Summer and sharks typically get grouped together. People go to the beach over summer vacation, and well, hate to break it to you, but sharks live in the ocean.
So for June, I always like to prep my students for their summer vacations and talk about sharks and all of the positive things about how important they are to our ecosystems, among other things. That's why I chose What if a Shark Had a Party?
I was super excited to be able to blog twice this month, because ya'll know how much I love sharks... and books! So a book about sharks is right up my alley. :)
I mean, realistically, man of these things would never happen. BUT it's a great book to get kids thinking outside of the box, and it's a great book for "what if" and problem / solution.
You can grab this book here*:
I like using this book at the end of the year because the kids are a little spent, and so am I... but boy do I get excited about sharks! And so do the kids! The topic of sharks really interests my students, at least enough to keep them engaged for Reading block. ;)
This year, if we have time within our schedule (since we get out of school in early, early June), here are a few ideas I found on Pinterest that we may do: