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Collection by Brooke Battles

Brooke Battles
Detectives- Find the Text Evidence FREEBIE Sampler FREE sampler of Super Text Detectives: Find the Text Evidence! I love these for introducing my kids to close reading- and my kids have tons of fun coloring their answers! Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Close Reading Activities, Close Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Reading Passages, Guided Reading, Main Idea Activities

Text Detectives- Find the Text Evidence FREEBIE Sampler!

The ORIGINAL Text Detectives for Color-Coded Comprehension and Text Evidence! :) This bundle includes 5 sample passages to let you try my best-selling Text Detectives packs before you buy! Do your students have trouble finding text evidence to support their answers to basic comprehension questions?

3 Little Pigs Fairy Tale/Storybook Characters Unit Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Classroom Activities, Fairy Tale Activities, Primary Classroom, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Ideas

Fairy Tale/Storybook Characters Unit

Here are some of the things we did this week for our Fairy Tale/Storybook Character Unit: We talked about what a fairy tale is and wha...

to Display Student Work Using clothespins, scrapbook paper and ribbon to make a great display for kids' work!Using clothespins, scrapbook paper and ribbon to make a great display for kids' work! Classroom Bulletin Boards, Classroom Setting, Classroom Door, Classroom Setup, Classroom Design, Kindergarten Classroom, Future Classroom, Classroom Organization, Bulletin Board Ideas For Teachers

Displaying Student Work

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Anchor Charts - Text Features - Nonfiction Text Features Anchor Chart Employing Graphs in addition to Topographical Roadmaps Reading Lessons, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Tools, Reading Skills, Reading Activities, Library Lessons, Library Books, Math Lessons

Teaching Text Features

As we dive into 2nd quarter my reading instruction is now full of non-fiction. Most of our reading objectives for the quarter deal with non-...

Hello Literacy: Informational Literacy Unit - Post Revised non fiction reading response Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Close Reading, Teaching Activities, Information Literacy

Informational Literacy Unit

Due to an overwhelming request by the devoted readers of this blog, I am revising this original post to include pdf's of the Guidelines for...

NonFiction Reading Response - OMG this site has so many GREAT anchor charts! Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Strategies, Learning, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Outfits, Reading Resources, Thinking Strategies

A Literate Life - Anchor Charts

Ways to respond to Nonfiction. I love this. I wasn't sure myself how to respond to nonfiction

Responding to Nonfiction: An Informational Text Graphic Organizer.I would use this as a graphic organizer--then the kids could use ipad apps to create reports. Sonic Pics, Face Talker, Little Story Maker, and Pictures with Words would work! Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Centers, Guided Reading, Literacy Centers, Math Lessons, Learning, Listen To Reading

Long Time No See!

It seems that I've gotten into the habit of posting about once a month. It's definitely not my intention, but as soon as I blink the mo...

The Inquiry Process, Step By Step--Created by educators in Australia.Can be a helpful resource for students as they embark on the inquiry learning process. Problem Based Learning, Inquiry Based Learning, Learning Process, Project Based Learning, Science Inquiry, Assessment For Learning, Writing Process, Blog Writing, Science Fair

The Inquiry Process, Step By Step | KQED

Created by educators in Australia, this diagram can be a helpful resource for students, as they embark on the inquiry learning process.

FREE Informational Reading and Writing Lessons Compare Two Texts, Comparing Texts, Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Dyslexia Teaching, Reading Books

Welcome Gift - Out of this World Literacy

I have several free resources available at my TpT store. Click on the images below to download your FREE copy! If you do not have access to a printer right away, you can also pin the images to your favorite boards and download them at a later date!! FREE...

Teaching Theme in Literature Unit! Huge packet contains theme labels, Common… Reading Themes, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Writing Activities, Educational Activities, Reading Comprehension, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading

Theme and Teaching Theme

Theme can be a difficult concept for intermediate-aged students. This extra-helpful, engaging unit makes teaching theme super easy and enjoyable! Students LOVE the hands-on, high-interest activities, and you will enjoy the low amount of prep work involved! Click HERE to save 20% by buying the bund...

This website has great children's books about certain times in History. Reading children's books is a great way to incorporate reading into social studies. It is also a great way to teach students about history because they loved being read to. 5th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Education, Teaching Career, Music Education, Study History, Us History

We’re Reading Through History

This summer, I plan to share my favorite children's books about U.S. history with you. I hope that these booklists will be valuable for teachers planning lessons for the coming school year and for families visiting historic sites this summer. Many historical children's books are worth reading simply because they entertain. My kids were the ones…

 Before you speak, THINK. T - is it true? H - is it helpful? I - is it inspiring? K - Is it kind? Might change the words that come out of our mouth, wise words. The Words, Anti Bullying Activities, Kindness Activities, Respect Activities, Kids Group Activities, Elementary Education Activities, Teaching Respect, Friendship Activities, Teaching Kindness

Think Before You Speak Printable Posters

Here is way to remind students how to think before you speak. These printable posters are a fun and colorful way decorate your classroom and make a point. Since these how to think before you speak printables are free downloads you can print as many you want to fit your classroom space!

The Life and Times of Kimberly Moore: Bulletin Boards. Reading genres & reading strategies on one bulletin board. Reading Genres, Reading Test, Third Grade Reading, Reading Intervention, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Recovery, Library Skills

Bulletin Boards

My favorite part of being a second year teacher so far is being able to take what I did last year and make it better. I had a poster of the ...

TImeline of American history when teaching Am. Lit with a & are here& arrow to show students where this lit. fits in time-wise History Classroom, History Teachers, Teaching History, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, American Literature, American History, Teaching Government

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TImeline of American history when teaching Am. Lit with a "you are here" arrow to show students where this lit. fits in time-wise