Thank you for sharing one of my favorite blog posts, Sally. Reading aloud one of the best classic children’s books is exciting. When a book makes children question, and takes them to other journeys of learning, it is in a class my itself. “Little House on the Prairie” is that book. Read what happens. It was a retelling that took us across rivers and states, and even to Mount Rushmore. It is exciting!
Welcome to the current series of Posts from Your Archives in 2020 and if you would like to participate with two of your posts from 2019, you will find all the details in this post:New series of Posts from Your Archives 2020
Pre-school teacher of over 30 years, Jennie Fitzkee, has been a welcome guest here many times and this is her first post in 2020. Jennie shares how the simple act of reading a story can lead to questions that take you in many directions, all of them a learning opportunity.
From Little House on the Prairie, to Geography, to Maps, to Mount Rushmore, to History… And More
When good reading happens in my classroom, it opens the door to so many other things. Children have questions and ideas. Interrupting in the middle of chapter reading means children are listening and interested. I can answer those…
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