This activity set includes posters representing the five core skills for academic discussion and sentence frames that emphasize each skill:
1) Elaborate and clarify
2) Support ideas with examples
3) Build on and/or challenge a partner’s idea
This product includes two charts that are references for students as listeners and as speakers during academic discussions. Each anchor chart teaches how to respectfully participate in academic conversations.
This is a booklet that can be used in an 8-week book study using any fictional book! This resource can be used to hold literature circles or book clubs. Each week, students must read their assigned pages, and create discussion questions for group
This is a note sheet that you can use to record observations of a student's reading and writing conferences. This product is best used after an interest inventory/affective assessment is distributed. Once complete, use this sheet to fill out
These cards can be used during reading conferences. The teacher can discuss with the student which titles/levels are appropriate for reading at the student's specific level. It also guides students to genres that they may be interested in.