Story maps help student pull the story apart and figure out what what it's all about. Some may think that this is unimportant to teach students in higher elementary grades but students still need to "learn to read" not only "read to learn" from kindergarten to middle school and beyond. This learning doesn't just stop once readers have a firm grasp on how to read.
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SUPER BIG STICKY NOTES are made with colored copy paper and "repositionable" glue sticks. You can find it craft stores and office supply stores and is made by Elmers, Scotch, and Avery. You can turn any piece of paper into a sticky note... any size, any color, any shape! Very cool!