Reading At Home - Tips For Parents ~ This printable includes tips for * integrating reading into daily family activities * choosing appropriate books * tips for helping beginning readers * practicing fluency * developing comprehension skills!
Although its geared for school.It's still a good reminder to use when writing in all things. Nice freebie to send home with students to help parents with what kinds of questions to ask during or after reading.
A variety of strategies - teach through direct instruction, or display for students to use on their own (while reading a text.) These strategies will help students ensure that they're comprehending everything in a text.
(via Team Vs First Grade Fun: Im Done Cups) Students pick a stick from the Im Done cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.
Things to do when you're done early (Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping.