retell, paraphrase, or summarize texts in ways that maintain meaning and logical order;
A worksheet that encourages students to create a book cover including a blurb on the back.
A reading response journal for students to use to engage with text in meaningful and purposeful ways.
A chart to practice using the SWBST strategy to write a summary for a fictional piece of text.
A reading response template for students to use to summarize a piece of text.
Summarize fictional text through this whole-class station activity.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a literary text about a princess who demands to hear the loudest sound in the world.
A reading response template for students to write a personal review of a piece of text.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a narrative text.
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 5 magazine.
A set of 6 worksheets to help students identify key facts, details, and vocabulary when researching information.
Over 40 reading task cards.
Review and practice multiple reading skills using the text “King Midas and the Golden Touch” with these digital and print resources.
A comic that shows an example of a gender stereotype.
Practice summarizing a fictional text with this flipbook template.
Download a printable Halloween bulletin board set for your classroom library or school library. Showcase your students’ insightful book reviews with our Halloween-themed classroom display.
A set of 15 finger puppets that can be used to spark the imagination for creative writing or to perform puppet shows.
A template where students compare and review a movie and a book and construct a 3-D popcorn box.
Use this template during a guided reading session for a scaffold to help your students retell a text.
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.
An engaging 44 slide interactive PowerPoint to use in the classroom when introducing comprehension strategies.
A fun comprehension strategy board game for students to play during literacy rotations.
A fun reading comprehension strategy activity for students to use after reading a text.
A collection of age-appropriate, Grade 5 teaching resources and activities for homeschool parents to use with their children during the month of September.
An extensive resource pack to help students understand the concept of summarizing.
This reading unit is designed to explicitly teach the reading comprehension strategies of activating prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, monitoring, predicting, inferring, visualizing, and summarizing to elementary students, with a focus on literary texts.
A 60-minute lesson in which students will learn and apply the reading comprehension strategy of summarizing.