Okay, I have a new favorite reading lesson-- my asking questions lesson! When I got a chance to work with Scholastic last spring, they gave us a bag of swag that any teacher would love, and it included the book This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen, which.
I like this resource because it gave some simple and clear suggestions on how readers ask questions. These tips would help to guide both advanced and struggling readers in learning to ask questions about reading in order to increase comprehension.
Project Based Learning Activity: Island Survival (PBL)
Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together