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FREE Bookmark Template~ Your students will use this so often you'll want to laminate these! The tips direct students to look at text, stanzas (poetry), graphs, and pictures for supporting clues. Check out this freebie, and lots of others @ The Creative Chalkboard!

The Creative Chalkboard: Search results for evidence

Lessons with Laughter: Figurative Language Posters with 10 types of figurative language!

Lessons with Laughter: Figurative Language Posters!

Battleship with words game. Could use for character traits or bible people or books of the bible...

Reading Task Cards that help students find evidence as they read. Cards for both informational and literary text. These cards can be used with any nonfiction or fiction text, so they adapt very easily into your reading program. Great for holding students accountable during independent work time. $

How to respond to what you read - great prompts to encourage critical reading. Also like the idea of allowing students to "quick respond" to the prompts with sticky notes! Could encourage brainstorming and classroom collaboration during a class reading unit.

Teaching With a Mountain View: Anchor Charts

Check out this blog post for more information about the story maker iPad app which allows students to create stories using text, voice, and pictures.

Using task cards in small groups (or whole class) to review answering fiction comprehension questions. Provide evidence within the text, and who doesn't love color coding!?

Teaching With a Mountain View: Fiction Comprehension