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By Gretchen Welk
This unit on fables is packed full of goodies! -Posters = fables, theme, moral, and time-order words -Copies of The Lion and the Mouse, The Fox and the Grapes, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Ants and the Grasshopper, The Eagle and the Farmer, and
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.00
544 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This file is CCSS aligned to teach comparing and contrasting. There are 2 pages each for comparing and contrasting characters, setting, plot, and theme. The first page contains a venn diagram at the top and a fill in the blank summary. The second
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
$3.00
204 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This file contains task cards for nonfiction text structures. These task cards can be used as a sort (there are header cards) or for extra practice in guided reading, literacy centers, or Daily 5. There are 20 cards total. There are 4 for each
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$2.00
169 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
QAR, Question Answer Relationship, is a strategy to help children realize that answers to questions come from the text and also background knowledge. This QAR resource focuses on the two broad categories of QAR, not all four categories. This is
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Posters
$1.50
92 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This Common Core aligned file contains 4 printables to help keep kids accountable while reading Scholastic News. These printables would be great to use during Daily 5 or reading centers. page 1 = Title Page page 2 = Illustrations and Questions
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$2.50
121 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This unit on historical fiction is full of graphic organizers to help students understand the genre…perfect for close reading! This unit focuses on the genre by: comparing and contrasting examining the setting, characters, and
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
$3.50
87 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This file includes 5 posters for teaching nonfiction text structures. Sequence Description Compare and Contrast Cause and Effect Problem and Solution Each poster contains the text structure title, a brief definition, a text example, a graphic
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Posters
$2.50
93 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This dialogue unit is full of activities! It is perfect to use with narrative writing, and it is Common Core Aligned. Thanks for looking! Page 1 = Cover Page 2 = Contents Pages 3-6 = Posters/Anchor Charts Pages 7-9 = Color Coded Sentences to use
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
$4.00
95 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This prefix and suffix product contains the following: -prefix and suffix anchor chart headers (perfect for generating lists during reading workshop) -prefix and suffix mini books (perfect for word work, reading notebooks, literacy centers, etc.)
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Posters
$2.50
97 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
These task cards are perfect for practicing multiple meaning words in a dictionary definition format! There are twenty task cards, a homograph poster, a recording sheet, and an answer sheet. These task cards can be used during guided reading,
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$2.00
69 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This file contains two thank you notes for parents. One is a field trip thank you, and the other is a multipurpose thank you note. Please see the images. Thanks so much for looking!
Subjects:
Other (Specialty)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, For Parents
$1.00
28 ratings
3.9
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By Gretchen Welk
These buddy rings are full of before, during, and after questions to keep kids actively reading and monitoring their own comprehension! There are two separate rings: fiction questions and nonfiction questions. Simply print, laminate, cut, and put
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.00
32 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This file contains 24 polka dot task cards for responding to literature. These cards are perfect for Daily 5, collaborating with peers, reading response notebooks, or guided reading. There are 12 red fiction cards and 12 purple nonfiction cards.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$2.50
15 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This file includes the following seven figurative language posters: metaphors, similes, hyperboles, idioms, onomatopoeias, alliteration, and personification! Enjoy! Thanks for looking!
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Posters
$2.50
18 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This tracing book is perfect for emergent readers! Use a binder ring to assemble the book. The matching alphabet chart is perfect for readers and writers! Check out my matching alphabet posters!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$2.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
This packet is perfect for literature circles or book clubs! It is easily assembled without any cutting, and stapling is optional! (Directions are included for assembly.) The following skills are covered in this packet: vocabulary (finding a wow
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
$2.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
These locating cards are perfect to use in guided reading or cooperative learning groups. There are 24 different text feature cards. Page 1 = cover Pages 2-4 = locating cards Page 5 = credits Thank you!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
10 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
Are you looking for a way to recycle and teach standards at the same time? This project is designed to start a recycling program in your classroom or school. Students weigh their paper weekly and graph the results. Students can then design
Subjects:
Graphing, Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
6 ratings
3.9
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By Gretchen Welk
This Common Core aligned file contains 4 printables to help keep kids accountable while reading Weekly Reader. These printables would be great to use during Daily 5 or reading centers. page 1 = Title Page page 2 = Illustrations and Questions
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$2.50
6 ratings
4.0
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By Gretchen Welk
All Aboard! This literacy unit is all about The Polar Express! It is full of skills perfect for first graders in December. All centers are in color and black and white and include a recording sheet. Centers: Contractions Match (will, am,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.50
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (14.79 MB)
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