Close Reading for Beginners
This 176 page packet helps tackle many of the questions surrounding close reading. It's designed specifically for primary students (grades K-2). The packet is broken down as follows: -What is Close Reading? -Key Details About Close Reading -What Is the Teacher's Job? -How To Ask Text Dependent Qu...
Think Mark Anchor Chart
Hello I created this for my students at the end of creating our handmade chart to reinforce all of the marks that we make as a class. Students use whatever color sticky note they want as a think mark. I may also used a laminiated sticky note and marker so that we don't waste sticky notes! Hope yo...
The 8 Elements of an Argument Posters (CCSS)
TWO SETS of posters define and provide examples for the 8 Elements of an Argument. Twenty-seven 8.5x11 PDF print-ready posters in total. Posters for each of the 8 terms below, which are defined with a practical example. Note: I updated the definitions/examples/color scheme and added the updated p...
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Reading With Pen in Hand: Teaching Annotation in Close Reading - WeAreTeachers
Annotation is one of those skills that I don’t ever remember learning, even though I use it all the time. Perhaps that’s why it’s one of the most challenging aspects of close reading to teach—we’re teaching students how to do […]
21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills
Close reading is a hot topic that's just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into even closer readers.
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Monday Made It Linky Party
It's time for the weekly Monday Made It linky party hosted by Tara over at 4th Grade Frolics. I can't wait to see what all everyone has made for their classroom! Last week I just made a lesson plan template (that will probably be revised over and over and ov....), and this week I wasn't…
We spent a few days before state testing doing some quick review activities for answering fiction comprehension questions. We had spent A L...
Common Core is all about evidence!! Standard One for all grades is all about showing the evidence!! This is a great Anchor Chart for Textual Evidence Sentence Starters
Common Core is all about evidence!! Standard One for all grades is all about showing the evidence!! This is a great Anchor Chart for Textual Evidence Sentence Starters by fay.m.sandoval