I have read this summer! I loved all them…of course.  Stay tuned for the rest of my reads. I hope to be reading 24 more books, to meet my goal of 70 for the bookaday challenge. I will also be reading and…
Summer Bookaday Check In

Summer Bookaday Check In

Unfortunately, I don’t think I ever even wrote about the summer bookaday challenge I am doing, so here it is. 58 days in! The goal, created by the wonderful Donalyn Miller, is to read a book for each day of the summer. I am allotting  70 days for my summer.…