Trombone Shorty Mentor Text

Hello! Hope all is going as well as can be expected for you- whether you are teaching in person, hybrid, or distance learning. 


Today I am going to share another reading activity utilizing the Storyline Online free resource. Using Storyline Online is a perfect option for any situation because it is free and anyone with internet access can use it! 


The story I am sharing is a really good one! It is an autobiography called Trombone Shorty. It is written by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and is read by Angela Bassett. 


CLICK HERE to access the Trombone Shorty video on Storyline Online


A Tale of Two Beasts Read Aloud Introduction for Perspective and Point of View

 Storyline Online is a great resource for teachers! Whether teaching in person or virtually- this is a site that you should be utilizing! The activity I am sharing with you this week goes with a book read by Sarah Silverman on Storyline Online. It is called A Tale of Two Beasts and it is written by Fiona Roberton. I have designed a few free activities to use with this book and am providing them in both a printable version and a Google Slides digital version. 


A Tale of Two Beasts is great for teaching perspective/point of view.

Magically Delicious Graphing Practice!

Kids love any classroom activity with food involved! This activity uses Lucky Charms (but could be used with many different types of cereal or candy). You could also complete the activity with the focus on different types of graphs- picture graphs, bar graphs, etc. 

This activity focuses on students labeling and completing a bar graph. 

Cereal Bar Graph Project


Quick and Easy Valentine's Day Treat Idea!

Today I want to share a quick and easy Valentine's Day treat idea! My kids have loved this treat in the past! 

Valentine's Day Treat Idea

The Hula Hoopin' Queen Figurative Language Mentor Text

I just love the book I am going to share with you today! The Hula Hoopin' Queen by Thelma Lynne Godin and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton is a delightful book full of great figurative language. 

The Hula Hoopin' Queen is a great mentor text for figurative language.



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