21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills/ We're Big on Evidence
FREE sampler of Super Text Detectives: Find the Text Evidence! I love these for introducing my kids to close reading- and my kids have tons of fun coloring their answers!
Teaching Inferences With Commercials
Two Minute Mysteries. Inference lessons
Rooted Short video for inference lesson
Inferencing - use short clips from movies to practice inferencing
Twit - Twit (Short Film) inferencing
Pigeons - Cute animation cartoon Another illustration of making Inferences.
Compare and Contrasting video Pixar - Day & Night 5:51 Character/Compare and Contrast/Description
PQA- a great strategy for teaching kids to write in complete sentences- perfect for test taking
French Toast, short animation movie...pause to infer at 1:50, 3:35, 4:25, and 6:24; great for plot, character and theme also
Who's Who and Who's New: RAPP- Restate, Answer, Prove, Proofread
Evidence Based Terms for Constructed Response
Close Reading Posters
DIY Steampunk Top Hat made of CRAFT FOAM. Wow! Great tutorial.
2 min fast-moving video about symbolism in literature.
The Center Based Classroom - A great list of FREE websites to use for your listening center! Perfect for the Daily 5!
Free Printable: Kids Reading Scavenger Hunt - great incentive to get kids to try new books!
Four corners post-its, one from each student, then they create the best answer in the center.
Love this idea! (I often see similar activities for math, but this is the first time I've seen this activity used within a literacy lesson.)
Reading goals - end up with a necklace for each child at the end of the year!
Reading mission cards - give kids something to focus on while reading!- Im gonna have to make these!!