Reading children's literature should be a hallmarked place in your plan book because that practice alone goes straight to the heart of why we teach reading and writing.
Why did the author write the book? What is his message? How does this book's message make us smarter? How does this book's lesson make us a more caring and kind person? What does the book teach?
Select a time during your day that is dedicated to reading and talking about good books. Find, establish and create a comfortable book corner or space. Young children are happy to sit on a carpet; older students do better in a circle of chairs. Center stage is the book. After a short while, you will find that your students look forward to