FREE SCRAMBLED PARAGRAPH Lesson~ This fun, print-and-go activity contains a scrambled paragraph with 8 sentences that can be put together only one way. Students use transitions and inferential clues to assemble paragraphs containing a title, topic sentence, three details with support, six (6) sentences, and, a closing sentence or clincher. Like training wheels on a bicycle, working with scrambled paragraphs helps students understand how to write logical, organized paragraphs!
Inference lessons and learning about the Titanic
March Connections Free Brain Teasers by Margaret Whisnant - Treat your students to March Connections, a two-page collection of mental calisthenics requiring the identification of specific words that will connect three, seemingly unrelated words.
How to make symbols ¢☂¿☀♥☮☆♛♬✂☯ and more using your ALT button., this is soo cool!
Great idea for word work in the classroom or at home. Children use the numbered letter tiles on the left to add up their spelling word "points".
FREE 5 Close Reading Strategies to Support the Common Core~ Great article that will make it easy to teach students how to mark up text for comprehension without randomly highlighting every sentence. This blog post explains how to number the paragraphs, chunk the text, underline and circle with a purpose, and what info to put in the right and left margins. Great learning and study guidelines for any age student working with large text selections!