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I’m going to start doing read alouds on Zoom for the students. Any recommendations for upper elemetary? Maybe something uplifting to help battle the anxiety they might be feeling?

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Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar - Super corny but really funny and engaging. Another awesome one that I have read the last 3 years is There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom also by Louis Sachar.

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I agree, The kids always love “there’s a boy in the girls bathroom “. I love to start the year with Wonder. Lots to discuss in that book. I also enjoy Hatchet- all about survival and really great writing techniques to point out when teaching writing

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The Small Adventures of Popeye and Elvis. A good read

We read Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. It is funny and the kids seem to relax while listening. I want to try Hatchet - it sounds good!

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