Mojo 2020 – Sale, Summarizing, Spanish

The Monthly Mojo - January 2020

Exclusively for TeamTom Teachers.

Hello 2020! Let's start the year with a sale! We're announcing our last day of January sale where everything in the TeamTom Teachers Pay Teachers store is 20% off!

In this Mojo, we'll share:

  • News About the Sale
  • Summarizing Freebie Strategies
  • Spanish Sample Task Cards
  • Book Recommendations for Teachers and Students

20% Off The Entire TeamTom Store!


Math, Reading, Spanish, Science, Social Studies, Task Cards, STAAR, Scavenger Hunts, and More.

Everything is 20% Off - Even the Already Discounted Bundles! That means you can save by buying bundles 30-50%!

 SAVE BIG! Visit the store now to add to your wishlist.

Summarizing Freebies

Summarizing is challenging to teach, but it doesn't have to be a headache! Matt prepared a quick video on 5 ways to use summarizing task cards. Check it out below and take a look at the summarizing strategies in the two links.

Question Stems and Examples for the 5 Ways to Use Summarizing Task Cards

Reading Test Prep, Summarizing Without the Headache

Spanish Resources are Growing!

Whether your teaching English as a Second Language, Dual Language, or preparing for Spanish reading comprehension tests, our Spanish resources are growing!

Here are two sample task cards from the Energy and Matter set!

What's New?

What's Coming?

We're continuing to translate (with certified bilingual teachers, not a software program) the drawing conclusions task cards and other reading task cards. Look for them soon!

 SAVE BIG! Visit the store now to add to your wishlist.

Recommended Book Lists

Two book lists - for your classroom and for you.

Books for the Classroom



A novel about a soccer-obsessed tween boy written entirely in verse? In a word, yes. Kwame Alexander has the magic to pull off this unlikely feat, both as a poet and as a storyteller.

  • Tweens
  • Soccer
  • Kid Fun

White Bird

Brings to life the nature of heroism and the real risks we face today.

  • Kindness
  • Life Truths
  • War

Books for Teachers


TeamMakers: Dreaming & Collaborating

Heartbreaking tale of two sisters as they journey through poverty.


For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood

Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education.

Published/Updated on January 30, 2020  

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