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Penguins {Must Read Mentor Text Linky}

Creative ideas for inspiring young readers and writers.

10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction~ Love the "do this-not that" format. Teachers who do more of "this" and less of "that," can feel good that they're headed in the right direction!  Check out the original post @ https://www.eyeoneducation.com/Blog/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2700/Infographic-10-Principles-for-Effective-Vocabulary-Instruction#.UcRKrJywUvY

Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction: This infographic provides a list 10 principles (and 10 things to avoid!) for effective vocabulary instruction. The tips are easily adapted for pre-K and beyond.

Idiom Alphabet

Search 124 Idiom Alphabet Posters, Art Prints, and Canvas Wall Art. Barewalls provides art prints of over 33 Million images.

How to find the theme in a reading selection. Kids ask themselves the questions. Metacognition.

Theme anchor chart and the source looks really promising too! All Things Upper Elementary: Teaching Theme: Anchor Chart

Endings Winter Writing Cute Way to Tie a Scarf Animal Classification Symmetry or Fractions

Chocolate Fever (bulletin board)Hot Chocolate Craft and Writing Activity. Great for using adjectives to describe the taste, smell, warmth etc.

an amazing resource, standard by standard lessons and ideas for 6th grade Reading/Literature

HoJos Teaching Adventures: Grade Common Core Reading Literature Activities (all FREE) listed by standard

Teacherific: Daily 5 Part 1 First 25 days of Daily 5 with CAFE ebook

I love Daily 5 and Cafe!This site has lots of links for daily 5 resources - some I had never seen before. Anxious to go exploring!

Graphic Organizers, foldables, Dinah Zike

FOLDABLES: Graphic Organizer Examples

Love the waterfall words ideas on this board

Spelling 2 - Instead of students using their spelling words in a sentence for homework. This Spelling Menu gives students more freedom and options in their spelling homework. Students must choose a different menu item every night of the week for homework.

Here's a page for students that explains the basics of using an interactive notebook.

Information about Interactive Notebooks for Students-written for middle school students,but could be adapted for younger students.

Decoding strategies anchor chart to hang in the classroom after teaching each strategy in small group. Yay! I can't wait to hang it!

25 Anchor Charts That Nail Reading Comprehension

First Grade Fairytales: Ten Pin Linky: Reading Ideas & GIVEAWAY reminder! Anchor chart/Decoding Strategies all in one place.

5th grade Story Elements Graphic Organizer | 4th Grade Reading Literature Graphic Organizers for Common Core- make ...

iPhone Stuff Gallery: Grade Reading Literature Graphic Organizers for Common Core- make into permanent anchor chart- use Narrative Elements Brace Map. Especially like the personal response for opinion writing :)


The bundle includes: -Interactive Grammar Notebook -Interactive Reading Notebook - Edition (The grammar notebook and edition reading notebook can be purchased separately in my store.