I could never find a story map that included more detail than the ones I used when I taught younger grades. So, here it is! This story map includes title, author, illustrator, genre, characters, character traits, setting, setting description,
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Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
This is a great way for students to practice using the Bossy R phonics skill. First, they label the pictures (shirt, car, horse, barn, spider, storm, star, forks, acorn, bird, surf, jar). Then, they cut out the picture and place it in the correct
This is a great way for students to practice differentiating between the Long A and Short A sounds. First, they label the pictures (cape, grape, map, rake, cat, sad, plate, cake, hat, gate, flag, crab). Next, they can color the pictures! Then, they
Students get to roll their way to summer vacation by rolling two dice, determining the product, and coloring in the summer picture with the answer. Works fantastically independently, with a partner, or as a center!
A great way to practice reading fluency is reading a passage multiple times. With each additional reading, students improve their decoding, pace, and expression. In this activity, students read the same passage seven times. Each time they read a