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25 chapter book series for 1st-3rd grade

Top 25 Chapter Book Series Book Recommendations 1st-3rd Grade

An awesome book list for fifth graders from our kid-lit experts.

Favorite Books for Fifth-Graders -

Common Core is all about evidence!! Standard One for all grades is all about showing the evidence!! This is a great Anchor Chart for Textual Evidence Sentence Starters

Anchor Charts

many anchor charts

Non-Fiction Newspaper or Magazine "Book" Report. Engage your students in information text with this report. Free assignment page included!

A Fan Page Freebie for you. Opening and Closing ideas for writing.

Theme Anchor Chart, plus links to freebies for teaching Theme


character building books for kids

musical chairs reading. Play music and when the music stops students stop, sit down and start reading! Lots of fun and something different to develop reading interests.

Reading Log - Reading Strategies Sentence Starters for Kids

Reading anchor chart: Post-its make you smart (when used thoughtfully)

Think alouds

"Our Readers Workshop Contract" (anchor chart.) This site also has lots of sample anchor charts for reading and writing

Read Alouds By Month & Author! This one post has been read over 35,000 times, come see why! :)

Biography or character report. LOVE IT! For all of my teacher friends... Money is tight these days.. A very good alternative to dressing up like the person! Would have never thought this idea!

All about the evidence! Teaching students to use evidence from text with Common Core English standards.

Home reading letter for parents. Print it off and send it home! Great hints and tips.

text mapping for informational text

Free Kindle Books and How to Find Them

2nd Grade Shenanigans: Reader's Response Journal

2nd Grade Shenanigans: Reader's Response

Book Reviews with a difference! Kids design a T-shirt to represent their book and then have to pitch the book to their classmates without giving away the ending.

Have students keep a list of all the novels they read through a semester or year by adding them to their personalized bookshelf. A table or

CUTE!!! From orig. pinner: Tweet Reads bulletin board, by Kristi "The birds are all a-Twitter about books." The birds tweet about a book and kids try to guess the book!