Article of the Week is a literacy strategy that helps students closely engage with a text to make meaning and develop background knowledge, as well as practicing reading, writing and critical thinking skills. Teachers assign students a non-fiction article
Writing | Non-Fiction Reading | Summarizing | English Language Arts | Summary Chart Non-Fiction (BLUE) The big switch is on! Switching to the Common Core Standards means that a very large part of our school day will consist of teaching students how to read non-fiction. This non-fiction summary chart is a nice graphic organizer to help students tease out the details in order to write a thorough, yet succinct summary.
Research has shown that fluent oral reading learned through performance reading leads not only to engagement in and enjoyment of reading for students, but to reading comprehension. Learn how to integrate performance reading activities into your classroom.