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Crazy for First Grade: Reading Strategy Posters {Freebie}- Just printed these for my home-classroom. Perfect size for little space, I'm putting ours on a door.

Crazy for First Grade: Classroom Reveal {w/ LOTS of freebies}


Guided Reading Games and Activities for Comprehension

Word Family Dice and Board Games

Word Family Dice and Board Games

Read this book without showing the pictures and have the students draw the monsters using inference.

A 2nd Grade Adventure

Bring your read alouds to life! Do something fun to get students involved in the book.

Secondgradealicious: End of the School Year Part 2!

Teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!

Technology Up to Speed: Movie Shorts and Reading Strategies

FREE October Printables! Organizers, writing papers, math, and more!

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FREE sample of my sight word fluency flashcards, along with 10 other sight word resource samples. Part of my ULTIMATE sight word growing bundle.

Sight Words FREEBIE

Netflix for kid's eBooks. Free forever to Teachers and Librarians. This is awesome!

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Text features for non-fiction, somewhat color-coded (tee-hee). First grade anchor chart.

Text Structure Anchor Chart

Text Features FREE: This text features game contains 27 game cards and a game board to help students practice finding various text features in nonfiction text. To play this game, a player will select a time card and a text feature scavenger hunt card. In order to move his/her piece forward on the game board, the player must find an example of that text feature within the amount of time shown.


Free consonant digraph word list. sh, ch, th, and wh words. Great for use during small group instruction.

St. Patrick’s Day Digraph Activities

**Free** Reading Level Conversion Chart-This is a great tool to have when conferring with students during guided reading or when planning lessons.

Literacy & Math Ideas: **Free** Reading Level Conversion Chart

I created this graph for my students to use with the Six Minute Solution fluency program. Unlike the graph that comes with that system, this graph has a box for the students to record their WCPM. I also have a similar graph I use for my students to graph their weekly progress monitoring data.

Oral Reading Fluency Graph Six Minute Solution

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Everyone deServes to Learn: Teaching How-To Writing, Part 2!

My guided reading groups are not only based on a student's reading level, but I also group kids based upon skills and strategies they may need to work on. Third Grade Doodles

Third Grade Doodles: Setting Up for Guided Reading

"Read and Roll" - Reading Response Activities for Fiction and Non-Fiction Great idea. I might rewrite to create different prompts to match Core Standards and I teach them.

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A great book review form to have your students fill out for books in your classroom library so that other students can utilize to help them pick out a book that is right for them.

Book Review Form

Close Reading is essential when reading both literature and informational text. This chart of annotation symbols for Close Reading is a must when you're doing close reading! It includes a color and a black white copy. You can use it as an anchor chart, as a poster, or in your students' close reading folder.

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Close Reading Posters

Who's Who and Who's New: Close Reading Plus Accountable Talk Equals Super Readers

Interactive Phonics Notebook for 2nd grade- TONS of projects! $

Interactive Notebook: Phonics {Second Grade}

Reading Response Templates for Any Book {Literature and Informational Texts} 81 pages, $ #readingresponse #writingtemplates

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Independent Reading Time - great post about independent reading!

Independent Reading Time - Teacher Trap

These great sight words activities are all FREE!

Sight Words Games

Free Fry Word Lists ~ Divided into 40 lists of 25 words each and numbered sequentially.

Common Core Connection : Fry Word Lists