Join TeamTom Testers and Receive Free Teaching Resources Each Month!
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Save Download the PDF of the Reading Level Chart Save As PDF Save Reading Level Chart I want to give you a reading level correlation chart (at bottom of page) and an explanation of text leveling. With a surge in guided reading over the last five years, more and more teachers and students are working with […]Continue reading
Ideas, details, evidence, support, analytical thinking, strategic thinking…these all have one thing in common. They are easier to achieve when students have practice with meta-cognitive skills. Organizing thought is one meta-cognitive skill that can increase learning in any classroom. Organizing Thought Through your life and during school you struggled with thoughts. A teacher said something […]Continue reading