Summarize fictional text through this whole-class station activity.
Outline and determine the theme of a text with this 1-page graphic organizer worksheet.
Identify and explain the theme in 3 short story paragraphs provided in this worksheet.
A chart to practice using the SWBST strategy to write a summary for a fictional piece of text.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a literary text about a princess who demands to hear the loudest sound in the world.
A reading response journal for students to use to engage with text in meaningful and purposeful ways.
A reading response template for students to use to summarize a piece of text.
A reading response template for students to write a personal review of a piece of text.
A worksheet that encourages students to create a book cover including a blurb on the back.
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 6 magazine.
A worksheet that encourages students to create a new book cover for a shared class or independent novel.
A 14-slide editable PowerPoint template explaining the reading comprehension strategy of summarizing.
A graphic organizer to help students summarize a fiction text.
A set of QR code question cubes to use when working with reading comprehension strategies.
A fun reading comprehension strategy activity for students to use after reading a text.
A comprehension activity using a poem.
A fun newspaper themed poster with 3 book report templates to use when responding to literature.
A teaching resource to help teach your students to summarize a fiction text.
A graphic organizer to help students summarize a nonfiction text.
A graphic organizer for students to use to summarize a fiction text.
An extensive resource pack to help students understand the concept of summarizing.
This English unit addresses the common elements of poetry and explores how these may be applied to shape poems, limericks, odes and simple ballads.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore their preconceived ideas and attitudes towards poetry.