Category: Reading

reading fluency notebook third grade

How We Do Fluency in 3rd Grade

Here in third grade, we practice fluency daily with: -Word Lists -Phrase Lists -Passages/Running Records   My Mental Journey I have had a love-hate relationship with fluency. As a third grade teacher, my students...

Synthesis Interactive Notebook

Synthesis Interactive Notebook

I have been using interactive notebooks for everything these days and the kids and I are loving it! The new buzz word in my classroom is “pizazz”! One day, a student said that I...

Guided Reading Organization

Guided Reading Organization

I absolutely love reading about how other teachers organize for productivity. I learned many tips and tricks since I started blog-hopping that I don’t even know which of my ideas are original. But, that’s...

Interactive Reading Notebooks

Interactive Reading Notebooks

What have we been up to lately? Grammar notebooks! Well, my students don’t actually have grammar notebooks, they have reading notebooks. In our reading interactive notebooks we keep reading foldables, grammar foldables, poetry, guided...

Interactive Reading Notebook!

Interactive Reading Notebook!

Happy almost end of summer! This is my last week of complete freedom. Next week the school opens up for teachers to begin setting up their rooms and the following week is work week....

CAFE/FACE – Fix-It Reading Strategies Poster

CAFE/FACE – Fix-It Reading Strategies Poster

I am still making my way through the CAFE book by “the sisters”. They have so many great ideas and strategies to share! I came across these strategies for reading and I knew I...

Free I Pick Poster & Bookmarks

Free I Pick Poster & Bookmarks

Below are a couple different versions of an I PICK poster to help students choose Just-Right books. I teach my students how to choose just-right books at the begining of the school year and...

Guided Reading Suggestions?

Guided Reading Suggestions?

Hello All! A lot of teachers at my school, with the exception of 5th grade, use short stories or text excerpts to teach their guided reading groups. Their beleif is that the focus should...