Kindergarten/ Story Elements
MAIN IDEA~ Each bag has a unified group of items. Students unpack bag and write down the main idea and "supporting details." Great hands-on activity!
The Teacher in Me: Main Idea and Supporting Details Fun Activity
Let's Talk About Books! linky
Mrs Jump's class: Let's Talk About Books! linky
Mrs Jump's class: Froggy Fun!
Improve reading comprehension skills - Making this a routine to ask students "What are you thinking?" and, in the beginning, they must respond with one of these prompts
Online Reading Comprehension Software Programs from Gemm Learning
The First Grade Jungle
Week 1:!Key details in nonfiction - what is this book teaching?: "where are they?" "how do they do it?" "what do they do?" "who or what is the book about?"
Use with post-it notes for any story - I'm making this today. Post -it notes can be stored for assessment and portfolios later
story map for reading comprehension activities. laminate blank template poster + use boardmaker communication boards to have students organize vocab/story info into appropriate categories.
StrongStart: What is it? A Guessing Game
Mrs Jump's Class: Mental Images free download