Students self assess using this rubric following their book club meetings. There are 4 follow up questions as well. This can be turned in to teachers or kept to goal set and track personal growth with book club preparedness.
Have a little Spring fun in the classroom with this Peep Candy experiment. You will need 4 different types of liquids for the students to soak the peeps in. They will write their hypothesis, observations, and conclusions/reflections. This is fun
Introduce your students to a new unit in nonfiction by throwing a Book Tasting! It is fun and a great way for the kids to see a variety of books in one setting. This pamphlet lets them "taste" and write down 5 different books. They get a taste for
This project is for students to note character traits, changes, actions, and motives as they read a book or series of books. It includes a place for students to make notes on chapters, follow traits and write down evidence. There is also a reader
This file contains three different resources: a choice card to document a behavior for parent review and awareness, a cheer card for celebrations, and a feelings card for students that have difficulty expressing or handling feelings.
While kids are reading, you want them thinking. If they code their text on post it notes or paper while reading, then their critical thinking is visible to teachers. Students use these bookmarks to help guide their codes while they read. Plus this
Critical Thinking, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
This packet contains 4 activities that I use to get students thinking about topics, reading, or really anything. Giving students time to process information and write down their thoughts before having collaborative or whole group conversations.
This product will help you cover standards as students compare different popular fables. It also provides you a written response and graphic organizer for one fable. This offers you another standard check on how your students are doing with
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies