Reading Response Pages for Literature (PRINT & DIGITAL)
Get students thinking deeply about their reading! A huge collection of response pages designed in an engaging notebook format. Use individually or create customized reader’s notebook packets. Use with virtually any piece of literature. Differentiated at three levels. Common Core aligned. Perfect for guided reading, book clubs, and practicing key reading skills. (Gr 2-5) $
Analyzing Informational Text Manila Folders & Annotation Stations + DIGITAL
Analyzing informational text | Whole class activity | Graddes 7-12 | Works with ANY text
Book Club Printables for Upper Elementary
Looking for a change of pace during this CRAZY spring season? My students and I absolutely LOVE Book Clubs! They are a great way to keep things academic, while taking a bit of a break from your usual reading routines. I typically do Book Clubs during the weeks of statewide testing.
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Literature Circle Guidelines: You will have completed all assigned weekly reading. You will have completed a weekly role sheet. You will have completed one item from the Novel Study Choice...
ELA Relay: An Elementary Reading Game — The Simple Classroom
Fun reading game to practice cause and effect with elementary students. Reading activity for test prep or test review. ELA fun game for elementary classroom. 2nd grade reading game with nonfiction passages. Close reading game 2nd grade.
Making Inferences - Ashleigh's Education Journey
Detective Inferences is the best way to teach inferencing with students! Watch them actively engage in the drama to infer the top secret cases!
Summer Reading Creative Novel Project for Any Novel or Story Character Head
Includes rubric with 15 check points. Rubric guides students to a high quality product. Includes character head template. Includes pictures of 10+ student examples. Great for summer reading projects.
Classroom Writing Centers: VIDEO TOUR — The Simple Classroom
Creative writing projects for 2nd and 3rd grade students. Writing center organization that only needs to be changed out once every month or two. Organization for long-term projects and centers.
American Revolution Hands-On Activities for Middle School
Bring history to life for middle school students with hands-on American Revolution activities. These are a fun way to add writing and art into history studies.
A poetry strategy that works for upper elementary
When our standards changed and poetry was suddenly really important, a lot of us had to re-evaluate our approach. Poetry was being tested o...
Poetry Books for Kids
April is National Poetry Month, a time when we celebrate poets and their craft. Poetry is playful and introduces language to children in a unique way. Poems can provide a window into another world where we can understand the lives, perspectives, and experiences of different people and places. The best place I have found poems to share with kids is through books. Not all poetry books are created equal, so here are some of my favorite poetry books for kids.
Poetry Books for Children + Poetry Study Unit | Mommy Evolution
Poetry books for children are one of those rich resources that I think parents often overlook. And many of these make for wonderful gifts for kids!