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$13.27 from Amazon.com

One of my favorite books is called Teaching First Grade by Min Hong. It's a very easy read. It tells how she sets up her class at the beginning of the year. Other chapters are on Homework that Works, Parents as Partners, Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, and End of the Year. Although your teaching style may be very different, it's interesting to see what works for others, and it often spurs good ideas of your own.

Brenda Hume



$11.95 from Amazon.com


$11.95 from Amazon.com

I really like the book Four Square The Total Writing Classroom by Judith S. and Evan Jay Gould. I also have the book Four Square Writing Method by the same authors. The first one has some great activities for working with words. Some things it deals with are adjectives, helpless verbs, using a variety of words, etc. I haven't had time to use a lot of the activities but am looking forward to. The second book teaches writing using the organization of four squares. I like it too!

Miriam Knoy



$11.17 from Amazon.com

100 Skill-building Lessons using 10 Favorite Books by Susan Lunsford. This teacher resource book gives 10 skills lessons for each of the 10 children's books. The books selected are familiar and readily available. As a first grade teacher it is easy to pick up the selection and use the skills lessons provided. Many of the lessons are across the curriculum and include math, reading, writing and more. The books featured are:

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Yoko by Rosemary Wells
Arthur's Teacher Trouble by Marc Brown
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
The Art Lesson by Tomie dePaola
Top Cat by Lois Ehlert
The Bookshop Dog by Cynthia Rylant
Night Tree by Eve Bunting
The Purple Coat by Amy Hest
Best Friends by Steven Kellogg

Kathy B from Iowa


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