Practice inferring how a character would ring in the new year with this 7-activity booklet.
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.
Using the companion text “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry, students will diagram the narrative structure of the story on the included plot elements worksheet.
A chart to practice using the SWBST strategy to write a summary for a fictional piece of text.
A 76-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.
A fun reading comprehension game to play after reading a fictional text.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a literary text about a princess who demands to hear the loudest sound in the world.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a narrative text.
A narrative about a little boy and a curious creature with accompanying comprehension task cards.
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 template for students to use when making inferences.
A worksheet that encourages students to create a book cover including a blurb on the back.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a comic about all types of sports.
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 worksheet which helps students explore important scenes from a class novel.
A worksheet to assist students in making predictions before reading a novel.
3 worksheets to help students analyze the points of view of opposing characters in a literary text.
3 worksheets to assist with analyzing characters in a class novel.
A 15 slide editable PowerPoint template explaining the reading comprehension strategy of questioning.
A 14-slide editable PowerPoint template explaining the reading comprehension strategy of summarizing.
A 14 slide editable PowerPoint template explaining the reading comprehension strategy of predicting.
An editable 13-slide PowerPoint template explaining the reading comprehension strategy of inferencing.
A graphic organizer to help students summarize a fiction text.
A teaching presentation outlining the similarities and differences between an inference and a prediction.
A worksheet to use when teaching your students the difference between an inference and a prediction.
A set of 28 generic QAR question cards for students to use as a comprehension task after reading.
A plot diagram for students to refer to when planning narrative writing.