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context clues activity

Fearless in 5th: Author's Purpose, Context Clues, oh my!

Higher level thinking - Give the answer and have students come up with questions

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!

This Novel study Tic Tac Toe project would be an awesome way to incorporate Academic Choice!

Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction | Center for Teacher Leadership |

Fresh ideas to add to your English/Language Arts classroom. #highschoolEnglish #middleschoolEnglish

ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts

Test Taking Strategies

modeling reading response letters

Teaching My Friends!: Weekly Reading Response Letters: Part 1

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

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

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. $

Punctuation Explained With Bacon

Proper Punctuation Explained With Bacon

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

Excellent Point of View Anchor Chart!

Text Structure Anchor Chart by gayle

Did they learn anything? Questions and prompts with language from the learning framework to quickly assess students' learning

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Great Step-by-step anchor chart for citing evidence and making inferences. Interesting blog from Dr. Roz Linder.

Common Core Reading Standard 1 - Text Based Evidence & Motivating Generation Z To "Cite Specific Textual Evidence"

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.

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Classroom Organization~ Teal Chevron Classroom Decor

Category: 07. Notice & Note + Mind Maps = Improved Reading Lessons - The CreativityCore

A "Poetry Tower" (This would be good for any kind of student work display.)

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