I realized last week that I have not given proper credit to two amazing educators and bloggers who started the “It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?” meme. Jennifer Vincent of Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee Moye of Unleashing Readers use this meme to recap their kidlit reading and share with others online. Thank you to Jennifer and Kellee for this terrific idea!
So, it’s Monday! What are you reading???
This past weekend, I finished Rump by Liesl Shurtliff. It is a wonderful updated (and expanded) version of the classic fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin. The tale was woven beautifully, and I enjoyed every minute of this delightful book. Although it’s a little challenging for second/third grade readers, it would be a terrific book to read together as a family.
Since I finished Rump, I have not started anything new for pleasure. I’ve been reading Who Owns the Learning by Alan November, a “teacher book” about shifting from a teacher-centered to a student-centered classroom and letting inquiry drive instruction. Really interesting stuff.
Over the weekend, I also did some reading in search of the perfect recipe, and I’m looking forward to sharing more about that later this week. Stay tuned!
Today I read several Star Wars books with my boys at bedtime. This is currently their book of choice. 🙂
What are you reading this week?