Use this packet to support student thinking and understanding when studying the book Holes. It focuses on strategies, skills, and vocabulary in the text.
Use this PowerPoint when introducing the socratic seminar method with your students.
Look for the "Close Reading: Marking Up the Text" in my store to use along with teaching socratic seminar preparation.
Reading comprehension is based upon the meaning readers give words. The more vocabulary words students know, the better they are able to understand what they read. Therefore, rich vocabulary also improves the ability for students to communicate
Use this resource to explicitly teach your students Greek and Latin roots. The following are a part of this bundle:
-ced, ceed, cess
-junct, join, jug
This bundle provides you with letters and guiding questions to help parents recognize the significance of reading aloud with their child, even if they are in the intermediate grades. There are also invite letters if you choose to host a family book