Reading Response Journal - Reading Response Questions, Prompts, and Assessment Resources
This Reading Response file contains well over 100 reader response prompts organized into sections for different comprehension strategies and story elements so you can match the response questions to your minile
End of the Year Activities: Easy for You, Fun for Them! NO PREP 4th-8th
Finish out the last weeks of school with these NO PREP, fun end of the year activities that include the rigor your principal still wants to see!
Please see the preview file for table of contents and several sample pages from
(New Cover) Quick, Daily Common Core ELA Practice! Five weeks are included. This document is a convenient way to cover and review the Common Core Reading Standards in 5 minutes a day. Use these short passages as a daily morning activity, as nightly Common Core homework, or as a quick daily review. E
Your students will love learning about biographies and autobiographies with this packet! The autobiography activity in this unit is perfect for an end-of-the-year project and your students will be so proud of themselves when they are finished! This unit is perfect for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd grade.
Your students will love this Charlotte's Web literacy unit, and you will love how much is included with this unit. Included in this 114 page unit are:
1. a 45 page Student Literacy Workbook which includes vocabulary words, vocabulary quizzes, comprehension questions about the story, and language a
Quick, Daily Common Core ELA Practice! Five weeks are included. This document is a convenient way to cover and review the Common Core Reading Standards in 5 minutes a day. Use these short passages as a daily morning activity, as nightly Common Core homework, or as a quick daily review. Each week is
Reader's Notebook Response Pages: A huge collection of flexible, differentiated, reading response pages in an engaging reader’s notebook format, to use with almost any piece of literature or informational text!
This bundle combines the following two resources:
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
This mentor text unit includes the following story specific activities:
Cause and Effect
How Setting Affected Characters
A Tall Tale Elements Poster and Evidence Activity
Writing Prompt with Themed Paper
Identify Parts of Speech (adjectives, adverb
This fun and engaging activity will have your students begging to look for themes in books or passages. In this activity, the students will be given the task of finding the theme using evidence from the text to support their thinking.
This detective/spy themed packet includes:
Cover page (page
Common Core Text Evidence Exit Slips
With the new Common Core Standards, there is much emphasis on text evidence. Students need to be able to find proof in the text when responding to literature and informational selections. On the Smarter Balanced Assessments, students are asked to use details fro
This is a set of versatile materials that can be used to play three different genre games. These games will help students learn and remember the elements of 16 different genres. Students can work alone, in pairs, or in groups. This would be fun whole-class activities or great as
This Flat Stanley Project Packet includes everything you need to do the mailing project with your class!
a detailed letter to parents describing the project
a project letter to be sent to participators with Flat Stanley
a Where in the World Have You Been, Flat Stanley journal
*20 Theme Choice Cards
Students must read the passage and each passage has 4 corresponding theme choices. One of these cards will be the correct theme. When the students know the theme, they record it on the record she
It is important that your students are familiar with the different genres. This pack has posters and lessons that will help your students get a good grasp on genres in literature.
There are 23 different genre posters including a Fiction and Non-Fiction poster.
This 900+ Page Bundle Contains 3 Bundles: with 136 passages for homework, guided reading, close reading, assessments.
Save Money, Plan Less! This product is listed at more than 50% off. These units are bundled together because it would cost $95.50 to buy each unit individually.
Here are 15 Ready-to-Use Printables for you to use with your students. Most of these will work with any chapter book. There are also some worksheets to use with nonfiction selections. Each of these worksheets was pulled from one of my highly rated TpT Any Book Literature Bundles.
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Close Reading - 4 Close Reading Passages with Daily Comprehension Activities
This Common Core aligned product contains 4 themed reading passages (2 fiction, 2 nonfiction) relating to the month of February. Each passage contains 5 days of comprehension activities and graphic organizers that use tex
The wait is over! I am so excited to kick off the launch of my Nursery Rhymes Club! I know many of you have been patiently waiting since I announced this release weeks ago!
Creative Clips is holding story time every Friday for 10 weeks with 10 of your favorite nursery rhymes!
Each week will have
A Best Seller! This 20 slide interactive powerpoint covers main idea and supporting details. It also includes an interactive notebook for students to follow along with. Students will love the vibrant pictures and custom animations. It is designed as a lecture, but has several interactive slides inc
Shiloh Novel Unit (Aligned with Common Core Standards)
Everything is done for you in this complete unit for the novel Shiloh. Your students will love reading through this popular novel by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. With this download you are getting over 240 hundred pages</
Story time has never been more exciting! I'm excited to announce and offer my newest club: a Storybook Club packed with your favorite fantasy characters!
Creative Clips is holding story time every Friday for 8 weeks with 8 of your favorite story clipart sets!!
Each week will have a story set adde
Are you needing instructional posters for every fiction and nonfiction standard? If so, these beautiful posters may be just what you are needing to display in your classroom this school year! These posters were created specifically for primary students. The posters are in kid-friendly language and t
Looking for a simple way to facilitate close reading with your students?
This practical 173 page file walks you through the process, then provides the materials needed to engage your students in repeated readings of the text! Countless pages within the pdf file are intended to be
The Biggest Pumpkin Ever ~ Book Written By Steven Kroll ~
This October and Halloween Unit has 131 pages of ideas, activities, printables, graphic organizers, projects and foldables that correlate with the book "The Biggest Pumpkin Ever." Perfect for the season of autumn! This resource and activity
44 posters to serve as a visual to support your studies on different genres. Most genres have 2 different posters for you to choose from. One poster has trade books aligned with lower elementary and one poster has chapter books that are geared towards upper elementary and middle school.
