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These accountable talk language frames/prompts are great for students to use in partners, small groups, or whole class. They are excellent for teaching discourse across the curriculum.This set contains 20 language frames. I made a red, black, and white set for possible wall display, a black and white version, and a blank version.

Accountable Talk Language Frames (Student Cards)

Grades 4-8. Interactive Reading Notebooks: Informational Text ~ Teaching Nonfiction Strategies for Common Core. Some topics: main idea, outlining nonfiction, summarizing, author's purpose, text structure (description, problem/solution, cause/effect, order/sequence, compare/contrast, persuasion techniques, primary and secondary sources, nonfiction text features. Includes Common Core Alignment and 14 original nonfiction passages for teaching each strategy. $9

Literary Devices in Pop Culture (video clips included...great host) WHAT A FIND!!!

Great explanation of Close Reading Nonfiction Close Reading

I love, love, love this! I will be doing this next year for sure with my literature circle groups!

Great visual for teaching reading skills

"This is awesome. Excellent reader's notebook. I love how well thought-out this is! Downloadable forms."

Classroom Freebies: Word Wall Word Work

Venn diagram comparing two characters

Hello Literacy Reading Levels Correlation Chart {Aligned to Common Core Lexile Levels} FREE

Reading mission cards - give kids something to focus on while reading

"NonFiction Find It and Check It" ready to print pages can be used with any nonfiction text. priced item

Character Map - Would be great in guided reading with higher levels

Create a Reader's Notebook for each child in reading small group. includes ABC chart, blends chart, pointer, Elkonin boxes, etc.

Parts of Speech Reference Sheet (link goes to "Click Here to Print" option on Scholastic's website) Free

Language Arts Freebies: Compare/Contrast sheet & Reference Material sheet

snow day inferring!

Use a Twitter Tweet as a fun way to assess reading comprehension for any content area. Use as exit slips or quick reviews. Students love to "tweet" as characters or historical figures. They can also create a Twitter profile (shown in pic). Download includes 5 pages of handouts/directions. FREE! been trying to find this!

Weekly Reading Record with Comprehension Activities for each night FREEBIE

FREE today and forever: Winter-themed informational text printable aligned with 5 CC Standards in Grades 4-5.

Awesome literature notebook ideas!

Reading Log & Comprehension Questions Bookmarks & Journal Page (priced)

NonFiction Book Club Jobs- Booklet folds hamburger-style and includes a cover page, rubric, and four non-fiction comprehension tasks to be shared in a book club setting!

Read Alouds By Month & Author! This one post has been read over 35,000 times, come see why! :)

for my Guided Reading Groups... its literally *everything* that you would need to do guided reading in ANY grade! LOVE it!!!