This “Character Is Key” Tab Book was designed to teach students about different character traits related to kindness and tolerance. It covers 7 character traits, and allows students to explore these traits and reflect on what these traits mean to them, an
FREE PRINTABLES ~~ The finished books contain 6 pages where students can list character traits for the main characters. This is a valuable tool for a book such as Holes with three story plots taking place. An answer key is included to make this activity a print and go project.
A Stylish Alternative to a Motorcycle Bag Specifically For Women @gearchic reviews the Lauren convertible backpack + tote: "A lot of little compartments and organizing little spaces inside the bag, which I think a lot of us can appreciate. Because you know we carry a lot of stuff. We carry pens and keys and books and wallets and makeup, and all kinds of things we want to bring to work for that day so this is a good option if you want to commute."
This freebie includes a list of mentor texts for each of the following key reading strategies for literature: Inference Theme Characters Figurative Language Point of View Compare and Contrast Mentor texts are a great tool to use with students as part of a reading mini-lesson. My hope is that the lists included will help you easily find some great picture books to add to your collection of lesson ideas for each of the strategies listed.
journey-to-balance: Choice … Choice is everything. The realization that we have the choice in every single life situation of how to respond is empowerment at the very highest level. Choosing from a blank canvas what we wish to create is even more empowering, and if I have one new year wish for humanity, it is that we all come to appreciate the amazing love and goodness that we are all capable of generating and passing on. Peace Blessings. Journey to Balance