The Wreck of the Zephyr

Today I read “The Wreck of the Zephyr” by Chris Van Allsburg. We focused on the skill of comparing and contrasting. Students compared “The Wreck of the Zephyr” and “Zathura.” I have attached a link to an overview of the story so you can have a discussion with your child at home! The Wreck of […]

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Book Club “Vine”

Books clubs are in full swing in my learning laboratory. I have three book clubs working collaboratively. Be sure to ask your child what book they’re reading and feel free to have discussions at home about it. Better yet, feel free to read the book with them to model positive reading behaviors.

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The Stranger

During Reader’s Workshop, I read a story by Chris Van Allsburg called “The Stranger.” I have posted some sample questions that you can ask your child at home to review what we discussed during literacy. We are also going to be discussing point of view using this text. Who are the characters? What is the […]

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