Have students wait on a carpet nearby so you don't have to wait for them to come when you are ready for them! This and other tips for using mini carpets in your classroom from Simply Kinder.
Simply Kinder: Kinder Data Book Freebie
Doing RTI in your sleep? Here's a blog with awesome assessments and intervention strategies. FORMS ARE FREE!
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Quick and easy reading strategy checklist to use during small group guided reading. This checklist is for younger readers working on fluency. However, it could be easily adapted to older groups working on distinct discussion skills like acknowledging another student's point, citing evidence, higher level questioning, use of literary terminology, etc.
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