Reading Skills Teacher Resources
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Go, Clifford, Go!
Let Clifford the Big Red Dog carry your children toward reading fluency with an engaging digital resource. Offering a simple story line that teaches children about different types of transportation, this resource would make a nice...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Skills Profile
Assess your young learners' reading skills, from sounding out words to general comprehension and identifying facts vs. opinions, with this excellent instructional activity. The resource also includes a goal-setting instructional...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Jim Murphy, The Great Fire - Grade 6
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy provides the text for a study of the Chicago fire of 1871. The plan is designed as a close reading activity so that all learners have the same background information require for writing. Richly detailed, the...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia
Explore the folklore of Asia and the South Pacific with this language arts lesson series. Complementing a reading of Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia by Jan M. Mike, this resource supports learners with understanding cause and effect...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Words In The News
A complete resource from BBC World Service provides informational text for English or ESL classes to teach vocabulary, grammar, and reading skills. Learners participate in small group work, whole class discussions, and role-plays to...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Developing Reading Fluency: Selecting a Text and Practicing Reading Aloud
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...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
"Take my Advice": Poems with a Voice
Discuss the meaning of the phrase tone of voice with the class. They respond to a variety of scenarios where a particular tone would be prevalent. They then read "Mother to Son" without knowing the title and answer some questions about...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Close Read: Communication and Conflict Resolution Strategies
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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Foundations of Reading: Pre-reading - Which Clothes? - Who's the Smallest
Use this pre-reading skills worksheet to have young readers look at pictures of clothes then draw clothes they would wear in summer and winter in the correct boxes. Next, they look at 5 rows with 3 pictures, and color the smallest figure...
Pre-K - K English Language Arts