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Fun activities and ideas for teaching reading in upper elementary and middle school. Resources include novel studies, graphic organizers, interactive notebooks, and reading comprehension strategies for fiction and nonfiction texts.

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Learn all about what close reading is and how it will benefit your students! This post has lots of tips and ideas on how to teach your students close reading strategies. These tips & ideas will keep your students engaged and having fun. Also included are some high interest passages to get started close reading in your upper elementary classroom.

Get Started with Close Reading in Upper Elementary

In this blog post, you will find tips to help you get started using close reading strategies in your upper elementary classroom.

Fluent reading is so important for general reading. As a reading interventionist, I have seen first-hand how fluent students have a better understanding and more trusting readers. Take a look at my top 10 tips to. Reading Fluency Activities, Reading Tutoring, Fluency Practice, Reading Intervention, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, 4th Grade Reading, Student Reading

Top 10 Tips for Building Fluent Readers

We have all heard about the shift that happens, usually between second and third grade, when students (should) go from learning to read ...

Teaching Paired Passages is hard! Read this blog post with tips and advice for teaching paired texts and to find resources for your students!   #pairedpassages #pairedtexts #middleschoolela #writinglessons #racestrategy #backtoschoolela #tptblogposts #literacycenters #readingcomprehension Writing Lesson Plans, Writing Lessons, Writing Topics, Teaching Writing, Types Of Reading, Depth Of Knowledge, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Writing Anchor Charts, Guided Practice

Teaching Paired Passages? Read This First!

Want to help your students master paired passages? Read these tips and ideas for increasing understanding of paired texts.

Learn how to make make novel studies and independent reading more meaningful in your upper elementary classroom! This post shares reading strategies and tips for teachers. Students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade are more engaged in guided and independent reading when given choice, authentic books and assignments, and the opportunity to make connections with the text! #upperelementary #ela #readingstrategies #independentreading Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, Middle School Grades, Middle School Classroom, Teaching Science, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Independent Reading

Making Independent Reading More Meaningful to Your Upper Elementary Students

Learn strategies and tips to make independent reading a time to strengthen your upper elementary and middle school grade 4, 5, and 6 students love for reading fiction and nonfiction in your ELA classroom. Ideas are based on the book Disrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers.

Do you hate the KWL chart? Me too! That's why I use this RAN Chart with every opportunity I get, because I think it's a much better nonfiction strategy! Click through to read how the RAN - Reading and Analyzing Nonfiction - chart works. Reading Comprehension Strategies, Reading Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Classroom Resources, Classroom Ideas, Upper Elementary Resources

A Reading and Analyzing Nonfiction Strategy - The Owl Teacher

Hate the KWL chart? Then you need to check out the RAN Chart, which stands for Reading and Analyzing Nonfiction strategy! It's more robust and helpful!

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Highly Effective Strategies for Launching Reading Workshop

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How To Help Your Students Analyze Main Idea and Theme

Teaching Main Idea and Theme What’s a great way to teach main idea and theme that really sticks? I have found some ways that consistently work well with my upper elementary students when we a…

Teach your upper elementary students about the events of the American Revolution! This printable packet includes a nonfiction article, assessment questions, and activities about the Second Continental Congress, Declaration of Independence, George Washington, and important Revolutionary War battles. Can be used as a small group jigsaw activity, a partner reading activity, or independent work. | #samsonsshoppe #socialstudies #upperelementary Partner Reading, Teaching Reading, Upper Elementary Resources, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Social Studies Resources, Reading Worksheets, Middle School Science, Declaration Of Independence, American Revolution

American Revolution Worksheets Activity

Students will learn about the American Revolution through the reading of the printable activity. The worksheets will give students knowledge of the Second Continental Congress, the Declaration of Independence, George Washington, and important Revolutionary War battles. Like this lesson? Check out th...

Learn how to make make novel studies and independent reading more meaningful in your upper elementary classroom! This post shares reading strategies and tips for teachers. Students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade are more engaged in guided and independent reading when given choice, authentic books and assignments, and the opportunity to make connections with the text! #upperelementary #ela #readingstrategies #independentreading Middle School Grades, Middle School Classroom, Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Teaching Science, Teaching Reading, Words Of Radiance, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Independent Reading

Making Independent Reading More Meaningful to Your Upper Elementary Students

Learn strategies and tips to make independent reading a time to strengthen your upper elementary and middle school grade 4, 5, and 6 students love for reading fiction and nonfiction in your ELA classroom. Ideas are based on the book Disrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers.

