The Secret of Sarah Revere by Anne Rinaldi Reading Guide

The Secret of Sarah Revere by Anne Rinaldi Reading Guide

Books: Lesson Plans and Activities Bring History Alive Through Literature! Experience The American Revolution through the eyes of a young girl right in the middle of the action. Facts and events about the revolution are woven in throughout the novel. One of the most interesting aspects of the book is...
Jul 11, 2018 No Comments
Catherine, Called Birdy Book Lessons and Activities

Catherine, Called Birdy Book Lessons and Activities

Books: Lesson Plans and Activities Using Historical Fiction to Learn About the Middle Ages Go back in time to the middle ages and get a glimpse of what life was like for young women. Reading this book with our Tweens Girls Book Club evoked many spirited discussions about women’s rights, the...
Jul 10, 2018 No Comments
A Long Way from Chicago: A Great Book for Reluctant Readers

A Long Way from Chicago: A Great Book for Reluctant Readers

Children's Books Another excellent book for reluctant readers. A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck is written as a series of vignettes that are funny snapshots of life in rural America during the depression. The humor, simple language and short story format make this book...
Jul 09, 2018 No Comments
Connecting to Ancient Egypt Through Books

Connecting to Ancient Egypt Through Books

Books: Lesson Plans and Activities Ancient Egypt seems to hold an enduring fascination for many children. Perhaps because it seems so exotic, it is usually easy to get the kids excited about learning about ancient civilizations. Stories are a wonderful way to bring faraway places closer. The...
Jul 08, 2018 No Comments
Go on The Phantom Tollbooth Journey

Go on The Phantom Tollbooth Journey

Books: Lesson Plans and Activities When I was growing up The Phantom Tollbooth was one of my favorite books. I could relate to the doldrums of boredom and the idea of being magically transported to a land with wacky characters and delectable words was enchanting. Reading the book with my daughter was a...
Jul 07, 2018 No Comments
The Secret Garden Teacher Resources Lessons and Activities

The Secret Garden Teacher Resources Lessons and Activities

Books: Lesson Plans and Activities Invite children into the magical world of books by reading The Secret Garden. One year I formed a Girls Book Club for Tweens and I asked them what theme they would like for our book selection. They all agreed they would like to read books with female heroes and...
Jul 06, 2018 No Comments
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