Upper elementary science of reading

Discover the key principles and strategies behind the science of reading in upper elementary education. Enhance your teaching methods and help students develop strong literacy skills with these top ideas.

Classroom magazines have become an invaluable resource in my classroom for exposing my students to informational texts. Our language arts curriculum lacks quality non-fiction selections. Classroom magazines, such as Time For Kids and Scholastic News have been great for exposing my students to engaging and current non-fiction material. However, I use to struggle with the best way to work them into my language arts block. This post explains what I have done to make the most of all those…

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Ashley Dempski
Reading, Reading Intervention Activities, Reading Intervention, Elementary Reading, Reading Curriculum, Elementary Literacy, Reading Groups, Upper Elementary Reading, Reading Centers

Science of reading activities can be so helpful for students of all ages. Reading is an essential skill to have in order to succeed in school and life. It’s not just about being able to read the words, it’s about understanding what you are reading and connecting those ideas with what you already know.

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Jenny Hucks
Introducing reading genres to your upper elementary students just got a whole lot easier! Today, I am sharing my FREE reading genres review slides. You can use them in PowerPoint or open them in Google Slides! You can also print them off and use them as reading genres posters. Using this slide show, go through each genre slide and assess students’ prior knowledge. Look at biographies, graphic novels, fairy tales, mysteries, realistic fiction and more! Download your freebie today! Workshop, Upper Elementary Resources, Third Grade Reading, Ideas, Reading, Teaching Genre, Genre Lessons, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Upper Elementary Math Games

Introducing reading genres to your upper elementary students just got a whole lot easier! Today, I am sharing my FREE reading genres review slides. You can use them in PowerPoint or open them in Google Slides! You can also print them off and use them as reading genres posters. Using this slide show, go through each genre slide and assess students’ prior knowledge. Look at biographies, graphic novels, fairy tales, mysteries, realistic fiction and more! Download your freebie today!

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Fun in 5th Grade | Upper Elementary Resources
English, Humour, 5th Grade Reading, Upper Elementary Reading, 5th Grade Writing, Elementary Reading, Upper Elementary Literacy, Elementary Literacy, 4th Grade Reading

Teachers often have questions about what a literacy block should actually look like. How do you structure your time? When do you pull reading groups? How and when do you teach grammar? The list of questions is lengthy, and with good reason. No one really ever told us what to do! Probably because there is […]

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Anna Mize
6th Grade Reading, Elementary Reading, Third Grade Classroom, Elementary Literacy, 5th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Classroom, Upper Elementary Reading, Elementary Literacy Activities, Upper Elementary Literacy

Whether you call them literacy centers or literacy stations, big kids at the upper elementary level love center time and get so much out of it! How do literacy centers benefit kids? They add variety to learning and to the routine. They allow teachers to easily differentiate learning. They are a great way to help cover and reinforce all of the standards. They give students a place to practice important social skills, like collaboration, problem-solving, and communication. So how do you set up…

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Joy Pickering
Top picks for upper elementary novel studies. Perfect books for you next novel study in upper elementary. These books are student approved and are great for elementary read alouds or independent practice. Everything you need for your next elementary novel study. Ideas, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Novel Studies, Middle School Novels, Elementary Novels, Upper Elementary Reading, Elementary Reading, Novel Study Activities, Novel Study Units

Top picks for upper elementary novel studies. Perfect books for you next novel study in upper elementary. These books are student approved and are great for elementary read alouds or independent practice. Everything you need for your next elementary novel study.

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Teacher for Inclusion Sheelah Keeter