Questions to Ask About Reading FREEBIE
A post with a FREEBIE to help families with what questions to ask about reading at home with their students. This powerful resource is a game changer!
Reading Comprehension Dice Game
Students read a book in pairs. After a page or two each they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - infer, retell, summarize, use questioning, visualizing. The set includes a set of 2 game cards and a recording sheet for teachers to phot...
Common Core Language Standard 2 - Grade 4 Resources
Brenda Kovich discusses Common Core State Standards for Language 4.2 (L.4.2), including teaching kids to quote in her blog, Teaching...Seriously,
21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills
Close reading is a hot topic that's just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into even closer readers.
I made this poster for my students to refer back to when engaging in close reading. I see these strategies being used daily! They especially love the post-its! (Annotating poster coming soon.)
Common Core Close Reading: How to Closely Read Text
What does it mean to closely read text? Closely reading text is a much deeper interaction with a reading passage than just rereading or highlighting information. It involves looking at the word choice an author uses and why those words are important. Closely reading is almost like having a conversation with the author in which a reader questions and analyzes information. Click Here For Close Reading Literature Task Cards Click Here For Close Reading Informational Text Task Cards Common Core…
Point of View Anchor Chart and Resource - Wise Guys
Here is a blog post on using effective Point of View anchor charts and interactive PowerPoints for teaching reading skills to your students.
Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic
Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor