Teaching about character traits
As we have entered the month of August, every teacher, whether she likes it or not, starts thinking about school. Some of us have dreams (...
Reading Strategies Task Card Bundle 648 reading skills cards
Huge discounted bundle of 22 sets of Reading Strategy Task Cards! Each card features a short, curriculum-based and/or high-interest passage, along with a text-dependent question or prompt. Challenge cards are also included to extend the learning, as well as student response sheets, and answer keys.
Shannon on Instagram: “My Currently Reading product allows for students to display the book they are currently reading and to see what their classmates are…”
176 Likes, 12 Comments - Shannon (@miss_pipines_classroom) on Instagram: “My Currently Reading product allows for students to display the book they are currently reading and…”
Reading Response Template | Digital and Print - Distance Learning
Do you have a TON of sticky notes you are looking to use in a meaningful way?Do you want to help focus your student's attention during their independent reading time?Do you need a quick way to assess if your students are applying the reading skills and strategies you are teaching?This product is for...
Reading Centers for Upper Elementary
Do you want to keep your students engaged and reading during reading time? Read this post to learn about 10 reading centers for upper elementary.
12 Mentor Texts Your Students Will Love for Teaching Theme
Since it is summertime and so many of us are already in planning mode for next year, I wanted to utilize my Mentor Text series post this month to share books to help you teach your students about THEME! If you like any of the books you see in this blog post, you can click on the picture to find the affiliate link for the book on Amazon. The Bad Seed I repeatedly saw this book online and had to get my hands on a copy, and it totally lives up to the hype. In my opinion, there are multiple…
How To Organize Small Groups for Math Workshop
Learn how to use pre assessment data and student observations to create the most effective and efficient small groups for Math Workshop in your classroom. These strategies make differentiating math small groups quick and easy.
Testing-Taking Strategies Foldable
This confidence builder is jam packed with the best test-taking tips and strategies that I have collected over the years. Especially with math, taking exams is very emotional. These tips and strategies remind kids to have confidence in themselves.You may also like:Editable "Math Boss" PennantOrder...
Four Ways to Dig Deeper with The Reading Strategies Book (I Teach. What's Your Superpower?)
Four Ways to Dig Deeper with The Reading Strategies Book, an education post from the blog I Teach. What's Your Superpower?, written by I Teach. What's Your Super Power? on Bloglovin’
35 Anchor Charts That Nail Reading Comprehension
Borrow from the best! These teachers have created amazingly effective anchor charts for reading comprehension skills. You're going to love them all!
What are trifold novel studies? - Differentiated Teaching
Trifold novel studies engage students in higher level thinking without the long list of chapter questions that only focus on recalling the plot, unlike many other literature companions. Students focus their daily reading response on core reading comprehension skills and vocabulary from popular chapter books.
I Am Her Vocabulary Devotee!
The best word-learning classrooms are filled with an intentional focus on vocabulary where students notice words and consider strategies for becoming word savvy. - Linda Hoyt http://www.heinemann.com/shared/onlineresources/E00719/chapter18.pdf This list is from Spotlight on Comprehension: Building a Literacy of Thoughtfulness by Linda Hoyt, Chapter 18 "Building a Robust Vocabulary". This is a list of ways to…
Cause and Effect Using Informational Text
Teaching cause and effect using informational text in the upper grade classroom can be tough. It takes a bit of logical thinking, a touch of common sense, and a whole lot of inferencing...which can be a tall order for kids this age. We can make it easier though, by giving the kids lots of opportunities to practice in a variety of ways. In this post by The Teacher Next Door, you'll learn lots of tips for teaching cause and effect in the classroom.
Making Reader's Workshop Work for You | Comprehension Connection
Have you been interested in exploring a workshop model for your language arts block, but feel like you need to understand a little more about it? The workshop model keeps the reader and writer in mind, emphasizes choices, and employs more partner and small group learning. Today, I thought I’d share tips you might use ... Read More about Making Reader’s Workshop Work for You