Great cartoon video made almost entirely of idioms! Fun to do right before having students pick an idiom to write with a drawing of the literal meaning, its figurative definition, and a sentence using the idiom.

This might be a way to store guided reading stuff so I can move away from that shelf and use it for other stuff.

Fabulous in First: Classroom Pictures

Roll and READ a Fry Sight Word! Such a FUN and interactive way to read a word!

musical chairs reading. Play music and when the music stops students stop, sit down and start reading! Lots of fun and something different to develop reading interests.

Print for each child so you can easily make skill groups and see what you need to work on. ~Fountas and Pinnell

Two Minute Mysteries. Inference lessons

RTI: Easy Phonics Interventions: Week-by-Week Reproducible Lessons That Teach Key Phonics Skills Students Need to Achieve Reading Success

explain reading strategies to parents! I'm making class sets of these immediately! This blog is amazing!

Book Tasting. This could be fun for the beginning of the year. Have the kids "taste" different books and fill in their reading notebook with what books they want to read that year.

EVERYONE needs a good collection of comprehension questions listed in plain sight

This guy has one of the best selections of Readers Theater scripts.

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