Teaching Tools

Reader's Notebook

  • March 25, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
How can the Reader's Notebook be used for assessment purposes? Here is a rubric describing the key evidence (data) that can be collected from students' written responses to reading.

Writing Choice Board

  • Oct. 17, 2017, 7 p.m.
Writing Choice Board Template- print and fill with your weekly writing choices. Perfect for your writing center!

SWBST Organizer

  • Oct. 17, 2017, 7 p.m.
Somebody Wanted But So Then narrative graphic organizer

Comprehension Strategy Posters K-2

  • July 11, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Use these printable reading comprehension strategy posters in your classroom! Each poster uses kid friendly language to explain what is expected for each strategy. This product is best used in K-2. Goes well with Figure 19.

Retell
Connect
Monitor Comprehension
Infer
Question
Establish a Purpose

Personal Narrative Teaching Packet

  • July 11, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
All you need to know and teach to students about personal narratives is right here! This packet includes an anchor chart, prompt ideas, rubric, and student checklist.

iPad Center/Project: Making Words

  • July 11, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
This is an interactive center for your students using the ipad and the app Chicktionary. This document includes explicit instructions and is easy to use! Print and use today!

Literature Circles Voting Ballots

  • July 11, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Nothing is more powerful than giving students a choice of what they read. Use this Book Club Voting Sheet in your classroom. Students will cast their votes for their top 2 choices of books to read or groups to join. Just print and cut!

Kindergarten Writing Conventions Rubric

  • July 11, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Use this ready-made Kindergarten Writing Conventions Rubric to accurately assess your students writing conventions. Assess students in the areas of sentences, spelling, handwriting, capitalization, and punctuation.

1st Grade Writing Conventions Rubric

  • July 11, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Use this ready-made First Grade Writing Conventions Rubric to accurately assess your students writing conventions. Assess students in the areas of sentences, spelling, handwriting, capitalization, and punctuation.

iPad Center/Project: Book Talk

  • July 11, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Students use iPads to create a book talk using the app Telligami. This product contains explicit instructions on how to create a book talk project using the fun app. Take book reports to a new level with this center or project.