As students read Skellig by David Almond, they will make text to self connections to answer which character they would choose, Michael, Mina or Skellig. This is a great way to have engaging discussion in literature circles.
These six patterns of Birthday Balloons, say Hip Hip Hooray! It is your Birthday!, can be attached to crazy straws or pixie sticks to give to your students as a special way to acknowledge their special day. Print on cardstock.
As students read The City of Ember, they will have to make text to self connections to choose between Mina and Doon. This is a great way to get students excited to talk about books in literature circles.
Engage your students as they read the latest Mark Twain Nominees.
Wonder, Pinch Hit, The Shadow Collector's Apprentice, The Nine Lives of Our Cat Zook, Freaky Fast Frankie Joe and Capture the Flag.
As they read they will consider the characters in