Reading comprehension for ESL students is critically important due to the language barriers these students have. This post outlines five hands-on reading comprehension strategies that will help your students grow their reading comprehension skills.
This is a great resource for learning more about instruction and the Common Core including videos from experts who describe what is meant by close reading, what makes text challenging, and word study and vocabulary.
Each group had a cup filled with ten review questions based on what we've learned in math this year. The students worked together to solve the questions one at a time. If they got the right answer, they got to go place one of their sticky notes on the boa
Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping. When they complete a row, column, or diagonal REWARD! This is such a good idea, also keeping in mind that they could always read, study spelling words, etc.