Bags at the dollar store for each student to store their independent reading books, reading response notebooks, writer's notebooks, word work notebooks, post-it notes and a pencil. I put a command hook on each desk for them to keep their bag. It has been so much easier than finding a place to store bulky book boxes and the kids love to carry them around the classroom.
FREEBIE Reading Response Genres Bookmarks Use these fantastic bookmarks to get your students to think deeper as they answer higher order questions related to different genres while reading independently. Simply print on colored card stock. Students can independently answer preferred questions in their reading response notebooks.