When my students were reading Rick Riordan's book, "The Lightning Thief", I wanted to hold them accountable for their annotations. Students were required to read specific parts of the book closely and use sticky flags/Post-It notes to mark the text.
Introduce a new chapter from your social studies text book by having your student preview the text! Students can complete this worksheet independently, with a partner, or in a small group. This chapter preview is a great way for students to survey
Figurative language is everywhere, and students will have a great time finding figurative language in songs they know in love. These posters can be printed and posted on a bulletin board, or given to students for safe keeping in a binder.