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The Inspired Classroom: Verb Tense Review and Irregular Verbs

The Inspired Classroom: Verb Tense Review and Irregular Verbs

Explore the Verb Jungle with the class, where verbs abound! In this episode, kids learn: What verbs are To use different types of verbs

Sorting the Sounds (word work fun!)! Enter for your chance to win 1 of 2. Sorting the Sounds: Word Work for Short and Long Vowel Sounds (34 pages) from Teacher Features on (Ends on on 7-31-2014) This is a fun, interactive activity that your students will love doing!

2nd Grade Common Core Fluency Homework - to send as homework or reading groups. Great stories

2nd Grade Common Core Fluency Homework

Use this Cloze reading Guess the covered word pack to teach fluency and phonics skills! Great activity for a weekly shared reading experience. This pack comes with 20 original poems. $

Poetry {Poem of the Week} Guess the Covered Word #1

Kevin Henkes books are great for teaching the strategy, "making connections", also great for an author study!

Secondgradealicious: Story Book Sunday!

Simple past-tense regular and irregular verb anchor chart

I wanted leveled readers but did not want to pay for them. I printed a ton of leveled books from reading, had my assistants color them, laminate them, and put them together. I then lined each level with different color/types of duct tape and stored two levels per basket which is why there are two types of duct tape on them....poor man's leveled readers!

Making inferences, using context clues, finding evidence, and improving reading comprehension are all packed into a quick "daily dose." This bundle includes 80 reading comprehension cards each with a follow-up question and space to give the evidence for why the student chose that answer. $

Reading Comprehension Task Cards ~ Daily Dose ~ Bundle

Word Wall Cards and Headers from Little Achievers on - (68 pages) - A fun and bright decor for your classroom! These bright polka dot word wall words and headers will add a bright decor to your classroom.

Word Wall Cards and Headers |

Great Videos demonstrating Reading Workshop techniques

Rick's Reading Workshop: Overview

Are your students struggling with vocabulary word after vocabulary word? Have you discovered that copying the word and definition from the back of the book really doesn’t work? These strategies are for you! You will receive 8 different vocabulary instructional strategies designed for upper elementary and secondary students.

Active Vocabulary Strategies for Engaging Students

Create a personal word wall with these FREE printables! From @{1plus1plus1} Carisa #homeschool

Personal Word Wall Printables

word ladder game

Fun Games 4 Learning: Word Ladders - Great Literacy Game!

Follow Laura Candler's Teaching Resources on TpT! Loads of freebies and 50% off all new products for the first 24 hours!

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How to get started with Reading Workshop - Loads of resources from Laura Candler including free printables, links to professional books, a free reading workshop webinar, and more!

This Independent Reading Program is a 6-week program where students read self-selected books and complete 8 assignments to demonstrate and develop their comprehension and reading skills. Over the course of six weeks students will complete a Pre-Read, Journal Entry, Reading Strategy Graphic Organizer, Final Response and Book Talk. All assignments are designed to be glued into or completed in a steno notebook. The program is extremely detailed with resources for parents, students, and teachers!

decoding strategies (jealous for this handwriting)

Just Reed: Ten Pin LInky Party: Reading Ideas

Great blog post about classroom library…with pics! Plus, FREE Genre Posters from Having Class in Third Grade

Having Class: Classroom Libraries - Freebie Alert!

Best Guided Reading Group Tip Ever- Finger Lights! The picture shows a younger reader, but any grade level would love this one! ESPECIALLY good for struggling students! Love!