Now that the new school year is upon us, my monthly feature: View From the 5th Grade Trenches
where I crack open my classroom door so you can peek at life in 5th grade at a public school will be starting up again.
For the first installment of the 2012-2013 school year I'm going to pick your brains.
What books should I read aloud to my class this year?
I am thrilled to open the year with:
Stand by, Lee for a barrage of questions and comments from my new crop of 5th graders.
I am seriously toying with the idea of following that with:
since I have a "thing" about kids being exposed to the book before they see the movie.
And now, it's your turn.
What is a MUST READ for my kiddos this year?