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How to Teach Asking and Answering Questions to Elementary Students

Asking and answering questions is an important reading comprehension strategy for elementary students to become proficient in. Strong readers ask questions before, during, and after reading or listening to a story. It helps them better understand and enjoy stories. Learn all about how to teach asking and answering questions below!

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How to Teach about Analyzing Illustrations in Children’s Books

Analyzing illustrations in children’s books is an important reading comprehension strategy for elementary students to become proficient in. When readers analyze illustrations, they are using the pictures to help them collect more information about the setting, plot, characters and more. It helps readers better understand and enjoy stories they read

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How to Teach Sequencing to Elementary Students in 2022

Sequencing is an important reading comprehension strategy for elementary students to become proficient in. It helps readers better understand and enjoy stories they read and listen to. Sequencing refers to the ability to recall and remember the facts or events of a story in order. When students are sequencing they

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Elementary Reading Comprehension Strategies for 2022-2023

Having a toolkit of elementary reading comprehension strategies is such an important part of understanding and interpreting what we read. As a result, it’s important that we explicitly teach reading comprehension strategies to our students and provide them with a wealth of practice opportunities. Learn all about teaching elementary reading

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Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! will find this post helpful. It includes resource recommendations, free teaching ideas, and information about the book. You’ll have everything you need to deliver engaging interactive read aloud lessons based on this story. With a goal setting theme,

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Michael Recycle Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Michael Recycle will love this post. It includes resource recommendations, free teaching ideas, and information about the book. With a teamwork theme, this Michael Recycle picture book by Ellie Bethel is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. Engage Your Students with Michael

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Before She Was Harriet Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Calling all elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Before She Was Harriet! You found the right place! This post will be very helpful! It includes resource recommendations, teaching ideas, and information about the book. You’ll have what you need to deliver engaging interactive read aloud lessons based on

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The Story of Ruby Bridges Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for The Story of Ruby Bridges will find this post helpful. It includes resource recommendations, teaching ideas, and information about the book. With themes of bravery, transitions and compassion, this The Story of Ruby Bridges picture book by Robert Coles is a favorite in 1st, 2nd

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And Tango Makes Three Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for And Tango Makes Three will love this post. It includes resource recommendations, free teaching ideas, and information about the book. With a theme of changing families, this And Tango Makes Three picture book by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell is a favorite in 1st, 2nd

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The Snow Dancer Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for The Snow Dancer will love this post. It includes resource recommendations, free teaching ideas, and information about the book With themes of stress management and compassion, this The Snow Dancer picture book by Addie Boswell is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd

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Beautifully Me Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Beautifully Me will love this post. It includes resource recommendations, information about the book, and teaching ideas. You will have what you need to plan your next interactive read aloud lesson. With themes of self-esteem, teasing and positive body image, this Beautifully

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Winter Opinion Writing FREEBIE!

Grab this freebie and engage your students in a fun seasonal activity. It’s a great way to practice opinion writing.