How to use literature at the onset of the school year

08/15/2010 | Edutopia.org

A California educator says she looked to literature to help acclimate her students to school in the first few weeks of a new year. In this blog, Elena Aguilar writes that she would select books that helped create a classroom community with clear goals and a love of learning. Aguilar suggests some of her favorite books to read with a class at the start of the year and also provides some ideas for assignments and activities.

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