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Reading Stations

Three Interactive Types Of Activities For Reading Groups

Hey teacher friends! Today I’m back with reading group strategies. I know this is something you’ve probably heard about countless times but just stick with me. Today we’re talking about all the FUN (see, I told you to stick around) activities you can implement during small reading groups.  Setting Up Reading Centers In The Classroom 

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5 Fun Ways To Teach The Reading Skill Compare And Contrast

There are many activities you can do to introduce and reinforce the reading comprehension skill of compare and contrast. This reading strategy is fun to teach because you can add a lot of interactive elements into your mini-lessons. Here are five compare and contrast examples that you can use in your classroom. I like to

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reading responses

How To Strengthen Student Reading Responses With A Sticky Note Template

Sticky notes. They’re not just for grocery lists anymore. Did you know you can print on sticky notes? My favorite thing to do is print reading responses onto sticky notes for my students to fill out at literacy stations.  Reading responses at literacy stations are important. Your students know they are held accountable for reacting

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sequencing activities

7 Fun Sequencing Activities Your Students Need For Virtual Learning

When it comes to sequencing activities, the more interactive the better! You’re going to want your kiddos to understand the importance of putting things in order, so practice makes perfect. Make A Snack My very first year of teaching (cough) many moons ago, My students made a “face-wich” on a piece of bread, with peanut

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reading comprehension

Using Digital Resources For Your Reading Comprehension Stations

Well, friends, here we are. Some of you might be teaching virtually, and some might be in your classroom with strict social distancing guidelines. We have so many problems and hurdles to overcome, but I’m here to help you find a solution for one of them: Your reading comprehension stations.  Can I Still Have A

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close-reading

What is Close Reading?

Close reading is exactly as it sounds. It’s reading closely. Students will spend several days on one text, looking at the words the author uses and discussing the text’s meaning. This method of digging deeper into the text will prepare your students for independent analysis of a passage. A close reading definition by the website “We

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