Reading Comprehension Activities

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Reading comprehension activities, ideas, and resources for K-5

Stephanie Trapp | Primary Theme Park
Using mentor texts is an effective way for teaching reading comprehension skills and strategies! This compilation of picture books to teach theme perfect for  your free graphic organizers to go with the books, too! Click the pin to check out these books, perfect for teaching 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students! Reading Comprehension Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Student Reading, Teaching Reading, Interactive Read Aloud, Teaching Themes, Mentor Texts, Main Idea

Mentor Texts for Theme in Literature for the Elementary Classroom

Using mentor texts is an effective way for teaching reading comprehension skills and strategies! This compilation of picture books to teach theme perfect for your free graphic organizers to go with the books, too! Click the pin to check out these books, perfect for teaching 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students!

Teaching Reading Strategies with Wordless Picture Books Teaching Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension Activities, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Resources, Kindergarten Reading, Primary Resources, Classroom Resources, Literacy Activities, Teaching Tools

Wordless Books to Teach Comprehension

Teaching reading strategies is important for students in elementary. I love using wordless picture books to help teach reading strategies for comprehension and I think you will too! Not only have I shared mentor texts to use but also lessons and activities for teachers to use to teach reading strategies effectively in the primary grades. These activities are engaging and fun for teaching reading strategies for kids. (second grade, third grade, fourth grade) (visualizing, making…

Text Using SNOTS Text marking anchor chart- teaching students to make SNOTS or small notes on the side.Text marking anchor chart- teaching students to make SNOTS or small notes on the side. 7th Grade Ela, Third Grade Reading, Fourth Grade, Sixth Grade, Second Grade, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Math Lessons

Annotating Text Using SNOTS

Annotating text for reading comprehension using small notes on the side strategy

Analyzing Running Records with MSV - free printable included! - This Reading Mama Reading Record, Reading Games, Reading Centers, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Kindergarten Reading, Shared Reading

How to use a running record to check comprehension

Did you know that running records aren't just for assessing reading level? You can also use them to check comprehension. This post shows you how. #runningrecords

These FREE Main Idea Anchor Charts and Posters teach your students how to find the . main idea, tips for Teaching Posters, Free Teaching Resources, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Main Idea, Creative Teaching, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Posters

Main Idea Anchor Charts & Posters

This Main Idea FREEBIE was designed to provide your students with the knowledge to understand topic, find main idea, designate details, and improve overall comprehension skills. You may use the…

Guided reading in kindergarten especially the non-readers can be tricky. This post breaks down pre-reading tips activities interactive writing ideas and how to make your own emergent readers. There's also a FREEBIE included! Reading Group Activities, Guided Reading Lessons, Guided Reading Groups, Reading Tips, Reading Centers, Reading Workshop, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Teaching Reading

Guided Reading with Non-Readers {& a FREE Chart}

Guided reading with non-readers can seem pointless, but it is a must-do! See how this teacher structures her guided reading lessons with her non-readers.

Teaching Inferences (With Free Mini Lesson) Making Inferences while reading- Activities and Lesson Ideas teaching students to make inferences Inference Activities, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tips, Student Teaching, Reading Resources, Guided Reading, Primary Teaching, Language Activities

Teaching Inferences (With Free Mini Lesson)

Great texts for teaching inferences with a free mini lesson

Here you will get a free text structure anchor chart, a list of mentor texts, and some tips to help you teach Nonfiction text structures. (don't forget to grab the free anchor chart) Reading Lessons, Teaching Reading, Reading Activities, Math Lessons, Reading Resources, Guided Reading, Learning, Teaching Literature, Library Lessons

Tips for Teaching Text Structure for Nonfiction

I love teaching Text Structure! I love text structure so much that I wrote a blog post about it. Here you will get a free text structure anchor chart, a list of mentor texts, and some tips to help you teach Nonfiction text structures. (don't forget to g

Inferences Lessons and some FREEBIES! Making Inferences in and grade: books, lessons, and freebies to helps students with this tricky skill!Making Inferences in and grade: books, lessons, and freebies to helps students with this tricky skill! Inference Activities, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Predicting Activities, Phonics Games, Guided Math, Reading Resources, Therapy Activities

Inferences

Making inferences can be tricky in first and second grade classrooms. Head over to this post to read how I use these books to teach inferring. You can also grab a bunch of FREE recording sheets to use with the books!

