The Little House ELA Unit

There sure is something enduring about the book, The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton. She is a master at personification and brings the Little House to life. I love the pictures [Continue Reading]

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree ELA Unit

The story starts when Mr. Willowby orders a tree for his mansion, but it is too big. He has his butler (I love that he is named Baxter), chop the top off. [Continue Reading]

There Was an Old Lady Fall Sequencing & Writing Activity

Can you feel it? Fall is in the air and it is my favorite time of year! There Was an Old Lady themed books are fun to read and are a great [Continue Reading]

Knots on a Counting Rope

This is a touching story about a blind boy and his special relationship with his grandfather. The counting rope is a metaphor and is used to illustrate the passage of time in [Continue Reading]