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Reading & Social Studies

Reading & Social Studies

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Mini Anchor Chart Stand - directions for making this adorable mini anchor chart stand are included with this post.

Mini Anchor Chart Stand

Types of Comprehension Questions Foldie Fun! We focus a lot of teaching the difference between Literal and Inferential questions, but once we have that down, we start talking about the different types of questions we find in reading. FREE template included.

Teaching With a Mountain View: Fiction Comprehension

Good for intro at the beginning of the year!

Stuckey in Second: Close Reading with Oreos

Great Step-by-step anchor chart for citing evidence and making inferences.

LOVE this! Students are given an answer, THEY write the question!

Helping parents help their students with questions to ask after reading! (Free Download)

Teaching In The Fast Lane: Take Home Binders and a Freebie!

Here is a great blog post if you teach grades 3-5 and are looking for how to teach, assess and use informational text in your classrooms!

Informational Text Resources | Minds in Bloom

Free app….Let students read a passage and record themselves reading. Review the reading with the student...They can reread as many times as you want them to in order to gain greater fluency!! Students improve when they can hear their own reading, evaluate it, and make a plan to improve!

App Shopper: Recording Lite (Utilities)

US Geography - State or Regions Research Project - A research page included for each of the regions as well as each state. Use these pages in a variety of ways. Other resources are included, such as a project letter, rubric, bibliography page, and a blank US map for plotting the trip around the country! $

Tall Tales

Tall Tales | Tied Up With String


I Teach. What's your super power?: Teaching Theme

This is a great idea for 2nd grade scientists and inventors or insects. Take a photo and upload and upload to a presentation tool.

Simply 2nd Resources: Chapter Books for 4th grade - My read aloud plan

Close Reading. Scroll all the way to the bottom for an excellent article explaining what it is and best practices for effective delivery.

Professional Learning Binder | Ms. Houser

Could use antonyms, synonyms, missing letters from sight words, etc

Mrs. Bushong's Second Grade

scribble spelling activity

Good summary organizer

One Happy Teacher: freebies

So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.

Schoolhouse Rock! A great way to explain Thanksgiving to the kids

A little techy help with Thanksgiving weekend - Cool Mom Picks

community officials. I think I would want to add our school too it too with the Headmaster/Principal as the leader

Crayon Bits - a first grade blog

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

Fourth grade literacy workstations

Fabulous Fourth Grade: Literacy Workstations

This resource includes tons of NO PREP reading graphic organizers, puzzles, foldables, games, group work, assessments, and more to help teach CCSS reading standards RL.10 and RI.10, reading comprehension in both fiction and nonfiction texts. Grades 2-6 ($)

Technology enhanced book reports. Terrific!

10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports

Teaching My Friends!: What To Do With Your Extra Scholastic News Magazines