Posts filed under: Reading

Reading Response skills and strategies are important for students to have a better understanding of their reading.  Whether you are reading a chapter book together, assigning book groups, or allowing...
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Are you looking for great literature to introduce to your students in the month of October? You will find some of my favorite October books for upper elementary students.  Read...
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Are you looking for ways to teach cause and effect? I love to think outside the box and find ways to teach reading skills in a variety of ways to...
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If you’re looking for some ideas on how to teach deeper meaning in content areas, then you’re in the right place! Most of the examples that are used below are...
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How do you know if the students are actually reading each night?  For years, I simply had students record their minutes and hope they or their parents were being truthful....
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Are your students having trouble finding answers and citing evidence in their reading? This STEP-BY-STEP process scaffolds through reading strategies to help your students be successful! Students will learn the...
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Do you want cute ideas for February to use in your literacy centers?  Although I have all of these items in my store, I am going to explain how to...
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What is not to love this time of year?  Cool weather, colorful leaves, and the excitement of Halloween!  My favorite story for October is Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe....
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Did you know that students should encounter a word up to 70 times before is is mastered?  NO LIE!  That is why teachers need to provide practice, practice, practice for...
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I am so stinking excited to teach Secret Garden this year.  I took my old version of the unit activities and completely did a facelift!  You won’t even recognize it!...
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