This product consists of 25 different literacy strategies and tools that can help you incorporate literacy in any content area. It's also very cheap for such a helpful tool. Can be used for elementary to high school grade levels.
Chunky Monkey, Stretchy Snake and more fun animals to help kids with reading! These reading strategy cards are great for guided reading.
Unit Planning (for units you'll actually use
It's time to write unit plans that work as hard as you do! This post takes you step-by-step through how to create real, actionable unit plans that will help you organize your yearlong plan and create daily lesson plans. Includes a free editable plan. #lessonplans #unitplans #teaching
What Doesn’t Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon
What Doesn't Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon/Edutopia: Literacy strategies that waste instructional time include looking up words on lists, prizes for reading, weekly spelling tests, unsupported independent reading, and denial of recess.
Article of the Week Lesson Ideas for Middle and High School Students
Article of the Week is a literacy strategy that helps students closely engage with a text to make meaning and develop background knowledge, as well as practicing reading, writing and critical thinking skills. Teachers assign students a non-fiction article
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently r
To Kill a Mockingbird Graphic Organizer (Common Core! Literacy Strategies!)
(website)Peter Pappas designed an amazing free document for teachers called: 18 Literacy Strategies for Struggling Readers. It is a PDF. He includes How I Use It tips for EACH graphic organizer. If you teach reading, check out this resource.
Making Your Thinking Visible With Graphic Organizers
INSTRUCTION: I like the idea of having a very clear reading comprehension strategy checklist that students can access. This checklist would allow for students to easily find and use a comprehension strategy when necessary.