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    Brown Bag Book Club. Pick a book that you have read in class. Mid-week have students complete a graphic organizer such as a 4 square (character, setting, plot, author's purpose) and have them glue it to a paper bag. On Fridays, fill the bags with popcorn and group students for their brown bag discussions. Ask the groups various discussion questions and have students respond for 3-5 minutes in their groups while munching on their popcorn. #

    Such a fun looking page for the kids to fill out after reading a book!

    Paper Bag main character project - put research questions on the outside, put items to represent character on the inside

    Open Mic Fridays. Sign up for your turn at the microphone once you have practiced your poem for fluency. Great idea. Could even do with writing pieces! {I already do Friday Readings, but I like the idea of calling it "Open Mic Friday!" So cute!}

    Inference Bags

    For upper grades- These are AMAZING journal pages!!

    for my Guided Reading Groups... its literally *everything* that you would need to do guided reading in ANY grade! LOVE it!!!

    Character Map/Character Traits

    Great post for guided reading with lots of helpful tips and downloads! I especially like the "VECRO-PAGE" for recording student reading groupings, as it makes for easy fluidity as learners continue transition between groups throughout the year...... would be ESPECIALLY IDEAL for the SECRET STORIES assessment check-off sheets in guided group!!

    This description of text features is awesome to add to next years binder!

    Brown Bag Book Club: Students fill out the reader response form. Fill the bag with popcorn and divide students into groups to discuss the story. They can snack as they share what they learned.

    Questions good readers ask

    Vowel Combos first-grade-reading

    Love this idea :) My students love flip books! This can be kept in their folders and referenced all year!

    Community project - create different buildings in a community

    Fabulous in Fourth!: Book Reports Inventors Research Brochure

    Comprehension Toolkit Leaving Tracks of My Thinking

    Character Traits

    5 weeks of reading homework prompts. Can be reused every 5 weeks! 2nd-4th grade

    Paper Bag Tepees-Native American Art/Symbols-1st Grade-Art with Mr. Giannetto