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Reading Skills Profile

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Assess your young learners' reading skills, from sounding out words to general comprehension and identifying facts vs. opinions, with this excellent worksheet. The resource also includes a goal-setting worksheet that focuses...
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Developing Reading Fluency: Beginning the End of Unit 2 Assessment

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders continue to develop their reading fluency in preparation for their assessment in the tenth lesson plan of this unit. Young readers are provided with a short passage on Helen Keller, which they use while working in pairs...
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Developing Reading Fluency: Selecting a Text and Practicing Reading Aloud

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Young readers continue to strengthen their fluency skills with a text of their choosing. The teacher first engages the class with an audio recording or read-aloud of a short poem, modeling for children how to read fluently. Next it's...
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Close Reading in the Classroom

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Close reading is key to the analysis and interpretation of literature. A close reading of the title and the epigraph of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” offers readers an opportunity to examine how even single words or names can...
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Close Read: Communication and Conflict Resolution Strategies

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders practice their close reading skills with a short text on conflict resolution. Working in pairs, learners read and reread the article Smart Speak by Marilyn Cram Donahue as they identify the main idea and use context clues...
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Developing Reading Fluency: Criteria for Reading Aloud

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders develop their reading superpowers in a lesson plan on fluency. After first listening to an audio recording or teacher read aloud, the class works together identifying criteria for fluent reading, focusing on phrasing, rate,...
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Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."

For Teachers 8th Standards
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...
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Fluency Passages, 4th Grade

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Support your fourth graders on the long and difficult journey to fluent reading with this collection of reading passages. Designed as fluency assessments, these short texts help students of varying abilities improve their reading skills.
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Close Reading Passages of Literature

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Encourage kids to think deeply about what they are reading with five thought-provoking questions about one passage. After choosing a passage that is intriguing or confusing to them, learners write a summary, explain what they like or...
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"Lonesome for a Change": Close Reading an excerpt from Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Whether or not Zora Neale Hurston's classic novel is a part of your course, this packet deserves a place in your curriculum library. Designed as a close reading exercise, the series of activities begins with the instructor modeling, with...
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“I Can” Common Core! 2nd Grade Reading

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Simplify the Common Core reading standards for your second graders with this checklist of I can statements. A great tool that provides second graders with clear learning objectives related to their reading skills.
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Building Reading Skills: Fluency

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice their fluency skills. In this fluency lesson plan, students read aloud stories to their peers and they help to coach one another on their fluency, pronunciation, phrasing, and inflection. They discuss what makes a good...
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Using TED Talks and Non-Print Texts to Address Reading and Speaking and Listening Standards

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who says that reading has to involve text? Use non-print texts, including videos, TED talks, and podcasts in your classroom to teach skills associated with nonfiction reading, including evaluating claims, finding main ideas, and...
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Reading Strategies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Good readers have internalized a system of strategies to understand text. While most reading programs explicitly teach these strategies, this presentation could be used as a discussion starter to help students understand such things as...
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Purpose for Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Give your readers a purpose for reading and show them how it helps us choose the reading skills we're going to employ. Predict the content of fiction books and generate statements about the text topic of non-fiction books. Then have...
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Reading and Writing Skills Activities

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A straightforward and thorough packet of reading exercises would be a solid addition to any reading unit. With worksheets that address various writing and reading skills, including word roots, narrative writing, evaluating text, and...
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I Can Read! Sight Words Set #12

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Master four sight words with an array of teaching tools. As kids work on recognizing away, she, this, and who, they trace letters and match flash cards to improve their reading skills.
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I Can Read! Sight Words Set #6

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Master the sight words big, said, come, and in with a packet of helpful reading activities. Kids work on their reading skills with tracing pages and bingo activities, as well as flash cards, connect-the-dots, and a short word search.
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Literacy Language Kit for the Book Hi! Fly Guy

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Create a buzz in your class with this collection of learning activities for the book Hi! Fly Guy. Including a list of comprehension questions, a sequence of events activity, a summary writing assignment, and a vocabulary list, this...
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Recommended Reading: Elementary

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Early readers will be so excited to begin their new literary adventures with this reading list! Titles are organized according to grade level (K-5), and each include the title's author as well as a brief plot summary.
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Mid-Unit Assessment: On-Demand Reading to Determine Main Idea and Supporting Details

For Teachers 4th Standards
Children learn about bullying in schools while being tested on their ability to read closely and identify the main idea and supporting details of a text. Following the assessment, young scholars participate in a chalk walk, during which...
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Test Your Reading Skills

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this ESL reading skills interactive activity, students choose the best answer to each question or comment given.
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Weekender Literacy Bags

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Get your class excited about reading! They will receive a weekend literacy bag to promote home reading. Each reader will get a tote with books, a stuffed animal, an activity, and a response sheet. They take home a new tote every weekend...
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Practicing Reading Closely: Section 1 of the Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)

For Teachers 4th Standards
The third instructional activity in a unit study of the Iroquois focuses on developing reading skills. Pupils brainstorm the actions of close readers and record these behaviors on an anchor chart entitled, “Close Readers Do These...

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