What is your favorite book???

I would love to know about your favorite books!  Please leave a comment with the title of your favorite book and why you like that title so much.  Thanks for visiting the media center blog!


Hello Mrs. Williams’ 3rd Grade Class!

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog!

Mrs. Williams let me know that you are interested in finding out about authors.  I have listed several websites for you to use during your research.  Have a great time finding out about the writers of wonderful books!

Directory of Authors and Illustrators

Index to Internet Sites- Authors and Illustrators

Authors and Illustrators on the Web

Attention: First Grade Teachers

During first grade, students must learn about the continents, major oceans, and landforms (Georgia Performance Standard SS1G3 a, b, and c).

I have included a list of some resources that you may find helpful when teaching this standard.

Books to Support the Standard


Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney

Looking at Maps and Globes by Carmen Bredeson

The Seven Continents by Wil Mara

Coasts by Sheila Anderson

Mountains by Sheila Anderson

Plains by Sheila Anderson

Plateaus by Sheila Anderson

Valleys by Sheila Anderson

The Four Oceans by Wil Mara

Oceans and Seas by Cassie Mayer




All of these can be found at http://www.prometheanplanet.com


Our Great Big Beautiful Planet by Rebecca Connolly

Continents of the World by Karen Adams

Landforms Are Beautiful by Kristi Dawdy

Maps and Globes by Kristi Dawdy

Landforms- Continents and Oceans



 United Streaming Video


Landforms #1—Provides a good introduction to continents, oceans, and all landforms listed in the Georgia Performance Standards.  There is also a quiz for review as part of this video.



Map of the Continents


Map of Continents (not labeled) http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/world_cont.pdf