Right There Questions
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students learn the reading strategy and learn how to use 'right there questions.' Students practice the strategy by completing the 4 worksheets.
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Questions are an essential component of reading comprehension; not just answering them, but asking them as well. This lesson starts by introducing young readers to the difference between literal questions and inferential questions, which...
7 mins K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Maniac Magee: A 5th Grade Literature Guide
There's no need to run around trying to plan a unit for the book Maniac Magee, the work has already been done for you. Through a series of whole class, small group, and independent lessons and activities, students practice synthesizing...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Out of the Dust: Questioning Strategies
Bloom's Taxonomy is a great way to address the many levels of comprehension. With explanations and examples of each level, you can create questions that focus on knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Reading Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall
Eliminate the hard work of creating an entire literature unit with this reading guide for the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. From background information about the author and her motivation for writing the story to reading comprehension...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Because of Winn-Dixie
Take an in-depth look at a passage from Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn-Dixie. Included here is the reading passage as well as a step-by-step procedure for reading the text, a set of text-dependent questions, and a final writing...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Right Dog for the Job
Here, dog lovers can enjoy an educational instructional activity about the ways puppies are trained to become service and guide dogs. Based on The Right Dog for the Job by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, the instructional activity provides...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Book Discussions in a Reading Partnership
Do you have a lot of different reading levels in your class? Pair kids up by level and have them choose a book to read independently. They will make predictions, ask questions, make connections, etc. Consider creating a general reading...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts