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DONE Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer. Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Writing Tips, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources

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 (or nightmares). Some of us go on a Pinterest spree. We walk through Target and ask ourselves "What do I 'need' from the dollar section?" You don't do this? Okay, maybe it's just me. Anyway, we are also thinking about what were some of our students' challenges last year, and how we will address them this year. My third and fourth graders had difficulty with…

Reading Strategies Task Card Bundle 648 reading skills cards Grab this money-saving bundle of reading strategy task cards! More than 600 cards covering a variety of standards. Inference, Main Idea, Summarizing, Finding the Theme, and so much more! Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Task Cards, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading

Reading Strategies Task Card Bundle 648 reading skills cards

Grab this money-saving bundle of reading strategy task cards! More than 600 cards covering a variety of standards. Inference, Main Idea, Summarizing, Finding the Theme, and so much more! #taskcards #readingstrategies #reading

My Currently Reading product allows for students to display the book they are currently reading and to see what their classmates are reading. It also helps teachers keep track of the books their students are reading. & Two different versions are available 6th Grade Ela, 5th Grade Classroom, 5th Grade Reading, School Classroom, Third Grade, Classroom Decor, Future Classroom, Fourth Grade, Classroom Libraries

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My Currently Reading product allows for students to display the book they are currently reading and to see what their classmates are reading. It also helps teachers keep track of the books their students are reading. • Two different versions are available

Reading Response Sticky Note Template I absolutely love how these sticky note templates help my grade students jot down their thoughts while indepndently reading. They cover a variety of skills like comparing and contrasting, making inferences, and cau Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Logs, Guided Reading Groups, Reading Intervention Classroom, Ar Reading, Reading Response Activities, Teaching Literature

Reading Response Template | Digital and Print - Distance Learning

I absolutely love how these sticky note templates help my 4th grade students jot down their thoughts while indepndently reading. They cover a variety of skills like comparing and contrasting, making inferences, and cause and effect and are just the right size for upper elemetnary students.

Teach Your Child to Read This post shares 10 reading center ideas for upper elementary students that are rigorous and engaging. Several freebies on this post. Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Stations, Guided Reading Groups, Reading Centers, Reading Lessons, Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Literacy Centers, Reading Center Ideas

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.

If you are teaching Theme, The Bad Seed is a great book to use as a Mentor Text ., EDUCATİON, If you are teaching Theme, The Bad Seed is a great book to use as a Mentor Text for Upper Elementary! 4th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Third Grade, Fourth Grade Writing, Reading Themes, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Reading Books

12 Mentor Texts Your Students Will Love for Teaching Theme

If you are teaching Theme, The Bad Seed is a great book to use as a Mentor Text for Upper Elementary!

To Organize Small Groups for Math Workshop Using four math groups for M. Workshop allows for a targeted schedule and make pre planning easier.Using four math groups for M. Workshop allows for a targeted schedule and make pre planning easier. Math Rotations, Math Centers, Numeracy, Maths 3e, Guided Math Groups, Daily 5 Math, Math Blocks, Fifth Grade Math, Daily 3 Math Third Grade

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.

Taking tests is uncomfortable! Easily slipped into a notebook or binder, this flippable 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 Test Taking Skills, Test Taking Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Study Skills, Leadership Activities, Comprehension Strategies, Group Activities, Reading Comprehension

Testing-Taking Strategies Foldable

Taking tests is uncomfortable! Easily slipped into a notebook or binder, this flippable 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.

Four Ways to Dig Deeper with The Reading Strategies Book reading comprehension strategies The Reading Strategies Book, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Writing Strategies, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Guided Reading Lessons, Reading Books, Reading Activities, Reading Groups

Four Ways to Dig Deeper with The Reading Strategies Book (I Teach. What's Your Superpower?)

If you've been on my blog before, you may have noticed that I'm a HUGE Jennifer Serravallo fan. I'm pretty much trying to live my reading teacher life as the gospel according to Jen. The Reading Stra

Teacher Tips for Asking Better Questions About Books Book Discussions in the Classroom - 23 Teacher Tips Using evidence based terms in reading.Book Discussions in the Classroom - 23 Teacher Tips Using evidence based terms in reading. Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Essay Writing, Literary Essay, Teaching Ideas, Science Writing, Argumentative Writing, Informational Writing

35 Anchor Charts That Nail Reading Comprehension

When you want students to understand what reading looks like.

What is a trifold novel study and how can it help simplify literature circles for your students? Find out more about how you can use this simple foldable format to really dig deep into vocabulary, reading comprehension skills and strategies during your bo Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Literature, Reading Activities, Guided Reading, Learning, Teacher Resources, Reading Comprehension Skills

What are trifold novel studies? - Differentiated Teaching

What is a trifold novel study and how can it help simplify literature circles for your students? Find out more about how you can use this simple foldable format to really dig deep into vocabulary, reading comprehension skills and strategies during your book clubs or novel studies.

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 This list is f… Vocabulary Strategies, Science Vocabulary, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teaching Time, Comprehension Strategies, Fun Classroom Activities, Listening Activities, Spelling Activities

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 This list is f…

Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name by Tedd Arnold Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Reading Skills, Literacy Activities, Reading Room

Visualizing: students have to draw what they hear as the story is read (do not show the pictures until everyone completes their drawings).

This post has lots of ideas for Cause and Effect Using Informational Text! Increase your students' reading comprehension by mastering cause and effect. Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Math Lessons, Reading Comprehension Games, Reading Intervention, Literacy Activities, Third Grade Reading

Cause and Effect Using Informational Text

This post has lots of ideas for Cause and Effect Using Informational Text! Increase your students' reading comprehension by mastering cause and effect. Upper Elementary Snapshots

Making Reader's Workshop Work for You Have you been wanting to use a workshop model in your classroom? Need to learn more. Check out this post to see how the routine works and learn what you can do now to make next year easier. 4th Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Comprehension Activities, Reading Activities, Reading Comprehension, Reading Resources, Reading Lessons

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