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Comprehension Student Activities 4-6

Comprehension Student Activities 4-6
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The Readability Test Tool 80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom 80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff When you think of innovative, edgy, compelling uses of technology, Google Forms isn’t exactly the first thing that leaps to mind. While you’d probably prefer a piece of hardware that’s affordable, easy to use, and mobile that allows students to direct their own mastery of content in peer-to-peer and school-to-school learning environments, for now you just might have to settle for a spreadsheet. No, wait. Spreadsheets are simply a kind of framework, yes? And they have built-in formulas to perform calculations, visualize data, and communicate information in ways we–and students–are not used to seeing, right? So maybe a self-grading assessment? Questionnaires? See, I told you it’s not so bad.

Textmapping Before I begin. . . what a long week it was! Sorry for the lack of posts this week. I have been swimming in work and haven't had a moment to post anything. In the past week, I have created and/or significantly revised 48 different literacy center activities, eight activities in six different literacy areas. That means thinking of what I need them to be, then typing them up, putting them in folders, and listing all the extra materials and copies I need to gather in school to complete the centers. I'm posting today about an instructional technique I used in class this week with great success. Have you tried TEXTMAPPING? Here's some background info from The Textmapping Project explaining exactly what it is: (If you click on the the link above, it will take you to their site, which has a wealth of information.) Textmapping is a graphic organizer technique that can be used to teach reading comprehension and writing skills, study skills, and course content.

Reading Comprehension - Free Worksheets Home- English- Math - Reading - Research - Keys - Newsworthy - Links - Contact Reading Comprehension, Volume 5: Number 32, Word Meanings From Context Number 31, The Painting Number 30, Word Meanings From Context Number 29, Charity, Poem Number 28, Word Meanings From Context Number 27, Mysteries Number 26, As I Awake, Poem Number 25, Democracy and Freedom Number 24, Modest Requirements Number 23, Martin's St. Number 22, Word Meanings From Context Number 21, Word Meanings From Context Number 20, Word Meanings From Context Number 19, You, Poem Number 18, Word Meanings in Context - Antonyms Number 17, Winter Heat Number 16, Word Meanings From Context - Synonyms Number 15, Word Meanings From Context Number 14, The Presidential Campaign Number 13, Memories, Poem Number 12, Word Meanings From Context Number 11, Campaign Finance Reform Number 10, Simple Math Number 9, Fashion Blues Number 8, Word Meanings From Context Number 7, Thank You Sincerely, Poem Number 6, Treasure, Part IV Number 5, Treasure, Part III

TBT Video Introduction Male Narrator:Ohio has many programs and initiatives aimed at ensuring that all students are prepared for future success in a rapidly changing global economy. To understand the connections between these efforts, it helps to look at the big picture. Most of the initiatives fall into these four categories: What Teachers Teach;How Teachers Deliver Instruction;Measures of Student Learning; andMeasures of Educator Effectiveness. To adapt to these changes, collaboration and streamlined improvement processes are critical. The Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC) has developed a framework to help schools use collaborative structures and share the responsibility for improving student achievement. Through these structures, many districts and schools are using the Ohio Improvement Process - or OIP - to set and monitor their improvement goals. The OIP includes a 5-Step Process that can help streamline implementation efforts. This process is the same, whether it’s being used: Step 1 Includes:

Animal Report / Pet Research Project ~... by Lisa Lilienthal Animal Report / Pet Research Project / Informational Writing: With this informative writing research project students will use research skills to learn about a pet's appearance, behavior and care. Then they'll create a animal report / pet booklet to share! Included are: ~a list of Common Core Standards covered ~lesson plans ~a list of pet research websites and sources ~informative writing poster in color and black/white ~note-taking pages ~example note pages ~note-taking guiding questions ~bibliography poster ~transitions/linking words poster ~example animal report booklet ~various publishing pages with categories for: All About ___, Table of Contents, What Do They Look Like?, How Do They Behave? I hope your students enjoy learning about pets with this informational writing animal report project! You might also like: Biography Report ~ Informational Writing & Research Writing Opinion Paragraphs ~ The Four Seasons {Common Core} Writing Opinion Paragraphs ~ All the Best! Happy writing!

