Print on cardstock or laminate to make cards sturdy. Make one copy for each group. Cut the squares apart and mix them up. Each group will take turns turning over 2 cards at a time. If they correctly match the picture with the word, they get to keep
Cut the paper up with a sentence fragment on each strip. Students will have to determine whether each is a cause or effect. Then match it with its counterpart.
Example: "Loomis jumped in a radioactive stream" (cause) - goes with "he got sick"
As students read the novel, they can document what they've learned about each of the main characters. This information can be used for discussion or for a later compare/contrast of characters.
Students can write about both physical qualities, as
This PowerPoint is a great intro to close reading. It gets students thinking about what close reading is in a yummy way! You will need 2 cookies for each student, as well as post-its or other paper for students to write their thoughts.
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Close Reading
Laminate this page or put it in a sheet protector. Then choose a different student each day to welcome everyone at the beginning of class. They will use a white-erase marker to fill-in the blanks with the appropriate facts for that day (name, date,