TURN AND TALK 5th grade teacher shares how she sets up Turn and Talk at the beginning of the year and the benefits of using turn and talk in the CIA units of study. She includes pictures of the charts from the unit Earthquake Terror (5.1)
Turn & Talk - Read Side by Side
Graphic Organizers Pack: Perfect for any book - really aligns with the Common Core!
15 Amazing Animated Short films
Who Was Ruby Bridges?
Peterson's Pad: Smart Readers Under Construction
135 Character Traits in alphabetical order. Great for guided reading discussions! Includes short practice stories and a graphic organizer that can be used with any story.
Identifying Character Traits Lessons
Character and Setting worksheets. Students can design their own character and setting or re-create one from a book. Not only a good assessment, but also a great way to get started brainstorming a story!