Category Archives: Practice Ideas

Battle of the Books 2014-2015 Author Pronunciation List (revised)

Battle of the Books Author Pronunciation List 2014-15 3rd & 4th Grade Kate DiCamillo: Kate “Dee_Ca_mellow” Jerry Spinelli: Jerry “Spin_elli” Andrew Clements: Andrew “Clem_mints” Eth Clifford: “eh_th” “Cliff_ford” Lois Lowery: “Low_is” “L_ow_ree” Rita Williams-Garcia: “Ree_ta” Williams-“Gar_see_a” Cynthia Lord: Cynthia Lord … Continue reading

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Author Pronunciations for 2014 BOTB

2014 Battle of the Books Author Pronunciations ¾ Grade Authors Michael Ferrari     Fer-are-ee (like the car) Dan Gutman          Gut-man (like guts) Thanhha Lai          Thang-ha Lie

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Team Names

Has your school thought of a fun team name yet? You don’t have to come up with anything, but this is a great team building activity for your students.  Last year we had the Academy Charter Bubble Chickens. What will … Continue reading

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Create BOTB Bulletin Board

Here’s a great idea that came from Roxborough Elementary. They created a bulletin board for the BOTB Question of the Day. One student puts up their question and then the other kids get a chance to submit their answer throughout … Continue reading

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