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I have designed a creative book genre activity to use in the school library or classroom. This activity can be a long term project or you can use the activity in pieces as you work your way through di School Library Lessons, Library Lesson Plans, Elementary School Library, Library Skills, Library Ideas, Upper Elementary, Genre Activities, Library Activities, Creative Activities

Book Genre Smart Phone Project - 12 Genres - Fun and Creative Activity

I have designed a creative book genre activity to use in the school library or classroom. This activity can be a long term project or you can use the activity in pieces as you work your way through different genres. There are 12 genres that are covered in this product: MysteryAdventureBiographyHisto...

This post-reading activity,"Character Texting," promotes reading comprehension and writing. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Post Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Learning, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Reading Workshop

FREE CHARACTER ASSIGNMENT FOR ANY STORY - CHARACTER TEXTING

FREE CHARACTER ASSIGNMENT FOR ANY STORY OR NOVEL CHARACTER TEXTING: Use this fun free activity to have students demonstrate their understanding of character in a unique and modern way. Students write a text messaging conversation between two characters. This is an excellent post-reading activity fo...

3 Little Pigs Fairy Tale/Storybook Characters Unit Library Lessons, Art Lessons, Spanish Lessons, Learning Spanish, Fairy Tale Story Book, Fairy Tale Stories, Fairy Tale Theme, Fairy Tales Unit, Traditional Tales

Teaching With Terhune

Here are some of the things we did this week for our Fairy Tale/Storybook Character Unit: We talked about what a fairy tale is and what fairy tales sometimes have in them. We talked about the Story Elements in each of the Fairy Tales we read this week. Little Red Riding Hood Here is the chart I used to fill in the Story Elements as we talked about them as a class. While filling this chart out, we made our characters and set up our classroom (setting) so we could act out the story. Little Red…

Genres Bingo This is a fun, motivating activity that can be used in conjunction with Accelerated Reader or with any other program in your classroom. Literary g. Reading Genres, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Resources, Teaching Reading, Ar Reading, Reading Bingo, Reading Logs

Genres Bingo

This is a fun, motivating activity that can be used in conjunction with Accelerated Reader or with any other program in your classroom. Literary genres become easy for the students to recognize. The title of the book read and the AR score can be recorded in each box. If AR is not used in your cla...

Reading Genre List Miller discusses the importance of students exploring and understanding different genres. This makes me think of the wide variety of books I want my students to be exposed to so they can discover what they are interested in. Reading Genres, Types Of Reading, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Literacy Strategies, Reading Levels, 5th Grade Reading, Guided Reading

Reading Genre List

Here is a quick reference guide on the different types of Reading Genres to use in your classroom. Some ideas on how to use the guide are: Have your students glue it into their Reader's Response Journal as a reference tool. Make it bigger and use it as a poster. Use it as a teaching guide. L...

Purpose with Scholastic Love this simple strategy for using old Scholastic Book Flyers to teach author's purpose!Love this simple strategy for using old Scholastic Book Flyers to teach author's purpose! Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Strategies, Guided Reading, Math Lessons, Reading Groups, Guided Math, Student Teaching

Author's Purpose with Scholastic

Love this simple strategy for using old Scholastic Book Flyers to teach author's purpose!

How to organize my genre posters Genre Bulletin Boards, Traditional Literature, Reading Genres, Genre Posters, Genre Study, Library Lessons, Genre Lessons, Library Ideas, Third Grade Reading

Genre Posters. http://hill.troy.k12.mi.us/staff/bnewingham/myweb3/Genres.htm

Genre Posters. http://hill.troy.k12.mi.us/staff/bnewingham/myweb3/Genres.htm

The Westing Game is a wonderfully intriguing mystery and a great novel study for… Teaching Reading, Fun Learning, Learning Tools, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Genre Activities, Reading Activities, The Westing Game, Middle School Writing

The Colorful Apple

Many of my fondest memories of elementary school occurred in my fifth grade classroom. Not only did my teacher constantly expect our best effort, but she made learning fun. When I was moved to fifth grade a few years ago, my goal was to emulate her teaching strategies. Not a day goes by where I […]

Teaching genre - great to have for their reading folder- 2 week challenge during the 9 weeks. Adjust to grade genres Informations About How to Teach Genres in Elementary School (The Benefits o Library Lesson Plans, Library Skills, Library Lessons, Genre Lessons, Reading Genres, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Logs, Reading Lessons

How to Teach Genres in Elementary School (The Benefits of and Strategies for Getting Kids to Read Different Genres)

As a teacher you want your students to read and experience a wide variety of literary genres, but often it is hard to get them interested in straying from their usual book choices. This blog post will explain the benefits of reading different genres and share ideas for lessons and activities to help teachers inspire ... Read more

Teach Your Child to Read Free readers theater scripts readers theater poems that provide fast, funny reading fluency activities for students in and grades. Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Fluency Activities, Drama Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Drama Teaching, Drama Games, Free Reading Games

Free Readers' Theater Scripts

Free readers' theater scripts & readers' theater poems that provide fast, funny reading fluency activities for students in 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.

26 Images That Prove Librarians Are the Funniest People Ever 26 Funny Library Displays That Prove Librarians Are Incredibly Clever School Library Displays, Middle School Libraries, Class Library, Elementary Library, Library Lessons, School Library Decor, Library Decorations, Classroom Libraries, Future Library

The Absolutely True Adventures of a School Librarian

Nikki is a veteran educator, librarian, Instructional Technology Facilitator and ISTE Librarians Network President Elect. Nikki is passionate about 1:1 Digital Initiatives, collaboration with other education professionals, and assisting students in becoming well informed, critically thinking digital citizens.

Miller Jan 30 - The Book Bug: Genre of the Month -- Another wonderful idea to encourage students to try new types of books. Library Themes, School Library Displays, Middle School Libraries, Library Activities, Elementary Library, Library Ideas, Library Decorations, Children's Library, Library Science

Genre of the Month

When I became a MS, I decided I was going to do whatever I could to get students excited about reading and to read different types of materials so that they can become well-rounded. So in keeping with that goal, I started the Genre of the Month program where I teach a different genre of literature in the Media Center in the hopes of getting students excited about reading. The GOTM is highlighted on a special bulletin board, and I do a lesson once a month to make sure the students understand…

FREEBIE Reading Response Genres Bookmarks Use these fantastic bookmarks to get… Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Third Grade Reading, Student Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas

Reading Response Bookmarks

Click here for more freebies like this one!Reading Response Bookmarks: Genres BookmarksUse these fantastic bookmarks to get your students to think deeper as they answer higher order questions related to different genres while reading independently. Simply print on colored card stock. Students can ...

Genre Tab Book - Interactive with QR linked stories Library Lesson Plans, Library Skills, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, Library Activities, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Teaching Genre

Genre Tab Book - Interactive with QR linked stories

QR linked Genre Tab Books - 19 reading skills covered!