Reading Partners Kit

Teacher Karma
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The Brain Buddy Folder Kit is an interactive reading comprehension unit with a very strong emphasis on MAKING CONNECTIONS and *METACOGNITION*. The kit has everything you will need to provide your students will mini-lessons, anchor charts, student printables, and a super cute BRAIN BUDDY FOLDER!!!

Your students will LOVE working in partners as they engage in active comprehension conversations and are held accountable with their BRAIN BUDDY FOLDER!

The text-to-self, text-to-text, text-to-world, metacognition, inferring, schema, questioning, determining importance, visualizing, and synthesizing cards are worth the price of the kit all by themselves!


Lessons are great for:

*RTI / Interventions
*Guided Reading lessons
*Small group reading instruction
*Whole group mini-lessons
*Literacy stations / centers
*Interactive Reading Journals


Included in this BRAIN BUDDY FOLDER download:

*How to pair students in BRAIN BUDDIES
*Brain Buddy Folder Covers
*Partner Contracts
*Reading Charts
*How to Keep Student Conversations Going
*Asking Questions
*Reading "Just Right" Books
*Mini-Lesson Ideas
*Text-to-self posters, printables, questions
*Text-to-text posters, printables, questions
*Text-to-world posters, printables, questions
*Brain Buddy Connections
*Talk-Planning Sheets
*Think Sheet
*Deep Thinking
*Metacognition Thinking Cards
*Schema Thinking Cards
*Inferring Thinking Cards
*Questioning Thinking Cards
*Determining Importance Thinking Cards
*Visualizing Thinking Cards
*Synthesizing Thinking Cards
*Blank Thinking Cards
*Teacher Assessment Checklists
*Student Assessment Self-Checklists


These lessons and activities work great with any text or chapter, multiple books, a specific genre, poetry, etc. The lessons encourage students to effectively work with partners. You will also find these strategies and lessons are beneficial for RTI, struggling students, and are appropriate to use for guided reading mini-lessons.


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For additional comprehension and metacognition products:

Interactive Reading Notebook

Metacognition Mega-Bundle

Reading is THINKING!

Metacognition ~ Real Reading Salad Kit

Thinking Questions - Metacognition for ANY TEXT

Visualizing - Movie in My Mind

Making Connections with Text

Inference Lessons and Organizers for Comprehension

Get the Gist Comprehension Strategy Kit

Thank you for checking out my BRAIN BUDDIES ~ Reading Partners Kit! Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns with this product.

Please visit my blog for additional learning activities and strategies:

Best Wishes!
Total Pages
94 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Semester
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