Reading Fair Projects- instead of science fair or just as a class project
site with literature guides
The MOTHER LOAD of lesson plans and activities for a TON of great books.
Literature Circles Portfolio (foldable extravaganza)! Throughout the unit we focused on summarizing, making connections, character traits and explain our opinions about a book
Guided reading - 5th
Brainstorming sheets for what a good Literature Circle Conversation looks like. Afterward, compose a master list on an anchor chart.
book club/literacy circle cards freebie
Our creative teacher blogger found an amazing new book series that ignites kids' love of reading
Literature Library Study Guides
The merits and how-tos of reading whole novels as an assignment....some great ideas for how to use core lit and help the students to love reading
Good resource for gifted students... have them create their own literature units based on a primary novel...
A website with several Guided Reading Lesson Plan sets for trade books appropriate to several grade levels. Includes some picture books, Magic Tree House, upper elementary, and more! Questions, vocab, and online activities!
Great book for a novel study (grades 4 - 6 depending on your readers) ... great website to support it!
Lesson Plan for Peg Kehret's "Abduction!"
Good article on how to lead a class discussion on a piece of literature.
Free resources for different books
Great printables for tons of bookls!
Bookmarks for students to use while in book clubs to facilitate discussions....
Free Rubric to evaluate my kiddos on their book clubs. @Hilary Lewis @hilary35t
Rubric for reading groups
A great literature response unit to use with most chapter books
Free Literature Resource List from PDI.com for all kinds of picture books and lit books!
Great way to run literacy circles
Literature Circle Role Sheets PRINTABLE
Bridget to Terabithia FREE Reading Comprehension Activity Guide