3rd Grade Reading

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3rd Grade Reading

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Books
Attention grabber
Expository text
Context clues
Text Features
Evidence
Book talks
Novel study
Articles
Spelling
Ideas
Who what where when why how
Homophones
Author purpose
Reading workshop
Prefixes and suffixes
Text structure
Cause and Effect
Reading levels
Reading fluency
Strategies
Intervention
Foldables/organizers
Questions
Main idea
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Books

Series kids love (and their parents do, too) – Modern Mrs Darcy

Finding good books to read can be tough. When you get hooked on a series, […]

20 Quintessential Books for 6-8 Year Olds - Babywise Mom

Books for 6-8 year olds. Books for elementary-age children that they will love to read. These make great read alouds, also.

What are Accelerated Reader Levels & What Books to Buy!

Here's a list of Accelerated Reader levels by color. Find AR books according to your child's reading level and purchase them for less here too!

Attention grabber

Texting in the Classroom - The Brown Bag Teacher

Our students are saturated in a world of technology. As educators there is immediate buy-in when we connections between our students’ real worlds and our classrooms. One of my favorite (free) resources to do this is called ifaketext. It allows users to create faux iPhone text conversations. The website lets you fit between 35 and...

Expository text

Reading Games: 12 Nonfiction Passages with Comprehension Questions

This resource contains 12 nonfiction reading passages. Beneath each passage, there are six multiple choice comprehension questions. My main purpose for creating these passages was to construct an engaging reading comprehension activity that featured standardized test preparation. I decided that the ...

3-2-1 Closure Activity - Printable Worksheet

This 3-2-1 ELA closure activity worksheet is designed for use after students have read a nonfiction text. There are boxes for students to write three facts they learned, two questions they still have, and one opinion they now have.

Context clues

Context Clues anchor charts! Swipe right to see the different types of context clues I teach. On the second chart, there is plenty of blank…

Context Clues anchor charts! Swipe right to see the different types of context clues I teach. On the second chart, there is plenty of blank…

Text Features

Text Feature Definition Freebies

1st Grade Pumpkin Ideas & a Freebie

Text Feature Definition Freebies

text features for third graders - Google Search

text features for third graders - Google Search

Evidence

Evidence from the text sentence starters.

Giving Text Evidence

Sentence stems/starters

Book talks

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Novel study

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Guided Reading...for those high readers!

Guided Reading...for those high readers!

I really love to teach guided reading groups. It is always interesting and you really get to see how every student is unique in how they learn and process all the information. I like to see them make progress and move up reading levels and also REALLY comprehend what they are reading on another level. Amazing. I know many teachers may have struggled with this question before like I have...What do I do with those high readers? In second grade they are just not quite ready to start literature…

Articles

The best, most simple way to improve reading and writing skills is to read and write a lot. Article of the Week is getting my kids reading…

The best, most simple way to improve reading and writing skills is to read and write a lot. Article of the Week is getting my kids reading…

Spelling

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Ideas

Library musical chairs

Library Musical Chairs - Library Learners

Library musical chairs is a terrific game to promote reading and incorporate technology with Google Form surveys.

Who what where when why how

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Homophones

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Author purpose

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Reading workshop

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Prefixes and suffixes

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Text structure

Thirteen Ideas for Teaching Text Structures |

Thirteen Ideas for Teaching Text Structures

Thirteen Ideas for Teaching Text Structures |

Cause and Effect

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Reading levels

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Reading fluency

Middle School Students

With so many of my kids struggling with reading fluency, I worked to make it a part of my daily engagement with students, a Tier 1 intervention that the majority of the class could benefit from.

Reading fluency is about more than just pace, accuracy, and smoothness. It is also about expression! I share my process for teaching expression in fluency in this blog post, which includes a discussion of how punctuation marks influence expression and fluency. Get all of the tips in this post!

Teaching Expression in Fluency

Reading fluency is about more than just pace, accuracy, and smoothness. It is also about expression! I share my process for teaching expression in fluency in this blog post, which includes a discussion of how punctuation marks influence expression and fluency. Get all of the tips in this post!

