There are so many great picture books for Hispanic Heritage Month. Recently especially a flurry of books from both Spanish-speaking Latino authors and English-speaking authors alike have come out that you may not be aware of. Here I’m talking about the best picture books for Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15. These books can also be great… Read More
Just about anyone you talk to in bilingual education whether it’s bilingual, dual language, dual immersion, etc., agree that dictado is a powerful way of teaching Spanish language. It can teach language structures, grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and can be used to contrast with English. It can be tricky to do in the younger grades. Dictado in elementary, though, is just… Read More
I have had a lot of people ask me, since I have over 300 interactive read aloud lesson plans in my TPT store, how to plan a read aloud. I’m not going to lie, it’s a process. Planning one interactive read aloud takes me about 2.5 hours with Netflix on or 2 hours without Netflix 😉 The best part about… Read More
Check out these 20 elementary read alouds for back to school! These fun activities are your survival kit perfect for Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. TIps and ideas to help you hack classroom management and build community while covering standards!
I have had lot of people ask me, since I have over 400 interactive read aloud lesson plans in my TPT store, how to plan interactive read alouds. I’m not going to lie, it’s a process. Planning one interactive read aloud takes me about 2.5 hours with Netflix on or 2 hours without Netflix 😉 The best part about the… Read More
It’s always a good day to teach your students about environmental awareness, not just Earth Day. There are SO MANY great books out there to teach your students about conservation and protecting our planet. When I first started teaching, it seemed like every teacher knew really good books to read for every holiday, while I was left asking around everywhere…. Read More