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Reading Aloud Closely with Upper Elementary Students

Reading Response Journals

Reading Response Journals are the perfect place for students to respond to novels that are read aloud in the classroom. This Reading Response Journal covers 10 different reading skills and strategies. There is a Divider Tab for each skill or strategy, each with a built in Anchor Chart. This resource also includes Mini Lessons to introduce each skill or strategy. These journals were designed for use with Literature Texts and intended for Upper Elementary classrooms.

Chapter books for kids in first grade and up (plus a new linky

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This shared reading chart is great for teachers and students. Teachers can use this guide to assist them when planning their students weekly lessons and activities. Students can use the chart as a reminder of what "good readers" do before, during, and after reading.

50+ Books for Modeling Comprehension Strategies

This Reading Mama|50+ Texts for Modeling Comprehension Strategies|This is set of useful lists of books that can be used to teach different reading comprehension strategies, grouped by the strategy they can be used to teach. Since many of the books listed are picture books and illustrated stories, these lists may be helpful for teaching reading comprehension skills to ELLs.

This would be a great classroom chart to have up as a model for students based off of an Interactive Read Aloud that you've done with the whole class. Students could then try this method out in their independent reading.