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Paragraph Writing Bundle - How to Write a Paragraph Print and Digital

Looking for a way to make teaching paragraph writing so much easier? Want to help your students write well-crafted paragraphs? This Complete Paragraph Writing Bundle (How to Write a Paragraph) in both print and digital uses Explicit Writing to help you teach each part of the expository paragraph in a direct way! It combines five of my very popular writing strategy sets: Paragraph Color Coding and Outlining, Topic Sentences, Transitions in Writing, Details in Paragraph Writing, and Conclusion Sen

Cause and Effect Task Cards with Graphic Organizers Digital and Audio Support

Created by
Rachel Lynette
These cause and effect task cards are perfect for teaching this complex skill! Cause and effect graphic organizers, audio support, and recording sheet options are great for differentiation! WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:24 Task Cards (prints 4 to a page)Black-lineColorRecording SheetsAnswer Keys2 Posters, Anchor Charts2 Cause and Effect Graphic OrganizersDIGITAL:Google SlidesEasel ActivityDIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:Digital or Print3 Challenge Cards to extend the lessonAudio Support Multiple versions of

Nonfiction Text Structures Unit: Passages, Worksheets, Anchor Chart, Task Cards

Stop spending time searching for the perfect informational texts to teach Text Structures! This Nonfiction Text Structure Resource Bundle is a complete pack of HIGH-INTEREST resources to help you fully teach, practice, and assess the five main text structures; Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, Chronological/Sequence, AND Description. Includes a PRINTABLE and DIGITAL version! Use with Google Classroom or ANY online learning platform.**Assessment and Review Activities

Reading Comprehension Passages Bell Ringers for Middle School ELA Morning Work

Are you looking for a way to have your students engaged and ready for class as soon as they walk in the door? These Daily Reading Comprehension Passages make the perfect bell ringer or morning work! These printable and digital bellringers are specifically designed to improve middle school students’ reading skills. This resource includes short and engaging daily reading passages that provide meaningful practice with context clues, main idea, making inferences, determining theme, and more!These pa

Reading Log Alternative: "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}

Replace that hum-drum reading log and Infuse new life into students’ independent reading, at school or at home, with the “Tower of Books” Challenge! Perfect for a summer reading challenge or an alternative to the stuck-in-a-rut reading log assignment. Printable and digital versions included!The challenge is built on two core ideas: to encourage students to read some different genres of books and authors they may not try otherwise, and to give them a fresh and motivating way to keep track of thei

Summarize It! Task Cards - Nonfiction Text Summary with Audio - Print & Digital

Created by
Rachel Lynette
Summarizing nonfiction texts can be so hard for students! Give them lots of practice with these 24 informational task cards! Use in a print or digital format!WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:24 Task Cards (prints 4 to a page)Black-lineColorRecording SheetsAnswer KeysDIGITAL:Google SlidesEasel ActivityDIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:Digital or PrintChallenge Cards to extend the lessonAudio Support Multiple versions of the recording sheet includedGreat for 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade! CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW TO SEE

RACES Writing Strategy Posters | Citing Text Evidence | Text-Based Response

Your students have a basic understanding of what text evidence is, but are struggling to incorporate it in their writing. The RACES strategy is designed to guide students through the process of answering a constructive response prompt. (or text-based prompts)This resource is equipped with Text Evidence Discussion Bubbles which are perfect for small groups, whole-group discussions, teacher-led centers, or even online learning! These sentence starters encourage students to speak about the text. --

Reading Interactive Notebook: Nonfiction Text Activities

Created by
Lovin Lit
Nonfiction Reading Interactive Notebooks for Nonfiction Text - Common Core Aligned Grades 4-8This reading interactive notebook is the nonfiction (informational text) companion for my TpT top seller Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks.This is the *original* Interactive Reading Notebooks for Informational Text! Over 32,000 copies sold!--------------------------------------------------------------After learning about interactive notebooks two summers ago, I resolved to use this technique for e

RACE Strategy Practice Worksheets BUNDLE of 40 RACE Passages and Writing Prompts

Created by
Read Relevant
These 40 RACE Strategy Practice Worksheets are the perfect way to reinforce paragraph writing with evidence from the text. RACE is a writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and evidence from the text, and to provide concluding statements. These informational texts are quick, easy reads, so that your students can focus on writing. Do you have a wide range of readers? This bundle combines four of best-selling prod

Theme Park Reading Comprehension Escape Room Fun End of Year Reading Activities

Created by
Shelly Rees
Can your students work in teams to use reading comprehension practice skills in order to collect all the rides at an amusement park? This is a fun reading comprehension review activity that will have your students engaged and LOVING every minute of reading practice and review! Perfect for a theme park room transformation, reading test prep, or end of the year reading activities!Click HERE to save 30% with the Reading Comprehension Escape Challenge Bundle!Click the PREVIEW button above to see eve

Nonfiction Text Structures Bundle: Worksheets, Task Cards, Posters, Activities

Created by
Deb Hanson
This nonfiction text structure bundle has everything you need to keep your upper elementary and middle school students engaged as they learn about the FIVE informational text structures. It includes 92 nonfiction passages. The activities in this bundle make learning text structures fun and easy! Students love the activities while teachers love the convenience of these no-prep resources that can be used year after year! These nonfiction text structure activities can be used for test prep, review,

New Years 2024 SALE Text Structure Worksheets Winter Activities with Penguins +

Created by
Peas in a Pod
Supercharge reading comprehension with these NO PREP text structure worksheets, and watch your students excel! Here are 24 reading comprehension activities, nonfiction text structures anchor chart, and a quiz! Holiday text structure worksheets include: January Penguins pg.46 , February Groundhogs Day pg.33, & more! (See all of the holidays below. Each holiday has 1 passage.) ⭐ The text structures include: Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, Description, & Seque

