Characters/Story Elements

Collection by Kathy Morrison

Kathy Morrison
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 Skills, Writing Skills, Reading Comprehension, Writing Tips, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Activities, 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 (...

This link provides a list of eight reading comprehension activities that can be played in differently sized groups. Directions, images, and additional links provide important information for creating these activities. Retelling Activities, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Story Elements Activities, Retelling Rope, Summarizing Activities, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Therapy Activities

Follow the Yellow Brick Road Retelling - Cara Carroll

I’m back today to report to you that I DID NOT have to suck it up and eat the larva for snack today. And…PTL…I remembered my math & literacy stations AND I got a full 7 hours sleep…minus 30 minutes here and there thanks to a cover hogging husband :) Yes friends, today was MUCH …

Guided Reading question cubes made from foam dollar store dice! These can be used for guided reading questions, story elements, and more. Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Groups, Reading School, Partner Reading, Reading Classes, Reading Comprehension Games, Teaching Ideas

Question Cubes and Prompt Sticks

I had these great dice from the dollar store. I got two for a dollar. I decided that I would use some of them as question cubes for Guided ...

Permanently Primary: Focus Wall and a Freebie! Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Literacy Activities, Teaching Reading, Free Reading, Guided Reading, Learning, Character Activities

Focus Wall and a Freebie!

Hey bloggy friends! Long time, no see! Let me tell you, getting into the groove of this year has been C-R-A-Z-Y! After 3 weeks of gatheri...

 alliteration hyperbole idioms metaphors personification onomatopoeia similes by shopportunity Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teaching English, 4th Grade Writing Prompts, Teaching Poetry, Primary Teaching, Planning School, 4th Grade Reading, E Mc2

ELA & Math Word Wall Cards

Free word wall cards and interactive notebook inserts for fractions and figurative language. Each card has a definition and an illustrated example. With this resource, students will identify, define, and use academic vocabulary every day.Related ResourcesELA Word WallMath Word WallScience Word WallS...

Primary source essay rubric example Primary Source Essay - 6 - 8 pages, English homework help. Some example questions include the. ENGL 106 Grading Rubric for Primary Source Essay. Retelling Activities, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Reading Test, Graphic Organisers, Monster Classroom, First Grade Writing

Graphic Organizers

Monster themed graphic organizers! Download the preview for a FREEBIE! Included: - "text-to-self" connection - "text-to-text" connection - "text-to-world" connection - two character analysis graphic organizers - story map with and without lines (characters, settings, problem solution) - compare...

Teaching Young Children How to Ask Questions {A Common Core Standard} - Andrea Knight Speech Language Therapy, Speech And Language, Speech Therapy, Language Arts, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Teaching Grammar, Learning, Comprehension Strategies

Teaching Young Children How to Ask Questions

This is a fun, age-appropriate set of materials that can be used to teach young children how to ask questions (who, where, when, what, why, and how) when they are reading and writing. I created these materials after realizing that simply saying and posting the question words wasn't effective for ou...

Love this idea! "Retelling Rope" (with Wizard of Oz) characters. includes printables to go with it! So stinkin' cute! :) Can't wait to set one of these bad boys. Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Retelling Activities, Teaching Ideas, Reading Groups, Guided Reading

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This would be a great class activity about sequencing. The class can read a story together, and then there could be a class discussion talking about the different story elements, specifically focusing on the elements: in the beginning, next, then, and finally.

great idea for comprehension! One Extra Degree - read to someone ideas Daily 5 Reading, 3rd Grade Reading, Reading Lessons, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Third Grade, Guided Reading, Daily Five Cafe, Daily 3

Read to Someone - One Extra Degree

I wrote a pretty extensive post HERE about my Word Work center, but there have been several questions about the contents of my other tubs. Today, I’m focusing solely on my Read to Someone area, but keep your eyes peeled for the other centers throughout the week. Please be aware of the fact that I …

Reading Posters FREEBIE FREEBIE Reading posters: This set of 8 posters reminds students of the questions they need to ask themselves during reading Library Activities, Art Therapy Activities, Reading Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading

Reading Posters FREEBIE

Reading Posters FREEBIE This set of 8 posters reminds students of the questions they need to ask themselves whilst reading to make it more meaningful. These include questions about the characters, plot, setting, reason for reading, text type, etc. A half page and full page set is available. Don'...

Thinking About Our Reading posters and sentence stems are designed to help you introduce and practice the skills needed by young readers to understand the text that they hear and read. The skills include: Making and Adjusting Predictions Making Conne Reading Comprehension Strategies, Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Literacy Activities, Sentence Stems, Sentence Starters

Reading Strategy Posters Sentence Stem Starters | Distance Learning

Reading strategy sentence stem starters using the 'Thinking About Our Reading' posters are designed to help you introduce and practice the skills needed by young readers to understand the text that they hear and read. Included in this product:★ 8 posters covering the following reading strategies:Ma...

Yes, we can teach our primary students to think while they read. Now, age appropriate comprehension cards for primary! Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Read To Someone, Read To Self, Thing 1, Common Core Reading

Comprehension Cards for Primary

Use these discussion cards to provide cues for finding story elements from a narrative text or main idea and details from an expository text. Each student or small group has a set of cards made specifically for narrative and/or expository text. I have included a set of cards for both types of text.