Reading Resources

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Teach Your Child to Read - Great list of questions/statements for teachers and/or students to use during guided reading! - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading Activities, Teaching Literature, Guided Reading Groups, Kindergarten Writing, Reading Response

Stuff Students Say and Other Classroom Treasures

Read about the funny stuff students say in my classroom and get intermediate teaching ideas!

Bookmarks: language for classroom collaboration. Use these to help your students… Bookmarks: language for classroom collaboration. Use these to help your students communicate with groups, patterns, or whole class discussion. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Cooperative Learning Strategies, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, 21st Century Skills, Critical Thinking

Hennessey's Homeroom

Bookmarks: language for classroom collaboration. Use these to help your students communicate with groups, patterns, or whole class discussion. 21st century skills.

This is full of GREAT ideas. A must read for teachers of tested subjects in elementary! Standardized Test Prep Tips - Teacher Trap 6th Grade Ela, Reading Test, Third Grade Reading, Reading Intervention, Fourth Grade, Teaching Reading, Seventh Grade, Reading Skills, Reading Assessment

Stress Free Test Prep!

Take the mystery out of reading passages by hacking up those questions and doing some hands on work with kids. Great reading test prep!

Classroom Management Tool - Small group STOP sign to display to help minimize interruptions (free). First Grade Classroom, Classroom Behavior, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Borders, Classroom Pictures, Classroom Expectations, Classroom Layout

Classroom Communication Tools (Freebies)

One of my passions as a teacher has always been finding and implementing new classroom management strategies! Having anywhere from 20-36 students (depending on my grade level) made it necess…

Read and Find Picture Puzzles – Short Vowels and Long Vowels - Colorful Dreams Kindergarten Nursery Literacy Games, Phonics Activities, Kindergarten Activities, Short Vowel Activities, Literacy Year 1, Long Vowel Worksheets, Letter Sound Activities, Phonemic Awareness Activities, Pre Reading Activities

Read and Find Picture Puzzles - Short Vowels and Long Vowels

Read and Find Picture Puzzle Activity. Students will have so much fun completing these read and find activities! They are so versatile and can be assembled in so many ways. Print and laminate them to use during literacy rotations or print the black & white version to use them as worksheets. They are a great way to have students practice their CVC words and long vowel words. This pack includes both color and BW mats for short vowels and long vowels. A total of 10 unique mats are included (20…

Using Mentor texts to assist in teaching reading skills is a fun way to teach 10 reading skills in 10 weeks with the book ideas and digital or printable graphic organizers. Perfect for your upper elementary students. Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading Lessons, Learning, Close Reading, Mentor Sentences, Writing Mentor Texts, Teaching Themes

Introducing 10 Reading Skills in 10 Weeks!

Whether you are introducing or reviewing, your students will need practice with basic reading comprehension lessons. These mentor texts are perfect for teaching students to make connections, ask questions, make inferences, describe story elements, visualize, describe the point of view, determine the theme or main idea, compare and contrast, summarize, or synthesize.

Books for Making Inferences and Predictions fantastic texts for teaching kids to read between the lines This Reading Mama Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Kids, Learning, Guided Reading, Inference Activities, Reading Response

Books for Making Inferences and Predictions

Books for Making Inferences and Predictions ~ fantastic texts for teaching kids to "read between the lines" | This Reading Mama

 Find and hightlight the nouns, verbs and adjectives in the word search using the color code. Then write the words in ABC order. Nouns And Verbs Worksheets, Adjectives Activities, Nouns And Adjectives, Adverbs, Kindergarten Worksheets, Teaching Grammar, Grammar Lessons, Teaching Reading, Teaching English

Summer Review Packets!

Grammar Word Search! Find and hightlight the nouns, verbs and adjectives in the word search using the color code. Then write the words in ABC order. Fun summer learning!

Analyzing Poetry Freebie Freebie: This poetry page can be used to help your students with analyzing poems that you choose. It is intended for upper elementary students working in pairs, in guided reading groups, or independently. Third Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Groups, Poetry Unit, Writing Poetry, Essay Writing, Poetry For Kids, Poetry Lessons, Teaching Poetry

Analyzing Poetry Freebie

This poetry page can be used to help your students with analyzing poems that you choose. It is intended for upper elementary students working in pairs, in guided reading groups, or independently. I enjoyed using it with poems by Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, Brod Baggert, and Ken Nesbitt. Ta...

3 FREE - Respond to Text Printables - use during independent reading center - reading workshop - homework, book reports, reader's response notebook Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Resources, Teaching Ideas, Reading Logs, Teaching Time, Close Reading

3 - Respond to Text Printables

I have used the reading workshop model for about 8 years now. It has changed a lot over the years! One thing that has stayed the same is the ‘Respond to Text’ station. This is a time where students get to write about their reading. The station stays the same all year, but the activities in the station change. Below is a list of activities you can add to your ‘Respond to Text’ station at the beginning of the year. 1. Bookmark Book Report At the beginning of the year, some students struggle to…

Interest Inventory: In Cunningham on page the importance of teaching in a way that included students interest will peak student engagement. I do not feel that this would involve any of the Big Interest Inventory Elementary, Reading Interest Inventory, Reading Interest Survey, Reading Survey, 2nd Grade Reading, Reading Tutoring, Reading Assessment, Reading Intervention, Student Reading

Reading Interest Survey - Primary

Before you start any beginning of year reading assessments, ask your students what kinds of books they prefer. This information helps me as a teacher know what types of books to have available, as well as shows students that I am interested in what they like. ...

Free Weekly and Daily to do lists. Just print and copy. Six different formats to choose from. Teaching Time, Free Teaching Resources, Teacher Resources, Organized Teacher, Teacher Organization, Teacher Binder, Beginning Of School, New School Year, Middle School

FREEBIE Weekly To-Do List

FREE!!! Weekly and Daily to do lists. Just print and copy. Six different formats to choose from.

Strategies for teaching addition and subtraction using open number lines, a Common Core grade math skill Teaching Addition, Math Addition, Number Line Activities, Math Activities, Math Resources, Math Games, Teaching Numbers, Math Numbers, Open Number Line

Open Number Lines Explained - The Classroom Key

Strategies for teaching addition and subtraction using open number lines, a Common Core 2nd grade math skill