Main Idea and Supporting Details Bundle with Graphic Organizer: 4th 5th 6th

Created by
Deb Hanson
This main idea bundle has everything you need to keep your upper elementary and middle school students engaged as they read passages and identify the main idea and supporting details in the text. Several activities include test prep elements because main idea questions tend to appear frequently on standardized tests. Students love the activities while teachers love the convenience of these no-prep resources that can be used year after year! These main idea activities can be used for test prep, r

Greek Gods, Greek Mythology Body Biography for Print and Digital Learning Bundle

Created by
Danielle Knight
This Greek Mythology Body Biography Bundle is filled with all you need to teach and promote amazing Greek Gods and Goddesses and their myths. Your students will find plenty of opportunity for creativity. For the first time you'll experience the unique approach of using a collaborative poster, Greek mythology, research, and the body biography project! ***Now it includes the digital learning version.***This project can be used any time of the year. The project bundle includes 22 Greek Gods and God

Solar System Activities Unit with Solar System Projects and Worksheets

Created by
Tied 2 Teaching
This MASSIVE BUNDLED Solar System Activities Unit gives you a wealth of fun, informational and engaging materials to help you present the Solar System, our little corner of the universe, to your kids! Use these close reading passages, writing activities, graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, task cards, posters and projects and more to build excitement about the solar system and space science with your students!BY POPULAR DEMAND I HAVE CREATED THIS SOLAR SYSTEM BUNDLED UNIT TO IN

Nonfiction Text Structure Game Show | Test Prep Reading Review Game | Level 1

Created by
Fun in 5th Grade
Take ELA review days from dull to dazzling with this Jeopardy-style classroom game! This highly engaging Text Structure Game Show PowerPoint activity makes practicing text structure something that students are EXCITED to do!  My class CHEERS when they see this game in the plans. Students will be listening to your every word as they work hard to earn points for their team.  It’s a win-win for you and your students: you have a no-prep activity that practices important standards and kids will have

Greek and Latin Roots Sketch Notes: Book 1

Created by
Teacher Thrive
This resource includes a completely unique doodle page for 60 different Greek and Latin roots. Sketch notes present your students with a meaningful and engaging activity that they will love. Doodle notetaking activates verbal and visual modalities to capture concepts.WHY GREEK AND LATIN ROOTS?Almost 70% of the English language is derived from Latin and Greek languages. When we teach students these “building blocks,” they can recognize and decode unfamiliar words that are related to a known root.

Informative Writing Unit | Print & Digital | Google Slides | Writing Prompts

This resource on Informative Writing was designed to teach students about the genre of informative writing, and to walk them through the process of writing their first informative essay. Digital pages are available for the student pages only. These can be used with Google Slides or PowerPoint.This unit is broken down into 18 lessons and should be used over the course of 5 to 6 weeks:Lesson 1: Diving Into to Informative TextsLesson 2: What is Informative Writing?Lesson 3: Informative Writing T

RACE Strategy Practice Worksheets : 10 RACE Writing Prompts Text Evidence

Created by
Read Relevant
This product contains 10 ready-to-use passages and short response questions to guide students through the use of the RACE strategy for text evidence. RACE is a writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and text evidence, and to provide concluding statements. Why use the RACE strategy? This mnemonic device is especially helpful for struggling writers and students with disabilities, but it can also be a helpful scaf

Nonfiction Graphic Organizers, Main Idea, Summarizing Nonfiction, Text Features

Graphic organizers are an essential tool for differentiating and supporting all students in nonfiction reading comprehension. These organizers are very flexible in that there are multiple options for each skill and they can be used with any nonfiction text. These printable organizers have been thoughtfully aligned to the ELA Common Core for Grades 2-6. For a closer look, take a peek at some of the nonfiction graphic organizers in the preview!If you are looking for these printable graphic organ

Summarizing Nonfiction - Passages and Activities to Summarize Informational Text

This no prep resource contains nonfiction reading passages and activities to help students build a better understanding of what makes a good summary when summarizing informational text. The activities build on each other to help you scaffold and differentiate as necessary. Many summary examples are provided - examples of both good summaries and bad summaries. This helps make teaching summarizing to upper elementary students easier. A digital version for use with Google Slides / Google Clas

Main Idea and Supporting Details Differentiated Reading Comprehension Passages

Created by
Kristine Nannini
Determining main idea and key details of an expository text is the first big step in true reading comprehension of an informational text - so it’s a pretty crucial skill! These Main Idea and Supporting Details Reading Comprehension Passages were created for students to practice identifying the main idea and its key details over and over again to build their confidence and proficiency with this skill. Not only will students gain experience identifying a single main idea, but they will be exposed

Book Activities BUNDLE | Reading Response Fiction Nonfiction | Print & Digital

Book Activities are a fun and engaging way for students to respond to reading and demonstrate comprehension. Book activities encourage students to think outside the box about the different texts they read. Are you ready to take reading responses to the next level?! This resource is a BUNDLE of Book Activities to use with Fiction and Non-Fiction Texts. Printable and Digital options are available. Digital options can be used with Google Slides. There are 20+ activities that can be used with fictio

Article of the Week Club, 6th Grade; Nonfiction Reading Passages Middle School

Created by
Lovin Lit
Article of the Week Club, Grade 6 (6th Grade Nonfiction Articles + Activities)6th Grade Article of the Week Club is your solution for teaching ALL of the CCSS for Grade 6 Reading Informational Text! You’ll receive 25 nonfiction article + activity packs according to the schedule below. This includes a midterm and final assessment for reading informational text standards. Your students will enjoy practicing all of the common core reading informational text standards with these high-interest infor
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