This powerpoint is a mini lesson that will show students a concrete way to respond to text based questions that require support evidence from the text. This is not an original strategy, but it is an original presentation on how to teach the
This is a power point for introducing Biography to third graders. The power point is designed to last over 1-2 weeks and guide students to not only learn about reading a biography and its important text structures, but invites them to begin
To culminate a unit of study in Mythology, students have a choice of what kind of project they would like to do to produce a product. The TicTacToe format gives 9 choices that can be completed in 1-2 days. The format allows for natural
For those just learning how to follow the format of the CAFE conference, this form will guide you through the steps for an effective conference. To supplement the conference protocol, ideas for how to prompt effectively are included at the bottom
Using the mini lesson format of Lucy Calkins, this four day lesson goes along with the read aloud Number the Stars. Each mini lesson makes a connection, teaches and models and allows for active involvement before the students apply the principles
This lesson follows Lucy's format for mini lessons and fits into the Unit on "Following Characters into Meaning". It uses the read aloud "Riding Freedom" but could be adapted to any other read aloud such as "Tiger Rising" or "Because of Winn
This is a power point lesson on Empathy using the Read Aloud "A Taste of Blackberries". The lesson follows the format for mini lessons outlined in the Units of Study: Following Characters into Meaning.
This power point is for teachers who administer the mClass TRC assessment. Students who can read a text and answer oral questions often have trouble in giving adequate answers to written questions. This powerpoint walks students through the
Common Core Objectives include not only Reading and Writing, but Listening and Speaking. This set of mini lessons provides explicit teaching of ways to give students opportunities to share ideas within a group setting. You will find a step by
Based on the format of Lucy Calkins mini lesson, this is a series of lessons geared to support deeper understanding of the book Number the Stars including the ideas of the importance of time and place in understanding historical fiction. This
This is a one day lesson presented in Power Point which is geared for helping students with comprehension using Lucy Calkins four part mini lesson. This lesson would be a springboard for other independent reading strategies that help students
Katie Wood Ray states that we should never ask a student to write something until they have seen a sample of what that writing should look like. The powerpoint presentation gives students a chance to analyze popular fables for components and then
Aligned with Common Core Writing Standards, this form provides a way to document writing behaviors for students during writing conferences. Easy to use and helps you stay organized when organization is a challenge.
This is a form that follows the structure of the CAFE conference. It is designed to help those new to the idea of conferencing with a concrete way to record information.
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This is a powerpoint presentation that gives an introduction to text features. This will give beginning readers a chance to see and practice using the first of the tools provided in expository text. Pacing of the delivery will depend on the
This power point presents the Gods and Goddesses of Mount Olympus and gives students opportunities to do projects (sold separately) on an Olympian of their choice.
For short stories of Greek Myths for independent reading