Karyn Bower
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Create a "crime scene" in the classroom, complete with caution tape, and the students use the clues to infer what took place. Then relate it to reading. Start by using a children's book, then a short story, then a grade level text.

Create a "crime scene" in the classroom, complete with caution tape, and the students use the clues to infer what took place. Then relate it to reading. Start by using a children's book, then a short story, then a grade level text.

Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer.

Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer.

Comparing The Three Little Pigs and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs- This folktale unit was created for use with The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and a more traditional retelling of The Three Little Pigs. It contains twelve comprehension strips with recording sheets, a compare and contrast writing activity with a graphic organizer, a summary writing activity for The Three Little Pigs, and creative writing prompts. $ #folktales #commoncore

Comparing The Three Little Pigs and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs- This folktale unit was created for use with The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and a more traditional retelling of The Three Little Pigs. It contains twelve comprehension strips with recording sheets, a compare and contrast writing activity with a graphic organizer, a summary writing activity for The Three Little Pigs, and creative writing prompts. $ #folktales #commoncore

Great For Reid :) Retelling Stories - Use the symbols to creating a story rope to assist children to retell the story in the correct sequence.

Great For Reid :) Retelling Stories - Use the symbols to creating a story rope to assist children to retell the story in the correct sequence.

Teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!

Teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!