My Fourth Grade Homework Routine
One of the most frequent comments/questions I get from my readers is about my homework routine. My thoughts and feelings on homework hav...
Main Idea Anchor Chart (FREE worksheet included!)
Learning about main idea and supporting details is FUN when you use the ice cream cone analogy! This blog post contains a main idea anchor chart activity and a FREE main idea worksheet. Everything you need for one main idea lesson is available here.
My Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts | One Stop Teacher Shop
Anchor chart inspiration for elementary teachers. Use my Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts for Reading, Math, Grammar, and Writing.
Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Compare and Contrast (Address the standards with this FREE activity!)
This blog post contains a FREE compare and contrast reading activity! Materials are included so you can replicate the compare and contrast anchor chart and lesson for your own upper elementary and middle school students.
Annotating Tips for Close Reading - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
Annotating texts is a powerful strategy for readers. Get tips and strategies to help your students annotate effectively and use their annotations.
A Peek into our Short Text Unit
We are currently in the middle of our Short Text unit in reading workshop and Literary Essay unit in writing workshop. These two units are integrated and students are learning how to read texts closely to lift the level of their interpretation, deepen their comprehension, and strengthen their conversation and writing about reading skills. Students are learning how to leave tracks of thinking on short texts, write patches of thinking by stretching out their interpretation with thinking stems…
Determining Importance & Main Idea: More Anchor Charts
This is a follow-up post with more anchor charts to help children understand main idea. A key part in being able to figure out the...
Great picture about how to do a summary!
Can check your spelling, grammar check, paraphrase, rewrite in simple English and do summaries!