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Theme PowerPoints – Building Understanding of the Author’s Message
Two powerful PowerPoint presentations and an activity build understanding of theme. Early learners connect details. When ready, students consider how a character’s actions affect the story’s outcome. How Kids Understand Theme - For students in third through fifth grades, understanding of theme devel

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3 Theme Lesson Plans for Teaching Theme - Passages and Worksheets
Understanding a story’s theme is critical to deciphering the author’s message in a text. This 3-day theme unit is designed to make learning fun while helping students go beyond the surface meaning of text to truly understand the author's message and the underlying meaning of the text. Filled with

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Theme in Literature Teaching Theme Central Message 3rd 4th 5th RL3.2 4.2 5.2
Determining theme & central message in literature is one of the most difficult standards to teach. Provide your students with the proper tools and resources to help them be successful. This common core toolkit is LOADED with all the essential resources necessary for teaching your students how

Also included in: 4th Grade Reading Literature Common Core BUNDLE RL4.2, RL4.3 & RL4.6

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Literary Devices Mini-Unit Bundle:  Theme, Conflict and Characterization Lessons
This bundle includes three 3-day mini-units on Theme, Conflict, and Characterization. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Theme Mini-Unit Understanding a story’s theme is critical to deciphering the author’s message in a t
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Growth Mindset Doodle Article, Doodle Notes, and Activities
This Doodle and Do resource is designed to help students learn about growth mindset. First, students will read a nonfiction passage about growth mindset (created in a doodle-style). While reading the doodle article, they’ll answer questions and sketch doodles to show their understanding of the tex

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Theme Unit - 2 Powerful Ways to Help Kids Understand the Author's Message
This complete theme unit offers two different processes for finding the author’s message. Two PowerPoint presentations, four fables, and effective organizers will get the results you want. To scaffold from moral to theme, kids use connected details. As they become more familiar with literary element

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7th Grade STAAR Reading Review:  Literary Non-fiction
If you live in Texas, all roads lead to the STAAR test. This resource, which contains two original reading passages, will engage your students and help them review literary non-fiction as we head into our end-of-the-year testing season. It's also great as an introductory unit earlier in the year.
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Langston Hughes and “Harlem” Study – Doodle Article, Doodle Notes, Flip Book
Help students learn about Langston Hughes and analyze his poem, “Harlem” or “Dream Deferred,” with this incredibly engaging “Doodle and Do” resource. Designed with doodling, interaction, and creativity in mind, you’ll find a Doodle Article about Hughes, Doodle Notes to respond to the nonfiction pas

