Reading Comprehension can be difficult but with these Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers, students are supported via sentence frames and vocabulary suggestions specific to the comprehension skill or strategy. Students will learn to discuss and write about text using high level academic language. Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers with Language Support or Detachable Bookmark contain 40 different graphic organizers in two different formats for a total of 80 different options.

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Federal, State, and Local Governments are made simple for your students with this power point. I use the first part of the power point after the st...

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Levels of Government

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TONS - I mean TONS of rubrics for everything imaginable from Kathy Schrock. Great resource.

Assessment and Rubrics

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Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: Incorporating Grammar and Conventions into Writing Workshop

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Anchors Away Monday {8.11.14} Adverbs (Loved that Lesson!) by Crafting Connections! and a great project to do to reinforce the concept!

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Writing anchor chart. Perfect for my 4th graders!

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Idea...have them write to themselves in 5th grade and give it to them when they graduate high school!!

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Simile Assessment Toolkit and great website for poetry

Simile Assessment | BetterLesson

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the four kinds of sentences: declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory

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Incomplete sentences and subject/predicate explanation

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To understand cause and effect, try having students create a Cause and Effect Chain. This teacher provides the instructions and the incentive (through example).

My Teacher Friend: Cause and Effect Chain

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A MUST use for next year's rdg journals! rubric for reading response journals. (Marzano)

Life in 4B...: Thoughtful Logs

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Teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!

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This SMARTboard activity contains 5 fun mad lib activities. This is an extremely entertaining way to practise the parts of speech, and was a big h...

Mad Libs on the SMARTboard

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Kids scared or tired of poetry? This is a lesson I was particularly pleased with- Pop Rocks Personification

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Lucy Calkins Writers Workshop...

~*~ Apples of Your Eye! ~*~: The Basics of Writer's Workshop

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Paragraph Writing

Paragraph Writing Hamburger Style

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Free download: Parts of Speech chart

Language - Mrs. Warner's 4th Grade Classroom

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Tons of writing prompt ideas . Created for high school but many could be adapted and used

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10 Do's and Don'ts for Effective Vocabulary Instruction

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Transitional Spicy Bites--Use these 32 slides with engaging activities and printables appropriate for middle school and high school to convince students to use transition words to spice up their writing in the New Year. Use it as a slideshow or print and assemble the slides or pages in packets or handouts. #CCSS #writing #transitions #transitionalwords #TPT #homeschool #highschool #middleschool

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Lets Get Close With a Book: Close Reading

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Let's Get Close With a Book

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Have you spent hours and hours creating worksheets for novels that your students read? This 39 page packet will save you time. Kids love Gary Paulsen's book! Use this packet year to year. priced item

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HATCHET Student Worksheets

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This is a great idea to show student how to expand sentences...Image only

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Let's Get Close With a Book

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