Grade One - Book Collection

Collection by Kristi Linton


A book collection is a great resource to use in a classroom. Using books that focus on a specific concept in literacy are a great way to introduce a lesson or topic and engage the students to initiate thinking and problem solving.

Kristi Linton
Rocket Writes a Story by Tad Hills: MUST HAVE for writing workshop at the beginning of the year. great story Rocket learns about the reading-writing connection, collecting words, choosing important topics to write about, and more. 1st Grade Writing, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Writing Worksheets, Kindergarten Classroom, Teaching Resources

Teaching Kindergartners How to Write a Sentence

Several lesson ideas and anchor charts to use when Teaching Kindergartners How to Write a Sentence. Uses the gradual release model to full implication.

Punctuation marks come alive in this clever picture book featuring fourteen playful poems. Periods stop sentences in a baker’s shop, commas help a train slow down, quotation marks tell people what to do, and colons stubbornly introduce lists. Teaching Punctuation, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Creative Teaching, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, 4th Grade Writing, Mentor Texts, School

Writing Conventions: This is a fun book to read while also teaching a lot of writing conventions. This book is a great way to teach punctuation with rhyming poems that illustrate hyphens, colons and other punctuation. This book would foster enjoyment of reading through the engaging text while also teaching writing conventions in a fun way.

From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe!Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Hal. Great Books, New Books, Shel Silverstein Books, Rhyming Pictures, Where The Sidewalk Ends, The Giving Tree, Thing 1, Animal Books, Fun Activities For Kids

A Giraffe and a Half

Shel Silverstein's children's books, stories, poetry, illustrations, fun activities for kids, and teaching resources.

One of my favorite books to read aloud, to staff and students, is What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada and Kae Besom (Compendium, According to the summary posted on Barnes and Noble: … Genius Hour, Contexto Social, Social Themes, Social Skills, Inquiry Based Learning, Mentor Texts, Children's Literature, Read Aloud, Writer Workshop

What Do You Do with an Idea?

I know it's Wednesday and I missed "Book Talk Tuesday," but sometimes you just have to jump when the inspiration strikes. And I've ...

Looking for some Winter Activities for preschool or kindergarten? There are reading, math, science, recipes and books. There are winter books to try too. Winter Activities, Book Activities, Preschool Winter, Preschool Ideas, Preschool Books, Teaching Ideas, Daycare Ideas, Language Activities, Teaching Science

Sneezy the Snowman

My own kindergartner brought Sneezy the Snowman home from school. The story is adorable, and as I read it, I instantly began to think of ...

Punctuation and expression are an important part of fluency. This book Yo! by Chris Raschka is very helpful in helping kids practice the two concepts of punctuation and expression when reading for fluency. Reading Intervention, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Kids, Reading Tips, Shared Reading, Guided Reading

Punctuation & Fluency

Punctuation is a big deal for readers. Really. Really? Yes, really! When kids understand how each punctuation mark work...

Read "LMNO Peas (with audio recording)" by Keith Baker available from Rakuten Kobo. Keith Baker’s beloved alphabet book, LMNO Peas, now comes with a CD narrated by award-winning actor Stanley Tucci! Teaching The Alphabet, Alphabet Activities, Toddler Activities, Toddler Learning, Book Activities, Fun Learning, Teaching Abcs, Preschool Alphabet, Teaching Time

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog

Letter Sounds and Phonics: This is a really fun book that first graders would love to read individually or as a read aloud. This book focuses on letter sounds and words associated with certain sounds which would promote phonics.

Kids books list for teaching synonyms or antonyms Teaching Synonyms, Synonyms And Antonyms, Best Books List, Good Books, Teaching Language Arts, Speech And Language, Big Vocabulary Words, Vocabulary Ideas, Mentor Texts

Teaching Antonyms and Synonyms with Children's Books -- BEST BOOKS LIST

This page lists fun and clever children's books for teaching antonyms and synonyms to children in K-Grade 4. These books make learning this subject even more fun!

 Dear Deer by Gene Barretta. This is a story all about homophones. All of the characters speak in homophones. Aunt Ant moves to a zoo and describes all of the animals she sees through homophones. Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources, Student Teaching, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Primary Teaching

Homophone Activities and Lesson Plan

Homophones are so much fun to teach. ESL learners in particle really benefit when then they understand and can identify different homoph...

First Grade Schoolhouse: What is Your Prediction? Do Not Open This Book! by Joy Cowley is a wonderful big book to promote the love of reading. It can be used to introduce making predictions and works well for shared reading. Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Skills, Making Predictions, Shared Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Learning

What is Your Prediction?

I am always on the lookout for literature books that lend themselves to teaching specific reading strategies. I have a big book that has b...