Teaching In The Fast Lane: Questions to Ask About Reading
A post with a FREEBIE to help families with what questions to ask about reading at home with their students. This powerful resource is a game changer!
My Fourth Grade Homework Routine
One of the most frequent comments/questions I get from my readers is about my homework routine. My thoughts and feelings on homework hav...
Reading Comprehension Question Cube
Template for reading comprehension cube. Cut out and assemble. Students can use this cube to answer reading comprehension questions. Great activity for buddy reading!
The Beginning of Book Clubs in B13
My literacy blocks are beginning their first book clubs. They will be reading and discussing books in a series. They were supposed to do this unit back in November, but at that time my teammates and I thought it best to go ahead with the nonfiction unit instead. The main reason was that we did not have enough books. Now we are ready to go and the students are really excited! Here are some of the pieces I have put in place to get us started...I will share more as the clubs progress. Each book…
Inferential Questions to Ask During Reading FREEBIE!
This is a list of inferential questions to ask during reading. These questions can be used with just about any story. Students can ask themselves inferential questions during reading to self-monitor comprehension. Use as a formal or informal assessment. Makes a great poster! Please remember to leav...
HOW TO MANAGE BOOK BUDDIES, BOOK CLUBS and READING PARTNERS in the CLASSROOM
Students love and are often motivated when given the chance to work or read with a partner or small group. On the other hand, they can become off task and fool around. Read below to learn how to manage book buddies, book clubs, and reading partners in your classroom. This blog post will… offer ... Read more
Jennifer's Teaching Tools
In my classroom we have been busy building our stamina for all of our Daily 5 stations. The last one we are working on is the Word Work station. I was going through all of my word work things to get ready for that station and thought I should share what I have found! I have a boggle board like this ready to go in my classroom. I used this last year too. The kids LOVE this one! Here is the link to the awesome website where she has all the letters ready for you to print and use, as well as a…