Read Alouds Epidsode 5

We are still celebrating Poetry Month and I hope you enjoy my new read aloud of a poem from Bug Off! Creepy Crawly Poems by Jane Yolen.  What do you notice about the poem?

Ask your teacher for the password and click here to watch. This video includes ASL interpretation.

Read Alouds for SOGI

Bryan Gidinksi our District SOGI Support Teacher has shared some resources with us.  Please click here to visit his site and view some read alouds of books that have previously appeared on lists of Suggested Resources for SOGI Inclusive Curriculum and are also in our school library collection.



Coronavirus: A Book for Children

Candlewick Press has a released a new children’s book: Coronavirus: A Book for Children.  It was illustrated by Axel Scheffler, author of the Gruffalo and other great books.

Click here to visit the page and download the book for free. Thank you to my colleague Carol Lynka for sharing this information.

Earth Day

Tomorrow, April 22nd, is Earth Day!  Please click here to view my read aloud of Todd Parr’s, The Earth Book.  Please ask your teacher for the password.  This video includes ASL interpretation.

How will you take care of the Earth? Leave me a comment and let me know how you are helping to protect the earth and making it feel good.

Stay safe and wash your hands!

Video with ASL interpretation!

Hello everyone! Last week I posted my read aloud of, Sometimes I feel like a Fox by Danielle Daniel.  Today I am posting the read aloud with ASL interpretation! I’m hoping that future videos will all have this feature to provide accessibility to all.  Please ask your teacher for the password.  Click here to view.

Special Guest Reader

Happy Monday, everyone! Today I am excited to share a video created by a very special guest reader – Ms. Perez!

Click here to watch and listen to her read What do you do with an Idea? by Kobi Yamada.

More Poetry!!!

Hello again, everyone!  I have been going CRAZY over poetry and created another Poetry Choice board.  This one is designed for Intermediate Students but is still fine for younger ones, too. Have fun with the activities and let me know what you like.  Click here to read, listen, watch and create poetry!



New Read Aloud for Poetry Month

Episode 3: April 16, 2020

April is Poetry Month! Celebrate poetry month by watching this video of me reading Sometimes I feel like a fox by Danielle Daniel.  You will need a password from your teacher to watch this video.  Click here to watch and then enter the password.