Teachers, have you ever tried "text mapping?" It's a great way to get your students (especially your struggling learners!) close reading!!
5 ways to encourage your upper elementary to middle school students to enhance fluency.
Fresh Ideas for Teachers
Guided Reading Beach Ball. Cute Idea and would keep the kids engaged.
ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts. This is something that can be used in social studies to bolster cross curricular
4th Grade ELA ♥
Nice little poster: What is Fluency?
Easy way to teach point of view in stories
Included in this post is a reading genres poster. This poster is designed to help students identify different genres. Additionally, the poster compares genres and encourages students to explore new genres.
24 Short Stories for Middle School (My Top Three Picks: 1st = #23, 2nd = #17, and 3rd = #2 (excerpt from novel)
Check out these picture dice! Use in a writing center or for writer's workshop. The dice are sure grab your students' interest and get their creative juices flowing.