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Reading comprehension strategies are designed to help your students learn to read and understand what they read. Reading strategies are an important part of this process. Use any book to support your students as they learn to use background knowledge, visualization, story elements and more.
Easter writing activities are so much fun when you can choose your own adventure! This Easter activity provides students with writing prompts that they can use to make decisions about story elements for their own writing. Post the bunny prints around the room where students stop at each literacy center for a prompt. Work in pairs and indfividually.
This year long writing unit for 2nd and 3rd grade is just what you need to teach writing. Ste-by-step explicit writing lesson with vocabulary cards and support materials such as anchor chart posters, skills based posters and more. There are pre-assessments and guidelines for setting up for success. Each unit uses 4 mentor texts that model good writing skills. Teach your students to write powerful sentences, research writing, opinion writing, narrative writing, poetry...it's all here!
Self assessment for students is a perfect way to help students reflect on what they are learning. This set provides opportunities for self reflection, goal setting and identifying strengths. Self assessment and growth mindset work side by side and this resource is perfect for day to day or student conferences and reporting.
Teaching poetry in the classrom will help your students with reading comprehension, fluency and expression and writing. This poetry unit is full of poems and poetry activities for the whole year. Use the content area poems and seasonal poems to teach poetry skills.
Valentine's Day activities that promote friendship and social emotional learning are always welcome in today's classroom. Valentines day friendship and communication task cards will help your students learn to be good friends. This set also contains Valentine's Day cards to print, vibrant mini posters and coloring sheets.
Not everyone celebrates Christmas. There is no better to way teach about diversity than to let students see themselves in the classroom. This winter, you can teach students about each others' customs, celebrations or just simply what they like to do in the winter time. This resource can be used as a standalone or in conjunction with a Christmas Around the World Set.
Take your students on a journey around the world with this beautiful lap book. Experience the similarities and differences of holidays around the world in 10 countries. Students will read passages about the unique aspects of each holiday celebration.They will learn how to say Merry Christmas in different languages, write about their wish for peace, andn reflect on their own cultural traditions.Flags for these 10 countries make up a colorful display in the middle of this lapbook.
Writing activities for kids are more meaningful when they are based on real life things. This primary writing bulletin board set has everything you need to teach your students how to write. Bright and clear writing visual examples show your students how to communicate for a purpose. Use the open-ended blackline masters that accompany each style of writing over and over again throughout the year.
From beginning story creators to avid young writers, this story studio resource will help you to engage and encourage primary writers. Many formats for differentiation, color and B & W pictures for story starters (characters,setting, events and details). Mix and match elements to use over and over. Draw, write, tell the story. This set is perfect for your writing center or literacy center. It can also be used alongside hands on story workshop with loose parts.
Back to School is made easier when you can find free quality resources that meed the needs of your students in the first week. This social emotional learnign and writing set will help you to develop yours students' positive self essteem and have a smooth transition back to school.
Teaching children to handwrite is important. As they learn to print the letters of the alphabet with more automaticity, they are able to free up working memory to learn more difficult skills like reading and writing. This printing practice booklet is full of full page and 1/2 page printing practice. You will also find teacher tips to teach printing.
Building student identity through choice and interests helps students become motivated learners. This resource is an interactive notebook and helps you to guide your students through Genius Hour step by step. Simple to use and the results to students learning and engagement are POWERFUL!
Perfect for outdoor learning, this Caldecott honor book will have you seeing the outside much differently. This resource will help you teach all about the emotional benefits of outside as well as the practical benefits such as trees that have become chairs in our homes. The illustrations are beautiful and help students to see beyond the words. Teach comparing and contrasting, making a list, using observations and more.