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best book series for fifth graders

25 Best Book Series for Fifth Graders

Fifth grade is the perfect age to begin reading book series. Kids are getting into different genres and like to learn more about characters they fall in love with. Here is a list of 25 book series for fifth graders that will have them begging for more. Anne of Green

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10 Phenomenal Winter Books for Upper Elementary

Winter is here and I know most teachers are looking for fun, educational and engaging stories to read in the classroom. If you’re like me, you like to keep things themed throughout most of the year. I’ve created a list of 10 winter books for upper elementary students to get

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6 back to school read alouds perfect for upper elementary

Forming relationships with your students at the beginning of a school year takes time and effort. It’s important that your students learn to trust you before anything else. One way to gain your student’s trust is to form relationships with them through back to school read alouds. Even though reading

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5th grade books for back to school

Must-Have Back to School Books for 5th Grade

At the beginning of the school year, the literature you select can help set the tone for a safe and respectful classroom culture and can instill a challenging academic climate. If you want to help your students learn to love reading while also providing resources for their personal and academic

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Favorite 5th Grade Books to Read Aloud

  Reading books aloud is just as important in fifth grade as it is in earlier years. Fifth graders still need to experience listening to a fluent reader on a regular basis to help improve their own reading skills. To help you choose the perfect read aloud books for your

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Holiday Read Alouds for Big Kids

  Christmas is one of my favorite times to teach. I especially love sharing holiday picture books with my students. The challenge, though, is that by 4th or 5th grade, many of them have already read all of the classic Christmas favorites. Don’t get me wrong, I love The Polar

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