The activities in this file are designed to supplement your study of the novel, The Chocolate Touch. The materials are perfect for small guided reading groups, literature circles, or even independent reading. You will find that the file contains organizers and activities that may be copied and mad
Story Elements - Story Elements Cootie Catchers
Your students already love them, why not use these story elements cootie catchers for a fun activity for language centers, guided reading, or group or paired activity after independent reading.
This file contains 10 different cootie catchers for stud
Celebrate May with this unique unit designed specifically for Close Reading! Inside you will find 20 passages written at FOUR different levels. Now covering more standards! Each passage has seven pages of activities with a text evidence focus! Download the preview to see each le
Quick, Daily Common Core ELA Practice! Five weeks are included. (Weeks 6-10) This document is a convenient way to cover and review the Common Core Reading Standards in 5 minutes a day. Use these short passages as a daily morning activity, as nightly Common Core homework, or as a quick daily review.
This all encompassing 45 page packet can be used with any A to Z Mysteries book. The printable packet includes comprehension, vocabulary, word work, map skills, code work, math, creative thinking and critical thinking activities with the A to Z Mysteries theme.
The comprehension strategies include
**UPDATED** This file has had a major font, clipart, and layout update. Make sure to check out the preview to see all that is included!
One of my FAVORITE novels to read with my students is Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. I have created this supplement unit to help you and your students g
Close Reading - 4 Close Reading Passages with Daily Comprehension Activities
This Common Core aligned product contains 4 themed reading passages (2 fiction, 2 nonfiction) relating to the month of March. Each passage contains 5 days of comprehension activities and graphic organizers that use text d
Hatchet is a 92 page comprehensive and integrated novel study guide. The guide is presented chapter-by-chapter and includes the following distinct sections: Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); Extension Activities. This curriculum unit includes ever
Tall tales are high interest reads! They are full of action, adventure, and incredible abilities! This tall tales literacy unit is aligned the Common Core Standards: RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, and RL.3.3. While it may be appropriate for other grade levels, it is specially ali
This writing craft will get your kids excited about reviewing main idea and details all while getting into the Thanksgiving spirit. Students will write the main idea on the body and details on the turkey's feathers. It can be used with any story. They also make a great bulletin board display.
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Need something FUN to do to teach poetry? This is the perfect answer! All poems are original works written by myself and are guaranteed to engage your kids.
This is a book of silly and fun poems that includes
**Updated** If you're class is anything like mine then they LOVE David Shannon! My class begs to read more of his books! This packet is perfect for a David Shannon author study with fun craftivities. In this packet you will find:
-A Bad Case of Stripes craftivity with different activity options fo
This pencil shaped lapbook works with any fiction book! Prepare to be amazed by how engaged your students become.
What are lapbooks?
A lapbook is a file folder that is refolded a certain way. Inside, learners glue in notes or foldables on a particular topic.
What is incl
Sarah, Plain and Tall is an award-winning novel that your students are sure to enjoy. This novel study is aligned to the common core standards and includes everything you need to teach the novel. The novel study includes a table of contents, teacher reading guides for each chapter, ongoing activity
This is one of my favorite books to read with my class. Now I finally have created a packet that they love! After reading the book, my students were thrilled to complete the fun activities for review. These activities meet many of the Common Core Standards.
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Close reading is an important, but often difficult skill to teach (and to learn!). This close reading toolkit will make it so much easier! It is designed to work with literature/fiction – specifically, folktales, short stories, picture books, and chapter books. Some of the materials may also work wi
This is a bundled pack of guided reading units. While perfect for small group guided reading with comprehension, vocabulary and extension ideas, it has also been used as a packet for independent students to work on at their own pace or for whole group reading activities.
NO PREP, low prep, and min
Because of Winn Dixie, Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo
This Because of Winn-Dixie Literature Guide has been written to focus on time-tested best practices for teaching, and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the NCTE/IRA En
This is a foldable bookmark with eight sections that students can use to record story elements as they read. By folding the paper in half, and then in half again, student create a bookmark that is always handy when they are ready to write. The story elements include characters, character traits, s
The Lemonade War
This is a novel study for The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies. 44 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides The Lemonade War into five sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-14.
This The Lemonade War
Compare and contrast can be a tricky topic for some students. This 46 page pack uses posters, graphic organizers, task cards, printables, and more to help you clearly teach them this core concept.
Posters for Classroom Displays and Easy Reference
•compare and contrast posters
This Common Core interactive 12 page mini book is perfect for exploring characters in a fun and engaging way. You can feel confident that your students are working towards meeting the standards by using this product. Students gain understanding about characters, main characters, characters’ feelings
This HUGE bundle includes 10 different sets of clipart, each with a Community Helper theme.
Post Office KIDS
Grocery Store KIDS
Forest Ranger KIDS
Life Guard KIDS
The images will have high resoluti
This resource is perfect for anyone who uses interactive notebooks or reading journals with their students. This document contains 42 sheets of labels. Each sheet contains a reading response prompt repeated on all 30 of the labels on that page. In other words, a single sheet of labels contains one