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This book will help students understand the importance of map skills and give them a basic understanding of where they're located in relation to the world. Students will be introduced to the following
***Updated May 2015**** This unit is created for reading and writing. It includes 3 activities for each of the folowing books. Chester's Way Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Lilly's Big Day A Weekend with Wendell Wemberly Worried Sheila Rae the
Are you looking for a unique journal for your students? You have come to the right place! This memory book has been carefully aligned to the Common Core Standards and reflects the learning your students have done over the course of the year in
Mammals: This unit includes 2 different mini books to inform your students about mammals. One is printed 2 per page and an easier version is four per page. Also you will find: ABC order Mammal writing Mammals can,have,are Mammal sort Animals Born
Lightning Thief Reading Novel Activities, Questions, Projects, Lessons, Unit, and Keys This is a super bundle resource for teaching the novel The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. Included is: -A 29-page reading comprehension guide broken down by
These are emergent readers to use for your farm theme or as spring approaches. I have also given you the teacher's version in color to introduce the reader. Dots are provided under the text to help students track the words appropriately. The
This Unit is a Bundle of 5 Doreen Cronin Stories: Click, Clack Moo Click, Clack Peep Dooby Dooby Moo Thump Quack Moo Giggle Giggle Quack. Each of these units features a farm animal and included an entire project to learn about a farm animal through
Skills: This book study was created using much loved Helen Lester books to teach character ed and classroom community activities. It is perfect for back to school in grades first and second but can be easily adapted for Kindergarten. This file is
Guided Reading- I “Mustache” You a Question About Guided Reading I “mustache” you a question… Do you need some guided reading inspiration…ASAP??? Do you need COMMON CORE guided reading inspiration!?!? Are you ready to kick up your guided reading a
This file is a 25 page download of my book study for Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin. This file is filled with a week's worth of ELA activities and a science experiment. You will also find a diary template to use with your class. Included:
Thank You, Mr. Falker is a must read with every upper elementary class. Thank You, Mr. Falker shares the struggles children with dyslexia experience. Students will learn from this book what it's like to be learning disabled and what it's like to
Enjoy Literature Connections to: Merry Christmas Splat by Scotton If you Take a Mouse to the Movies by Numeroff Mooseltoe by Palatini Bear Stays up for Christmas by Wilson Olive the Other Reindeer by Seibold Each story contains comprehension
This 16 page unit includes: *Colored Crayons that you can cut out and put on your wall or during group time. *Emergent Reader: I see colors *Poetry Center Ideas with pictures *Class Book (based upon Mary Wore Her Red Dress) *Graphing My
This file is based off the book The Bravest Dog Ever, The True Story of Balto by Natalie Standiford. This file is aligned with the Common Core State Standards RIT 1.3, RIT 2.3, and RIT 3.3 Describe the connection between a series of historical
This packet contains activities to go along with 4 of Caralyn Buehner's stories. Snowmen All Year: Beginning, Middle, and End Narrative Pre-writing Narrative Writing Opinion Pre-writing Opinion Writing Snowmen at Christmas: Story Recall:predicting
Three Bears Three Bears Rhyming Version w/ Extension Activities *Updated 3-24-15 Includes: Goldie and the Three Bears 17 page rhyming reader with color graphics and duplicated with line art. This is an intentional original variation which lend
Enjoy two of my favorite Palatini stories. Gritch the Witch is one funny character. Included you will find 3-4 different guided reading activities for each story writing activities Gritch the Witch craft "oo"broom "oo" cool word sort which "wh"
This file is a 27 page download of my Weather mini lessons. It is filled with some of my favorite weather activities and experiments. This file includes the following: Weather Song Weather Graph Weather Graph Response Sheet Cloud KWL Cloud
This is a 41 page integrated unit on bugs and other creepy crawly critters. Included in the unit are the following: A KWL, 8 Vocabulary Cards, Writing Prompt, Anticipation Guide for Bugs, Bugs, Bugs by Jennifer Dussling, An Insect fact
This packet is designed to teach your children about the Colonial Americans voyage to America as well as Colonial American clothing, food, shelter, games, work, and school. Included you will find an interactive book on their voyage to America. The
Bring some literature to your weather unit by reading Thundercake by Particia Polacco. It is a wonderful memoir that recaps how a child learns to overcome her fear of storms by making thundercake. Included in this file you will find the
Looking for a more exciting way to teach the standards? Immerse your students in imaginative, innovative activities as you incorporate balanced literacy and academic subjects intoan Ocean theme. Each 64-page book includes: Language arts, math,
Scarecrow by Cynthia Rylant: Scarecrow by Cynthia Rylant is another descriptive book that works beautifully as a mentor text for author's craft and especially with the Six Traits. Rylant's poetic language and description make this book perfect for
***Updated March 2015*** This is a fun unit that was created with activities for rabbits. chickens and ducks. Perfect for before Easter or as a Springtime Unit. It includes both fiction and non-fiction connections. Each story included comes with
This file is an 18 page download that supports the book Rocket Writes a Story. This file walks you through pre reading, during reading, and after reading activities. Your students will love predicting what character lives in the tree and also
With this "Mythology Unit" resource you will have everything you need to add fun and creativity to your mythology genre studies. I have included enrichment writing projects, a writing outline template for students to organize and write their own
Guided Reading Binder: This Guided Reading bundle of materials addresses fiction and nonfiction strategies to use before, during, and after reading with any book. The table of contents is listed below, and sample pages are viewable on the clips.
