Paperbacks & Collections Kids Who Read Succeedby Linda Cornwell Kids need to read a lot. Time spent reading is important. Kids should read extensively both in and out of school to polish their basic reading skills and develop fluency. During the school day, students need large chunks of time to read extended texts for a variety of purposes: for information, for pleasure, and for exploration.
Common Core Common Core Math Kindergarten Counting & Cardinality Operations & Algebraic Thinking Number & Operations in Base Ten Key Ideas and Details Informational Text Online Games Primary » The Teachers' Cafe Key Ideas and Details Informational Text Online Games - CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1,2,3, RI.1.1,2,3, R2.1.1,2,3. Ask and answer questions about key details, identify the main topic and retell, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information. Who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding. Main topic of a multiparagraph. Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures. Reading Comprehension Strategies – Student Lesson and Online Activity
Story Writing and Fiction Teaching Resources and Printables KS1 Character map worksheets (Ref: SB6025) Simple worksheets to assist pupils when creating characters for their stories. Fairytale character posters (Ref: SB2025) A set of 13 A4 printable posters showing common characters from fairytales. Including prince, princes, witch, wizard, dragon, fairy, elves, knight and more! Story and Fiction Writing Resources The Textmapping Project - Lesson Planning Guides The following lesson guides are currently available. As we add more, they will be listed here (added explanation below): Textbook Skills Magazine Instruction Sets Textmapping Exercise: Mapping a Magazine Article [ Poetry exercise: "Afternoon on a Hill", by Edna St. Vincent Millay (4 document set); recommended for upper elementary through college.
Multi-book Theme Units Rather than relying on one book that is read each day of the week (as our traditional units do), these units revolve around one theme and are dependent on a variety of books to enhance learning. They allow a more in-depth study of one particular topic-- giving you the freedom to capitalize on your child's current interest. Simply choose a topic, get the core books you need from the library, then print out the lessons and begin a fun, memorable, extended learning time with your child(ren).
Comprehension Strategies - Making connections, questioning, inferring, determining importance, and more from Strategies That Work, Mosaic of Thought, and Reading with Meaning, this page gives you information on the six comprehension strategies known as making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, determining importance, and synthesizing.
Prompts for Reading Conferences/Groups Teachers, here is a list of my favorite questions to ask during 1:1 reading conferences! Fiction ~ Generic Prompts What does the title mean?What is happening in the part you are reading now?Tell me about a strategy you used and how it helped you understand what was happening, or how it helped you understand a word.Would you recommend this book? To whom? Community Club Home Community Club Firefighter Level A, Community Club