Lucy Calkins Writing
What Can I Write About Chart-Lucy Calkins: Information Writing: How-To Books
This chart was designed specifically for use with Lucy Calkins Units of Study, How-To Books. If you dont use Units of Study as your curriculum, this is still a great chart to help teach our young writers how to think of creative topics to write about.
Caribou Informational Article and Comprehension Activities
Caribou: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort is a resource all about caribou. This article is full of interesting facts and details that students can use during reading and writing activities.Includes an article about caribou in two formats (two-page color photos & one-page text), QR Codes for online articles and videos about the animal and a fact sort sheet where students can sort facts about the animal's attributes, actions and environment.I use these articles ...
Come On, Rain! Mentor Text Unit
Come On, Rain!In this unit you will find these activities to go along with the mentor text: visualization strategy (as you read the book, the students write down things they "see, hear, taste, smell, feel, and feel in my heart")character developmentfigurative language with similes and personificationusing context cluesidentifying awesome adjectives and vivid verbs text evidence/clues that rain was coming in the bookAnswer keys are also included.
Reading Conference Forms for Lucy Calkins 3rd Grade Units from Jackie's Jungle on TeachersNotebook.com (8 pages)
Reading Conference Forms for Lucy Calkins 3rd Grade Units from Jackie's Jungle on TeachersNotebook.com - (8 pages) - These conference forms include a bulleted list of all teaching points and learning objectives targeted in all 7 3rd grade Lucy Calkins reading units. More
Teaching Character Traits in Reading - The Teacher Next Door
Teaching about character traits in reading can be challenging but fun! One of the hardest parts for kids, is that in most pieces of literature, the character traits are somewhat abstract. The author doesn't directly tell the reader what the character is like, which forces kids to have to learn... More