I use this form to plan my small group instruction in both math and reading, but it can be used for any subject area. There is room for up to four groups. The last column gives me space to plan how I will progress monitor my students in the RTI
At the beginning of a new school year, you want to get to know your students as writers. Use this form to record anecdotal notes as your students complete a quick write or flash draft. Record information about writing behaviors and attitudes,
At the beginning of the year, students often need to review sentence boundaries. I prefer to teach them to find and separate the ideas in a run-on sentence before I teach compound and complex sentence structure. I use this activity page to assess
As you begin to get to know your students as readers, use this form to record your observations about their reading engagement, interests, and oral reading skills. These notes will help inform your decisions as you place your students in reading
Each editing page has a short paragraph with common grammar mistakes. Students will practice applying grammar rules and noticing mistakes using the test format. These activities are meant to be short enough to be a warm-up or a quick assessment
This short assignment gives students a chance to practice editing and applying basic grammar skills in the context of writing.
-capitalize the first word in a sentence
-recognize common homophones (their/they're, too/two)
Students and teachers may use this bookmark to keep track of current reading goals set during reading conferences, guided reading, and small group work. The bookmark serves as a reminder to the student about his or her current reading work. When a
This form can be used to hold students accountable for missing work. There are many products like this available. However, this form is geared specifically toward students in elementary grades who need to learn to be responsible for missing
Use these assignment sheets to help your reading groups stay accountable for their reading and thinking in between group meetings. There are multiple options available: a page for groups that meet on the same book three times a week, another for a
Students will practice using clues in sentences to determine the meaning of unknown or multiple-meaning words. The set includes 24 task cards in two forms: with and without answer choices. The teacher may choose to have students record answers for
Students will practice identifying the correct homophone for each sentence. There are 24 cards that focus on the homophones to/two/too, your/you're, there/their/they're, our/hour, and its/it's. The cards can be used for review or assessment.
Students will use this choice board to respond to their reading and demonstrate comprehension. This choice board is for teachers who want to make writing about reading a regular part of the day. Each response is designed to take about 5 to 10