This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. So often when I was teaching I wanted a list of traits so that my students could look at the list while describing characters. This also helps students get to know and understand different character traits.
Reading Strategies: 8 Posters FREE
Use these bright and colorful posters at centers or to decorate your classroom. A great way to remind students to use their reading strategies!
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Two differentiated choice boards for students reading any novel or participating in a literature circle. Dozens of prompts for responding to the text are included, meeting many different learning styles and covering Bloom's Taxonomy! Are you looking for more ideas for READING RESPONSE? **Reading Ski
This book club or literature circle packet uses the six reading comprehension strategies in a book club or literature circle format. I turned each comprehension strategy into a job to be completed in a student book club or literature circle.
-Reading Strategies Book Club Packet Cove
I created this unit with my students in mind. I wanted to incorporate fun and exciting activities into my students learning.
Included in the unit:
spelling and vocabulary lists for all chapters; report on E. B. White, spiders, & pigs; bubble map of Wilbur & Charlotte; writing a persuasi
A visually engaging PREZI presentation with several group and individual activities to accompany units on THE HUNGER GAMES, THE GIVER, 1984, UGLIES, BRAVE NEW WORLD, FAHRENHEIT 451, THE MAZE RUNNER, CITY OF EMBER, THE HANDMAID'S TALE, or any other dystopian novel.If you haven't used PREZI before, it
This is a James and the Giant Peach novel study unit that contains 17 pages of reading strategies and activities. It also includes the answer key, assessments, and scoring rubrics. This is one of the most comprehensive reading packets you will find directly related to this book. Included are compreh
The Island of the Blue Dolphins is a 89 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); and Extension Activities. This c
Book vs. Movie Printables: FREE
Use these two printables after you have read the book and then seen the movie version. Great for comparing and contrasting and thinking critically about how the movie was made.
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Theme is such a challenging skill to master! Here is a freebie that you can use with any story to help your students do just that. The first printable requires students to answer questions about how the character thinks and acts to find clues about the theme. The second one requires students to find
Are you trying to help your students dig deeper in the stories they read? Perhaps you are trying to encourage your students to read critically and independently. This wall display is a great addition to your classroom decor. This is a reminder to display on your wall to help keep students accountabl
Plot Diagram Graphic Organizer Template
You may use this template in any way that you wish. You can even use it in your commercial product as long as you credit Lovin Lit.
The size of this plot diagram template was made to fit into a standard composition notebook when cut out along the perimeter.
Encourage your students to improve their close reading skills by teaching them to annotate text with this simple sticky-note procedure. This single-sheet handout gives examples of rich and weak annotated comments along with helpful suggestions to guide students who aren’t sure what they should be wr
Mini Book Review: A fun way to review a book quickly! FREEGreat for when you don't want to do a full-fledged book report. Also a terrific way for students to recommend books to one another. Now with a digital option! Just click the red, "Open in Easel" button to use online!
This is an engaging novel study students will enjoy! This unit includes pre-reading, during reading and post-reading activities surrounding vocabulary as well as comprehension questions and activities that focus on various levels of thinking.
This is a fun freebie! Students do the written portion of the book report on the outside of a large grocery bag, and then place five items inside the bag to symbolize main characters, setting or events from the book. Students love these!!
A free set of 20 Open Ended Question Prompt Cards for your students to use to extend their critical thinking on texts. These are DIGITAL and printable question prompts that are perfect for use with any text! These include open-ended prompts such as: "Would it be better if ______________________?" S
Free Freckle Juice 20 page unit aligned to the common core.
Students make a book.
Day 1- Predictions
Day 2. Questions-who, what, where, when, why, and how
Day 3- Character Traits, point of view, and compare and contrast
Day 4- Story Map
Day 5- Freckle Juice recipe
Refer to a friend
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane novel study unit. This is a reading comprehension activity guide and answer key for The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. This guide contains 19 pages of activities (40 total pages including the guide, answer key, and scoring assessment ru
I created this product for my own 4th grade students to complete when reading the novel The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling. While I am using other amazing resources from Nicole Shelby and The Book Umbrella, I just needed a little something else that my students could complete in response t
This pack of materials was created to assist teachers implement the Daily 5 routine into their classrooms.
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No more boring book reports! Try this creative book project instead! You can use it with any picture book or chapter book. Makes a great culminating activity and works well with reading workshop, literature groups or independent reading programs.
This download includes:
-Student instructions hando
This freebie features a short version of the classic Gingerbread Man story with a feelings map for children in early grades.
Two versions of the map are included : One to help children think about what their own feelings are, as they read through the story and one for them to indicate the Gingerbre
Fiction & Non-Fiction Twitter Tweet Common Core Activity: Use the Twitter Concept to Make Connections to the TextUsing Twitter to Make Connections: Do you want to see if your students grasp the main idea or big event in a chapter or story but don't want to assign a boring chapter review? Use th