When teaching grade one I noticed how language - specifically learning to read and write - empowered students. This idea has captivated me since."
How do words change worlds?
Book Review & Teacher Ideas
Books have the power to engage and entertain, inspire and inform. I use picture books and novels as mentor texts for most of my writing lessons. Visit often: I will highlight a favourite children's book (new or old), write a short review and suggest a teaching connection.
Join me in my quest to change the world through words. Check back each week to find new ideas for both teachers and parents.
A timely book about a mother and child’s journey by boat to a new homeland as they escape a war-torn country. Discussion will naturally follow this beautiful and poignant read-aloud.