Patricia Polacco wrote some great books like Thank You Mr. Falker. Find information about her, find activities to do with all of her books, and see what kids have to say about her themes of her books. You can find a list and read all of her books. There is also fun stuff like videos, bookmarks, puzzles and coloring pages.
By keeping a supply of laminated paint samples, students can easily practice writing and reading compound words they come across in print. This makes for effective vocabulary activities to keep at the writing center!
Word boxes: If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the card in the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to me, we spell it together, and then the card goes back in its spot when they're done. Promotes independent writers!
Reading Comprehension can be difficult but with these Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers, students are supported via sentence frames and vocabulary suggestions specific to the comprehension skill or strategy. Students will learn to discuss and write about text using high level academic language. Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers with Language Support or Detachable Bookmark contain 40 different graphic organizers in two different formats for a total of 80 different options.