Learn how to make make novel studies and independent reading more meaningful in your upper elementary classroom! This post shares reading strategies and tips for teachers. Students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade are more engaged in guided and independent reading when given choice, authentic books and assignments, and the opportunity to make connections with the text! #upperelementary #ela #readingstrategies #independentreading Reading Response Activities, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Reading Fluency, Reading Intervention, Reading Resources, Teaching Reading, Independent Reading, All I Ever Wanted, Upper Elementary

Making Independent Reading More Meaningful to Your Upper Elementary Students

Learn strategies and tips to make independent reading a time to strengthen your upper elementary and middle school grade 4, 5, and 6 students love for reading fiction and nonfiction in your ELA classroom. Ideas are based on the book Disrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers.

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Getting Started With Close Reading In Upper Elementary

In this blog post, you will find tips to help you get started using close reading strategies in your upper elementary classroom.

Are you struggling with reluctant readers in your upper elementary classroom? Find out how to encourage independent reading with struggling readers! Check out this post and video for strategies to strengthen your students' reading skills, endurance, and engagement. These tips are perfect for supporting students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade who avoid reading and give up easily! #upperelementary #independentreading #readingstrategies Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Teaching Reading, Reluctant Readers, Struggling Readers, Middle School Teachers, Parents As Teachers, Writing Resources, Writing Activities

Strategies to Encourage Independent Reading in Reluctant Readers

Struggling learners do not want to read independently. Learn about ways to engage your upper elementary and middle school readers back to school year.

Are you struggling with reluctant readers in your upper elementary classroom? Find out how to encourage independent reading with struggling readers! Check out this post and video for strategies to strengthen your students' reading skills, endurance, and engagement. These tips are perfect for supporting students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade who avoid reading and give up easily! #upperelementary #independentreading #readingstrategies Middle School Hacks, Middle School Teachers, Parents As Teachers, School Tips, School Ideas, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Teaching Reading, All About Me Activities

Strategies to Encourage Independent Reading in Reluctant Readers

Struggling learners do not want to read independently. Learn about ways to engage your upper elementary and middle school readers back to school year.

Are you struggling with reluctant readers in your upper elementary classroom? Find out how to encourage independent reading with struggling readers! Check out this post and video for strategies to strengthen your students' reading skills, endurance, and engagement. These tips are perfect for supporting students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade who avoid reading and give up easily! #upperelementary #independentreading #readingstrategies Reading Comprehension Strategies, Reading Fluency, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Teaching Reading, Writing Resources, Reading Tips, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas

Strategies to Encourage Independent Reading in Reluctant Readers

Struggling learners do not want to read independently. Learn about ways to engage your upper elementary and middle school readers back to school year.

This digital short story unit has everything you need to teach The Monkey's Paw in middle school ELA, whether distance learning, homeschooling, or in the classroom!  Engage students and build their reading comprehension skills with these Monkey's Paw activities focused on plot, sequence of events, vocabulary, inferencing, theme, and mood.  #middleschoolela #themonkeyspaw #distancelearning Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, The Monkey's Paw, Upper Elementary Resources, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Vocabulary Practice, Blended Learning, Middle School Science

The Monkey's Paw Digital Unit for Distance Learning

Review literary elements through the reading of the short story, "The Monkey's Paw". This short story unit of vocabulary, text, activities on the theme, mood, plot, and overall comprehension is perfectly spooky for Halloween. Students love the plot twist and will be engaged while using the printable...

Use these digital independent reading choice boards in your upper elementary ELA classroom! These digital resources make it easy for students to demonstrate their understanding of the fiction and nonfiction texts they read while distance learning. Each independent reading menu has 20 reading response activities for students to choose from! #upperelementary #ela #independentreading Reading Response Activities, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Teaching Reading, Menu Calendar, One Note Microsoft, Upper Elementary, Elementary Science

Independent Reading Digital Choice Menu for Nonfiction and Fiction

This teaching resource is perfect to pair with independent reading of fiction or nonfiction text. Students will use the choice activity reading calendars to demonstrate their understanding of what they are reading. Each calendar (one for fiction and one for non-fiction - with a printable or digital ...