Understand what you read 10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs Since Google officially changed Google Docs name to Google Drive and a number of updates have been introduced to improve its overall performance. One very recent update is an increase of cloud storage capacity to 15GB usable across Gmail, Drive, and Google Plus. It is quite obvious that Google is trying to outsmart its immediate competitor Dropbox and I think Google is successful in its strategy so far. To make Google Drive stand out from the crowd, Google opened it to apps developers and allowed users to select from a wide variety of web apps to integrate into their Google Drive accounts. I have curated for you some interesting apps that are integrated into Google Drive and which you can install right from your Google Drive interface. This is how o install any of the apps below into your Google drive : Head over to your Google Drive, click on create, then click on " connect more apps", then type in its name in the search pane and click on " connect " 1- WeVideo 2- PicMonkey 4- Lucid Chart

Free Classroom Book Publishing Free Publishing with Studentreasures Have you heard of Studentreasures Publishing? It's a company that will publish your students writing for free! Below you can see a book that my 5th graders did a few years ago called Candler's Field Guide to Wacky Animals. It was an exciting project, and it didn't cost me a penny! My students felt such pride when they saw their work in print! Simple Steps to Classroom Book Publishing Webinar I love sharing about this terrific project, so I set up this webpage to encourage others to participate. MP4 Version Below - You can view the MP4 version below on your computer or a mobile device. Free Storyboard Graphic Organizers Are you already participating in a Studentreasures Project? Classbook Storyboard (One copy for the entire class) Individual Storyboard (One copy needed for each student) Note: If you have no idea what to do with these storyboards, please sign up for the webinar because I'll explain it all in a step-by-step manner.

Rewordify.com | Understand what you read One Stop Resource for Google Docs If you’re a Google Docs user, curious about Google Docs, work with Google Docs with students, and especially if you’re looking for help understanding all of the features of Google Docs, then you’ve got to bookmark MaryFran’s Google Docs Tutorials. Created as a Google Site (of course), this is a huge collection of resources, tutorials, videos, … all devoted to helping the visitor understand the ins and outs of working with Google Docs. That’s really the best description I can think of to describe this site. Navigation and use is as simple and powerful as Google Docs itself. Just select a topic of interest from the left side navigation menu and read on. Google Docs users – make sure that you bookmark this resource. Powered by Qumana Like this: Like Loading... Related OTR Links 12/16/2011 Main Page - Math Lesson and Unit Plans page divided by grade level and strand. In "Links" OTR Links 04/09/2012 OTR Links for 07/10/2011 In "Computers"

Did You Know? Mini-Research Project I have used these Did You Know? facts in my classroom for several years in several different ways. Because I am only teaching literacy this year, I haven't been sharing them on our weekly Science board, but I wanted to incorporate them some way. Here's what you'll need for this quick project:Did You Know? We started this in Teacher Time small groups (read more about how I teach Writing Groups HERE). We titled our page: Did You Know? Our first internet research minilesson was: What makes a good search term? Other conversations included perseverance (going on to page 2 if resources on page 1 of the search results didn't give you what you needed), filtering (if you don't understand a resource as a reader, you can't write about it as a researcher-- toss it and find a better resource), and paraphrasing (we used the poster from my Academic Testing Vocabulary Posters to help remind them to put things in their own words). Today is my 3-Year Blogging Anniversary!

Paperless Classroom? ePortfolios? Easily Accomplish Both with Google Docs! » Clint's Tech Integration Resources Permalink: UEN Faculty Lounge PPT or PDF versions Google facilitated the Education On Air Conference, a virtual conference for educators focused on and around Google Apps for Education, featuring their master teachers. I have a few teachers that have gone down this road of using Google Docs exclusively for student work, and their Docs/Drive inboxes have exploded with student work – and has been a struggle for them to manage. This session will assume that you are familiar with using Google Docs. Here’s the bullet points for success, and then I’ll explain each in detail below: Digitize student work, and store it all in Google DriveStudents create folders for their work, and share that folder with their teachers.Teachers create folders for documents to share with studentsTeachers create an ‘Assignment Hand-In’ Form for students to submit both information about the assignment as well as the link to the assignment. Digitize Student Work Student Folders TeacherFolders

DK Launches Online Encyclopedia for Kids Illustrated book publisher DK has launched the beta version of DKfindout!, a free online encyclopedia where children ages 7-11, parents, and teachers can look up information in subject areas ranging from science and math to geography. DK will kick off the website with a $100,000 marketing and publicity campaign. “Our goal is to bring children and their parents and teachers together online in a way that supports learning without diminishing curiosity,” says Rachel Kempster, v-p of marketing and publicity. A sample page on volcanoes from the beta version of DKfindout! DKfindout! But the encyclopedia isn’t DK’s only new project.

I liked the venn diagram and the other compare/contrast activities. Could we compare Mr. Fox -vs- Mr. Knox? Tweetle Beetles and Freezy Trees? by bmahieu Nov 15

This site relates alot of great activities to be used to reinforce different aspects of a book or play that a class could read together. by jkostelnick Nov 5

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