Storyline Online: An online streaming video program featuring members of the Screen Actors Guild reading children's books. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas. Readers include Betty White, Melissa Gilbert, Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, Jason Alexander, Ernest Borgnine, James Earl Jones, Robert Guillaume, Tia & Tamara Mowry, and more!
Kate DeCamillo posted this on her Facebook page from a group of third graders who did an author study on her, then made these "book kites" when you lift the flap it has the students favorite quote from the book.
Facebook Character Page -- Versatile Activity for any Character
Create a "fakebook" page for a character...my students have done this, but I never could find a good template! They just created it on a piece of posterboard, but this would be great to give them a better idea of the layout.
a MUST have for classroom library. It allows you yo use your smart phone and scan the bar code on your classroom books and then it inputs all of the info for you on a FREE data base. It allows you to let kids scan out the books and check out and check in them, separate them by reading levels and even put down their location in your class room. Did I mention it's FREE!?!? -
Students read a picture book in pairs. After reading they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - make a text to self connection, retell, determine importance, use questioning, visualizing, infer The set includes one game card for teachers to photocopy for each game. Please see my other free products to download this game for grades 3-6.
This is a ready-to-use, 51 page packet designed for teachers to use with students in grades 5-8 who are reading Wonder, by R.J. Palacio. It includes a 25 page student workbook, and a separate answer key in addition to optional vocabulary bookmarks and a list of extension topics and websites for both students and teachers.