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Reading Strategies: Graphic Organizers & Picture Dictionary, Digital Version

The ESL Nexus
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Grade Levels
5th - 8th, Homeschool
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Description

Let your students practice using reading strategies with this digital resource when they read fiction and non-fiction texts. If your students know what reading strategies are but only use them in their English class, then this resource is for you!

Just follow the directions in the resource to use it remotely.

✓ Please note:

A printable version of this resource is available for free HERE.

There are 2 graphic organizers for students to use. They differ slightly from each other but both can be used when reading all types of genres. You can use them for jigsaw reading of social studies or science books, when your whole class or small groups are reading a story, and in literature circles. Students can also use them when reading independently.

You can have students focus on practicing a couple strategies or tell them to use any and all reading strategies. Just review the strategies before students use the slides to make sure they know what each reading strategy is. Then have a class discussion about how students used the strategies when they are finished reading and let your students learn from each other.

Ten reading strategies such as using context clues, using text features, creating mental images, and self-questioning are included. Each page lists the same reading strategies but is used for a different purpose. The handouts are helpful when students are reading non-fiction textbooks and when they are reading novels during independent reading time.

This resource also contains 3 slides that your students can use to create their own picture dictionary of reading strategies. One slide gives instructions, another is a cover slide for students to write their name, and the third is a slide for describing a reading strategy. Students have to define it, explain how and why they use it, and draw a picture that illustrates how they use it. Students should copy the slide describing the reading strategy so they have one slide for every reading strategy they use; that is, they need to create a new slide for each new reading strategy used. Directions for how to do that are included in the resource.

In addition, tracking sheets are also provided for your convenience. Any time you ask students to practice a reading strategy when reading a novel, textbook, or other non-fiction text, you can record the reading strategies on these slides. Writing them in list form like this makes it easy to see which reading strategies you have already used and then you can easily plan which reading strategies you want your students to practice in the future. Alternatively, students can use them to track which reading strategies they use each day.

A list of the ELA Common Core standards this product addresses is included in this resource if you work in a Common Core state.

Originally created for English Language Learners in Grades 5 - 8, all students can benefit from using these reading strategies handouts.

Help your students read across the curriculum by using these reading strategies practice materials!

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What you get in this product:

In the PDF file:

★ Cover (1 page)

★ A list of included materials for easy reference (1 page)

★ A Notes to the Teacher page with background information (1 page)

★ A list of the ELA Common Core standards this product addresses (1 page)

★ Directions for how to access the online materials (1 page)

★ Copyright, social media, and credits info (1 page)

In the Google Drive materials:

★ Cover (1 slide)

★ 2 graphic organizers for students to record info about reading strategies they use (2 slides)

★ Directions for how to create the Reading Strategies Picture Dictionary (1 slide)

★ Cover slide for Reading Strategies Picture Dictionary (1 slide)

★ Template for creating the picture dictionary (1 slide)

★ 2 pages to record info about reading strategies used (2 slides)

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Common Core Standards © Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved. Any claims of correlation or alignment to the CCSS Standards are solely those of The ESL Nexus and have not been evaluated or endorsed by the NGA. The ESL Nexus is the sole creator of this product and does not claim endorsement or association with the creators of the CCSS standards.

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Total Pages
6 PDF Pages & 8 Google Slides
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

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