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Chris van Allsburg *EDITABLE* Author Study
Chris van Allsburg is one of the most talented children's authors. The stories he weaves are invigorating and inspire the imagination. This unit encourages students to make inferences, think deeply about characters, and explore the many themes that Van Allsburg incorporates into his stories. I hope
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Reading Strategies Unit BUNDLE, Smartboard & PDF
In this download you will get: > Reading Strategies Unit SMARTboard (100 pages) and PDF (113) > Main Idea Unit SMARTboard (78) and PDF (53) > Inferencing Author's Message Unit SMARTboard (64) and PDF (116) This is approximately 4-5 MONTHS of your reading program in one bundle. ----
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Long Way Down (Jason Reynolds) Project-Based Learning Full Unit
“All That Is Lost Shall Be Found. ”This project-based learning unit gives students the ability to analyze and critique book-length poetry in order to discover how poetic devices enhance the author’s message. Students will answer the driving questions: How does categorizing poetry help us interpre
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Guided Reading Gurus: Printable Mini-Books for Building Comprehension
This collection of 12 printable books can be used with a whole class or as guided reading lessons. The books cover topics that appear on the DRA and other K-2 reading assessments. Included in this pack are: My Favorite Part mini-book I Can Retell mini-book My Story Map mini-book I Can Make Connecti
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Kevin Henkes Author Study with matching PowerPoint
This author study includes activities for Wemberly Worried, Owen, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Julius, the Baby of the World, Lilly's Big Day, Chrysanthemum, A Weekend with Wendell, Sheila Rae, The Brave, Chester's Way, and now...Penny and Her Song. The first seven books have a summary along with q
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Jan Brett Author Study with PowerPoint (Common Core aligned)
This author study includes activities for 14 books! Trouble with Trolls, Armadillo Rodeo, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Hat, The Mitten, Hedgie’s Surprise, Gingerbread Baby, Gingerbread Friends, Town Mouse Country Mouse, Annie and the Wild Animals, Home for Christmas, Wild Christmas Reindeer,
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Reading Strategies Graphic Organizers
Reading Strategies Graphic Organizers Need some kid-friendly graphic organizers for those reading strategies you work on every day?? Here they are! These were created for 2 reasons: the graphic organizers that are part of our reading program are just blah and some are confusing for even me to fol
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David Shannon Author Study with Matching PowerPoint
This author study includes activities and read aloud instructions for No, David!, David Goes to School, David Gets in Trouble,Too Many Toys, The Rain Came Down, Good Boy, Fergus!, A Bad Case of Stripes, and Alice the Fairy. It includes activities for David Smells!, It's Christmas, David!, and The Am
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Kindness Unit - Posters, Reading Responses and Acts of Kindness Classbook
Kindness Unit great for teaching and promoting ❤ kindness ❤ in your classroom! Perfect for back to school activities, classroom management or character counts enhancements. Updated with a new key (collaboration) and even more resources to help you promote kindness in your classroom!!! 10 Keys to
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Types of Text: Year Long BUNDLE
This bundle is a collection of 10 units about different animals each with 3 Types of Text: Informational Text, a Story and a Poem for the whole year. The animals included in this bundle are: → Bats→ Turkeys→ Reindeer→ Polar Bears→ Seals→ Lions→ Butterflies→ Bees→ Sharks→ ElephantsEvery product in th
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Reindeer: Reading and Writing Bundle {2nd and 3rd Grade}
Buy this Reindeer Reading and Writing Bundle and save 20%. This is the perfect bundle to buy this season! I've bundled up this month's most popular item: Reindeer Reading and Writing! Plus it includes a reindeer craftivity! Reindeer Readings (Informational, Story, and Poem) Reindeer: Reading Comp
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Journeys 4th Grade Lesson 10: José! Born to Dance (Supplemental & Interactive)
This supplemental pack is aligned to the Journeys 2011/2012, 2014, and 2017 curriculum for 4th grade. This Journeys Grade 4 supplemental pack is created to supplement Unit 2, Lesson 10 (Jose! Born to Dance). The reading responses, activities, and interactive notebook pages focus on the Reading Lit

Also included in: Journeys 4th Grade Unit 2 BUNDLE: Supplemental Materials with Interactive pages

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Tacky the Penguin
Your students will love reading about the adorable Tacky the Penguin. This book companion is full of activities to complete with Tacky the Penguin, Tackylocks and the Three Bears and other Tacky stories. Activities included are – * character trait bubble map * Tacky – can, has, acts * reader resp

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Theme: A Step by Step Modified Approach to Teaching Theme
This is a fun introductory unit with supports and activities that will help to insure that your students will understand and be able to identify theme and supporting details. This unit is ideal for students in grades 2 through 4, remedial reading classes, homeschool, special needs, and ELL/ESL. The
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Summarizing PowerPoint - How to Write a Summary
Modeling is a powerful tool! Two versions of the Summarizing PowerPoint provide modeling and guided practice in summarizing literature. Using story elements, kids learn to write effective summaries.The first presentation uses "somebody-wanted-but-then-so" to introduce early learners to the summary p

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Reading Response Templates {ANY Fiction or Nonfiction Text}
These reading response printables are such wonderful tools to help students organize their thinking, develop and practice higher level thinking skills, and provide a way for the teacher to assess what students are able to demonstrate in their thinking (and writing). Once taught, these graphic organi
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