This is a three file product that can be used for Daily 5/Cafe mini lesson on the comprehension strategy Check for Understanding.
File 1: A simple graphic organizer for a student to practice stopping one time to check for understanding and record
This is a fun and engaging way to explain topic, main idea and details to young readers. It uses a reference that most kids know, McDonald's, to convey the message. After using this anchor chart my kiddos finally got it!
This file can be used in conjunction with the Daily 5/Cafe mini lesson/strategy back up and re-read. While students read, they can fill out one of the graphic organizers to practice the strategy with more diligence. This also reinforces writing
This is a lesson designed to be taught right after your students have learned what inferring is. When I've used this lesson I glue the Dectective to the front of a manilla file folder, then glue the next page inside. The next page is a riddle
This is an 8 page packet that challenges students to make connections while they read. Students are introduced to each type of connection (Text to Text, Text to Self, and Text to World) through the use of a mentor text and an activity aligned with
This is a journal that can be used for 1st grade, 2nd grade, or low reading 3rd grade students. It is meant to be an introduction to writing while you are reading. On the first page, BEFORE reading, students must decide which strategy they are
This is a two page template that can be used to make a classroom book about compound words OR can be used as an individual assessment and/or worksheet. Included in this file is a cover for the classroom book and then the recipe organizer. It is
This is a character study graphic organizer that was created to use during Daily 5. Each student can use this organizer to complete the character study activities without reading the same book! Students choose a good fit book, read it, and then
This is a simple graphic organizer that introduces schema to students by appealing to something all students have background knowledge on...school! Students fill out their file folder on what they already have schema on for school.
Use this two page graphic organizer for students to use while they read their own stories or while they listen to a read aloud. On the second page, students use higher order thinking skills to take connections from their own lives and identify