These materials support the literature circles instruction strategy which fully supports the instructional expectations outlined in the Common Core Standards. It can be used with whole group or small groups. These materials are best used with
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
Mini posters (anchor charts) for guided reading. Focusing on comprehension strategies. Many of the posters have commonly used graphic organizers that help children with the specific strategy. These are kid friendly.
This file contains lots of information about teaching guided reading as well as many tools to help you. Some of the tools included are Leveling Chart, Running Record Sheet, Comprehension Rubric, Suggested Graphic Organizers, Lesson Plan
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
This is a reading response choice board for both fiction and nonfiction texts geared toward students in grades 3-6. With modeling and guidance, it could be used with 2nd graders as well. It can be used as classwork or homework.
This place value pack has games and activities that are aligned to Common Core Standards. They would be great for math centers or small group work. Many of the activities could be easily differentiated for striving learners with the use of