Archive for the ‘Reading Center’ Category

Readie 500 – Reading Challenge

Read Across America Month is almost here! Need a way to get your students excited about reading each day at school or at night for homework? Check out these Readie 500 racetrack charts to help students get motivated to read a little extra everyday. I use them in my classroom to help get the students excited…

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Book Clubs with Students

I tried something new with my students and it is time to share! It went great! I have been to a lot of trainings on collaborative conversations and decided that I needed to let my third graders have more time to read a really good book and talk to their peers about it. First I…

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Read & Write for Google Chrome

I was in a meeting with my Principal and Reading specialist discussing students that need better access to text when the teacher does not have the availability to human read for them. They told me about a tool called Read & Write for Google Chrome. It is an extension you can download on your students…

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Financial Literacy Vocabulary Quizlet & Tagxedo

I created a Quizlet to showcase words I would be using during a financial literacy unit. I then used the words from the list to create a fun image of a piggy bank word cloud using Tagxedo. It would be very easy to help your students will vocabulary needs. *Quick tip* Tagxedo is not supported…

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Discussion Dice

Here is a great way to add verbal discourse and critical thinking questions into your school day. Print off these ‘Discussion Dice’ papers on my TPT page and then slip them into a plastic sheet protector or one of those hard plastic magazine holders. Put one at each of the students tables and read each…

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Pirate Book Boxes

Simply print and laminate for your book boxes.There are 18 different pictures, all pirate/mermaid themed. Labels included: Insects & Spiders Mammals Reptiles & Birds Zoo Nature Space Sports (Chapter) Sports U.S. States Our Earth Transportation Science Rocks & Minerals Marine Life Rain Forest Pirates (2) Bio’s https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pirate-Book-Boxes-1-1748797   Labels included: Magic School Bus Black Lagoon…

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Pirate Book Box BLANK

Simply print and write your own labels. You can use them for book boxes and much more! 18 different labels to choose from, all pirate/mermaid themed. Check out pre-made book box labels too. Download here

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Audio Book Labels

Organization is one of the most important things that one needs to have in place in their classroom. If you start right away it will be an easy process. For a listening center, you can buy the 4 books+4 CD’s sets from Scholastic each month so that I have a new story on CD every…

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