How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it) - Notes from the Portable
Free poetry book and posters to help you students learn important terms. Great for learning centers.
So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea & Key Details - (Standard 2)
Today's post is Part 2 in a 10 part series of closely reading and understanding the Reading Informational Standards of the Common Core for grades 3-6. I "explained" Standard 1 in this post. I have also released a large bundle of.... graphic organizers to help students show (and teachers teach) the thinking behind comprehending informational content. The reading response sheets are open-ended, and leave lots of room for students to practice their written comprehension. The bundle can be found…
Differentiated Novel Study Choice Boards | Literature Circles
Two differentiated choice boards for students reading any novel or participating in a literature circle. Dozens of prompts for responding to the text are included, meeting many different learning styles and covering Bloom's Taxonomy! Are you looking for more ideas for READING RESPONSE? Reading Skill...
Free- 8 Great Final Projects for Any Novel Study
8 great ideas that can be used with any novel study at any grade level. Better than book reports, these ideas will have your students think more complexly about the characters, themes, nuances, and connections of the books. These project ideas are also found in the novel study for Touching Spirit ...
Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies (Got to Teach)
Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies, an education post from the blog Got to Teach, written by Teacher Thrive on Bloglovin’
It's All About Evidence: Graphic Organizers for Grades 5-9
These fun organizers focus on two literacy skills: #1 Key Ideas and Details (e.g. close reading, summarizing) and #2 Integration of Knowledge (e.g. evaluating claims, extracting evidence). #strugglingreaders ~ Available at TpT.
FREE Elementary Reading & Writing Bundle
Do you have elementary students in your homeschool? If so, you will find this FREE Elementary Reading & Writing Bundle so helpful! It's full of
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Increase Reading Comprehension with Summary Sentences
Help your students increase their reading comprehension by using summary sentences. This reading strategy helps students break down reading passages so that they can fully understand a text. Grab some Free Reading Passages with Text Dependent Questions while you read the post.
Reading Strategies Sphere Craft: Reading Comprehension Strategies Activity
Each classroom brings students of multiple learning styles and backgrounds. It is our job to provide opportunities that reach all of the many different learning styles that come to us. For this reason, it is