Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. Have students crumple the heart each time unkind words are spoken during the read aloud. Afterward, smooth by carrie
carrie
carrie Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. Have students crumple the heart each time unkind words are spoken during the read aloud. Afterward, smooth
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Activity for Chrysanthemum. Every time someone says something mean to her, kids crumple up a smooth heart. Try to smooth it out at the end when they say nice things. Message: hard to smooth a wrinkled heart. by janis
janis
janis Activity for Chrysanthemum. Every time someone says something mean to her, kids crumple up a smooth heart. Try to smooth it out at the end when they say nice things. Message: hard to smooth a wrinkled heart.
Kids
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes celebrity read. by carrie
carrie
carrie Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes celebrity read.
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Chart the genres of the books we read aloud during library time all year.  Love this idea! by bobbie
bobbie
bobbie Chart the genres of the books we read aloud during library time all year. Love this idea!
i am a maker
Teach the girls so they can finger knit doll scarves during read-aloud time by johanna
johanna
johanna Teach the girls so they can finger knit doll scarves during read-aloud time
Knit
FUN read aloud ABC book, with animal sounds and words for each letter! Alphabet Animals - Alphabetimals - The ABC Song by carlani
carlani
carlani FUN read aloud ABC book, with animal sounds and words for each letter! Alphabet Animals - Alphabetimals - The ABC Song
For the Classroom
Make sure students are engaged during Silent Reading by using highlighting tape and this bookmark. Especially the lower readers who are challenged by trying to record their thinking with pencil and paper.

"While you read today, use the tape to track your thinking/learning."

Green: use to mark main   
           idea/important facts

Orange:use to mark new vocabulary
         Words you learned

Pink: I have a question here, by anita
anita
anita Make sure students are engaged during Silent Reading by using highlighting tape and this bookmark. Especially the lower readers who are challenged by trying to record their thinking with pencil and paper. "While you read today, use the tape to track your thinking/learning." Green: use to mark main idea/important facts Orange:use to mark new vocabulary Words you learned Pink: I have a question here,
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Vocabulators. These would be fun to do as a project with the students during synonym time. Each team could have a different theme. by Satu
Satu
Satu Vocabulators. These would be fun to do as a project with the students during synonym time. Each team could have a different theme.
eskariin
true words spoken by the great coco. :) by morecerv.
morecerv.
morecerv. true words spoken by the great coco. :)
inspiracion
FIX IT UP SENTENCES (APRIL) - NOW AVAILABLE! This pack makes great morning work, literacy centers, homework, or a mini lesson. Students are required to correct each sentence by capitalizing words at the beginning of the sentence and a few other words such as Easter and add the correct ending punctuation. Your students will have FUN "fixing" each sentence. Take a look! $ by olive
olive
olive FIX IT UP SENTENCES (APRIL) - NOW AVAILABLE! This pack makes great morning work, literacy centers, homework, or a mini lesson. Students are required to correct each sentence by capitalizing words at the beginning of the sentence and a few other words such as Easter and add the correct ending punctuation. Your students will have FUN "fixing" each sentence. Take a look! $
writing
the read-aloud handbook by adriana
adriana
adriana the read-aloud handbook
dreaming of home
Comprehension 2- Plate sequencing activity. The teacher will read a story to the students aloud.  After the story, the teacher will hand students pre-cut images of events in the story.  Students will place the images in correct order.  The book should be available for reference if students need help during the activity. by karen.x
karen.x
karen.x Comprehension 2- Plate sequencing activity. The teacher will read a story to the students aloud. After the story, the teacher will hand students pre-cut images of events in the story. Students will place the images in correct order. The book should be available for reference if students need help during the activity.
getting
Amazing.  make sure you read the afterward. by catherine
catherine
catherine Amazing. make sure you read the afterward.
Food
The snowball writing method is a fun way to teach your students how to write collaboratively. Students write, crumple, and throw. Their stories are continued by another student in the class! #writing #teaching #EnglishLanguageArts by johanna
johanna
johanna The snowball writing method is a fun way to teach your students how to write collaboratively. Students write, crumple, and throw. Their stories are continued by another student in the class! #writing #teaching #EnglishLanguageArts
Eating and Drinking
Have people Skype in to read aloud to the class! by laurel
laurel
laurel Have people Skype in to read aloud to the class!
Funny
But truer words have never spoken . by LucyB
LucyB
LucyB But truer words have never spoken .
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Truer words have never been spoken by imafrute
imafrute
imafrute Truer words have never been spoken
Women
Truer words have never been spoken... by lyly kaiser
lyly kaiser
lyly kaiser Truer words have never been spoken...
funny
HAHAHA!!!! Truer words have never been spoken!! by Maiden11976
Maiden11976
Maiden11976 HAHAHA!!!! Truer words have never been spoken!!
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I am requesting from the universe that this statement be read each and every time one of my students asks for a pen because they have lost the 300 billion that they had yesterday... by txell��
txell��
txell�� I am requesting from the universe that this statement be read each and every time one of my students asks for a pen because they have lost the 300 billion that they had yesterday...
words
truer words have never been spoken! by lara
lara
lara truer words have never been spoken!
rings and things
Never have truer words been spoken by sammsfamily
sammsfamily
sammsfamily Never have truer words been spoken
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truer words have never been spoken. by imafrute
imafrute
imafrute truer words have never been spoken.
Memes
Truer words have not been spoken. by harriette.gillon
harriette.gillon
harriette.gillon Truer words have not been spoken.
girls
Truer words have never been spoken! by sparkle.bfloss
sparkle.bfloss
sparkle.bfloss Truer words have never been spoken!
So True
No truer words have ever been spoken! by mitzi
mitzi
mitzi No truer words have ever been spoken!
crazy bag lady
No truer words have ever been spoken ... by violetalston9309
violetalston9309
violetalston9309 No truer words have ever been spoken ...
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Truer words have never been spoken. by Raelynn8
Raelynn8
Raelynn8 Truer words have never been spoken.
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These lesson sets are geared toward helping teachers present the Common Core to their grades 3-5 students by using read aloud picture book texts! In addition to thinking deeply about texts, the Common Core stresses citing evidence to prove understanding. Mentor texts are excellent examples of literature and the elements you notice in them can then be reinforced throughout students’ other reading and writing. This resource can help and is based by corine
corine
corine These lesson sets are geared toward helping teachers present the Common Core to their grades 3-5 students by using read aloud picture book texts! In addition to thinking deeply about texts, the Common Core stresses citing evidence to prove understanding. Mentor texts are excellent examples of literature and the elements you notice in them can then be reinforced throughout students’ other reading and writing. This resource can help and is based
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First Grade Teachers FLUENCY READING SHEETS (she uses them for word practice and fluency for few minutes during G.R time. they partner up at the table and read the words/sentences to each other) by hattie
hattie
hattie First Grade Teachers FLUENCY READING SHEETS (she uses them for word practice and fluency for few minutes during G.R time. they partner up at the table and read the words/sentences to each other)
Homeschool
Students listen to books read aloud by famous folks online for FREE! by luz
luz
luz Students listen to books read aloud by famous folks online for FREE!
Books and Nooks