Motivate readers to build background knowledge and try new texts. Students can earn book badges for reading a variety of texts -- working toward their 40 book challenge. Great way to motivate reluctant readers to try nonfiction and informational texts!
Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with a wee bit o' informational text reading & creative writing! Students learn about the history of this holiday, immigration, and folklore while practicing close reading skills. Two creative writing opportunities strengthen poetry writing and constructing an argument. Print and teach. Perfect sub lesson, too!
Motivate your students to take a nonfiction reading journey by using a reading passport. Easy to put together and fun to use. Gives students 18 choices for informational texts they can read. Great for fast finishers, gifted and talented, literacy centers, and building background knowledge. Tap into your students' natural curiosity and get them hooked on nonfiction!