Reading Interactive Notebooks Literature - Literary Elements for Common Core. This Reading Interactive Notebook is the true original - over 55,000 copies sold!After learning about interactive notebooks two summers ago, I resolved to use this technique for every concept I taught to my 6th, 7th, and 8th grade literature students. Now that I’ve used this in my classroom for over a year, I have compiled all of my reading interactive notebook lessons for teaching literary elements here.Each of the 2
Nonfiction Reading Interactive Notebooks for Nonfiction Text - Common Core Aligned Grades 4-8
This reading interactive notebook is the nonfiction (informational text) companion for my TpT top seller Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks.
This is the *original* Interactive Reading Notebooks for Informational Text! Over 32,000 copies sold!
After learning about interactive notebooks two summers ago, I resolved to use this techniq
BEST SELLER! This packet contains 90+ PRINT-AND-GO reading response worksheets, games, and activities that can be used with ANY BOOK! They are easy to use and SO easy to print off. The worksheets and activities in this packet are perfect for small group instruction, centers, and whole group instruction (ideal for grades K-3). Since these reading comprehension graphic organizers and activities are generic, they can be used for a variety of stories, genres, and reading levels. (PACKET UPDATED: JUL
Reading comprehension skills and strategies can be tricky to teach in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classrooms. There are a lot of comprehension related standards that teachers need to teach throughout the year. These reading comprehension anchor charts will help you take your reading lessons to the next level and will help you teach comprehension in a clear and concise way. This set of anchor charts includes 25 ready-to-print anchor charts that will help you effectively teach your students the detail
Keep your kids engaged as they learn how details support the main idea with this main idea craftivity. Your students will match three detail sentences to each main idea sentence. The finished products can be used to make a creative bulletin board or school hallway display!All of the MAIN IDEA CONES are related to ice cream topics. These are the main ideas:Three ice cream flavors are clearly America's favorites.The amount of milkfat determines how ice cream is labeled.Ice cream can cause a sensat
Need a simple-to-use tool to help your students remember the reading comprehension skills and strategies they need to succeed? These 24 reading bookmarks will help students practice reading strategies and skills with questions and sentence frames. Use the reading bookmarks as strategy references or to keep track of reading skills across multiple books or reading comprehension passages.The bookmarks are divided into two categories:★ 17 Reading Skills bookmarks★ 7 Reading Strategies bookmarksEach
Main idea and details are a blast with this fun resource! This tough concept can be tricky for young learners, but with the included original song, cut and paste practice pages, graphic organizers, and other activities, your students will get the hang of it in no time at all!Grab these and other fun main idea and supporting details activities for 20% off by clicking here!This main idea and details resource is filled with many different ways for your students to practice these skills. The activi
Young readers must be taught to apply skills and strategies to help them comprehend, make meaning, and draw conclusions. This author study is designed to introduce the importance of “making meaning” while reading. Throughout this unit students will begin to ask the question, “What do good readers do?” as they apply imperative reading skills to aid in making meaning from the text. Each story includes a lesson plan, focus skill/strategy worksheets, comprehension questions, activities, and a craft.
Reading responses do not have to be challenging when you can use sentence stems to get you started! These reading response posters are great as a wall display, as a reference ring, or for student interactive notebooks. There are 12 categories that include over 80 sentence starters in large and mini size.Each chart gives students multiple ways to begin their written response to eliminate starting each response the same way. These charts will also assist all students (general education, special ed
Understanding main idea is an essential reading comprehension skill. This set of task cards and assessments/worksheets help students learn to identify the main idea of a paragraph.TASK CARDSStudents read a paragraph on each card, choose the correct main idea, and record their answer. Includes 20 task cards, recording sheet, answer key. These can be used in literacy centers, as a Scoot game, for review, and more. ASSESSMENT/WORKSHEETStudents read three paragraphs and cut/paste the correct main id
The Hunger Games Literature Guide Novel Teaching Unit Bundle with Lessons Aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - Digital Download UPDATED for distance learning with a DIGITAL version of my Survival Guide that can be shared on a secured platform with your students. They can type directly into the document!This is a comprehensive literature guide for the entire novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. It correlates with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for grades 6-12 in En
Teaching poetry reading and analysis doesn't have to be intimidating or overwhelming. This poetry unit makes interpreting and analyzing poetry very accessible! In this CCSS-aligned poetry unit students will closely read five poems from diverse authors. Each poem is accompanied by four analysis tasks. After each reading, students dive deeper into the interpretation and analysis of the poem. Then, based on the work that students have done while reading and responding to the poem, they will c
