Do you need a new idea for guided reading? How about literature circles? Maybe you just need reading resources in general. If so, you've come to the right place! Lots of freebies and some great paid resources too will help you add a little "spice" and excitement into your reading instruction!
Ideas to manage a parent lending library. How to Cure the Classroom Library Blues: Checkout Systems that Work! Read about traditional and technology options for book checkout systems. Part of Laura Candler's Advice from Real Teachers series.
Dragon's Den Curriculum: Searching for Guided Reading Materials! Find out where to get more guided reading materials to really get those kids reading! This is the first of six guided reading posts filled with ideas and freebies!
Are you looking for fluency intervention programs, but aren't sure where to start? Here is a list of effective programs proven to strengthen fluency. Use them with your Kindergarten, or grade classroom or home school students.
This fun freebie makes learning nouns much easier than petting a hungry monster! Quick and easy min-lessons make it easy for teachers too! This freebie includes: Teacher notes with mini-lesson ideas and grading key Three worksheet pages Chomp-A-Noun
5 Ways to Hold Students Accountable in Reading - Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley
Comparing the Book to the Movie
Looking to get your students even more invested in a book? If there's a movie version of the book, then do an activity comparing the book to the movie! This blog post shares some guiding questions and links to a FREE worksheet you can download and use in your classroom.
This fun freebie makes learning about verbs fun and easy! Quick min-lessons make it easy for teachers too! This freebie includes: Teacher notes with mini-lesson ideas and grading key Three worksheet pages Chomp-A-Verb Chomping Verbs