Reading Buddy Activities!

Reading Buddy Activities!
Reading Buddy Activities!
Reading Buddy Activities!
Reading Buddy Activities!
Reading Buddy Activities!
Reading Buddy Activities!
Reading Buddy Activities!
Reading Buddy Activities!
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This collection of Reading Buddy activities was created for multi-grade students to enjoy together throughout the year, along with tips and organizers to get your program rolling efficiently!

Just added for 2018 BTS: a booklet for buddies to fill in together and keep for familiar reading! Draw, color, cut, paste, read & write! Enjoy, and best wishes for the new school year!


What Reading Buddies Do,a full-color, seven page storybook lesson that can be used as posters to reinforce positive expectations for Reading Buddy time

✔Reading Buddies getting to know you activities

✔a letter of invitation to become Reading Buddies from one teacher to another, with a general class information form (an altered version is available as a freebie)

✔a blank Reading Buddy pair-up list (PDF - non-editable)

✔4 options for Reading Buddy notebook / scrapbook covers

✔Conversation starter tips for big buddies speaking to little buddies

✔six versions of partially completed Melonheadz 'Create-a-Kid' blacklines (3 big buddies, 3 little buddies; 2 girls, 2 boys, 2 generic) for a fun 'Getting-to-Know' each other activity for the buddies (and any more activities that teachers come up with later!)

✔two Venn diagram 'Getting-to-know' each other activities that compare the general and reading interests of the buddies

✔two story follow-up activities for the Reading buddies to complete together

✔Halloween activity and card as shown in this post!

✔Thanksgiving story reading follow up activity and boy and girl versions of Thanksgiving card "I am thankful..." Check it out on Pinterest!

✔graphic organizer to share winter holiday traditions and boy and girl versions of "Happy Holidays, Reading Buddy!" card See it on my Reading Buddies board on Pinterest!

✔My favorite season compare / contrast

✔Working together for Earth Day

✔invitations and Reading Buddy mail label

✔end of year card - Thank you and have a good summer (be sure to say hi to me when we're back at school!)

Read about The Benefits of a Reading Buddies Program here, and click here for Tips for starting a Reading Buddies Program in your classroom!

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Thank you for being my Reading Buddy Card Freebie

Concepts about Print: Letters and Words Storybook Lesson, bulletin board, visuals and sorting activity!

Say it, Clap it, Toss it Syllable Sort Game (plus Season sort!)

What Kind Classmates Do - picture book / posters promoting following the golden rule and basic school routines

The Top Three Reading Prompts Bookmarks - Free!

FREE: How to make familiar reading fun for kids - strategies for parents and volunteers!

This is Super, Special Me! Fun All About Me no-prep printables for K-2!

The Reading Log - rejigged! A 12 month, flexible Reading Log promoting joy and ownership!


Dealing With Feelings Story Collection included in New, up and coming best seller: The #DWF EVERYTHING Bundle! (Best deal - all future #DWF TpT products will be added here!)

Reading Buddy Activities (formerly The Reading Buddy Starter Pack)!

The Complete Personal Printable Alphabet Book Kit with over 200 Line Art Images!

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