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Reading Activities

Reading Activities

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Response to Literature - Leveled responses to get students to go further with their thoughts and use evidence from the text to back them up.

Have students create a "map" of the story through images (they can draw them or find images online and make a collage map). Example shown: To Kill A Mockingbird by Sutathewolf.devia... (Picture only)

To Kill A Mockingbird by Sutathewolf on deviantART

Main Idea Anchor Chart--Worked great in my fifth grade classroom!

Appletastic: Blossoming in Fifth Grade: Main Idea

Advanced Reading Intervention Plans. How I use task cards to meet the needs of all learners...even the "advanced" ones. Do you have students who fly under the radar because their reading fluency is impeccable? Do those same students still struggle with basic or specific reading comprehension skills? This is the post for you!$

Figurative Language

Figurative Language

Figurative Language Sort! Great idea for getting kids to think about different fig lang ideas

Teaching With a Mountain View: Figurative Language Review

Free Graphic Organizer - Both blank and completed (pictured) organizers are provided.

Figurative Language

Figurative Language with Disney songs and movie clips! Simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia.... Bookmaking Projects. Fun idea for a research project, biography, book report, etc. Bookmaking Projects

Poetry anchor chart

Elementary Antics: Five for Friday (on Saturday)!

We never get tired of awesome fiction v. nonfiction anchor charts. :)

Main Idea vs. Theme Sort! Free download.

Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

character traits- paper bag activity

The Good Life: Search results for character traits

Amazing!! Task Cards Ideas Site

Free Download from Ms Jocelyn-Slinky Character Trait Person-Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources SOS Inc. Resources

Slinky Character Trait Person

Ocean themed classroom: Readers reef

Create a Reading Strategies Lapbook

McElhinny's Center Stage: Lapbooking

This would be great as an anchor chart and as a small version in a books of reading strategies the kids can use.

Fabulous Fourth Grade: Anchor Charts

Quadramas: a great culminating project for any subject or for use as a reading response activity

Blog Hoppin': Response to Reading: Quadramas

Tabletop Twitter: Using the skill Questioning the Text on a chart to promote reading, writing and deeper thinking among students

Reading strategies lapbook - This would be perfect for the dual language classroom!

McElhinny's Center Stage: Lapbooking

Reading Strategies

This would be great as an anchor chart and as a small version in a books of reading strategies the kids can use.

Fabulous Fourth Grade: Anchor Charts

State testing - Reading Strategies Anchor Chart (photo only but I love the idea!)

Problem/solution and character traits activity ~ all in one. (Lots of free ideas at this blog post.)