Category Archives: Grade 3

Shelving games

I have some games that I use with grade 3 to teach how to find books in the library. One is a board game where I use a huge piece of butcher block paper. Students are in teams of three … Continue reading

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Grade 3 book trailer modifications

I made some improvements on my grade 3 book trailer lesson. Students kept losing their Photostory by saving it wrong. Oftentimes they would have to do the project over. Also, the bootup time of the computers was slow. We setup … Continue reading

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Video Book Trailers

I like to use video book trailers from Scholastic’s website¬†(click on Exploring Books)¬†to promote reading in the library. These book trailers are done professionally and are a great way to get students excited about reading. I thought students might enjoy … Continue reading

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Reader’s Theater

Grade 3 performed a reader’s theater of the book, Chester’s Masterpiece, by Melanie Watt. The story involves the author leaving sticky notes to the character in the book which ties in with reading strategies being taught in the classroom. I … Continue reading

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