Booklist: Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with this K-12 booklist! Native American Heritage Month is celebrated during the month of November. Click on each link to visit the product page.  Elementary School   Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. Child (Author), Jonathan Thunder (Illustrator), Gordon Jourdain (Translator) At the Mountain’s Base by Traci Sorell (Author), Weshoyot Alvitre

Animal Idioms

Here is a short ELA lesson combining the animal flash cards with the idioms activities on Making Camp Premium – specifically whichever one it is that involves animal idioms. This PDF is free and downloadable. Print them out and use them for practicing the names of 25 animals in both Spanish and English! This can support ESL

Reading: Author’s Purpose

This informational reading lesson features two graphic organizers aligned to meet Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Missouri Learning Standards (MLS). Continuing the immersive lesson theme for the visit to Grandma’s house, both Grandma and grandchild are sharing stories. Grandma broaches the topic of writing and authoring, which leads into author’s purpose.Teacher Tip: If you

Reading: “The Fireball Wand”

We have finished our journey through the woods. At her home, Grandma tells her grandchild a story about a wand. Using Grade 5 Common Core reading standards, students will read the 350+ word story and complete a multiple-choice quiz to continue the journey. For formative assessment, students can highlight textual evidence from the passage to