Boost reading levels easily with reading comprehension warm-ups that embed daily spiral review of the most critical reading skills: word study, fluency, main ideas and details, and making inferences. Learn how these no-prep warm-ups will help!
What is the difference between guided reading and small-group instruction for reading? Knowing the difference will drastically improve learning in your reading classroom.
Holidays Around the World & Christmas Around the World are high-interest topics. Keep it rigorous & engaging with these teaching resources!
Students love these close reading passages with high-interest Christmas Around the World. Teachers love the critical thinking!
Help your students dig deeper into informational text with these holiday-themed close reading passages and questions focused on Christmas Around the World.
The Christmas Around the World Close Reading passages include sentence stems and short answer responses that focus on critical thinking and using text evidence to make inferences.
You’re going to enjoy this new product line – Nonfiction Text Feature Scavenger Hunts! In this post, you will see: How the Scavenger Hunt Increases Learning. When to Use the Scavenger Hunt. What’s in the Text Feature Scavenger Hunt? Here’s a quick overview video, and then we’ll get into the details. Text Feature Scavenger […]
Reading lessons are made better with the right graphic organizer. Here are three organizers that can help you scaffold student learning of order of events, sequencing, and summarizing. Download and use as needed to help your students master the reading process! Sequencing Basic Graphic OrganizerThis graphic organizer focuses on three main events in a story […]
SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSeptember 11, 2001 was a tragic day in American history. The terror attacks remain a horrific memory for who were alive on 9/11.However, there were many stories of heroism that deserve to be told. Todd Beamer was an American hero on Flight 93 on September 11th. Todd Beamer Lesson Plan BundleThis Todd Beamer lesson plan […]
Hurricane Harvey overstayed its welcome and left a mess in its path. From Corpus Christi and Rockport to San Antonio back to Houston and Lake Conroe and now towards Beaumont and Louisiana – water is everywhere.In the face of this catastrophic disaster, there is something more powerful than wind, rain, and floods. The strength of […]
We created a Growth Mindset Activities Bundle, so you can help students focus on the most important goal of education: learning.As I shared in a previous post, a growth mindset helps students:focus on learning, not just gradestake control of their effortsunderstand the effort is more important than merely being “smart”talent is developed, you aren’t just “good […]
TPT Back to School Sale 2Did you miss our first back to school sale? Don’t worry. Because we are announcing TPT Back to School Sale 2!Everything is discounted – teaching resources for reading, math, social studies, science. Discover the best task cards, warm-ups, games, videos, and more.So, while you’re gearing up for a new school […]
Fluency Warm-Ups for Word Study Fluency Warm-Ups are rolling out! The unit Fluency 2, is in the free Word Study Warm-Ups course and is uploading as I type this sentence. In these fluency warm-ups, students will: Build word recognition skills. Increase automaticity with decoding skills. Discover vowel digraphs. Sort words. Meet the new Professor Pike! […]
This TPT Back to School Sale is ah-ma-zzzzing! Yes, everything in the our TeachersPayTeachers store is 25% off.And some TPT products are up to 50% off! (see below)Now is the time to stock up on reading task cards, math task cards, station work, PowerPoints for Google Classroom, videos for flipped classes, and other engaging resources.Who […]
SaveSaveSaveSaveDifferentiation Stations by Chris Skierski Suppose for a moment that you were teaching someone to ride a bicycle. After a week of teaching and practice, you gave that child a test and discovered that she could not stop well, had trouble balancing, and every time she turned to the left she fell down. What would you […]
SaveBack to school activities are important for building a strong class culture and engaging students in the right work on the first days of school! How do you build community and teamwork in the first few days of school? How do you teach students to the class norms, learn their strengths, and allow them to […]
Students need skills, you know that. But so many skills they need in life have nothing to do with coursework! Look at this quote from Dr. David J. Huber: So what are those skills that aren’t in the curriculum? How do we teach them? Skills that Aren’t on the Test The state test […]
Summarizing Video Lesson Bundle Get ready to take your literacy instruction multi-modal! This new summarizing lesson bundle has video, cartoon, guided notes, student talk, writing, speaking, listening, and reading. Mini-Lesson Video Mini-Lesson to guide students through the basics. Short Story Two short stories for summarizing guided practice. Cartoons To engage and scaffold language learners. Reading […]