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    Free NonFiction Reading Comprehension passages with open ended questions. Great for homework practice.

    Plant Life Cycles | 2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

    Start your school year right! This engaging product will have your students looking forward to coming to your classroom each morning. It teaches reading, writing, and editing skills to students in first, second, and third grade. Some teachers also use it in fourth and fifth grade. It is editable to suit your needs. $

    Morning Message for the Whole School Year

    100 Acts of Kindness Project 2014! Join in the 4 week kindness challenge and spread some kindness with you class or family! There will be newsletters and posts ideas to help inspire you to do good this year.

    100 Acts of Kindness Project - Coffee Cups and Crayons

    Leaving Work Podcast Pin

    Episode 4: 5 Tips for Leaving Work at Work

    Children's books that teach about kindness.

    Stories of Kindness in Children's Books

    THE 30 DAY HAPPY TEACHER CHALLENGE (Free Download) - If you are trying to get a better handle on the home/school workload, feel better about your day, and just be overall a more positive and happy person - this FREE download is for you! Use this to start the new year off right, or use it for ANY month of the year!


    5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day //

    5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day

    Wild about fifth grade: Favorite Fifth Grade Read Aloud Texts

    Favorite Fifth Grade Read Aloud Texts

    Wild about fifth grade: Using Reading Exit Slips to provide purpose & accountability during independent reading time

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    Runde's Room: Nonfiction Comprehension Strategies - great book!!

    Runde's Room: Nonfiction Comprehension Strategies

    Formative assessments - different ways to assess students' comprehension of a reading, discussion, direct instruction...

    Comprehension Checks

    18 Texts for Modeling Comprehension Strategies recommended by Growing Book by Book growingbookbybook...

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    Runde's Room: Organizing Guided Reading Groups in the upper grades

    Runde's Room: New Guided Reading Groups

    Reader's Notebooks - Responding in Comprehension through Writing ...this is a GOLD MINE and will make my life as a middle school ELA teacher so much simpler!!!


    Middle School Test Prep Strategies: Using Student Misconceptions to Help Students Improve (Click the image for ideas)

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    The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) place significant emphasis on the incorporation of informational texts into the curriculum. These texts might include freshly published articles and essays, foundational U.S. documents, and historic speeches. I hope the following resources will help take the guesswork out of finding these resources and save you some time along the way. Admittedly, this list is far from comprehensive, but I hope it is helpful.

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    Love all of this guy's Interactive Notebook Ideas. Love this idea- print questions for a story on a vertical strip. Students glue in Notebooks and answer questions in complete sentences to the side. The Middle School Mouth: Interactive Notebooks - Again

    The Middle School Mouth: Interactive Notebooks - Again

    Formative Assessment Exit Slips - NOW FULLY EDITABLE! Use these 20 Exit Slips to assess understanding or reading comprehension in any class. ($)

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    "Prove It!" - finding evidence task cards - a great way for students to consult the text & prove their answers

    Prove It! Finding Evidence Task Cards

    Standard 1: Knowledge of Literacy- 1.3 Develop reading comprehension and promotion of independent reading including: • Literary response and analysis. -Independent Reading Response Anchor Charts

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    Reading comprehension activities for 25 books - Re-pinned by #PediaStaff. Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins

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    MENU Board for Reading Comprehension: Keep track of reading strategies and skills throughout the year

    3rd Grade Thoughts: MENU Board for Reading Comprehension

    Reading comprehension flip books: *visualizing*questioning*making connections*predicting...

    Reading Comprehension Flippy Books

    Runde's Room: Comprehension Question Fans--comments section has awesome suggestions for great read-alouds

    Runde's Room: Comprehension Question Fans