Whole group reading activities
The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i.e. one on characters, one on setting etc). Each stations has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answer. The question can be posted on the butcher paper, or on the wall. Students must support their answer with evidence from the story.
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10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction~ Love the "do this-not that" format. Teachers who do more of "this" and less of "that," can feel good that they're headed in the right direction! Check out the original post @ www.eyeoneducatio...
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Free "let's talk about text" poster (blog post)
Education to the Core: 10 Things You Have To Know When You Teach Reading.
This is a FREE foldable bookmark with eight sections that students can use to record story elements as they read. By folding the paper in half, and then in half again, student create a bookmark that is always handy when they are ready to write. The story elements include characters, character traits, setting, problem and solution, and more. Students write, draw, and color to complete their bookmark.
#WritersWorkshop How do your students show what they know? Students need the language of evidence in order to provide it and this chart is a GREAT starting point. You could easily create "evidence" book marks for students to use when they are reading, serving as a reminder of how to craft a written or oral response to the text.
FREE Evidence Chart~ Make it easy for students to understand what you're asking for with this free chart from Create●Teach●Share!