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
Use these 16 short story cards and google slides to help your students infer the theme of a story. There are three different answer sheets (and slide formats) so that you can differentiate as needed. For the print version: multiple-choice, constructed response, and half and half. There are also ans
6 original reading passages for teaching and reviewing figurative language: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion.These activities are perfect for weekly homework, daily/bell work, classwork, review, test prep, or assessment.Each of the 6 passa
“Great resource to hold students accountable by writing about what they are reading and using evidence from the text. My students enjoy these because they feel like they have a choice and it's not just a prompt for everyone. Thank you!” - Jennifer B.Every week, a teacher must grapple with an ancient
I LOVE that this can work for ANY book. I have packets made for my small group and I can easily have them flip to the page to work. It is awesome! Thank you!” - Amy B.You’ve heard Book Clubs (or Literature Circles) are a fun way to get your students reading and talking about books. You’ve even he
Interactive Reading Notebooks make a wonderful addition to your Reading Program. The interactive activities in this packet will enable your student's to create an artifact of their learning that they can refer to over and over.
This resource includes journaling activities for EVERY Reading Liter
I have dissected the 2nd grade Common Core Standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students in reading! The reading graphic organizers included in this download will provide formative assessments that are ideal to show mastery for standards-based grading.Each graphic orga
Try these 15 creative book projects to spice up your reading program. These fun, hands-on projects will hold your students accountable for their reading and are sure to motivate even the most reluctant reader. Each engaging project includes a student handout explaining what to do and a grading rubri
“Finally! A FUN way to review! My kids really liked this last year. Will use again this year!” - Anna C. At Not So Wimpy Teacher, we know how stressful it can be to help your students prep for standardized testing. It can feel like there’s so much to cover and so little time. That’s why I created
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.
Add a little fun to ANY novel, play, short story, or history unit with this worksheet where students choose a character (or historic figure) and fill a fictional cell phone with email messages, playlist entries, and a wallpaper image.This PDF file and Google Drive version includes a blank form and a
Replace that hum-drum reading log and Infuse new life into students’ independent reading, at school or at home, with the “Tower of Books” Challenge! Perfect for a summer reading challenge or an alternative to the stuck-in-a-rut reading log assignment. Printable and DIGITAL versions included!The chal
This Elements of Poetry, Drama and Prose unit is a complete set of engaging teaching materials that is filled with fun, original poems, mini-plays, and pieces of prose that your students will enjoy. This set includes comes in a print and a digital version (for Google Classroom™ and other top educati
This themes in literature resource contains everything you need to teach theme to your 4th and 5th grade students.NOTE: This resource now has Google Slides™ versions and a Google Form™ version, making it ideal for digital distance learning and remote teaching! Please see the 3rd page of the PDF for
Looking to organize your classroom library? This organizational system is the perfect way to keep your classroom library in alphabetical order! This product includes three different options to help keep your library organized!OPTION 1: BLANK Classroom Library Book Spine Labels (These are the origina
UPDATED on April 6, 2014- Same product, but just received a facelift. :) Please note this unit does not contain myths or stories. Of all of my units, I think I am MOST proud of this one! As I have been teaching the common core standards for 4th grade this year, I noticed that there are two stand
This game is a fun way to get students talking about what they read! The game cards have students answering questions about character, setting, summary, problem, solution and so much more. Many of the questions are higher order thinking questions!
Use this game as an alternative to a book report, d
Guided Reading Kindergarten Curriculum MEGA BUNDLESAVE BIG WITH THE BUNDLE!After many requests it is finally here! All of my best selling guided reading curriculum packets BUNDLED in one easy purchase! What's the big deal?The kindergarten guided reading mega bundle is like no other guided reading
These 65 question cards for literature will help your students engage in meaningful and insightful discussions about the books they are reading. The cards address setting, characters, plot, theme, author's purpose, mood, tone and more. Students will need to use reading strategies such as inference,
These reading fiction and nonfiction text passages are a quick and easy way to assess students on various literature reading skills. The exit tickets are multiple choice which makes them simple to grade. They are a quick way to check for understanding and plan future instruction and reteach.
This Jan Brett Author Study unit contains everything you need (besides the books!) for some great winter activities! All of the activities are aligned to Kindergarten and 1st grade Common Core Standards, but could well be used in Pre-K or 2nd grade as well. The focus of this author study surrounds J
I have made another Greek Mythology unit! This one ties perfectly with the other Greek Mythology unit I have in my store already. Why did I create another one? Since the adoption of the Common Core State Standards, I have been looking for ways to address the standards that require the students to
**TPT Digital Activties Option is included for distant learning. You will have access to the TPT Digital Activity from this product page once the purchase has been made**Wonder by R. J. Palacio Novel Study ( Over 120 pages!!)(Includes Google Classrooms option for Distant Learning)This novel study