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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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
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
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
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
the read-aloud handbook by adriana
adriana
adriana the read-aloud handbook
dreaming of home
Truer words have never been spoken... by lyly kaiser
lyly kaiser
lyly kaiser Truer words have never been spoken...
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HAHAHA!!!! Truer words have never been spoken!! by Maiden11976
Maiden11976
Maiden11976 HAHAHA!!!! Truer words have never been spoken!!
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Truer words have never been spoken by brendaq
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brendaq Truer words have never been spoken
People I Love
But truer words have never spoken . by LucyB
LucyB
LucyB But truer words have never spoken .
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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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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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true words spoken by the great coco. :) by morecerv.
morecerv.
morecerv. true words spoken by the great coco. :)
inspiracion
First Grade Wow: Bullying - Crinkled Heart Activity / Kids add bandaid with their name - heart hung up all year in the room book w/ activity: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes by deborah
deborah
deborah First Grade Wow: Bullying - Crinkled Heart Activity / Kids add bandaid with their name - heart hung up all year in the room book w/ activity: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
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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
Fun Friday: Word Of The Day Activities This is just one sample of how my kiddos use our Word of the day Calendar words.  This is one of my ELL students.   My ELL students are learning so much vocabulary with this and the writing gets better each month.  Read more. #calendar#vocabulary#ELL#ELA#writing#education#teaching ideas by mavis
mavis
mavis Fun Friday: Word Of The Day Activities This is just one sample of how my kiddos use our Word of the day Calendar words. This is one of my ELL students. My ELL students are learning so much vocabulary with this and the writing gets better each month. Read more. #calendar#vocabulary#ELL#ELA#writing#education#teaching ideas
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Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young by Best Sellers
Best Sellers
Best Sellers Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young
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Before starting a read-aloud, write the names of all the char.s, cut them up and have students draw a name.  While reading, they are responsible for recording (on cut up sticky notes) anything new learned about their char. (infered or told, physical or).  Discuss together and add them to the chart. by shauna
shauna
shauna Before starting a read-aloud, write the names of all the char.s, cut them up and have students draw a name. While reading, they are responsible for recording (on cut up sticky notes) anything new learned about their char. (infered or told, physical or). Discuss together and add them to the chart.
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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 itstillworks
itstillworks
itstillworks Truer words have never been spoken!
True Story
Truer words have never been spoken by della
della
della Truer words have never been spoken
things to live by
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
Students listen to books read aloud by famous people for FREE! by luz
luz
luz Students listen to books read aloud by famous people for FREE!
Books and Nooks
What is a “Mentor Text Moment” resource?   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 by corine
corine
corine What is a “Mentor Text Moment” resource? 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
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Truer words have never been spoken. by kirsten
kirsten
kirsten Truer words have never been spoken.
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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 violetalston9309
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violetalston9309 No truer words have ever been spoken ...
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No truer words have ever been spoken! by mitzi
mitzi
mitzi No truer words have ever been spoken!
crazy bag lady
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)
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