Getting Started With Common Core Literature Circles - A full program for your elementary classroom - $20
FREE Bookmark Template~ Your students will use this so often you'll want to laminate these! The tips direct students to look at text, stanzas (poetry), graphs, and pictures for supporting clues. Check out this freebie, and lots of others @ The Creative Chalkboard!
Guided Reading Organization Made Easy- lesson plan templates, video showing excellent organization of materials
Classroom Book Clubs: Literature Circles Made Easy by Laura Candler - Step-by-step directions for getting Literature Circles up and running in your classroom. Includes 6 slidecast videos, a printables Mini Pack, note-taking pages, and a set of study guides. Great for PLC's and professional development! $
Book Club Complete Guide for the Upper Elementary & Middle School Teacher
COMPLETE GUIDE TO BOOK CLUBS IN THE UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSROOM - TeachersPayTeache...
Great for teaching Characterization in reading unit. Have students create words about themselves with silhouettes or portraits!
This is an engaging activity where your students read an original short story. After they have finished reading, students identify the characters, setting, beginning/problem, middle/events, end/resolution, and theme on the individual pieces of the sundae. Finally, students use their pieces to write a complete summary! www.teacherspayte...