3rd Grade Reading Interactive Notebook- with I can statements aligned with the common core
An anchor chart of comparing/contrasting terms to help students explain the differences and similarities of a topic
Fiction Comprehension Questions Anchor Chart. We focus a lot of teaching the difference between Literal and Inferential questions, but once we have that down, we start talking about the different types of questions we find in reading. classroom, anchors, comprehens question, anchor charts, literal comprehension, blog, 4th, inferential comprehension, questioning anchor chart
Teaching With a Mountain View: Fiction Comprehension
Purposes for reading...reader's notebook
A Literate Life - Reader's Notebook
Research shows that when students track their own learning and data, they perform better. Check out this blog post to start tracking your students learning and data.
This rubric is a must-have during Independent Reading/Self-Selected Reading time during Readers Workshop. Introduce the rubric (I introduce one col...
AWESOME Anchor Charts for Reading and Math...think about how this chart might look in math..students go through many of the same processes
Creating Readers and Writers-- Anchor chart… would be good to do this after Christmas Break as a review
Such a good idea to teach compare and contrast AND biography. Wish I had more time!
Non-fiction reading strategies and knowing when to stop, think, talk, and jot -- love this!
Making inferences, not predictions.
Write "terms to know" on the board and then have each student erase one and tell the class something about that term (definition, connection, example, etc.). Follow link to read about using a graffiti board as an Activating Prior Knowledge lesson.... Could do this for extra credit.. classroom, students, idea, prior knowledg, school, bible, reading graffiti board, assessment, smart boards
"Write "terms to know" on the board and then have each student erase one and tell the class something about that term (definition, connection, example, etc.). Follow link to read about using a graffiti board as an Activating Prior Knowledge lesson. I can totally do this on the first day of school!"
FICTION and NONFICTION Lesson Idea~ Don't throw away those unused Scholastic book order forms. Have students cut out book covers and details, and then sort them by type of book. scholast book, books, fun fiction, fiction vs nonfiction, book club activities, nonfict activ, book clubs, nonfiction activities, fiction and nonfiction
fun fiction vs nonfiction sort - kids cut the pictures out of scholastic book club orders... clever!
A little kinesthetic vowel help... teach the kids to say the short vowel sounds at the end since those sounds match the ones in the body part words.
FREE parent brochures on reading. Really great printables to have handy for parents to pick up at conferences/back-to-school night/open house, etc. teacher brochure, open house brochure, free parent, back to school open house, parent brochur, back to school reading, parent night at school, back to school brochure, printabl
FREE Parent Brochures on Reading. Really great printables to have handy for parents to pick up!
Vocabulary idea - students have a vocab word on head and have to walk around room and ask synonym, antonym, rhyming word, definition, etc... to guess their word. Love this idea. vocabulary games, vocabulary words, students, vocab word, middle school, crowns, rhyming words, headbands, vocabulary activities
Vocabulary idea - students have a vocab word on head and have to walk around room and ask synonym, antonym, rhyming word etc... to guess their word. Ah, I LOVE this idea.
I love this!!!!! GREAT letter explaining "invented spelling" for parents. Often times parents want everything corrected and perfect and that's not what is best when learning. Invented spelling helps your child to communicate their thoughts on paper. It leads to better writers, which is a problem in schools today. kindergarten letter writing, school, spell letter, invent spell, teacher letter to parents, parent letters, teacher parent communication, teaching spelling, teacher parent letter
Inventive spelling letter for parents
Across the grade levels, Common Core wants students to understand, describe, and/or analyze the connections between ideas or events. The arrows were drawn to help students remember this while they read. Literacy & Math Ideas: Using Interactive Common Core Reading Journals to Teach Theme