There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!

Reading ideas

Reading ideas

  • 372 Pins

Character Traits Anchor Chart (blog post includes a FREEBIE and an activity idea!)

Theme Anchor chart and ideas for teaching theme

Synonym Word Wall Help students develop their vocabulary by displaying this word wall in your classroom. Instead of using basic words, students can integrate these synonyms into their writing. Words chosen are ones used frequently by students. These include: Big, Small, Smart, Fast, Happy, Stop, Like, Funny, Take, Think, True, Strange, Use, Have, Calm, Tasty, Amazing, Pretty, Interesting and Look.

Synonym Word Wall

Literacy centres - the first six months sight word swat as a literacy centre #youclevermonkey #literacycenter

you clever monkey: Literacy centres - the first six months

word family books. (Also include copies of houses and programmed word cards in literacy tubs - kids can sort/match cards to houses...and use class book as reference book)

the teacher wife: word family workbook

Life in 4B...: Preparing for the Smarter Balanced Assessment

prefixes, suffixes, root words anchor charts -- good idea for next year (to display words around the room)

Language Arts Anchor Charts

Prefix Tree Freebie

Mrs. Rhodes' Scholars: Prefix and Suffix Leaves

"Build a Word-a-Pillar" with the sight words your child is learning. A great way to motivate your child to read and track progress!!

Life with Moore Babies: Building a Word-a-Pillar

Workshop Wednesday Blog Post - Historical Fiction Book Clubs and Exit Slips during Reader's Workshop - Wild About Fifth Grade

Wild about fifth grade: Gearing Up for Book Clubs

Two Reflective Teachers: Book clubs

Two Reflective Teachers: Book clubs

historical fiction anchor charts | Anchor Charts + Foldables / Life is Better Messy Anyway - Introducing ...

Life is Better Messy Anyway: Dear America & Prezi

Exciting project that shows the different elements of historical fiction, can make for a group activity with an older set of kids.

Educate parents on what reading comprehension means in today's classroom. Share this "That Was Then...This Is Now" printable as well as other free downloads to encourage parents to reinforce what their children are learning in school.

Comprehension | Educate Parents

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Judging the Accuracy of Historical Fiction

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Judging the Accuracy of Historical Fiction

Informational Writing Grabbers (aka hooks, starters, leads) Gotta use these!

What should be going on in your head when reading silently...

citing evidence; 3 columns; Direct Quote, Paraphrase, Idea from my own Mind...then discuss or write on which method best answers the question, should be eye opener for direct quote or citing text evidence

Teaching in Room 6: Digging in to Find Evidence

schema, evidence, Inference- Good for teaching reading strategies for non-fiction.

Fearless in 5th: Go Texan Day!

Teaching Theme in the Upper Grades: Blog Post...Freebie Flippable Included!

Teaching with a Touch of Twang: Notice and Note Book Study: Defining Signposts (Freebies & Giveaway)

Notice and Note - Aha Moments

Notice and Note Book Study Post 7 From Dilly Dabbles

DillyDabbles: Notice and Note Book Study Post 7

Latin Roots

Word Root of the Day: “RUPT” (Break)