Response skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student responds to an increasingly challenging variety of sources that are read, heard, or viewed. The student is expected to:
- (1) describe personal connections to a variety of
sources, including self-selected texts;
- (A) write a response to a literary or informational text that demonstrates an understanding of a text;
- (B) use text evidence to support an appropriate response;
- (C) retell and paraphrase texts in ways that maintain meaning and logical order;
- (D) interact with sources in meaningful ways such as notetaking, annotating, freewriting, or illustrating;
- (E) respond using newly acquired vocabulary as appropriate; and
- (F) discuss specific ideas in the text that are important to the meaning.
Human Histories: World Explorers – Comprehension Worksheet
A free comprehension worksheet paired with an informational text about world explorers.
Design Your Own Book Cover Worksheet
A worksheet that encourages students to create a book cover including a summary on the back.
Boston Tea Party - RACES Writing Strategy Worksheet
Integrate reading, writing, and American history with a worksheet about the Boston Tea Party using the RACES writing strategy for text evidence.
Before, During, and After Reading Fiction - Question Prompts
Question prompts and a worksheet to use when asking questions before, during, and after reading.
Comprehension Keys Board Game
A fun comprehension strategy board game for students to play during literacy rotations.
Character Emotions Worksheet
A worksheet to use when teaching students about characters and how to make inferences.
Five Finger Summary - Graphic Organizer
A graphic organizer for students to use to summarize a fiction text.
Literature Task Cards
A set of 30 literature tasks to assist your students with examining and responding to literature.
Research Skills Worksheets - Note-Taking
A set of 6 worksheets to help students identify key facts, details, and vocabulary when researching information.
Crabbing at Night – Comprehension Worksheet
A comprehension worksheet paired with a narrative text.
Reading Response Template – Inferring and Predicting
Make inferences and predictions with a piece of text using this one-page template.
Making Text Connections Graphic Organizer (Grades 3-6)
A graphic organizer to use with students when making connections with a piece of text.
Movie Versus Book - Template
A template where students compare and review a movie and a book and construct a 3-D popcorn box.
My Mini Book Report - Template
A treasure themed book report mini book template.
Reading Response Template – Double-Entry
A reading response template for students to use the double-entry strategy on a piece of text.
Grade 3 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 1
A 68-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.
Grade 3 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 2
A 64-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.
Grade 3 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 3
A 61-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.
Grade 3 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 4
Warm-up your students' brains with this 61-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick activities.
New Year's Celebrations - Comprehension Worksheet
Learn about the origins of New Year’s celebrations with our informational text and comprehension questions worksheet.
Making Connections Graphic Organizer
A graphic organizer for students to record text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections.
Human Histories: Amazing Artists – Comprehension Worksheet
A comprehension worksheet paired with a magazine article about four amazing artists.
Literary Element Task Cards - Upper Elementary
A set of 14 task cards for upper elementary students to use after reading a fiction text.
Character Analysis: New Year's Activity
Practice inferring how a character would ring in the new year with this 7-activity booklet.
Industrial Revolution Worksheet - Constructed Response
Blend reading, writing, and history concepts surrounding the Industrial Revolution with a constructed response worksheet and graphic organizer.
Milton Hershey RACES Writing Strategy Worksheets
Bring National Chocolate Day into your classroom with a biography and RACES writing worksheet about Milton Hershey.
Henry Ford - RACES Writing Strategy Worksheets
Provide students with Social Studies and Writing instruction using the RACES strategy for constructed response paragraphs.
Checks and Balances - RACES Writing Prompt Worksheet
Practice using the RACES writing strategy and unravel the mysteries of the U.S. Government system of checks and balances with a passage, organizer, and prompt.
Boston Massacre Passage and Writing Prompt Worksheet
Learn facts about the Boston Massacre with an informational reading passage and an informational writing prompt for fourth grade.
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Energy Sources Worksheets
Discover the difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy sources with a comprehension passage and worksheet.
Bloom's Taxonomy Question/Sentence Starter Cards
A set of reading question and sentence starter cards aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy.
Fairy Tales Narrative Writing Pack
A fairy tale themed narrative writing teaching pack containing 8 worksheets and posters.