With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story. Using the dice to decide the open ended question will keep the students interested and thinking about the literature elements.
Fun way to practice sentence-writing skills! Students work with a partner or team to sort sentence strips into three categories: complete sentences, fragments, and run-ons. This activity is included in Laura Candler's Sentence Go Round.
In my humble teaching opinion, teaching main idea to primary students has to be one of the most challenging parts of the literacy curriculum. Pinpointing details, recognizing the most important ones, and then sorting through them to firmly grasp the auth
This organizer is used for comparing and contrasting with both fiction and nonfiction. It can be used across disciplines as well. The top hat organizer is a great way for students to organize their thoughts. They can use the top hat to organize ideas for
Fluency Practice: Partner Plays Bundle for 4th and 5th SET 1 (90 scripts)
32 DIFFERENTIATED task cards, printable BOXES for the task cards, WALL CHARTS, FLASHCARDS and more are included. 16 theme task cards are for students reading at grade levels. The second 16 theme task cards are for students reading at grade levels.
"Five-finger retell" This is a simple way for students to remember how to write summaries. Hang these hands up in the classroom. This lesson can be done by having students go through the five finger retell on a story they have read.