Graphic Organizers, foldables...LOTS of ideas for foldables here! This foldable can be used for a book report.
SKETCHNOTING BLOG: I heard about Sketchnoting yesterday, tried in class today, and - oh my gosh - they aren't kidding! This really works! Will definitely be teaching my class about this and offering it as a valid note-taking option. Try a simple version of this by having students SKETCH THREE things they learned today and having them Pair-Share their sketches.
Science Passages for Reading Comprehension - ReadWorks is an awesome free resource for teachers! You have to register, but the site has a wealth of Common Core aligned resources including informational and literature texts to explore. LOVE this site and it's free!!!