The new visual below is intended to give teachers and students more choices of make their thinking and learning visible using the following platforms, activities, tools, Visible Thinking Routines as an option or starting off point. The suggestions include tools and platforms that are specifically suited to connect, collaborate, communicate and create, 21st century style, one’s process and make it easier to amplify and to document4learning.
These reading exit tickets are a simple way to assess informational and literature reading standards! There are assessments for comparing and contrasting, character traits, point of view, main idea and so much more!
Understanding and identifying theme is a higher-order skill that often leaves many students scratching their heads. Use these tips, examples, and resources from Presto Plans to help you along the way. This free bulletin board and activity helps students differentiate between topic and theme by having them write a thematic statement in the form of a social media post (140 characters or less) with a relevant topic hashtag.
Reading Games for Reading Centers (Point of View, Author's Purpose, & More!)
"My students ask to play these everyday!" Students will love to practice author's purpose, fact & opinion, generalizations, point of view, text features, and text structure with these engaging reading board games. Each game comes with a game board and 25+ game cards to help student practice these skills in a fun and exciting way!