FREEBIE!!! Common Core Non-Fiction Activity Sheets. Perfect for Literacy Centers or Guided Reading Groups. Covers "Previewing a Text" and "Making Inferences". All you have to do is pair it with your favorite Non-fiction Text, and you are DONE!
Determining Importance - Anchor Chart - Think Aloud - The Old Woman Who Named Things by Cynthia Rylant
FREEBIE! This is a great little activity for the first few weeks of school! Copy, cut, and staple to a brown bag for your students to take home. Students fill the bag with five items that help to describe who they are (sample ideas included). Additional page included for students to write about each item and why it's special to them. Easy and fun getting to know you activity!