Explore Reading Skills, Teaching Reading and more!

Life in Fifth Grade: Increasing Students' Thinking! Moving Past "Right There" Questions

Life in Fifth Grade: Increasing Students' Thinking! Moving Past "Right There" Questions- Use questioning to move students thought up the level of blooms.

Things Good Readers Do Bookmarks

A great, encouraging student reading reference tool for all readers! Things Good Readers Do Bookmarks provide a perfect, easy-to-read guideline to help students increase reading comprehension and be a

Sort the Author's Purpose! FREEBIE

Students can cut and paste the author's purpose to the title of book/advertisement! They'll learn and have fun doing this activity! This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs United States License.

See how I use this Author's Purpose Checklist with my class, and download one for yours!

Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.

Author's purpose anchor chart.

Fabulous Fourth Grade: Anchor Charts--Author's Purpose--(PIE)persuade, inform, entertain

author's purpose | Author's Purpose Chart | anchor charts by octokat

INSTRUCTION- Saw this anchor chart used by my associate teacher when she was teaching reading comprehension. Students really retained the main ideas very well because of the PIE image!

Authors purpose- Very cool assessment tool.  Can use for both Cavan and Lorelei- oral, project, and written.

Authors purpose: I'll have to edit "they are" to "he or she is" in the P section and replace the . at the bottom, but it's a great idea for a handout