Understanding cause and effect can be tricky for students. This post outlines how to use the well loved story, "Click, Clack, Moo" to help illustrate this tricky concept. Love the collaborative game freebie in this post too!
I am loving this Close Reading Toolbox!! It's just perfect for teaching students close reading strategies when given non-fiction passages. The insert helps teach students how to use different tools with informational texts. I can't wait to use this with a variety of reading activities. My 4th and 5th grade students are going to love this!!
Do your kids have an Achilles heel? If I were to assign an Achilles heel to 2nd graders in general, cause and effect would be it! Especially when trying to find the relationship between events in a story. Luckily this week, we are working on a close read of, “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type” …
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.