This middle-grade Reader’s Theatre script celebrates the holiday of Kwanzaa when Jamaal brings a mysterious box to school, for show- and-tell, following the holidays. Classmates experience Kwanzaa through the items hidden in the box. 
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Enhancing Creativity Through Open-Ended/Missing Parts Stories
Enhance Creativity while  teaching the “writing process” by challenging students to write open-ended and missing parts stories similar to the popular If I Were A Road series.This handy teacher’s guide includes 101 story starters and multiple classroon activities to inspire all levels, especially high-ability learners.
           Arlie the Alligator            Communication Activity Guide
Arlie the Alligator springs to life in the classroom with activities to stimulate creative thinking. Guide includes: Full theatrical script with production suggestions Sheet music Full Reader’s Theatre Script Multiple Classroom activities (K-6+) Communication theme
        Spotlight On Reader’s Theatre:         Celebrating Kwanzaa
If I Were A Road exposes children to four different roads, each with a physical description, job and feeling about that job. Children are led to contemplate what it would be like if they were a road. Multiple activities  follow the story. All activities are designed to enhance four different aspects of creativity; flexibility, fluency, elaboration and orginality. Great for ages 5 - 12
If I Were A Table exposes children to four different tables, each with a physical description, job and feeling about that job. Children are led to contemplate what it would be like if they were a road. Multiple activities follow the story. All activities are designed to enhance four different aspects of creativity; flexibility, fluency, elaboration and orginality. Great for ages 5 - 12
Help! The bridge is in the air and it’s falling apart! That’s the delimna children are faced with in The Great Bridge Lowering. Your child is the expert called in by the mayor to save the day. Can they do it? The story is followed by multiple activities designed to enhance  different aspects of creativity; flexibility, fluency, elaboration and orginality. Great for ages 5 - 12
   Written by Sandra Warren    Illustrated by Thomas Sjoerdsma
Written by Sandra Warren Illustrated by Thomas Sjoerdsma
How to Publish Those “Great” Classroom Ideas: A Manual for Getting Started Not just for educators, this manual highlights the basic process a writer must follow to take their great idea to book form.   A Practical, down-to-earth, no- nonsense look at becoming an Author.                   
These open-ended story books bridge the story book/activity book format. Each book has a story, teacher’s guide and reproducible activity pages.            
Written by Sandra Warren Illustrated by Thomas Sjoerdsma
*Especially good for high ability learners.
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Arlie the Alligator in the Classroom! Story/Song Picture Book Communication theme Music with Sheet Music Theatrical Script Classroon Activities FOR ALL AGES!
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Tons of ideas to enhance creativity in your classroom Keyed K-6+