Saturday, 17 May 2014

Humorous Books for Children

When it comes to selecting fiction, I tend to look for the funniest silliest books I can find. My students prefer the books that make them laugh. These books below are all about school life, pets, writing, or everyday life situations from the eyes of a child.

Grade 1 list: 
Too Much Glue                                    The Day the Crayons Quit                  I Wanna Iguana
by Jason Lefebvre                                  by Drew Daywalt                                  by Karen K. Orloff

Grade 2 and 3 list:
                                  Silly books - Chicken Cheeks
Miss Malarkey                                       Testing Miss Malarkey                      Chicken
Leaves No Reader Behind                     by Judy Finchler                                  Cheeks
by Judy Finchler                                                                                                  by Michael Ian Black

The Perfect Pet                                         The Plot Chickens                            The Best Story
by Margie Palatini                                       by Mary Jane Auch                            by Eileen Spinelli

Grade 4 list:
A Chocolate Moose                              The King Who Rained                      Amelia's Notebook
for Dinner                                              by Fred Gwynne                                by Marissa Moss
by Fred Gwynne                               

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As a Caribbean primary school teacher, I share my unique classroom with the world through this blog. Readers step into my class through the pictures, articles and classroom samples of games and lessons used in my class. I have been teaching since 2005 at the std. 4 primary level in Trinidad and Tobago. I am particularly interested in sharing my own personal lesson plans, tests and activities. Teachers need to share ideas and support each other because in doing so, we help to educate our students and develop ourselves as teachers. Technology is ever evolving and we as teachers should get on board with it, collaborate and keep up to date with this new age that we live in. Our students belong to this technological era and we must embrace opportunities to learn from each other in this global community. I also love to express my creativity in the classroom. I am a bit of a craftster . So I'm always cutting, gluing or making something... a game, a chart, a learning center, etc. So, teachers and parents, feel free to stop by and see what's new at Nyla's Crafty Teaching!