Here's a collection of bookmarks for teachers and students to help understand the standards; their meaning, how students should think, and the technique used to write a response.
Run off these bookmarks as you teach to the standards--one by one, or all at once.
Have groups of students read a select passage, chapter, etc. and respond to a given task that taps a standard. Or, give a different standard to each group. Have students share their answers, and write them on a poster to display.
Students can record their brief answers on the back of the bookmark.
In order to save time, a good practice is to laminate them, or even enlarge these to poster size and place in the classroom for all to view.
Product contains two copies of the same bookmark per page.
Book marks contain:
the CCS category
Exact standard language
A "What does this mean?" [simplified language of standards]
A "Think as you read or observe" [this lists a variety of cues given as questions students can use as they read
A "How should I respond to this question?" [suggestions for implementing written responses]
Bookmarks are colorful and contain information in a child friendly manner. A small flower distinguishes this product as fiction CCS, from the nonfiction bookmarks which contains a farm hen image.
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