Generic Organizer for scaffolding/supporting students who need an extra hand with organizing their text dependent responses. Boxes for: Restate the Question/Answer, Cite Evidence and Explain (2 times each) and Conclusion. Works well for struggling
Easy emergency sub plan resource (or early finisher) using all of the Scholastic Magazines laying around. Because it is generic, you could use with past magazines as well! Students will determine the Main Idea and Supporting details for the article.
Personification worksheet to assess knowledge of personification and text-to-text connection. Extension activity has students create their own "personified" character and describe it using character traits and adjectives. This works well with any
Using the mentor text "Memoirs of a Goldfish" by Devin Scallian students will create a visual aide to show mastery of character thoughts, speech (dialogue), traits, theme and text structures! Perfect for pre-state testing days when students are
This generic organizer works with any text (awesome for picture books!) to explore theme. It is excellent for a review/assessment but would also work whole group to begin identifying theme. The second page is an extension activity where students
This page allows students to independently identify an idiom and give both the literal meaning plus what we actually mean. It is student friendly and could be used as a center station as well. Once students illustrate their idioms, you could easily