Book area signpost - Where will your reading take you????

Teach Your Child to Read - Book area signpost - - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Anchor Chart Gallery (Sample anchor charts from my first grade classroom) Creating Readers and Writers Blog Post

Anchor Chart Gallery (Sample anchor charts from my first grade classroom) Creating Readers and Writers.

Phonological Awareness Skills Overview FREEBIE

Teach Your Child to Read - Phonological Awareness Skills Overview FREEBIE - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Flagging strategies for reading comprehension. They put the flags directly into the book while reading.

Flagging strategies for reading comprehension. They put the flags directly into the book while reading. **Can also flag hooks in books. What type of hook did the author use and when writing what type did you use

Restating the Question Lesson

Restating the Question Lesson

Restating the Question Anchor Chart. Helps students visualize how to put the question in the answer! Post includes the lesson for developing and using this chart.

summarizing.

This poster would be great to teach students about summarizing, as the NYS ELA Common core standards indicate : and asks students to summarize a text they have read. This poster can be a reference tool when students start summary writing.

Free reading program from Smithsonian for kids grade K to 12

Free Leveled Non Fiction Reading Programs for Kids from Smithsonian - PreK to 12

A free leveled reading program for kids from age 5 to curated by Smithsonian, with quiz and reports to teacher/parents -- great free reading resources for your summer reading activities

Figurative Language - GREAT video!! I prepared a worksheet for my students. They copied down parts in the lyrics that were similes or metaphors, identified each according to what it was and then wrote what the artist was comparing...the true meaning behind the words. My students sat on the edges of their seats waiting for each song! It was a very engaging way to teach these literary devices!

Similes and Metaphors in Pop Music Movie.wmv - Really fun video to teach kids Similes and Metaphors.Learned at a workshop today

FREEBIE! Reading cootie catchers are the perfect way to get a quick comprehension check. Grab these for free on the Classroom Game Nook Blog. www.classroomgamenook.blogspot.com

Reading cootie catchers are the perfect way to get a quick comprehension check! Also would be good use to help students practice their comprehension skills.

Upper Elementary Snapshots: 3 - Respond to Text Printables

3 - Respond to Text Printables

Upper Elementary Snapshots: 3 Respond to Text Printables-FREE TO PRINT! This is focused on a third grade classroom, but there are other printables similar to these for other grade levels included as links!

similes and metaphors flap book. Kids loved making it and it creates a great understanding of the difference between similes and metaphors.

similes and metaphors mix and match book. The students create similes and metaphors that deal with parts of the body (head, torso, legs) They then create this flip book. The kids LOVED this.

Blog Post - Fifth Grade FREEBIES - Even big kids need shared reading! It's the perfect way to model/practice comprehension strategies, summarizing and build oral fluency. The best part is that it only takes 10-15 minutes a day. #wildaboutfifthgrade #fifthgradefreebies

Even big kids need shared reading! It's the perfect way to model/practice comprehension strategies, summarizing and build oral fluency. The best part is that it only takes minutes a day. Could be slightly modified for or grade

FREE 4th and 5th Grade Scaffolded Student Response Pages for Common Core. I…

FREE and Grade Scaffolded Student Response Pages for Common Core. I love using these for homework and no-prep sub plans.

Morning Work ELA and Reading Freebie! Supercharge your morning work with I…

Morning Work ELA and Reading Freebie!

Morning Work ELA and Reading Freebie! Supercharge your morning work with I Heart Literacy!Each page features a fun theme so your students will not only be practicing reading and ELA skills but will also be learning about a curriculum-based topic.

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