A list of picture books to match each reading standard! It is meant for grade reading standards, but the books can be used as a fun/general hook when introducing the related standard in the upper elementary grades.
Included in this packet are three different assessments for testing Common Core State Standard (Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text). A sample answer key for
Use this idea for a silent read countdown. Turn all lights on. Every 5 minutes turn one off so the students have a visual cue of how much time they have left to read silently. Also a good idea for a visual timer in general.