Do you have students who are distracted by everything? D you get tired of telling them to pay attention or don't get distracted? I have taught my first grade students to "not chase squirrels". I have this sign hung up in my classroom and they get
I use this basic 5 square for many reasons. The students draw vocabulary words in the boxes, I put First, Next, Then, Last in the boxes and use them for sequencing. This is a basic tool that can be edited and use for many purpose.
Here is a nice little assessment for you to do with your students. Test their ability to identify the title, setting, characters, and beginning, middle, and end. Have them draw and write in their own book. Completely editable in Word.
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