Completely redone and updated! More black and white graphics for easy printing Word Work: Alphabetizing Word Search Syllables Telling vs. Asking Sentences Fact vs. Opinion Posters: Can/Have/Are KWL Schema Penguin Parade Poster for
This packet , with the help of the wonderful character Library Mouse, provides students with the opportunity to explore different genre as well as research a favorite location. It has been updated and improved along with SAVE MY INK! Pages
This file is a page literature study download for the books Remarkable Reindeer by Jeff Bauer and The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett. Included in this file you will find the following: KWL for Reindeer 2 pages of nonfiction vocabulary words
He's BACK! Experience the return of the trickiest leprechaun with your class. This 44 page file has everything you will need to set the stage for some fun inferring about a bitty door and also stir up a little trouble with a learning mess from
This packet includes guided reading activities for Pinkalicious, Purplicious, Goldilicious, and Silverlicious. Also included are writing connections, interviewing and graphing activities. Enjoy this super sweet pack with the imaginary Pinkalicious.
A set of over 100 short answer, open-ended questions derived from Bloom's Taxonomy. Developed to allow students to gain a greater sense of comprehension, to practice skills needed to become active readers, and to enhance their writing abilities.
Friends~I finally found time to post my newest file. A book study for Enemy Pie. My kiddos loved the book and made the cutest pie graph. They even scanned a code and watched the book read on our ipad. It is a great beginning of the year book or
This file is a 60 page download that will help you bring the world of Polar Bears to life in your classroom. You will find a book study using the book Polar Bears by Gail Gibbons. Included in this file you will find: KWL Anticipation Guide Buddy
**Updated 8/19/14** If you are looking for a guided reading packet to accompany your study of the Magic Tree House: Dolphins at Daybreak than this is perfect for differentiated homework or small group instruction activities. Included in this
Looking for activities to accompany the classic book Uncle Jed's Barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell? This 24-page packet is FUN, ENGAGING, and HASSLE-FREE! Just print, hand out, and watch your students comprehension increase and their
Includes: Writing Pages for students to write their own chapter Story Elements Recording Sheet & Anchor Chart Titles for Character, Setting, Problem, & Solution Main Idea & Details Recording Sheet & Anchor chart Titles Plot with
***COMPLETELY NEW AND UPDATED 2/15/15 This packet includes a section on George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and entire section on comparing and contrasting the two presidents. All pages are black and white except for posters and word wall cards to
This file is a 22 page download of a book study centered around the book Stellaluna by Janell Cannon. You will find prereading, during reading and after reading graphic organizers and response sheets. Your students will love using highlighters to
Looking for FUN and ENGAGING activities to accompany your study of the 2013 Caldecott Honor Book, "One Cool Friend" by Toni Buzzeo? This 12-page packet is just the ticket! It will increase your students' interest and retention, assess their
Inspired by Pat Pavelka, use these prompts to create comprehension cubes by labeling a "die" with the underlined prompt. Use the cards to provide an explanation for students. Great for guided reading groups or literacy centers.
Included in this packet you will find: Reading literature activities to go with the books: There was an Old Monster by Rebecca, Adrian, Camp; Ed Emberley Comprehension Rhyming Alphabetizing My Monster Writing Big Scary Monster by Thomas
The book "Hey Little Ant" by Philip and Hannah Hoose is a great one! I used it this quarter to teach about persuasive writing, friendly letter writing, AND integrity! It really got my class thinking about the difference between right and wrong and
This file is a 55 page download of an author/book study for When Lightning Comes in a Jar by Patricia Polacco. This file is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for 2.RL. Included in this file you will find the following: An About the
Looking for activities to accompany the classic picture book King Bidgood's in the Bathtub? This FUN, ENGAGING, and HASSLE-FREE! Just print, hand out, and watch your students comprehension increase and their imaginations soar! 10 Activities
This packet was designed to teach your children about the Chinese New Year. Included you will find: A black and white book, 2 per page, all about the Chinese New Year. A black and white book, 2 per page, all about the Zodiac Animals Comprehension
ZOO Zoo Reader in color and line art graphics Zoo themed Write the Room (Added 3/30/15) Zoo themed creative writing and writing papers Included: 2-3 Intro and Tips for Teachers 4-13 Full Color Rhyming Reader “Come to the
Veterans Day Freebies (Mini Fact Booklet and Thank You Writing Page) Two writing pages included: primary paper and smaller lined paper. I hope you enjoy this Friday Freebie! Please follow me for more.
The Outsiders power point by Kathy Applebee This 53 slide presentation contains graphics, questions and short writing assignments for every chapter, unit projects, material on character analysis, conflict, links to free review games and resources.
Combine phonics and writing skills and start a writing center for your class. I use these books weekly as writing center based on what letter I am teaching that week. Great for students in RTI who need more structure to be independent with writing.
These Once Upon a Time tales have withstood the test of time! Your students will be ENGAGED, challenged and supported by reading fairy tales filled with magic and rags to riches themes. Check out our preview to see the ENCHANTING ACTIVITIES and