Strategies

Making Your Thinking Visible With Graphic Organizers

Making Your Thinking Visible With Graphic Organizers - The Classroom Key

Freebie! One of the keys to teaching reading comprehension is showing kids how proficient readers think about text. Teachers have to find a way to make their thinking visible. One way is with graphic organizers. Here is a free set: The first one is filled in with the steps for growing…

Intervention

High Interest Low Readability Books for Struggling Readers

If you teach an older struggling reader, you know what a challenge motivation can be. Many of them have said, “I can’t,” for so long when it comes to reading, that the label reluctant reader doesn’t even begin to tell the half of it. By the time a child is in upper elementary school {4th/5th grades}, ... Read More about High Interest Low Readability Books for Struggling Readers

Foldables/organizers

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Questions

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Main idea

FREE Main Idea for 3rd - 5th Grades

This Main Idea freebie will help your students practice main idea reading strategies using a high interest passage about a large Ferris wheel called the London Eye. The main idea passages are differentiated into three different reading levels which work well for most third, fourth, and fifth graders...

Download 12 free main idea mystery bag ideas that you can use in the classroom.

5 Fail-Proof Ways to Teach Main Idea | A Love of Teaching

Download 12 free main idea mystery bag ideas that you can use in the classroom.

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FREE Main Idea for 3rd - 5th Grades

This Main Idea freebie will help your students practice main idea reading strategies using a high interest passage about a large Ferris wheel called the London Eye. The main idea passages are differentiated into three different reading levels which work well for most third, fourth, and fifth graders...

Reading Games: 12 Nonfiction Passages with Comprehension Questions

This resource contains 12 nonfiction reading passages. Beneath each passage, there are six multiple choice comprehension questions. My main purpose for creating these passages was to construct an engaging reading comprehension activity that featured standardized test preparation. I decided that the ...

Series kids love (and their parents do, too) – Modern Mrs Darcy

Finding good books to read can be tough. When you get hooked on a series, […]

20 Quintessential Books for 6-8 Year Olds - Babywise Mom

Books for 6-8 year olds. Books for elementary-age children that they will love to read. These make great read alouds, also.

What are Accelerated Reader Levels & What Books to Buy!

Here's a list of Accelerated Reader levels by color. Find AR books according to your child's reading level and purchase them for less here too!

High Interest Low Readability Books for Struggling Readers

If you teach an older struggling reader, you know what a challenge motivation can be. Many of them have said, “I can’t,” for so long when it comes to reading, that the label reluctant reader doesn’t even begin to tell the half of it. By the time a child is in upper elementary school {4th/5th grades}, ... Read More about High Interest Low Readability Books for Struggling Readers

Texting in the Classroom - The Brown Bag Teacher

Our students are saturated in a world of technology. As educators there is immediate buy-in when we connections between our students’ real worlds and our classrooms. One of my favorite (free) resources to do this is called ifaketext. It allows users to create faux iPhone text conversations. The website lets you fit between 35 and...

3-2-1 Closure Activity - Printable Worksheet

This 3-2-1 ELA closure activity worksheet is designed for use after students have read a nonfiction text. There are boxes for students to write three facts they learned, two questions they still have, and one opinion they now have.

Middle School Students

With so many of my kids struggling with reading fluency, I worked to make it a part of my daily engagement with students, a Tier 1 intervention that the majority of the class could benefit from.

Download 12 free main idea mystery bag ideas that you can use in the classroom.

5 Fail-Proof Ways to Teach Main Idea | A Love of Teaching

Download 12 free main idea mystery bag ideas that you can use in the classroom.

List of Pixar Shorts.pdf - Google Drive

List of Pixar Shorts.pdf - Google Drive

Such a fun activity for the beginning of the school year and a great way to review nonfiction text features!

About Me Lapbook With Nonfiction Text Features

Such a fun activity for the beginning of the school year and a great way to review nonfiction text features!

Anchor Chart Character Traits- This chart is designed to help students differentiate character traits with character feelings! (image only)

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Anchor Chart Character Traits- This chart is designed to help students differentiate character traits with character feelings! (image only)

The best, most simple way to improve reading and writing skills is to read and write a lot. Article of the Week is getting my kids reading…

The best, most simple way to improve reading and writing skills is to read and write a lot. Article of the Week is getting my kids reading…

Context Clues anchor charts! Swipe right to see the different types of context clues I teach. On the second chart, there is plenty of blank…

Context Clues anchor charts! Swipe right to see the different types of context clues I teach. On the second chart, there is plenty of blank…

Get your students builder words with this literacy activity. Students choose 16 letters and then build as many words as they can. This word work center is great for first grade, second grade, third grade and fourth grade.

Make a Word Folder

Get your students builder words with this literacy activity. Students choose 16 letters and then build as many words as they can. This word work center is great for first grade, second grade, third grade and fourth grade.