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FREE parent brochures on reading. This would be great to hand out at a Literacy night or at the beginning of the year.

Create 'badges' for different genres...kids can earn a badge when they read in that genre or reach a goal in that genre. Neat idea.

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Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading

FREE Resources for Teaching Close Reading~ Helping students connect in meaningful ways with nonfiction has always been a challenge. This article defines close reading, offers teaching tips, and provides downloads to help teachers make the transition to this key CCSS style of instruction!

do you do research projects with your class and constantly have children at websites way above their reading level? use this easy trick to change the reading level of your google results!

Far cuter poster than I have always used...Goldilocks rule to finding "just right" books...use with Goldisocks and the Three Libearians or We're Going On a Book Hunt.