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Reading: Home Connection FREEBIE: Are your resources limited at your school? Are you looking for more reading books to use with your small groups? This post has tips, FREE printable, plus links to (paid) mini books.

Procedural Writing Freebie

Oh the Little Wonders: Worksheet Wednesday

40 Children's Books about Ocean Animals (Categorized by Sea Animal w/ both Fiction Nonfiction!)~ Buggy and Buddy

40 Children's Books about Ocean Animals - Buggy and Buddy

Bookmark for interactive perfect is this?

Science Notebooks | Kristen's Kindergarten

ASSESSING AND ORGANIZING READER'S WORKSHOP -- based on the book, "Day-to-Day Assessment in the Reading Workshop". Printable forms and ideas for setting up a binder to collect and organize data. (click on Expand to Read More for the full article)

Assessment in My Reading Workshop |

Pete the Cat paper plate -minus the santa hat

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree

Guided Reading Question Cards: Questions to ask BEFORE, DURING, AFTER reading. {Also includes editable template!}

TheHappyTeacher: Guided Reading Question Cards

This is a great resource to share with parents to help them understand how to choose books for their beginning readers. It's an easy to read guide with ideas for books for readers Kindergarten - 2nd grade. ....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools fun teaching stuff :)

Guided Reading Center Rotation Resources - from the ladies at Made for 1st Grade

Flagging strategies for reading comprehension. They put the flags directly into the book while reading.

I like the way she set up her writing center, I might have to do something similar with starting Lucy Calkins this year!

Smiling in Second Grade: Write, Right?

Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special" Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.

literally *everything* that you would need to do guided reading in ANY grade! LOVE it!!!

Balanced Literacy Guided Reading - UNBELIEVABLE amount of documents and resources for teaching guided Reading. Records, Lesson plans, observation sheet, "When to Begin Guided Reading" doc. & much much more for FREE