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Teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!

extra- This is a list of Pixar (and other) cartoon shorts that could be used to teach reading strategies. There are also graphic organizers to go with them. What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!

The very hungry caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar art project. You can read the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle and have the kids make their own story book that's in the shape of a caterpillar.

Matching a sentence to a picture. Will probably do these together to model but then they will be put in a pocket chart basket for my students to do independently.

Matching a sentence to a picture. [could create sentences based on something he's reading (comprehension building), or using specific sight words. use post-it notes & put them right on the pages of a picture book.

printable sight word books

I love this idea because it is interactive for the visual learner, hands on learner, and of course auditory if read out loud. I had a lot of success with this with slower readers.

fairy tale elements anchor chart

Fairytales are old stories told and retold again, but do they deserve a place in a modern language arts curriculum? Besides the fact that the Common Core standards require exposure Continue Reading >>>

Teach your students all about the word family -at with this easy to use fun and interactive printables FREEBIE

I like this because it is functional literacy. There is a reason to write the word. It communicates meaning. This could be turned into centre of 3 letter words.

funny chapter books for kids (that will get them reading!) Your reluctant readers won't be able to stay away from these books! Great list with short synopsis.

Funny Books for Kids

funny chapter books for kids (that will get them reading!) Your reluctant readers won& be able to stay away from these books! Great list with short synopsis.

Dr. Jean & Friends : could also use this activity to do their name

Word Activities The students will find the correct clothes pins that spell the sight word on the popsicle stick. I would use this activity in a literacy station. This is a very fun and kinesthetic activity.