Here are 27 reading response graphic organizers that cover a range of reading skills and reading strategies. Sticky notes are encouraged but kids can also write directly on these visuals during guided reading and independent reading. These graphic organizers are hands on, engaging, and fun activities for reader's workshop! If you need the digital AND printable version, grab the bundle here! Only need the digital option? Find the digital option here!These can be used:-during whole group introduct
Struggling with making main idea and details relevant to your students' lives? Try out this fun, hands-on main idea and detail activity that involves bags and real-world artifacts you can find around your own house. This main idea and detail activity is perfect to help introduce the skill, review, or simply practice understanding what main idea and detail is all about! It can be done as a center, small group activity, or whole group mini-lesson! The materials included in this activity are: l
**Grades 4-5 Version** Level AThe topics included in this huge worksheet packet are the same as in my Interactive Reading Literature Notebook. Scroll down for a list of lessons and topics.Purchase the differentiation bundle here.For each of the 24 lessons, there is a 20-item practice, followed by a 20-item assessment. The items on the assessment are similar in content and in format to the items on the practice so that your students are prepared for each assessment.Most lessons are 2 pages, so I
How many times are students asked to identify the main idea in a reading passage? You would think that they would be masters at finding the main the idea by now. However, many students still struggle with identifying the main idea and supporting details in their reading (and many teachers are in search of engaging ways to teach students how to find the main idea).That’s where this Main Idea Mini-Unit comes in. Filled with main idea passages, engaging worksheets, and graphic organizers for fin
This instructional pack was designed to help you scaffold your instruction and bring activities into your classroom that will help your students master main idea and supporting details. These activities will move your students progressively towards a stronger understanding and, ultimately, greater independence when it comes to identifying main idea and key details.What's Included:Student Anchor Charts and Graphic Organizers (5 templates)Main Idea & Supporting Details Crafts (4 different cra
5 WEEKS INCLUDED in this meaningful & rigorous weekly reading homework aligned to the 3rd, 4th & 5th grade standards! Are you looking for homework or reading station resources to assist repeated readings and your Common Core instruction? This time-saving set includes a printable PDF and an EDITABLE PowerPoint file for you to include this fables, folktales & myth unit in your classroom! (UPDATED June 2019) so this 5 WEEK product is now FULLY EDITABLE!This means your zip file contains
*Now part of a Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle*SAVE here: Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle*Available in DIGITAL version here:Main Idea for Google SlidesIdentifying the Main Idea is such an important skill, but can sometimes be hard for young learners to grasp. This interactive PowerPoint introduction and engaging follow-up activities not only make teaching this skill effective, but also FUN! ⭐️⭐⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This is by far the best resource I've found and used to help my young readers identif
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for Reading Notebooks Grades 6, 7, 8 - Use with Any Fiction & Informational Texts NEWLY UPDATED! This bundle of organizers has 50 new pages added! Total of 92 organizers, plus 10 bonus pages.EDITABLE ORGANIZERS HERE:Google Drive Literature Graphic Organizers (Common Core Aligned)**If you teach multiple grade levels, purchase the set for the highest grade level you teach. You do not need to purchase both the 6,7,8 and 9-10 packs. The 9-10 builds on th
Take book reports and book projects to a whole new level with this super fun Doodle Book Review! First, students complete a step-by-step planning guide. They’ll reflect on the book’s characters, plot, setting, and theme. In addition, they’ll rate the book, identify an important quote, write a summary, describe the book in just three words, and even make up an award for the book. Next, they’ll use their insights from their planning pages to design a Doodle Book Review. Using a doodle templat
NOW WITH A DIGITAL ESCAPE ROOM OPTION FOR DISTANCE LEARNING.Get your readers ENGAGED with this ELA escape room in one of the things they often say they don't like... reading nonfiction. Great for STAAR prep and test prep! My students are begging for more, simply because the content is all related to the the ongoing trend of VIDEO GAMES! Every station is a nonfiction reading activity about video games in general. The high interest content not glorify video games in any way! You can feel comfort
Here is a hands-on, creative way to practice identifying main idea and detail sentences! Your students will match three supporting details to each of the five main idea sentences. This activity is ideal for Earth Day because of its Earth-friendly content, but it can be used at any time throughout the school year. All of the main idea sentences are related to the Earth:Earth has a very specific place in the solar system.The Earth formed billions of years ago.The Earth has four layers.Sometimes na
This Reading Interactive Notebook: Literature for Grades 2-3 is the latest in my series of interactive notebook products for reading and ELA.
This notebook is truly interactive with templates that fold and flip for the students to interact with. This product is NOT simply pages and pages of definitions and descriptions for students to glue into their notebooks.
Each of the 15 lessons in this notebook includes a color photo of the finished product, teacher’s notes (what to write in or on the te