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Fun Friday Reading Activities

10 Fun Friday Reading Activities

Fun Friday activities are a great motivational tool, and many classroom teachers use Fun Friday in a wide variety of ways. Why not dedicate time on your Fridays to use some of these creative Fun Friday Reading Activities to help motivate and encourage your students to read? Fun Friday Reading

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fall picture books for upper elementary

Fall Picture Books for Upper Elementary

Are you looking for some great fall picture books for upper elementary? These are some of my all time favorite fall picture books that students love, and I do too! Fall is truly my favorite time of the year, and I also love finding simple ways to celebrate fall in

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using picture books to teach metaphors

Using Picture Books for Teaching Metaphors: 6 Great Ideas

Ideas for Using Picture Books for Teaching Metaphors I love teaching reading, and one of my favorite things to teach is figurative language. Not only do I enjoy teaching students to find and identify different types of figurative language, I love discovering and sharing beautiful figurative language from children’s books.

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personification lesson ideas

3 Wonderful Personification Lesson Ideas

Are you looking for some personification lesson ideas for your upper elementary classroom?  One of my favorite things to teach is figurative language.  I enjoy helping students identify figurative language, discover it in stories and poems, and ponder what it means and why the author chose to write or describe

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Ten Websites with Free Articles and Passages

This summer, after attending a reading workshop, I’ve made it my goal to amp up and improve my guided reading and shared reading instruction. With this in mind, I’ve been rounding up ten websites with free articles and passages for upper elementary, and I thought I would share those with

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Fun Ways for Your Students to Respond to Reading

My students hardly ever notice a new bulletin board, and if they do notice, they rarely say anything about it, that is, unless the bulletin board is filled with their own creations. Students love seeing their work displayed. When I recently began creating these Flip Its! Reading Response Flipbooks, my

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Free PowerPoint Lesson

Would you like a free PowerPoint lesson to teach or to review subjects and predicates with your students? This free PowerPoint is a powerful visual and learning tool that will help your students understand and identify subjects and predicates and is perfect for grades 2-5!