By intentionally taking time to build a positive community in your classroom, you can ease the challenges of classroom management, improve student attitude toward learning, and create an environment where students feel welcomed and supported. Check out Pr
This is a great toolkit for helping students continue improving their fluency as they age out of elementary school. Reading fluency is also an issue for older students. Check out these tips to tackle this problem in your classroom.
"Prove It!" - finding evidence task cards - a great way for students to consult the text & prove their answers. These would be great to use during guided reading to help students practice this valuable skill with teacher support.
Second- or third-grade students can put categorize types of text into the purpose of the author in each of those types of texts. Identification of author's purpose will deepen comprehension. This activity can be done with individual grouping.
Different take on homework. The students do 4 questions in a row about the text they were told to read. Theres a variety of different four in a row ideas that have to do with non-fiction, fiction, reading homework for class, and a nightly reading log!
Read about two changes to my independent reading routine that made all the difference last year. Question those routine practices and you might find something you love! (reading logs, homework, status of class routine, back to school ideas for reading)