An Adverb Anchor Chart (with a free printable!)
Adverbs anchor chart- use this anchor chart to teach your students about some of the trickier aspects of adverbs. In this blog post, you'll find a FREE student version of the anchor chart, as well!
PQA and Constructed Response | Tales from Outside the Classroom
None of us want to admit it, but test prep is a crucial part of many of our jobs. We have to introduce kids to the format of the test before they get to the test. We have to teach them how to respond to the sort of questions the test will ask them. And […]
Daily Reading Practice Grade 3 (35 Full Weeks)
This mega bundle contains 35 weeks (175 different passages) of quick, daily reading comprehension practice. There is a passage for each school day of each week. In just a few minutes a day, students review close reading, inferences, character analysis, vocabulary and more reading skills.**********...
FREE Reading Comprehension Passages - Summer Review
Inside you will find a 5 page preview of my: SUMMER READING REVIEW PACKET This packet is perfect to send home with your students for summer break to keep up with all of those comprehension skills that you have taught them! There is a "Summer Reading Review" title page to create a packet from this ...
Text Evidence Reading Passages: BIOGRAPHY Edition!
I posted my first “text evidence reading passage” back in early October of 2013. It was part of a little Pumpkin Freebie pack and I wanted to try it out with my kids that weren’t paying close enough attention to detail while they read. (Do you have those kiddos? I sure do!!) I had nooo […]
October Reading Comprehension
These high interest, nonfiction reading comprehension activities are lots of fun during the month of October. The October themes include Bats, Spiders, Halloween, Fire Prevention Week, Columbus Day and more!
FREE - Vampire Bats - Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Activity This is a free non-fiction reading activity about vampire bats. This activity includes a reading comprehension passage, an assessment, and a graphic organizer to help students improve their comprehension skills. Thank you for visiti...
Confessions of a Teacher: I Sing Cheesy Songs- Part 1
Take a G and an E and O, And add a little R-G-E, To a W-A-S-H, I...N...G If you add 2,000 pounds, That makes a ton, So what have you got? You've got a lot!
Reasons Support Author's Point - 2nd Grade RI.2.8 - Printable & Digital RI2.8
Are you looking for a way to teach your 2nd graders about how reasons support an author’s point? These close reading passages will help your second graders master Common Core standard RI.2.8. Students will learn how to use text evidence to support their answers. Great test prep.!
Recount Stories: Folktales Fairytales - RL.2.2 RL.3.2 Print Digital RL2.2 RL3.2
Are you looking for 2nd and 3rd grade folktale and fairytale reading comprehension passages for Common Core Standard RL.2.2 and RL.3.2? These folktale and fairytale passages will make using text evidence in passages engaging. Students color code their answers. Petfect for test prep!