Celebrating Women in Government Through Picture Books

Meet 5 laudable ladies in government and focus on character trait vocabulary themed around the qualities of a strong leader. Let’s be honest, GIRLS run the world and it’s time to celebrate that!

Easy Character Trait Vocabulary Activities

Focusing on character trait vocabulary in elementary school is essential. Learn some easy activities you can implement for low investment and high return. Plus, get some great ideas for what character trait words match with the books you already have in your classroom library.

Picture Books that Promote Optimism

It is important to always believe in yourself and stay optimistic when something doesn’t come as easily for you as it does for someone else. Use these great picture books to promote optimism in your classroom.

Character Trait Words of the Week

Meaningful vocabulary will help to strengthen your students’ reading comprehension, writing skills and conversations. Introduce three Tier II vocabulary words with there interactive read alouds and printable resources for your elementary classroom.

Word Conscious Economists

As elementary school teachers every minute of the school day is precious. We have so many standards to meet from September to June. Any chance we get it’s important to combine literacy learning into the content areas of social studies and science. My favorite way to do this is through my interactive read aloud time.Continue reading “Word Conscious Economists”