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Reading Comprehension Strategies

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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, Guided Reading, Retelling Rope, Shared Reading, Story Elements Activities, Teaching Ideas, Kids Reading

Follow the Yellow Brick Road Retelling

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 & literac...

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Common Core Based Writing Rubrics and Writing Samples For Kindergarten- Free!

In this post, I am going to give you three different free downloadable writing rubrics that I made that are based strictly on the Common Co...

 AMAZING freebie to use for story maps. Perfect for Kindergarten to sketch their plans before writing! :)AMAZING freebie to use for story maps. Perfect for Kindergarten to sketch their plans before writing! 1st Grade Writing, First Grade Reading, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Student Teaching, Narrative Writing For Kindergarten, Teaching Plot, Start Writing, Thinking Maps

Story Map Freebie!

We are starting our unit on Bears! Last week we read many versions of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Part of our work on the story included this story map. It is made for kindergarten students, but would be appropriate for first grade too. They drew pictures to show their ideas and then I labeled the drawing or wrote the dictation about what what happening in each part of the story. First, the kiddos worked on the setting and characters. I love this colorful busy picture that includes all…

Teach Your Child to Read - A Day in First Grade - Reading Comprehension and Writing Skills - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. First Grade Reading Comprehension, 1st Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Reading, First Grade Classroom, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Reading Response, Guided Reading

A Day in First Grade - Fabulous In First

A few years ago I wrote this post about our day in first grade. That was back in 2011 and our days have changed a bit, so I thought I’d take you through a typical day and include as many photos as I could, to give you a little peek of a typical day in my ... Read more

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WH Question Flip-It Book FREEBIE

WH Question Flip-It Book FREEBIE This 12-page WH Question Flip-It Book FREEBIE resource includes WH Question FLIP-IT Book for Who What Where When question types.

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Parts of a Story Song | Parts of a Story

Parts of a Story Song This is a great song to teach children the parts of a story. The music, rhythm, and illustrations go well together to teach the basic elements of of a story including characters, setting, problem, beginning, middle, and end. Fantastic song to introduce or review the parts…

or Grade Main Idea Worksheet about Storms After reading a brief passage about storms, students are prompted to write the main idea and 3 details.After reading a brief passage about storms, students are prompted to write the main idea and 3 details. Reading Comprehension Worksheets, Reading Passages, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Fluency, Guided Reading, Summarizing Worksheets, Synonym Worksheet

1st or 2nd Grade Main Idea Worksheet about Storms

After reading a brief passage about storms, students are prompted to write the main idea and 3 details.

 Wishy-Washy's Christmas book study companion literacy activities, perfect for Christmas in the classroom! Packed with fun literacy ideas and guided reading activities. PreK-K Guided Reading Activities, Farm Activities, Classroom Activities, Spring Activities, Christmas Activities, Kindergarten Literacy, Kindergarten Christmas, Preschool Farm, Literacy Games

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Use different sentence frames to increase text connections. Help students connect the text to themselves, other texts, and the world using a graphic organizer and sentence frames. Increase reading comprehension with text connections. Middle School Reading, 5th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Ela, Grade 3, Middle School English, 8th Grade English, Fifth Grade, Reading Intervention, Reading Skills

Increase Text Connections With Sentence Frames

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Wondering What a Word Means: Plus 20 Additional Anchor Charts to Teach Reading Comprehension Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Stamina, Reading Tree, Reading Logs, Teaching Spanish, The Reading Strategies Book

35 Anchor Charts That Nail Reading Comprehension

When you want students to understand what reading looks like.

Teaching story elements can get monotonous and boring over time for our kiddos so I try and make it fun! Teaching Story Elements with a Pixar Short - FREEBIE. As a culminating assessment, practice, or. Reading Lessons, Writing Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Writing Skills, Teaching Plot, Teaching Themes

Story Elements FREEBIE

Teaching story elements can get monotonous and boring over time for our kiddos so I try and make it fun! As a culminating assessment, practice, or just review throughout the year, I use Disney Pixar Shorts to practice these story elements. The kiddos LOVE practicing this way, and really seem to gra...

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I have been using these Retelling Gloves for years with my Firsties and they LOVE, LOVE, LOVE them! It is a great way to help the students hold themselves accountable for their reading in a concrete, hands-on way. My students keep their gloves right in Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Literacy Activities, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Time

I have been using these Retelling Gloves for years with my Firsties and they LOVE, LOVE, LOVE them!!! It is a great way to help the students hold themselves accountable for their reading in a concrete, hands-on way. My students keep their gloves right in their Reading Workshop folders with their books. Some choose to put their glove on each time they finish reading a book, but some LOVE their Retelling Gloves so much, they put it on first, and then keep it on during the entire reading time!

Conferencing with Comprehension 'Fix-Up' Strategy Cards - The Creative Apple Teaching Resources Small Group Reading, Close Reading, Guided Reading Groups, Guided Math, Fixer Up, Reading Conference, First Grade Reading, Reading School, Reading Specialist

Conferencing with Comprehension 'Fix-Up' Strategy Cards - The Creative Apple Teaching Resources

Do your students struggle with comprehension? It doesn’t matter what grade you teach, there are just some students who have difficulty understanding what they read. There are many reasons why this can happen. It could be a complex plot, too many characters, too much action, just a boring book, or it could be a bigger issue. Regardless of what is causing the breakdown of comprehension, there are things you can do as a reading teacher to not only help correct it, but to resolve the issue all…