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Kindergarten/ Story Elements

Main Idea Song From Reading Learning Upgrade

Mrs Jump's Class: Froggy Fun! Character Analysis chart

First Grade Fairytales: TBT & A Valentine Mental Images Freebie!

Mental images-great lesson

Growing Kinders: Mental Images with great poem to go with the lesson!

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

Week 1 Teaching sequencing with Humpty Dumpty

Fantasy vs reality chart

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?"

This is great! I bet my students would really understand story structure with this chart!

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.

Lists of books that work well for modeling each comprehension strategy:)

First, next, then, last... HILARIOUS! (4:20)

Amazing website... it gives specific books for whatever strategy you are teaching!

Mrs Jump's Class: Mental Images free download

Turning a bulletin board into a graphic organizer! This was done by a kindergarten teacher, but it would work GREAT for any grade! (I love that duck!)

Parts of a Story Song - Little Songs For Language Arts