Looking to organize your classroom library? This book spine label organizational system is the perfect way to keep your classroom library in alphabetical order! This product includes six different options to help keep your library organized! You need access to PowerPoint to use this product!OPTION 1: BLANK Classroom Library Book Spine Labels (These are the original book spine labels!)This option allows you to label your classroom library with the colorful book spines. You can choose which colors
Great for distance and remote learning. Perfect Back to School Unit. This Structure and Elements of Poetry unit is aligned with both Common Core and TEKS Standards for grades 3 - 5, and provides everything you need to teach your students in the classroom, library, homeschool, writing workshop, or beyond! Here’s what some other teachers think about this unit…“Best resource I found for my students in fifth! Thank you!”“Perfect and just what I needed for my poetry unit!”“I loved the teaching ideas
Bestseller! Great back to school unit! Perfect for distance and remote learning. Aligned with both Common Core and TEKS Standards for grades 3 - 5, this resource provides everything you need to teach the drama genre to your students in the classroom, library, homeschool, drama club, or beyond! Here's just an idea of how other teachers feel about this unit..."This was SUCH a great resource!! Saved me hours of prep and was easy to adapt to my needs! Thank you!""Lesson plans for my drama unit...do
Teach your students how to take care of books. This mini unit includes posters (for little learners and readers), anchor chart, book hospital posters, and a read aloud. These activities are designed for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, or first grade. This can be used in a classroom, school library, or lending library.
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• Read Aloud: I Can Take Care of Books
These colorful posters will help your students readily identify various genres in literature in a fun way. Use them to sort your classroom library books into different areas, or just use them as a reference in your library.Genres included are:Informational & Expository Text FantasyMysteryPoetryBiographyRealistic FictionAutobiographyHistorical FictionTraditional LiteratureScience FictionIndividual Genre Reference page to put in student folders**The individual reference page is great to help y
Subway art is all of the rage right now, so mix that with literature and it becomes the perfect learning too! This pack is a collection of posters that highlight reading and writing genres. 18 posters are included in this pack. Genres in this pack include…
These posters are perfect for hanging in
Folktales, Fables, Fairytales, and Tall Tales come up at some point throughout the year with all grade levels from Kinder to 5th grade. Over the years, I've found some absolutely WONDERFUL anchor charts that helped me create a visual reminder for my students. Unfortunately, after using these anchor charts for a while, I noticed that my students were still having a difficult time understanding the difference between the six types of Traditional Literature. So I decided to create ONE anch
Genre PostersIt is important that your students are familiar with the different genres. This pack has posters and lessons that will help your students get a good grasp on genres in literature. There are 23 different genre posters including a Fiction and Non-Fiction poster. Posters included-fiction, non-fiction, realistic fiction, mystery, adventure, graphic novels, science fiction, historical fiction, scary, poetry, comedy, nursery rhymes, traditional literature, fables, tall tales, legends, fa
FULLY UPDATED IN FEBRUARY 2021. The update now reflects APA 7 and MLA 8 styles, remote teaching tips have been added to the Teacher's Manual, citation guidelines are now included for YouTube videos, and there are no longer separate slideshows for Mac and Windows—just one that works on either platform. Lots of other small improvements throughout all the lessons! ___________________________________________________________________________Most teachers have had to deal with plagiarism in some form o
A quick and easy reminder of how to write in-text and works cited citations. This editable handout covers the basics in a simplified way. It is not meant as a replacement for using a handbook, but an easy-to-copy resource students can keep in their notebooks or folders.UPDATED to include the 2021 MLA 9th edition changes.This handout simplifies the hardest part for students: documenting their sources.Common Core State Standards: The CCSS require students to cite sources. This will be a helpful ai
Perfect for distance or remote learning. Great biography, hero, or character education unit to use during back to school, Black History Month, or anytime! This Civil Rights unit features 10 Heroes of Black History close reading passages with comprehension questions including text-based evidence and open-ended questions. There are so many uses for this product! While these passages can be used anytime throughout the year, I also love to use them with my class during our studies of Black History a
Are you looking for a new way to organize your classroom library? Look no more, these labels will be the perfect way to sort your books so that students can find the titles they love! Books are organized by genre, favorite author, and popular chapter series. This file contains over 108 labels to organize your classroom library. These labels were created to help my students quickly and easily locate books that interest them while book shopping. To help my students achieve this, I have organized m
What is a book tasting? A book tasting is a chance to expose students to different to different genres and to get them engaged and excited about reading. These could be books that they would never look at on their own or books that do not circulate in your library or classroom. A book tasting can be done with almost any grade or age level. This activity pack can be used with students from second grade up to middle school. This pack includes everything you need to host a book tasting in your clas
Looking for a simple, straight-forward state research report that your kids will be excited to work on? Here it is! This lift-a-flap style state report will have students excited to research and explore interesting facts about the states. Once their state research is done, students will assemble an engaging report! One that they will be super excited to show off. Students will research the following topics for their state:popular namecapitalstate symbolsstate mottogovernmentpopulationclimategeog
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I was browsing through different librarian wiki’s when I first got hired. I wanted to get some ideas on library management with the little ones who seemed so wiggly!
