• zip-lock bags – all sizes
  • dry erase markers
  • Sharpies – all sizes
  • wooden clothespins


Here are books listed by title/author/ (how it would benefit our class):

  • Island Boy by Barbara Cooney (Writing mentor text)
  • Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss (use of commas)
  • An Undone Fairytale by Ian Lendler (fairytale or fiction unit)
  • Beegu by Alexis Deacon (empathizing with characters and prediction)
  • Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau by Jon Agee (double entendre)
  • 365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental (multiplication)
  • Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems (friendship)
  • Ballerino Nate by Kimberley Bradley (teasing/social curriculum/boy/girl stereotypes)
  • You Will Be My Friend! by Peter Brown (social/friendship- not forcing a friend)
  • The Three Pigs by David Wiesner (fairytales/fiction)
  • The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Scieszka (fairytales/fiction)
  • Owen by Kevin Henkes (blankie- hard to give up)
  • Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes (brings in favorite thing)
  • Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin (opinion- writing mentor text)
  • Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin (silly story)
  • Thomas’ Snowsuit by Robert Munch (funny first day of snow book)
  • The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munch (trick/fairytale/fiction)
  • The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke (boy/girl stereotypes)
  • Owl Moon By Jane Yolen
  • Mr. Peabody’s Apples By Madonna
  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble By William Steig
  • Any text by Cynthia Rylant

Any Non-Fiction text would be greatly appreciated.
Popular topics are:

  • The Titanic
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians

Any Biography

  • The “Who is” or “Who was” series of books are great!