Freebie! This resource contains a lesson for both reading and writing workshops on comparing a culture from a book to your own and showing characters' feelings in writing. It also includes a printable graphic organizer and thinkmark for assessment.
Exploring Poetry: Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry
This 13-page poetry packet from Laura Candler includes several days worth of lessons for introducing students to poetic devices and poetry response. You'll find an overview of six common poetic devices, poetry puzzles, a graphic organizer, and a poetry response foldable.$
FREE Nonfiction Notes Graphic Organizer: This graphic organizer can be used to organize information and to check for understanding as students read nonfiction books. The students will use the organizer to record the main idea, new words learned, text-to-self connections, questions they still have about the text, facts, and text features seen in the book.
FREE Types of Communities Graphic Organizer~ Kids add pictures of nearby communities to get a clearer, visual understanding of these three important terms: urban, suburban, and rural. Check out this and a LOT more great, free downloads @ Ginger Snaps!