I thought this would be perfect for my Pre-K and Kinder students, but ended up doing it even with my wiggly first graders. They absolutely LOVED it, and I would even hear them practicing it while they wai
This black and white set of +200 classroom library labels will add style and organization to your library bins. Just print, cut, laminate and attach onto book baskets to organize your library by genre, author, topic, level and series. Plus, editable templates are included so you can add additional labels if needed!You can print these labels any size to perfectly fit your baskets/bins. Just use the % of normal size option in your printer properties menu. More instructions are included in the re
This file was updated in June 2015 to include an inventor/invention lap book or interactive-active notebook. The original Research Brochure is included. There are guided research questions and a rubric as well. A customer requested a blank biography research brochure and it is included too.
Inventor and Invention Research Brochure with a Completed Example Brochure and a Rubric for Grading. This file contains a guided research page with detailed questions to differentiate f
Elements of Mystery Genre Complete Teaching Unit - Everything you need to teach the mystery genre in your classroom, library, or media center! This wonderful, comprehensive unit is standards based and Common Core aligned. Fun back to school or end of the school year review unit!Please see the PREVIEW above for an idea of everything included in this versatile resource!This product includes:- Unit teaching plan with detailed daily lesson plans- Teaching PowerPoint – 27 pages filled with real phot
Book bin labels to keep your classroom library organized and looking pretty! These labels fit perfectly inside of the Target Dollar Spot Adhesive Pockets OR could be laminated and stuck on the book bins.Over 60 labels with different genres, authors and series!! In 4 different styles: black background, white background, wood panel background or white panel background.**Editable Template included to add your own!**Fiction•Historical Fiction•Realistic Fiction•Science Fiction•Animal Fiction•Humor•F
**If you have purchased this activity and your school has been closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you have my permission to share this with your parents via email or any protected password site with no additional license needed. :) Stay safe friends!This unit includes a poster and double-sided bookmarks to use in talking to students about how to be a good Digital Citizen. It includes info about following an AUP (Acceptable Use Policy) as well as how to be safe while using the internet. There
Library Labels- Black & White... & Editable!Clean and simplistic style for a practical and functional classroom library!**Click the Preview to see more!*Labels fit in the square adhesive pockets from the Target Dollar SpotLabels Included:Realistic FictionFiction Series (Groupings done by similar book series to encourage readers!)Nonfiction SeriesFeatured AuthorGraphic NovelsAuthor StudyHistorical FictionHumorous FictionAnimal StoriesFantasy NovelsMystery NovelsAction-AdventureTeacher Fav
This is 58 pages of printables for any librarian who needs something fast and simple for elementary students. Great to pull out for sub plans, centers or when you are in a crunch.
Fiction and Nonfiction comparing
Connect the dots
Parts of a book
Bookmarks to make and take
Author and Illustrator practice
and many more printables to go with any book and day.
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Important: This product is also part of a huge discounted elementary library product bundle you can purchase here:Huge Elementary Library Product Bundle!BESTSELLER!!This is a fun back-to-school library orientation activity for your younger elementary students and is based on the fabulous book The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray!Updated to include a QR Code version of my Library Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt! You pick which version you would like to use! If you have already pu
Hold a "BOOK TASTING" in your classroom and have your students choose their next novel! Media Specialists and Librarians make it an evening event for parents and children to get a taste of some new books. It also a great way to set up book clubs and have students make their next choice! In my school we do the Battle of the Books and it works great with that!Now includes 2 versions : new starbucks inspired logo and older logo...see thumbnails above!This Product Includes:book tasting foldable doub