Generating Questions Lesson: Create anchor chart, discuss how asking questions while reading keeps us engaged in the story and betters our comprehension. Next, we take a quick picture walk through a big book st
Thick & Thin questions: great strategy for teaching students that have difficulty with answering questions! I find these thin an thick questions valuable for my grade 2 class. It helps students really think deeply about a topic.
Guided reading strategy called "Say Something" allows teachers to see how students are thinking about their texts. Additionally, it provides students w/a tool to help them express their ideas about reading in meaningful ways.
Partner reading is a great way to get your students reading and sharing their ideas in an authentic manner. Read more about one teacher uses partner reading and grab some free book basket labels and conversation stems.
Get students thinking deeply about their reading! A huge collection of response pages designed in an engaging notebook format. Use individually or create customized reader’s notebook packets. Use with virtually any piece of literature.
Guided Reading Weekly Planning Guide -- this includes forms for classrooms with 4 or 5 reading groups. It's a one page document that enables you to have a week-at-a-glance planning guide for all of your guided reading groups. This has been a lifesaver in