Making Inferences is an important reading skill, and these inferencing task cards and digital activities can help!Each card/slide features a short passage with a text-dependent question plus a follow-up question asking students to explain their reasoning. Students will need to use clues within the text to infer their answers. WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:24 Task Cards (prints 4 to a page)Black-lineColorRecording SheetsAnswer KeysDirections & SuggestionsDIGITAL:Google Slides (Regular & Self-c
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
Writing Interactive Notebooks ~ Sentences and Paragraphs for Common Core 3-8. This Writing Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT Best Sellers for Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text.Get the *original* Interactive Writing Notebooks - Over 30,000 copies sold!This resource is now part of an interactive notebook bundle. Find the bundle here.***********************************************Each of the 26 lessons includes a photo of the finished product, teacher’s notes, teacher’s
***************************************Picture of the Day now available in Volume 2.Picture of the Day now available in Volume 3 (Google Slides compatible) posted 8/24/2020.***************************************This Picture of the Day product is a great way for students to practice three very important reading skills - observing details by being able to describe them and making inferences about what you notice and observe based on what you see and what you already know. Observing, describing an
These 32 short story drawing conclusions task cards are a great way to practice inferencing, which can be one of the trickier reading strategies. WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:32 Task Cards (prints 4 to a page)Black-lineColorRecording SheetsAnswer KeysDIGITAL:2 Google Slides Versions (Multiple Choice & Short Answer)Easel ActivityEasel Assessment - Self-CheckingDIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:Digital or PrintChallenge Card to extend the lessonAudio Support Self-Checking or Short AnswerMultiple versions of
These 32 Character Traits task cards are the perfect practice opportunity for students who are working on inferencing and character analysis in a text. WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:32 Task Cards (prints 4 to a page)Black-lineColorRecording SheetsAnswer KeysDIGITAL:Google SlidesEasel ActivityDIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:Digital or PrintChallenge Card to extend the lessonMultiple versions of the recording sheet includedGreat for 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade! CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW TO SEE A LOT MORE! This resource
These close reading comprehension passages are the perfect no-prep, standards-based, and high interest way to strengthen your students' close reading skills!This resource includes 100 passages professionally written by a published children's author with more than 100 books in print!WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:60 printable passages with comprehension questions (Each with 2 levels! 120 passages total.)Teacher answer keysStudent annotation guide3 graphic organizers to use with the 5 included paired pa
This Poetry Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT best seller, Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks.
Do you dread teaching poetry? Do your students dread it even more? Spice things up this year with poetry activities and poetry lessons that are fun to teach and fun to learn.
This resource is now part of an interactive notebook bundle. Find the bundle here.
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Engage your readers with high-interest reading comprehension passages and corresponding questions! This resource includes 32 half-page fiction text task cards with 4 comprehension questions and tasks on EACH card for a total of 128 fiction text questions! Engage your students in meaningful close reading practice and review key reading skills associated with fictional texts.This Fiction Comprehension Reading Passages Resource Includes the Following:→32 Half Page Task Cards with Questions→32 Full
This resource includes all standards including reading comprehension (literature and informational), writing, language/grammar, fluency, speaking and listening.These are COMPLETE 400+ pages of Assessments and Teaching Notes for ALL English Language Arts Standards for 5th Grade. These will cover your entire year! Use them for more than just assessments. They are a perfect supplement to your English Language Arts Curriculum.·These will work with ANY reading program and allow teachers to conduct a
In this engaging activity, students make inferences and draw conclusions by analyzing a variety of text message conversations. Students are required to cite evidence for each answer.Digital & Printable Options: This product now includes a Google Slides option as well as a printable PDF.This product also includes a page that has two blank phone conversations.Students love the text message layout! This is a great way for older students to practice making inferences and citing evidence in a for
Do you teach 4th or 5th grade reading? This reading resource will be a lifesaver! It includes everything you need to supplement your reading instruction for the included reading skills (see below for the skills included).I am currently working on updates and new resources to add to this bundle. As additions are added, the price will increase. Lock in the price now for the lowest price the bundle will be.This HUGE reading resource is a bundle of 18 of my reading resources and reading activities f
Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ALL NEW Add on Pack for Grades 5-9
This Interactive Reading Literature Notebook is full of dynamic lessons and activities for teaching literary elements in grades 5-9 whether or not your district uses Common Core. An alignment is included for Common Core Reading Literature for Grades 5-9. UPDATE: A TEKS alignment is now included as well.
