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FREE Nursery Rhyme Kit

Nursery Rhyme Kit FREEBIE!  It includes both printable and ebooks!!   Hey Diddle Diddle! This free nursery rhyme resource includes the following: Hey Diddle Diddle foldable book, full color Hey Diddle Diddle foldable book, color graphics Hey Diddle Diddle foldable book, black and white Ebook:  Hey Diddle Diddle   To get your FREE Hey Diddle […] Read more…

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Simple STEPS for How to Find MAIN IDEA

I have always LOVED teaching main idea, and I’m not really sure why because I find that it is one of the MOST DIFFICULT reading comprehension skills to teach. Over the years I have played around with various strategies… attempting to find that perfect main idea teaching formula. To help my students connect better with […] Read more…

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FREE Fluency Progress Monitoring Forms

Most educators are aware of the fact that our students must become fluent readers to be able to deeply comprehend the text. We also know that keeping up with fluency progress is a must with students that are struggling in this area.   I have some FREE fluency progress monitoring tools for you today, but let’s […] Read more…

FREE Spring Reading Printable Resources TeacherKarma.com

4 Fabulous Fun Spring FREEBIES

Spring is such a FUN time of the year for teaching and for learning! …new beginnings, new ideas, new concepts, new growth, and…new FREEBIES! I have 4 FUN and FABULOUS Spring FREEBIES for you today.  Yea!! 1.  Reading Foldable… to get your kids predicting, wondering, inferring and questioning the text. 2.  Book Response Printable… for practicing […] Read more…

FREE Resources for Fact & Opinion

Fact and opinion is one of those concepts that I honestly never spent that much time teaching.  Basically, I would spend a couple of class periods on it and then move forward…it just never seemed like that big of a deal. A few years ago I went to a really cool summer reading conference and […] Read more…

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5 Tips for Interactive Notebook Success with Reading FREEBIE

I LOVE using interactive notebooking!  Seriously, I am smiling right now just thinking…  Although notebooking can be used with any subject, reading has always been my favorite. When students create foldables and interactive pieces, they are easily engaged in practicing reading comprehension skills and strategies! Your kiddos will organize their thinking and synthesize their thoughts […] Read more…

FREE Nursery Rhyme Resources

We may think of nursery rhymes as a way to entertain babies, but they actually teach so much more! Nursery rhymes help young readers practice basic foundational literacy skills and become better readers. Below is a list of skills that you can practice with your students while using nursery rhymes: hear letter sounds discriminate syllables […] Read more…

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