We often conduct reading fluency tests on our students without explicitly teaching this skill. Use this lesson, which incorporates student peer review, to help raise awareness of reading fluency while improving it.
Good readers ask questions before, during, and after reading. This lesson, which incorporates two wonderful activities and some practice with the 5 Ws, is sure to get your students ready to dive into literature.
Who will win the race? Help your class build essential pre-reading skills with a friendly competition. Your students will race to identify the author, illustrator, and understand all the parts of a book in this engaging lesson.
Students will get hands-on experience manipulating shapes in this preschool-friendly activity. With the help of shape blocks and worksheets, little learners will get the hang of squares, triangles and rectangles in no time.
Retelling of The Monkey King: A Famous Chinese Story
In honor of Chinese New Year, share with your students a famous Chinese story called *The Monkey King*. Students will practice their comprehension skills as they retell the story, identifying what happens in the beginning, middle, and end.
Do your students ever want to just hurry and finish their homework? Your students can use the number line jumping strategy to quickly add two-digit numbers and show their understanding of place value and expanded form in the process.
Young learners will love finding the main ideas in short informational texts. Featuring a bunch of fun worksheets, this lesson will help students learn about different topics while improving their reading skills.