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Book clubs are the perfect way to get your readers reading! Your students will love the choice and autonomy of book clubs. You will LOVE the self-direction, motivation, and authentic reading, writing, and responding to literature that book clubs will bring to your classroom! This resource can be printed or used digitally in Google Classroom or the learning management system of your choice that supports Google Slides. Click on the link included in the resource to gain access to the Google Slides
Creative activities and project ideas for any novel, story, or unit in history. Includes standards alignment for every activity, EDITABLE grading rubrics, EDITABLE list of activities, EDITABLE student handouts that are ready to share in Google Slides, and lots of print-and-go handouts for students. These are perfect for distance learning!This 52-page bundle contains almost 100 creative student activities to use with any piece of literature. It includes 33 pages of templates and worksheets that
Are you looking for an amazing set of reading fiction graphic organizers that your students will love? This packet will save you time! Find graphic organizers to use with any reading skill or strategy that you teach: story elements, making predictions, summary, theme, genres, and so much more!Help your students develop a deeper understanding of the books and text they read with this wonderful set of Reading Fiction Graphic Organizers. This huge resource contains over 200 eye-catching and engagin
This 5th Grade Spiral Reading resource is perfect for Reading HOMEWORK, Reading MORNING WORK, or a DAILY READING REVIEW! These professionally written, on-level passages and text-dependent questions build in complexity each week, as more skills are introduced. All questions are EDITABLE and easy to differentiate to fit your students' needs.✪ CLICK HERE to see more SUBJECTS & GRADE LEVELS!✪ CLICK HERE to see the DIGITAL VERSION!★★SAVE $$ with these BUNDLES★★5th Grade Language Arts BUNDLE: Spi
***One of TpT's Top 100 Selling Items***EVERY PAGE IS EDITABLE!!!!! There are ten DIFFERENT reading logs with five days for each week. All questions can be used with any fiction book. and can be used for at-home reading or in-class reading... BOTH OPTIONS ARE INCLUDED.Each question is CCSS related and based on a comprehension reading strategy. Here are a few examples of questions asked on the reading records:During today’s reading, I can make a connection to: (circle one) text-to-self
This is a novel study for Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Includes printable and digital versions. 44 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides Because of Winn-Dixie into five sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-26. Includes the following:• Because of Winn-Dixie novel study title page for students• Dictionary Look-up sheets (5 total)• Vocabulary Study sheets (5 total)• Understanding the Story comprehensio
These 32 multiple-choice reading genres task cards have students determine which of 8 literary genres a passage is.WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:32 Task Cards (prints 4 to a page)Black-lineColorRecording SheetsAnswer KeysDIGITAL:Google SlidesEasel Assessment - Self-CheckingDIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:Digital or PrintChallenge Card to extend the lessonGreat for 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade! CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW TO SEE A LOT MORE! This resource is part of a money-saving bundle!This bundle includes these resourc
This inference bundle of six engaging inference resources includes a 44-slide PowerPoint with matching PowerPoint companion handout, task cards, a craftivity, a game, worksheets, a poster, and partner plays. All of the items in this bundle, except the craftivity, include Google versions that are compatible with distance learning. (The PowerPoint can easily be converted to Google Slides.)As an added bonus, I created 5-6 days of LESSON PLANS that outline how and when I use each of the included res
This is a novel study for Frindle by Andrew Clements. Includes printable and digital versions. 44 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides Frindle into five sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15. Includes the following:• Frindle novel study title page for students• Dictionary Look-up sheets (5 total)• Vocabulary Study sheets (5 total)• Understanding the Story comprehension worksheets (5 total)• Chapter Summary work
Your kids will be inference masters with this discounted bundle! Includes 6 sets of fun and challenging cards. Each card features a short passage and text-dependent questions. All sets come with answer keys and either a student answer sheet or recording sheet. There are also challenge cards to add to the rigor. You can use these task cards at literacy centers, in games, or with the whole class. Most of these sets have Digital Options, more will be added. See below.Included in this BundleMaking
This guided reading response set includes 15 Reading Response Stem Cards that cover a variety of reading skills and strategies. Students will stay engaged while using sticky notes! Great for literacy centers and independent reading, too! Looking for more skills/strategies on these cards? Check out my 2nd set! 15 Reading Response Stem Cards - 2nd Edition for 15 more cards!*Update* This resource now comes DIGITAL compatible with Google Slides for no additional charge. If you are using a different