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Love this! Great Back to School item to send home to parents. #ReadAtHome

Jan Brett Author Study *The kids will LOVE this flip book! Lots of great author study ideas $

Guided Reading story sticks - students pulls a stick and answers the question from the read aloud

Love this, read a story with students, then have them roll dice to answer these questions about it.

Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Activities

Mini Anchor Chart Stand. Perfect for use during small group instruction! Directions for how to make this are included in the post.

Mini Anchor Chart Stand (Falling Into First)

Theme in Literature: Anchor Chart. Great way to have students show text evidence for choice of theme in books they have read.

Appletastic: Blossoming in Fifth Grade: Theme in Literature

Great free downloads…I LOVE that when you click on the picture it can be printed in a version small enough to fit in a reading/writing journal!

Cute lesson idea! To all the female teachers out there...what an engaging way for the students to learn about determining importance in the text.

A note to send home to parents giving ideas on how they can work on sight words at home.

27 costumes for elementary teachers

Free: Vowel Chart (To accompany Jack Hartmann's song "Vowel Sound Samba")

A little trick for finding "right fit" books. Free downloadable.

OMG! I can't believe I didn't know this was out there! This site gives FREE research based reading lesson plans complete with handouts, the standards met (by state and common core), plus background knowledge and vocabulary. There is a short video to show you how lesson plans work, then you sign up for unlimited lesson plans for free. This is the best site joke!

Good parent visual for parent/teacher conferences -- and for the kids!

Evidence based terms for discussions and reading responses

The Curious Apple: Non-Fiction Reading Response Choice Boards


Free Character vs. Problem Graphic Organizer

informational text - Google Search

determining importance lesson

Use to teach inferencing/drawing conclusions

{FrEeBiE} *Somebody - Wanted - But - So - Then*

Decoding strategies anchor chart to hang in the classroom after teaching each strategy in small group.

Reading Fair instead of Science Fair! Awesome!

Main Idea Freebie. Common core aligned and perfect for test prep!