Archive for the ‘Reading Strategies’ 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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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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Book Recommendation

Want your students to recommend a book to their peer after they are done reading it? I made this great, quick and easy to use book recommendation form for the students to fill out and place on another students desk. Enjoy!   Book Recommendations  

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I see, I think, I wonder

Simply show the students a picture, famous artwork, or book cover and ask them what they see in the picture, what the think is going on, and then what they wonder is going on. Example: See- “I see a road, and steering wheel” Think- “I think the picture was taken in a car” Wonder- “I…

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