Stone Soup!

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This was a really fun week for me at school. My class did a little ELA unit using the story Stone Soup. I used the Reading A-Z version for the students, and then read aloud the classic Marcia Brown version. We compared and contrasted the folktales with an anchor chart: For writing, I used this […]

A Bundle of Sticks- Classbuilding

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So my year is off and running and my class did our first close reading activity with Aesop’s fable “A Bundle of Sticks.”  I thought it was a great little story to introduce fables (2.RL.2) and also to bring in a little character education at the beginning of the year. The story tells of an old […]