A Literate Life - Anchor Charts
GREAT site. And the creator is right, don't feel obligated to use the exact wording. It's a start to anchor my students learning and then we can adapt to meet our classroom needs and books we are reading! LOVE!!!
Informational Literacy Unit
Due to an overwhelming request by the devoted readers of this blog, I am revising this original post to include pdf's of the Guidelines for Critical Thinking rubric and the Code of Cooperation. Scroll down to find them in context. **Also note, I've recently posted my newest Common Core Information Text Reading bundle** If information literacy is central to success, survival, schooling, workplace and the community, then the teaching of information literacy and all the skills that it entails…
Questioning Anchor Chart- This one shows that there are different levels of questions that students can ask and answer about their readings. I really appreciate how they have broken them down for the students to show what questions will be answered directly by the text, and which ones the students will have to answer based on what they learned from the text.
3 Simple Strategies to Develop Students' Critical Thinking | eLanguages
This week we’ve focused on critical thinking using the model developed by the Foundation for Critical Thinking. By now you’re probably excited about the incredible potential that these tools hold…and a little overwhelmed. Where to start... | eLanguages
Reading Response Questions Sticky Notes
These reading comprehension sticky notes are an awesome way to help students keep their thoughts organized during independent reading time. There are over 120 reading comprehension questions that cover a variety of skills such as plot structure, theme, summary and cause and effect.