Reading/ Language Arts
Have you noticed a difference in the informational text scores when you compare boys and girls? One of the presenters of an inservice I attended told us that girls typically score lower than boys in the non-fiction/informational text section of standardized test. Have you noticed this with your students? This post has some tips for sources and lessons.
A great list of books + More Ideas like The Lemonade Wars, Because of Winn Dixie, Loser, How to Steal a Dog, Love That Dog Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
10 Nonfiction Activity Ideas for Kids!
Anchor chart for Bell Ringer schedule for middle school English. Adapt for elementary morning work?
4th Grade Common Core Interactive Reading Notebook: Literature Standards Edition
4th Grade Interactive Reading Notebook by The Pinspired Teacher- includes dozens of classroom photos of anchor charts used to scaffold notes. Super easy for first time notebookers (teachers students)
Author's Purpose anchor chart (picture only) I love how each genre is listed beside the purpose.
Simple anchor chart for how to get kids thinking about vocabulary in context. See lesson that accompanies this chart on rozlinder.com
Independent Reading Response Anchor Charts : The sticky notes next to it are continuations of the response for differentiation for kids who need a little extra help. ...for those needing a little extra boost in their thinking, they can grab a sticky note.
Poetry Anchor Chart
Poetry Anchor Chart
Girl working on close reading, great step by step ideas!
Fun guided reading tools to use in a small group setting.
Teaching in High Heels: Guided Reading Tools
Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Point of View with Pictures!
Theme in Literature: Anchor Chart. Great way to have students show text evidence for choice of theme in books they have read.
Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader
Text Structures Anchor Chart …Love this!
Some words are soooo tricky! Do your students have a hard time knowing when to use some of these words: to, two, too we're, were where, wear your...
25 Language Arts Graphic Organizers (Scroll to the bottom of all the organizers to download for free.) Don't miss this resource!
10 Reading Games for kids to make learning to read fun!