Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Ragamuffinz: 500 Cupcakes!

This is a short story about three foster kids who help their foster parents run a bakery. It includes questions that focus on character analysis as well as a poster.

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Short Stories for Reading Comprehension with Posters

Monday, December 28, 2009

Free Story Posters

These are the posters that go along with my book, Short Stories for Reading Comprehension.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Free Short Story with Questions: The Family Vacation

This is a GREAT short story for grades 2-4. It includes multiple-choice questions, critical-thinking questions, and research activities.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Make a Reading Kit Out of a Cereal Box

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Here's an article I wrote on how to make a reading kit out of a cereal box. Check it out.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Today Poem Worksheet--For Beginning Poets

Today Poem

This is "frame" poem that I use when I begin my poetry units. The student simply fills in the blanks, and when they finish they have quite a good poem.