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I won’t attempt to take credit for this project, since it was assigned by my 5 th grade son’s teacher. However, because he had so much fun ...

Holidays and Traditions Packet All About Me/The Story of Me and My Family

Traditions, Holidays, what does my name mean and more opportunities for cultural sharing and discovery. Simpler version with family holiday component for K 1 st and 2 nd grade and more detailed heritage focus for 3 rd to 5 th grade.


Ten Great Creative Book Report Ideas

There are many, many great ways for students to respond to literature. Students especially enjoy creative book reports. These will work for most any book and are especially good when students are reading independent book selections. A quick web search will reveal that there are many ideas out there for creative book reports, but they are not all good ideas. Here are, in my opinion,


Creative Book Reports (Grades 4-8) by Jane Feber includes 60-plus hands-on literature response suggestions in various presentation formats. Includes clear instructions and a CD with rubrics that meet reading-comprehension standards while taking you beyond old-fashioned book reports.


26 creative book report ideas - so many really unique and FUN book report projects for kids of all ages Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade. (homeschool writing)


Character traits anchor chart Freebie! Students often get confused when describing character traits. They often describe the outward appearance of a character. This anchor chart helps students to think about the internal qualities of the character. The anchor chart is a FREEBIE that is part of a character close read week one.


Book Reports that Motivate! Pick a Genre

Find ideas for book reports that motivate your students to want to write! Many genres- biography, mystery, fiction, fantasy, tall tale, historical fiction, etc. There is even a choice book report. Use cereal box, paper bags, etc.