Make the Most of Small Group Instruction with these quick and easy documentation forms.

Making the Most of Small Group Instruction {with The Learning Chambers}

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Teaching In The Fast Lane: 50 Student Rewards That Don't Cost a Thing

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Teaching In The Fast Lane: 50 Student Rewards That Don't Cost a Thing

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Do you feel limited when verifying what your students have learned? These 53 fun and easy formative assessment ideas will make sure teachers and students are always on the same page.

Edutopia

53 Ways to Check for Understanding

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This is an example of a choice board that I have displayed in my class. Each subject is color coded so that students can easily locate what they want to do.

Teaching With Simplicity

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Shepherd's Shining Stars: Kwik Stix Giveaway

Shepherd's Shining Stars: Kwik Stix Giveaway

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Teaching plot with picture books. A shared reading lesson that includes a free printable story map.

Teaching Plot with Picture Books

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A week of STEM challenges! www.theardentteacher.com

A Week of STEM activities! 

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Test Correction Procedure in Math Class - the Perfect Alternative to a Re-Take

Procedure for Test Corrections in Math Class

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what a week of reading comprehension instruction can look like, gradual release of responsibility from teacher to students

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Year after year my students struggled with summaries, and then I started using this method for teaching summary writing. Eureka! I will never again teach this skill without this summary anchor chart.

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Writing Summaries

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Blog post about teaching your students the difference between quoting, summarizing, and paraphrasing!

Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting

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Teaching 5th Grade: First Attempt at Close Reading

Teaching 5th Grade: First Attempt at Close Reading

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A formative assessment strategy 3-2-1

A Formative Assessment Option

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Best End of the Year gift ever! My kids absolutely loved it, and I love getting notes from them all summer long:)

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Student-led reading groups in an upper elementary classroom. This contains a self-assessment piece (FREEBIE!)

Holding Students Accountable During Reading Groups

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Close Reading... What an awesome way to show students why reading over again is SO IMPORTANT!! And using Oreos!

Who's Who and Who's New: Close Reading with Oreos

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Reading Responses - Non-Fiction

ELA in the middle

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▶ Pigeons - Cute animation cartoon - YouTube -- Use with mini lesson on character traits, problem/solution, or as a writing activity prompt.

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List of Books with Figurative Language

This Reading Mama

Books with Figurative Language

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5 weeks of reading homework prompts. Can be reused every 5 weeks! 2nd-4th grade

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Weekly Reading Homework

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “I’m a Text Detective {FREE Reading Response Mini-booklet}” - Go to The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs for this and hundreds of free lessons. 2nd - 4th Grade #FreeLesson #LanguageArts http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net/2014/01/free-language-arts-lesson-im-text.html

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Book Report Form for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students

Book Report Form for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students

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Reader's Workshop!Characterization-- inside & outside traits and a lesson on how characters change within a text!

Mrs. Patton's Class

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Free! Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

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So going to use this next year! Mentor text for teaching Reading CCSS. It has 4th, 5th, and 6th grade! #mentortext

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