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!
So, there’s a bit of an announcement for 2018! The long-awaited comprehension and vocabulary warm-ups are in the final stages and almost ready to release to you in the first weeks of January! Sign up in the link below to ensure that you receive the insider details and invitation.
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 […]
Solving Equations Scavenger HuntThis is a great way to engage middle school math students! solving equations scavenger hunt can help your 7th and 8th grade students in many ways. Do your students need more practice with solving equations with variables on both sides? thumbs-o-up Do you want an active engagement practice activity that is aligned […]
Integer OperationsAre you looking for an engaging way for your students to practice Integer Operations? Do you need them to be aligned with STAAR? Are you looking for ways to connect Integer Operations to pictorial or concrete models?We created these Integer Operations Task Cards for you and your 6th grade class.Integer Operations Task Cards 6th […]
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
We are excited to give to you our newest FREE teaching resource to help engage your students and increase learning! Spiralwarmups.com. It’s word study bundled into 3-6 minutes of no-prep, just turn on and learn warm-ups. The warm-ups are designed to spiral the essential reading and writing skills. >>Tap Here to Sign Up<< Daily Word […]
Would a coach prepare a track team on a baseball field? Would a dance teacher prepare dancers at a library? Of course not! Then why are teachers given resources that do not align with the test their students are going to take? It doesn’t make sense. There is such a gap between the textbooks […]
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 […]
September 11th Bundles Teachers give it all each and every day. We want to give to you. This is why we put together #teachingbundles and lesson bundles. They are free or reduced prices! The idea is to pack a handful of resources such as videos, foldables, task cards, PowerPoints, and other instructional resources in one […]