comprehension

FREE Poetry Notebook Will Change Your Teaching Life

Interactive Poetry Notebooks are perfect for teaching fluency, sight words, phonics, and my favorite… COMPREHENSION! That’s right. Comprehension. I’ll show you how in a bit. But first, let’s set up the poetry notebook. Setting up a poetry notebook with your kiddos is super simple! The first thing you need to do is gather up either […] Read more…

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Nonfiction FREEBIE: Sequence Strips!

Nonfiction Sentence Strips You are going to love this reading FREEBIE!   These Nonfiction Sequence Strips integrate Science and literacy.   The strips use science-based text to assist your students in developing scientific inquiry skills, while practicing the important comprehension skill of sequencing. This activity will give your students the opportunity to: Encourage problem-solving skills […] Read more…

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Improve Student’s Comprehension {Text Connections} and FREEBIE!

Let’s talk about…Modeling METACOGNITION and making TEXT CONNECTIONS while reading.  Both of these strategies are some of the most proven strategies we can use to teach comprehension.   While this is pretty easy to say, it is not always so easy to get our students to actually put those connections in place and think deeply about the […] Read more…