These reading guides give teachers and students the skills and knowledge to read and comprehend a variety of text types. Expand the sections below to browse our collection.
Reading starts with an understanding of sounds and phonics. Be sure to read our guide here.
Learn strategies for teaching reading comprehension here.
Our guide to sequencing provides teachers and students with various reading skills and strategies.
Ensure you don’t miss the author’s main idea with our complete guide for students and teachers.
Point of view can confuse students, but our complete guide will ensure teaching it is simple.
Understanding the Author’s purpose is an essential reading skill for students and teachers. Read our complete guide here.
What are the elements of literature? And how do they connect with reading skills and strategies.? Read our complete guide here.
Inferring is the process of drawing a conclusion based on reasoning and evidence. Learn how to teach this process to students here.
The cause-and-effect relationship is often misunderstood and can be difficult to teach. But our complete guide will make this process simple.
Comparing and contrasting ideas and concepts in written texts is a powerful strategy for developing readers. Read our complete guide here.
Understanding the five story elements will make narrative reading and writing a more meaningful process for all. Read our complete guide here.
Read our complete guide to reading poetry here.
Reading fables provides teachers and students with a wealth of learning opportunities to explore. Read our complete guide here.
When students can clearly identify the difference between fact and opinion it allows them to read with purpose. Read our complete guide to teaching facts and opinions here.
This guide to teaching research skills will ensure students can read efficiently and effectively when studying. Read our complete guide here.
The art of persuasion is a complex concept for both author and reader. Read our complete guide to teaching advertising and persuasion.
Learn to read and decode anchor charts and graphic organizers with our complete guide here.
Browse our huge collection of teaching strategies and ideas for all areas of literacy.
TEACHING ACTIVITIES FOR ANY TEXT – GREAT FOR GUIDED READING
This massive collection of ☀️READING ACTIVITIES☀️ covers all essential reading skills for elementary/primary students. NO PREP REQUIRED! works with all text and media types. Thousands of teachers have adopted this as a GO-TO RESOURCE for independent and group tasks.
- 60+ activities requiring students to WRITE in a range of genres and styles based on their text
- 40+ activities incorporating ARTISTIC and CREATIVE skills about their book.
- 30+ TECHNOLOGY-based activities, including 20 open-ended iPad and web-based tasks
- 25+ GROUP-based tasks
- 20+ tasks requiring RESEARCH, ENQUIRY and EXPLORATION of concepts within a text.
- 50+ tasks you can use with FILMS, GRAPHIC NOVELS and DIGITAL LITERACIES.
- 15+ activities involving DRAMA, MUSIC and ROLE PLAYING
- 15+ GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS that can be applied to any text
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