Reading Comprehension Activities

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

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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, Teaching Respect, Teaching Themes, Student Reading, Teaching Reading, Curriculum Night, Interactive Read Aloud

Mentor Texts for Theme in Literature for the Elementary Classroom

Need to teach theme but not sure where to start? I've gathered my favorite mentor texts you can use to teach theme in literature! Check these out!

Teaching Reading Strategies with Wordless Picture Books Teaching Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension Activities, Reading Resources, Literacy Activities, Comprehension Strategies, Montessori Math, Primary Resources, Classroom Resources, Classroom Ideas

Wordless Books to Teach Comprehension

Teaching reading strategies is vital in the elementary classroom and a wonderful way to introduce and review these is with wordless picture books!

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. Ela Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Summary Anchor Chart, Text Feature Anchor Chart, Anchor Chart Display, 7th Grade Ela, Third Grade Reading, Fourth Grade, Sixth Grade

Annotating Text Using SNOTS

Getting kids excited about annotating text is a challenge. Using SNOTS not only helps students annotate text, it's engaging and fun.

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

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 printables as either anchor charts or posters. Just perfect for your test prep toolkit.If this free produ...

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}

Learn how to teach guided reading with non-readers to help boost these students. Use these activities and FREE printable at the guided reading table today.

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)

Find fantastic resources for teaching inferences (with free mini lesson). The resources are ideal for 4th graders but also features ideas for grades 1-3.

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) Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Activities, Reading Resources, Guided Reading, Learning, Teaching Literature, Kindergarten Writing, Close Reading

Tips for Teaching Text Structure for Nonfiction

Teaching Text Structure can be difficult. Here are some tips for making learning text structure simple.

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, Phonics Games, Guided Math, Reading Resources, Therapy Activities, Math Games

Inferences

Last year, I taught how to make inferences for quite some time. With such an emphasis on close reading, I wanted my students to read between the lines, to dig deeper, and to find out the answer to the question, “what is the author really trying to say?!” I spent a lot of time […]

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

Fractured Fairy Tales Lesson

Fractured fairy tales lesson ideas to use with different versions of the traditional Gingerbread Man story. Inclues fractured fairy tales chart.

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 5th Grade Ela, 5th Grade Reading, 5th Grade Centers, Second Grade, Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading, Learning, Guided Reading, Literacy Circles

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, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Spelling Activities, Reading Centers, Reading Resources, Classroom Resources, Reading Books

Deepening Reading Comprehension with Vocabulary Strategies - The Candy Class

Vocabulary strategies are the keys for students to unlock unknown words. Learn about different reading strategies here that will help improve reading comprehension.

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, 4th Grade Reading, Reading Centers

Using Pictures to Teach Reading Skills Part 2

Using Pictures to Teach Reading Skills isn't a new idea over at Teaching With a Mountain View, but it sure has evolved over the years! Befo...

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

Reading comprehension is challenging, especially when students struggle with foundational reading skills like decoding or fluency. This approach uses pictures to help support struggling readers in developing higher-level comprehension skills while still receiving interventions on their gaps in basic literacy.

Take a peek into what guided math centers look like in an upper elementary classroom. Lots of FREE guided math centers included. First Grade Teachers, Elementary Teacher, Upper Elementary, Wordless Picture Books, Wordless Book, Reading Comprehension Activities, Book Activities, Speech And Language, Language Arts

How to Use Wordless Picture Books

A book without words? It seems like an oxymoron, right? If there are no words on the pages, is it still a book? Can it be "read?" Will ...

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 Reading Fluency Activities, Reading Assessment, Book Activities, English Activities, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, 1st Grade Writing, First Grade Teachers, Mentor Texts

Punctuation & Fluency

Punctuation is a big deal for readers. Really. Really? Yes, really! When kids understand how each punctuation mark work...