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Collection by Kylie Bonello

Kylie Bonello
Who Was Ruby Bridges? : Character traits anchor chart Color: color in center or picture hair color, give each student a card to write a describe word(s)- opens dialogue regarding communication. Design -same concept just with form etc Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Comprehension Strategies, Close Reading, Math Lessons, Teaching Writing

Who Was Ruby Bridges?

Your Black History Month lessons wouldn't be complete without a discussion of Ruby Bridges, a courageous civil rights activist who, at the tender age of six, was the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. In spite of seemingly insurmountable odds - riotous crowds, threats to both Ruby and her family, teachers refusing to teach Ruby, etc. - with the support of her family, the six-year-old bravely continued attendance at William Frantz Elementary…

Fluency, Vocabulary // In notes from my Communication Arts II class I have written, "Write like a reader. Read like a writer" on a handout my professor gave us that talks about the importance of teaching reading and writing together. (No traceable source) 3rd Grade Writing, Third Grade Reading, Second Grade, Reading Response Journal First Grade, Fourth Grade, Reading Response Journals, Reading Response Activities, Reading Notebooks, Reading Skills

Anchor chart that gives students sentences that provokes feelings about their books. What they liked, didn't like, what they weren't sure about and how they felt after reading.

Students read a book in pairs. After a page or two each they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - infer, retell, summarize, use questioning, visualizing. Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Activities, Reading Resources, Reading Classes, Reading Comprehension Games

Reading Comprehension Dice Game

Students read a book in pairs. After a page or two each they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - infer, retell, summarize, use questioning, visualizing. The set includes a set of 2 game cards and a recording sheet for teachers to phot...

 Smarty Pants : Main Idea This is a great, to-the-point anchor chart Can redo for nonfiction. Look at the title and photographs and headings. Use text instead of story. There& not really a main idea in a story. Ela Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Anchor Charts First Grade, Kindergarten Writing, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension

Main Idea

Last week, we spent a lot of time on Main Idea. My class needed some practice with sorting and classifying before I could begin to introduce the main idea. So I began by placing several objects in a bag. I took the items out one by one and asked my students to think about how the items went together. The first bag were tools for cleaning your teeth. Then we discussed how they went together and what their purpose was. I then introduced the term main topic. I had the students break into groups…

 Includes anchor charts and graphic organizers. Read her… Ela Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Art, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension

Homepage – Lyndsey Kuster

One big mistake I made my first year teaching was that I did not spend nearly enough time on sight word instruction. Phonics? Oh yes. Comprehension strategies? You betcha. Fluency? Of course. Close reads? Heck >

Joyful Learning In KC: Writing Workshop Main Idea.Guess the Main Idea Main Idea Activities, Reading Activities, Literacy Cafe, Language Activities, Educational Activities, Teaching Main Idea, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Comprehension

Mystery Monday and Talking Tuesday

The morning message had many missing letters!!! It was Mystery Monday and we had to Guess the Main Idea of the circle map! Last we...

Fact/Opinion:++Opinion+Words This+poster,+or+handout+will+help+children+identify+fact+or+opinion. This+supports+the+common+core+standards+and+will. Opinion Words, Fact And Opinion, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tools, Writing Lessons, Writing Skills, Writing Resources

Opinion Words

Fact/Opinion: Opinion Words This poster, or handout will help children identify fact or opinion. This supports the common core standards and will benefit students and help them prepare for standardized test. Please remember to leave feedback for this freebie! Click on the links below to view a...

First Grade Blue Skies: Close Reading in Elementary School Book Study Ch Close Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Teaching First Grade, First Grade Reading

Close Reading in Elementary School Book Study Ch 3 {FREEBIE}

I am linking up with two of my Freebielicious Girls {Lyndsey and Tara} again this week for their book study on the book, Close Reading in Elementary School. Close Reading can be challenging because rarely do kids ever want to reread a challenging text just for the “fun of it.” I mean, honestly, do you? ****** Chapter 3 outlines 10 steps to develop a well designed

I used this idea for my tutoring session today, and it was a rare success among several attempts to talk about the way phonemes blend together and can be isolated. Teaching Phonics, Teaching Language Arts, Phonics Activities, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Reading, Jolly Phonics, Phonological Awareness Activities, Reading Intervention, Reading Strategies

Phonemic Awareness Intervention Kit and Activity Pack - Make Take & Teach

Thanks for stopping by and checking out the Make, Take & Teach Activity Pack for Phonemic Awareness. The activities contained in this pack are ideal for use within your targeted small group intervention. If your school uses the DIBELS Next as a universal screening assessment, the activities align with the Initial Sound Fluency and Phoneme […]