Free set of printable CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS Posters! Great for any secondary classroom! They come in two sizes!
The Common Core Reading Standards say that when we teach reading we need to make sure students are reading more complex texts! How can we do that? With these ideas and tips of course! (Plus there is a freebie to get your students started!)
26 Book Challenge...ideas
3rd Grade Thoughts: Sorting Books by Genre + Freebie
Letter wands to find items that start with that letter around the room BALANCEDLITERACYDIET :: index :: Balanced Literacy Diet
book walks for bigger kids | read alouds for older children |reading with older kids | book walk | reading comprehension | teachmama.com
How I Teach Reading in 5th Grade (Detailed Breakdown)- totally able to be modified for younger grades
Host a "Reading Fair" ... similar to a science fair, but focused on literature instead. It's a more creative and artistic alternative to a typical book report format. (Depending on the expectations for the project, this could even be done in the lower primary grades.)
10 Simple to Make Reading Games for Kids. These are great for learning sight words, word families and more! Love these hands on ideas for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade kids (great with Dolche words in homeschool)
Which is why there ALWAYS have to be books in the playroom, between the toys ;-)
an easy alphabet hunt for you to do with your kids at the grocery store.
50 Alternatives to Sitting Quietly During Read Aloud Time
Help kids learn to read by combining narration & written text - plus 10 classic kids books available with audio! Find out how to help your new reader by syncing audio and text - a perfect low stress way to encourage emergent readers! #ad
Label the room pre-reading activity
Tips for Hosting a Book Exchange with Friends this Summer #lovebooks
30 Day Challenge -- Cool Ideas From YouTube Kids
Learning New Vocabulary Words Pack - comic strip style - 100+ vocabulary word cards included - This Reading Mama
Reading Response Journal Questions - FREE - This Reading Mama
Motivating Struggling Readers - This Reading Mama
Printable Initial Sound Maze Mats - perfect for word work in your Daily 5 lesson or as a independent literacy centre activity. Great for developing speech and language too | you clever monkey
LOVE this idea!!! Plus a FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY!
Free printable book journal for kids
Such a simple idea for Greek and Latin Roots!!! Posting the root word wheel outside of my door, it acts as a “Password” as my 5th graders enter into my classroom. Each morning, students lead a simple, 3-5 minute activity working with our root - recording it, listing it, picturing it, chanting it, and teaching it.
Word Work Fun for Big Kids
Why I love the book Strategies That Work and FREE posters for your classroom!