Close reading is a big part of the Common Core and an important skill to master. This freebie includes a close reading poster, 3 graphic organizers (one for each read), and a set of 6 "Talk Time" discussion prompt cards.
Teach Your Child to Read - 30 Ready-to-Use Figurative Language Printables. Includes detailed explanation and examples along with plenty of guided practice. Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.
What Kind of Teacher Do You Want? anchor chart to begin year I think this would piggy back nicely with a What Kind of Student Do I Want? anchor chart (They give me what they think I want and I add so in if needed.
Editable Paragraph of the Week for daily paragraph writing practice! 60 writing prompt activities that make writing fun! Includes rubrics, drafting pages, revising and editing checklists, and tons of high-interest writing prompts.