Must have books for elementary teachers

A Listmania! list by Kim K. Baker (Arizona)
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The First Days Of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher
1.  The First Days Of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher by Harry K. Wong
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  "This book saved me my first 3 years of teaching - it helped me learn how to manage my classroom by preventing and reducing behavior problems."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (776 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Teaching With Love & Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom
2.  Teaching With Love & Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom by Jim Fay
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  "This book changed my thinking and approach to helping students develop self control. I'm convinced this book is the only reason I was able to succeed as a teacher. It helped me learn to use positive discipline and teach responsibility to my students."
Used & New from: $9.02
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

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Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition: Developing Mutual Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in Your Classroom
3.  Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition: Developing Mutual Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in Your Classroom by Jane Nelsen
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  "Classroom meetings helped my 4th grade students learn to get along and solve their own problems. A great book!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally
4.  Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally by John A. Van de Walle
The list author says:
  "Great information on best practices in teaching math to elementary students. All the stuff we didn't have time to learn in our education courses!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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Growing Mathematical Ideas in Kindergarten
5.  Growing Mathematical Ideas in Kindergarten by Linda Schulman Dacey
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  "FANTASTIC, practical book about how to teach young Kindergarten students math in a play-based manner. Great for helping reader understand mathematical development in early learners."
$27.59   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Meet the Academic Needs of the Gifted and Talented
6.  Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Meet the Academic Needs of the Gifted and Talented by Susan Winebrenner
The list author says:
  "This book helped me devise ways to differentiate the curriculum for my gifted students. In particular, I enjoyed and used the idea of contracting, especially in math."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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50 Problem-solving Lessons, Grades 1-6: The Best from 10 Years of Math Solutions Newsletters
7.  50 Problem-solving Lessons, Grades 1-6: The Best from 10 Years of Math Solutions Newsletters by Marilyn Burns
$26.06   Used & New from: $0.62
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Collection of Math Lessons, A: Grades 1-3 (Math Solutions Series)
8.  Collection of Math Lessons, A: Grades 1-3 (Math Solutions Series) by Marilyn Burns
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  "I used several Marilyn Burns books for helping me find hands on ways to teach math to my students."
$26.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Craft Lessons
9.  Craft Lessons by Ralph Fletcher
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  "This book and Nonfiction craft lessons are great for helping teachers learn more about how to teach writing using student work and print materials."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Making Words, Grades 1 - 3: Multilevel, Hands-On Phonics and Spelling Activities
10.  Making Words, Grades 1 - 3: Multilevel, Hands-On Phonics and Spelling Activities by Patricia M. Cunningham
$16.01   Used & New from: $2.35
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Making Big Words: Multilevel, Hands-On Spelling and Phonics Activities (A Good Apple Language Arts Activity Book for Grades 3-6)
11.  Making Big Words: Multilevel, Hands-On Spelling and Phonics Activities (A Good Apple Language Arts Activity Book for Grades 3-6) by Patricia M. Cunningham
The list author says:
  "I used these 2 making words books to help my students with spelling and patterns in words."
$11.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Teaching Reading In Social Studies, Science and Math (Theory and Practice)
12.  Teaching Reading In Social Studies, Science and Math (Theory and Practice) by Laura Robb
The list author says:
  "Great book for teaching reading in the content areas."
$24.84   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance Understanding
13.  Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance Understanding by Stephanie Harvey
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  "A must have for new teachers! This is a great book that you can apply immediately in your elementary classroom."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Science Workshop: Reading, Writing, and Thinking Like a Scientist, Second Edition
14.  Science Workshop: Reading, Writing, and Thinking Like a Scientist, Second Edition by Wendy Saul
The list author says:
  "A great book with practical examples for how to teach science in a hands-on, interesting way."
$25.00   Used & New from: $1.39
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Kagan Cooperative Learning
15.  Kagan Cooperative Learning by Spencer Kagan
The list author says:
  "If you do nothing else your first year, attend one of Spencer Kagan's cooperative learning workshops - it will change your classroom environment. This book is a key follow up resource."
$38.72   Used & New from: $14.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Classbuilding: Cooperative Learning Activities
16.  Classbuilding: Cooperative Learning Activities by Kagan
$27.55   Used & New from: $19.85
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Cooperative Learning Structures for Teambuilding
17.  Cooperative Learning Structures for Teambuilding by Spencer Kagan
The list author says:
  "Use Classbuilding and Teambulding to create classroom cohesiveness in your classroom. It really works if you use them!"
$27.55   Used & New from: $18.91
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

35 Ready-To-Go Ways to Publish Students' Research and Writing (Grades 4-8)
18.  35 Ready-To-Go Ways to Publish Students' Research and Writing (Grades 4-8) by Michael Gravois
The list author says:
  "Help your students be motivated to write and publish their stories using these great ideas!"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Conversations : Strategies for Teaching, Learning, and Evaluating
19.  Conversations : Strategies for Teaching, Learning, and Evaluating by Regie Routman
The list author says:
  "A great book - it speaks for itself"
$57.03   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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