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...
Main Idea Anchor Chart (FREE worksheet included!)
Learning about main idea and supporting details is FUN when you use the ice cream cone analogy! This blog post contains a main idea anchor chart activity and a FREE main idea worksheet. Everything you need for one main idea lesson is available here.
My Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts | One Stop Teacher Shop
Anchor chart inspiration for elementary teachers. Use my Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts for Reading, Math, Grammar, and Writing.
"Read like a Detective" Anchor Chart
I took this idea from a handout provided by WE are TEACHERS and ReadyGen of PearsonSchool.com I loved the detective and the them...
Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Annotating Tips for Close Reading - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
Annotating texts is a powerful strategy for readers. Get tips and strategies to help your students annotate effectively and use their annotations.
Determining Importance & Main Idea: More Anchor Charts
This is a follow-up post with more anchor charts to help children understand main idea. A key part in being able to figure out the main idea of a text is being able to determine the importance and identifying the difference between plot and the overall theme. Ultimately, all of these lead to greater comprehension, which is our goal for every reader. Here are a few of my favorites. It's not always necessary to come up with ideas for anchor charts on your own. Sometimes, the ideas just come to…
Historical Fiction Book Club Unit: Part 1
Currently, we are in our Historical Fiction Book Club Unit and students are applying the skills/strategies they learned in our Social Issues Book Club Unit to this unit. To launch the unit, we have been reading and discussing various historical fiction picture books, such as: Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson, Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles, Freedom on the Menu:The Greensboro Sit-Ins by Carole Boston Weatherford, The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson, and The Butterfly by…
Point of View Teaching Activities and Ideas - Elementary Nest
Find powerful point of view teaching activities and ideas including strong books and anchor charts to strengthen students' understanding.
Schedules of Reinforcement: EXAMPLES - Applied Behavior Analysis - by AllDayABA
This is part 8 of our Pinterest series dedicated to disseminating the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Our Quick Glossary of ABA Terms series will include a variety of terms, definitions, and study resources j...
Reading Skills Pyramid | Ladder Learning Services LLC
A visual illustration of the hierarchy of skills required in children’s reading skills
Why is Phonological Awareness So Important?
Phonological awareness skills are the basis for reading. Without these important skills, potential reading difficulties may arise in the early years. A child who has concrete phonological skills wi…