A very interesting article about providing students with choices for classroom novel reading. Out with the "whole class" approach, in with the "individualized" approach.
"Children's ability to read fluently does than make them sound like good readers; it is evidence that they comprehend what they are reading" (Worthy & Prater, 2002, 294).
Reading Response Questions and Response Pages...perfect for monitoring comprehension during independent reading! Freebie!
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Reading 7th Grade
Anchor Chart: Words That Give Clues About Cause Effect (Creating Readers and Writers Blog Post)
Comprehension strategy sticks---pull one or all for any story.
Ways to read with a partner
Free! Comprehension foldable for review. Teaching With a Mountain View: Fiction Comprehension
5th grade ELA/Social Studies/Science
40 reading passages with comprehension questions for primary students (10 for each season). Save $2 by buying all four seasons in this great bundle! (Or just buy the ones you need separately in my TpT store!)
Reading is Thinking! Could turn this into a letter for parents for reading homework.