Fractured fairy tales lesson ideas to use with different versions of the traditional Gingerbread Man story. Fairy Tales Unit, Fairy Tales For Kids, Fairy Tale Activities, Fractured Fairy Tales, Kindergarten Lessons, Kindergarten Writing, Literacy, Fairy Tale Theme, 3rd Grade Writing

Fractured Fairy Tales Lesson

Free Printable Fractured Fairy Tales Anchor Chart #readingactivities #firstgrade #fairytales

Looking for ideas as you implement literature circles in your classroom? This post explains what to do about literature circle roles and includes free printable bookmarks, assignment sheets, and asses Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Learning, Comprehension Activities, Phonics Activities, Reading Comprehension, Reading Centers, Reading Workshop

How to get started with literature circles - The Measured Mom

Looking for ideas as you implement literature circles in your classroom? This post explains what to do about literature circle roles and includes free printable bookmarks, assignment sheets, and assessment forms - all for free! Great resources for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.

Vocabulary strategies help students to decode unknown words in the text. Try out this vocabulary. Improve Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Spelling Activities, Spanish Activities, Reading Centers, Reading Resources

Deepening Reading Comprehension with Vocabulary Strategies - The Candy Class

Vocabulary strategies help students to decode unknown words in the text. Try out this vocabulary strategies freebie that includes a vocabulary poster, lesson plans, journal entries, and more! This can be used in first grade, second grade, and third grade classrooms. Even some fourth grade teachers use this resource. #vocabulary #vocabularystrategies #firstgrade #secondgrade #thirdgrade #fourthgrade

How do you differentiate reading lessons when your students are so dramatically different? Read about how I use pictures and simple question prompts to help students of all levels and abilities to think deeply and develop reading skills at their own pace Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Learning, Middle School Reading, 5th Grade Reading, Reading Centers

Using Pictures to Teach Reading Skills Part 2

How do you differentiate reading lessons when your students are so dramatically different? Read about how I use pictures and simple question prompts to help students of all levels and abilities to think deeply and develop reading skills at their own pace and level. #readinglesson #RTI #differentiation

Build Reading Comprehension for Struggling Readers - Ideas for using photographs to help students build their inference, main idea, or summary skills without having to worry about fluency or decoding for students who struggle. Reading Comprehension Skills, Comprehension Activities, Reading Fluency, Reading Intervention, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Learning

Using Pictures to Support Your Struggling Readers - Differentiated Teaching

Using Pictures to teach Comprehension Skills to struggling readers

Take a peek into what guided math centers look like in an upper elementary classroom. Lots of FREE guided math centers included. Wordless Picture Books, Wordless Book, Children's Picture Books, Reading Comprehension Activities, Book Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Kids Writing, Writing Lab

How to Use Wordless Picture Books

Wordless picture books aren't just for primary children. As a matter of fact, they can be pretty challenging and are a GREAT resource for teaching many aspects of comprehension ... especially with upper elementary readers. Check out this blog post for ideas! (Creating Readers and Writers) #WordlessBooks #Comprehension #Inferring #MentorTexts

Fluency is the result of many thought processes, one of which is understanding how punctuation marks affect the “sound” of the words being read (or said).” by Chris Raschka is one of my favorite books for introducing this concept and my students Punctuation Activities, Reading Fluency Activities, Reading Assessment, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Book Activities, English Activities, 1st Grade Writing, Mentor Texts

Punctuation & Fluency

Fluency is the result of many thought processes, one of which is understanding how punctuation marks affect the "sound" of the words being read (or said). "Yo! Yes?" by Chris Raschka is one of my favorite books for introducing this concept and my students LOVE its simplicity. Check out this blog post for other resources you can use in your classroom! #Reading #Fluency #Punctuation #YoYes