Wednesday, October 21, 2015

October Book Extension Bundle

The cover of this bundle shows you all the books we used and  included in this bundle.  Get it for a discount when you purchase it all together.  Click on each book's preview in our TPT store to see what you get with each extension, all packaged up in one easy purchase.  
Happy Halloween reading!!!
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Monday, October 19, 2015

Stellaluna - Book Extension

This is a precious story of a little lost bat that thinks it's a bird, until while flying she realizes she is different.  It is great book to use to teach your children tolerance, and acceptance of those who are different.  We created a book extension to go with this book to teach even more.  Get it in our TPT store by clicking below.  Click on the preview to see all the things we do with this wonderful story.  It's a must have book!!!

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Bat Jamboree - Book Extension

This very musical book will have your feet tapping and your legs moving as you listen to the rhythmic tale of some funny dancing bats.  We always read it during the weeks before Halloween and make the kids go BATTY for a little while as we have fun with this book.  Check out our book extension for more things to do with this book to promote comprehension and writing and much more.  Click below to see it in our store on TPT and click preview to see what we included.  

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Mouse's First Halloween - Book Extension

How does a mouse feel about his first Halloween?  Read this book to find out. Click below to see some of the fun things we do with our first graders after reading this book to teach comprehension skills like visualizing and sequencing.  This story is also great to go back and reread to see who did what, then try matching the action to the animal. We have included work that can be done whole group, in centers or in interactive notebooks.  Click below to be redirected to our TPT story and check out the preview to see what we do.  

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Room on the Broom - Book Extension

This book is a cute story about the adventures of a witch on a broom that loses and finds things along her flight. It's a perfect book for retelling, or sequencing.  We have a book extension that will give you fun things to do to really get the most of this book with your students.  Check it out in our TPT story by clicking below and then click preview and see what all you get.  This book is a Halloween must have.  If you don't own it, borrow from someone who does or find it on YouTube.  Halloween time is so fun!!

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Big Pumpkin - Book Extension

We never let a Halloween go by without reading this funny story of what can happen with a little trust and teamwork.  It has a fun predictable repetition that will have your students chiming in to read along with you.  We have a book extension that adds even more fun to this story. Click below to get it in our TPT store and then click preview to see all the things we included to use in word work stations, or whole group comprehension practice.

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Monday, October 5, 2015

The Runaway Pumpkin - Book Extension

First graders love listening to this story.  They have a natural love of animals and adventure and this book includes both.  See what happens on the farm when a pumpkin starts rocking and rolling through the countryside.  Beware, you are in for a wild pumpkin ride.  We put together a book extension that lets you go back, reread, and practice comprehension skills like visualizing, and story mapping, as well as vocabulary and sequencing.  It also has a great word work rhyming words activity. Click below to get it in our TPT store and click on the preview to see what we have inside.      
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