Use this 3-page checklist to keep track of which skills each of your students have mastered. By using this list (based off of Lucy Calkins' TCRWP) you will know when a student is ready to move up to the next guided reading level. I have this checklist printed for each student in my conferring binder.
Check out these Independent reading activities that will make student reading time more meaningful. Lots of independent reading ideas, anchor charts, and resources. Grab the free graphic organizer while you are there!
Ending Strategy Chart - Personal Narrative Lucy Calkins Writer's Workshop. The strategy is listed and then underneath are examples of books we've read that use that strategy. The typed sections are different endings for the teacher's example personal narrative.
Need a creative way to teach your students about verbs? My "All About Verbs" pack can help you achieve this! This pack offers a way to make verbs STICK with your students. This particular part of speech can be confusing to some so providing your students with engaging material is important!
Writers workshop - Lucy Calkins story mountain. Students create notes on a post it forming small ideas. Students take the small ideas and paste them right into their notebook to creat a story. Yellow post it's are the who's, when's and what's of the story, blue can be 3 main ideas or a Problem and pink is a strong closing or the solution to the problem in the story.
Looking for a fun way to teach your students about prefixes, suffixes, and root words?YOU HAVE COME TO THE RIGHT SPOT! In this pack, students will learn what makes up a word and what those parts are called. Whether you are preparing for a state test, incorporating vocabulary into your ELA lessons, or working on grammar, this resource will benefit your students!