Reading Response Questions for Any Book! Freebie!
3-2-1 nonfiction reading activity
Story Bags- Put random stuff in each bag and have them make up and write a story based on what is in the bag. Great for fictional writing.
reading log, cute idea, have students do twice a year (once a semester) parents sign off once they are done with that box, when they get their first "bingo" pick a prize, when they get a "blackout" do something else special.
Phonological Awareness...this is exactly what I needed...where have you been all this time!
So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.
Diary of a 21st Century Teacher - Words Their Way for Dummies! How to set up Words Their Way -- start from scratch!
Chunk it up: Be a Sound Detective!! Practice the reading strategy of looking for "chunks" that you know!
FREE word list for long vowel sound spelling patterns.
Teaching main idea can be so tricky. Read this post to learn about three different ways this fifth grade teacher teaches main idea of informational text.