This activity is great for English Language Learners (or any student) to use after reading a book. It gives them more support when filling out the information for text features if they forget what each item means.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Informational Text
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
This document gives you an example of how to group your students, gives you an example of a rotation schedule, as well as helpful hints. You can use this entire document as is or tweak it to suit your classroom needs. All the work has been done for
English Language Arts, Math, For All Subject Areas
This is a template of an opinion letter about a student's favorite book. It teaches students how to state their opinion, tell reasons to support their opinion, and how to write a friendly letter. You can edit this document, too. This is a great way
This activity has a vocabulary word bank from the book "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs." The sentences have context clues in them to help students figure out which words belong in each sentence. You can edit the sentences or leave them how they
This is a comparing and contrasting activity using a Venn diagram. It can be used for fiction or nonfiction books, as a whole group activity, and an independent activity. This can also be used as a method of assessing students.
This is a homophone match-up activity. It can be used in a small group literacy center in a pocket chart, as an independent activity, or as a teacher-led small group activity to help struggling students.
This activity is a quick way to practice vocabulary words from the text, How Do You Dig a Hole to the Other Side of the World? Students will also write their own sentences using the vocabulary words from the text.