Effective ways to help your students make progress as active readers
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Ideas for rich, strategy-building student-led reading discussions. Offers tips for organization, management, establishing guidelines, and prompting discussion.
Tips for organzing independent reading sessions with students grades 3-5. Includes a list of useful supplies to have on hand.
Students research an animal's winter habitat through early reading and learn a list of vocabulary words in the process.
This checklist helps the teacher monitor students'attitudes toward reading, use of reading strategies, participation in partner and group book discussions, and knowledge of story structure.
This Checklist helps you monitor your students'attitudes toward reading, use of reading strategies, participation in partner and group book discussions, and knowledge of story structure.
Checklists help you monitor your students'attitudes toward reading, use of reading strategies, participation in partner and group book discussions, and knowledge of story structure.
Learn how to implement this effective strategy for teaching young children high-frequency or sight words.
Kids find evidence to form hunches, they also ask questions, recall facts, reread, skim, infer, draw conclusions, and, ultimately, comprehend the text more fully.
Highlights easy-to-introduce journal responses. Model how to set up a journal page and go about responding to each suggestion and then have students practice before moving them to independence.
Experts and fellow teachers share strategies to build strong readers.
Seven tricks and games to help kids truly engage with texts. Plus, four tips for helping a student who is reading below grade level.
Third grade teacher Marissa Ochoa shares ideas on meeting students' individual needs. New and first year teachers will learn how to challenge their students to stretch their reading skills.
Creative solutions for test review, classroom management through reading workshop, a classroom economy unit plan, and more from one of the star teachers of Top Teaching
These 11 printables include guidelines, checklists, and assessment tools to help you get started.
In this unit, students are paired with similar readers in their class to engage in meaningful reading partnerships.
In this unit, students act as reading detectives to discover the elements of a mystery.
These seven lessons and seven reproducibles provide teaching strategies to help students make all three levels of connections -- to their life experiences, to other texts, and to events and issues in the world around them.
Recommended titles for teaching students reading strategies.
Booklist for suggestions of books to use when teaching the reading strategies.
Books that model active reading strategies. Includes picture books for each comprehension strategy.
Illustrates how to manage a reading workshop effectively. Features behavior guidelines, strategies for teaching students to work independently, methods of preventing disruptions, and more.