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Reading Anchor Charts
Middle School Reading
5 strategies that help struggling readers improve reading comprehension.
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.
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Teaching main idea can be so tricky. Read this post to learn about three different ways this fifth grade teacher teaches main idea of informational text.
This chart will help students remember the difference between theme which is found in literature and central idea which is found in informational text. It includes a definition for each and a set of steps to find the theme and central idea.It is a great resource for students to keep or for teachers to blow up and use as a poster in the classroom.
There are several ways to engage learners in the classroom. Here are a few ideas if you get stuck.
Made this earlier this week-My ELLs use "ACE" to self-assess their own work and then assess their partner's work. They grade the responses- not me! And they are learning what they are good at and what they need to work on! Bought the chart off of reallygoodstuff.com. It come with a stamp that says "You ACEd it!!!"
Do you teach your students about growth mindset? Are you aware of the benefits of using positive affirmations? Combine these two powerful approaches and transform student achievement! Easy to use for teachers and super beneficial for students, these 22 affirmation posters and corresponding cards will challenge your students thinking about their abilities and their potential.
Such a simple idea for Greek and Latin Roots!!! Posting the root word wheel outside of my door, it acts as a “Password” as my 5th graders enter into my classroom. Each morning, students lead a simple, 3-5 minute activity working with our root - recording it, listing it, picturing it, chanting it, and teaching it.
Students come to us on all different levels, which can be a challenge- 3 great…