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Close Reading is essential when reading both literature and informational text. This chart of annotation symbols for Close Reading is a must when you're doing close reading! It includes a color and a black white copy. You can use it as an anchor chart, as a poster, or in your students' close reading folder.

Teach n' Tex: Non-fiction Text Structure

Use this FREE poster / anchor chart to help your students pull the supporting evidence and details out from the text....want to make an anchor chart similar to this.

Evidence in Writing Poster

Guided Reading ideas for parents when a child is having trouble with comprehension.

Reading Response Questions Cards.... great for whole group questions and reading response... plot, author, setting, mood, character, and more! $ Great to have on hand every day!

Reading Response Questions

Education to the Core: 10 Things You Have To Know When You Teach Reading.

Let your students apply and/or practice nonfiction text conventions with this Tic Tac Toe reading task. Students choose 3 activities that focus on 3 different nonfiction convention to promote critical thinking.

Third Grade Thinkers: Fiction and Nonfiction: Text Features and Genres