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Whole group reading activities

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Whole group reading activities

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When students are in book buddies, here's some ideas for helping them discuss their books.

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Let's Talk About Text! {A Freebie to Support Close Reading}

Let's Talk About Text! {A Freebie to Support Close Reading}

Super cute sight word game for kids. Find your sight word partner!

Make a bag full of vocabulary words, have students draw one, then spin this spinner and do the resulting activity. All kinds of word fun!

FREE Vocabulary Flip Book for Marzano’s Six Steps: Keep this flip book handy when planning vocabulary instruction! A few ideas for implementation are listed under each step. There is also space on each page for you to add your own notes and ideas. The flip book lists Marzano’s six steps in the order in which they should be taught. Download for free at Classroom Core's store!

FREE Vocabulary Flip Book for Marzano’s Six Steps


Think Mark Anchor Chart

This poster shows the steps of how to solve a constructed response questions. It reminds students to RAPP by asking the questions below:Restate ...

RAPP Constructed Response Strategy Poster

PQA- a great strategy for teaching kids to write in complete sentences- perfect for test taking

three little pigs rhyming/making new words

Reading Strategies Playbook

Reading Strategies Playbook

Vocab on the Move....during a unit review in reading we typically play this game. The students all have a sentence strip with a vocab word on it. They do not know what the word is though. They have to travel around the room to find a synonym, antonym, example, sentence, etc. The clues are used to determine the word on their heads.

3-2-1 ELA English Language Arts Reading Closure Activity - could be used for any 2nd language learning (translate and use for Spanish language building)

3-2-1 Closure Activity - Printable Worksheet | Student Handouts

3 Ways to Expand a Child's Vocabulary. Blog Post

Cinnamon's Synonyms: 3 Ways to Expand a Child's Vocabulary

The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i.e. one on characters, one on setting etc). Each stations has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answer. The question can be posted on the butcher paper, or on the wall. Students must support their answer with evidence from the story.

Must have Cheer Cards for your Word Wall... Use to get your students motivated to learn the sight words! $

Word Wall Cheer Cards

Whole Brain Teaching Air Punctuation. This is really a neat way to get the student to think about the different things they need in their sentences. Wonderful for kinesthetic learners!

10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction~ Love the "do this-not that" format. Teachers who do more of "this" and less of "that," can feel good that they're headed in the right direction! Check out the original post @ www.eyeoneducatio...

Free RACE Poster (also in blue) for answering short answer questions completely.

Citing Text Evidence Short Answer Strategy Poster: RACE

Showing Evidence Freebies

Life in First Grade: Showing Evidence Freebies

Colorful Read Alouds with Bloom's Taxonomy - higher level thinking for read alouds

Frayer Model: great way for students to teach and learn vocabulary (other than copying definitions from the textbook)

Read, Remember, Retell

A Literate Life - Anchor Charts

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

Textual Evidence | Kristi Hancock

Written Responses Anchor Charts

Free "let's talk about text" poster (blog post)