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Teaching ideas and resources for sixth grade teachers.

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Automaticity and Reading Fluency: The Automaticity Theory states that our brains have a limited attention span and working memory. Readers who are focused on decoding words, may not have the capacity to think about the meaning of the text. This all but shuts down their ability to problem solve and to think critically and creatively. Teaching Materials, Teaching Resources, Short Term Memory, Memory Problems, Working Memory, Attention Span, Reading Fluency, Fifth Grade, Decoding

Reading Fluency

Automaticity and Reading Fluency: The Automaticity Theory states that our brains have a limited attention span and working memory. Readers who are focused on decoding words, may not have the capacity to think about the meaning of the text. This all but shuts down their ability to problem solve and to think critically and creatively.

FREE grade reading comprehension passages and text-dependent questions. Cove… FREE grade reading comprehension passages and text-dependent questions. Covers fiction and nonfiction content standards! Reading Comprehension Passages, Comprehension Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Leveled Reading Passages, Guided Reading, Learning, Teaching Ideas

FREE Third Grade Weekly Reading Comprehension [Nonfiction and Fiction]

FREE 3rd grade reading comprehension passages and text-dependent questions. Covers fiction and nonfiction content standards!

All About Affixed Practice Printables. Over 360 pages of prefix and suffix printables and activities. Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Vocabulary Building, Grammar Lessons, Writing Lessons, Reading Lessons, Word Study, Word Work

Prefixes and Suffixes Practice Printables

All About Affixed Practice Printables. Over 360 pages of prefix and suffix printables and activities.

Have your students explore any topic and any subject with depth and complexity. … Have your students explore any topic and any subject with depth and complexity. These “Thinking Mats” are one of the most versatile tools to have in… Continue Reading → Learning Objectives, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Thinking Maps, Thinking Skills, Teaching Critical Thinking, New Classroom

Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Mats {For all subjects!}

Have your students explore any topic and any subject with depth and complexity. These "Thinking Mats" are one of the most versatile tools to have in your classroom.

Reading fluency is also an issue for older students. Check out these tips to tac… Reading fluency is also an issue for older students. Check out these tips to tackle this problem in your classroom. Reading Fluency Activities, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Fluency Practice, Dyslexia Strategies, English Resources, Reading Passages, Middle School Reading

Reading Fluency Activities for Older Students

Reading fluency is also an issue for older students. Check out these tips to tackle this problem in your classroom.

Everything you need to teach third-grade grammar. This bundle contains complete units on 30 different topics for third-grade language and/or grammar. 3rd Grade Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Design, Classroom Inspiration, Fourth Grade, Grade 3, Second Grade, Possessive Nouns, Teaching Critical Thinking

Third Grade Grammar Bundle • Teacher Thrive

Everything you need to teach 3rd grade grammar! PowerPoints, practice printable, task cards, sketch notes, interactive notebook activities, and assessments for the entire year!

Build vocabulary with these free leveled word analogies for secondary/ middle-school students. Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Vocabulary Activities, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Latin, Academic Vocabulary, Reading Activities

Free Analogies for Grades 7-10

Build vocabulary with these free leveled word analogies for secondary/ middle-school students.

Greek and Latin roots sketch notes are the perfect way to build vocabulary! BONUS—your students will love them too! Vocabulary Strategies, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Vocabulary Games, Word Study, Word Work, Spelling Activities, Listening Activities, Teacher Resources
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Greek and Latin Roots Sketch Notes [Book 1] • Teacher Thrive

Greek and Latin roots sketch notes are the perfect way to build vocabulary! BONUS—your students will love them too!

FREE doodle notes and classroom poster for teaching nonfiction text structures. 6th Grade Reading, 5th Grade Writing, Nonfiction Text Features, Teaching Reading, Student Teaching, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching 6th Grade, Learning

Teaching Nonfiction Text Structures • Teacher Thrive

FREE doodle notes and classroom poster for teaching nonfiction text structures. @teacherthrive

Teach prefixes and suffixes in a meaningful and engaging way! Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Vocabulary Instruction, Student Teaching, Teaching Resources, Word Study, Word Work

Prefixes and Suffixes Interactive Notebook

Teach prefixes and suffixes in a meaningful and engaging way! Your students will love learning affixes with this hands-on resource. Included are 25 Interactive Notebook activities that will help your students understand the meaning of several words related to over 85 different affixes. $

Free classroom posters for the Common Core Mathematical Practices. Classroom decor can look good and serve a function! Common Core Posters, Common Core Math, Common Core Standards, Classroom Posters, Math Classroom, Classroom Decor, Teaching Critical Thinking, Teaching Math, Visible Learning

FREE Common Core Mathematical Practices Classroom Posters • Teacher Thrive

Free classroom posters for the Common Core Mathematical Practices. Classroom decor can look good and serve a function!

FREE student materials and a step-by-step video tutorial. Digital math tiles are hands-on activities that take students’ thinking beyond procedures and rote memorization. These engaging resources activate critical thinking and problem-solving skills, all while building a true understanding of important math concepts (e.g., place value, fractions, math facts, area & perimeter, and so much more). Teaching Fractions, Teaching Math, Teaching Ideas, Math Resources, Math Activities, Special Education Math, Art Education, Teaching Place Values, Teaching Critical Thinking

FREE Digital Math Tiles

FREE student materials and a step-by-step video tutorial. Digital math tiles are hands-on activities that take students’ thinking beyond procedures and rote memorization. These engaging resources activate critical thinking and problem-solving skills, all while building a true understanding of important math concepts (e.g., place value, fractions, math facts, area & perimeter, and so much more).

Close reading and fluency practice in grades Two leveled nonfiction reading passages and student responding pages with text-dependent questions. Reading Response, Reading Fluency, Reading Intervention, Reading Passages, Teaching Reading, Close Reading Activities, Student Reading, Writing Activities, Guided Reading

Close Reading and Fluency Practice: FDR & The Great Depression • Teacher Thrive

Close reading and fluency practice in grades 4-8! Two leveled nonfiction reading passages and student responding pages with text-dependent questions.

Volume of rectangular prisms math center! These math tiles take students’ thinking beyond procedures and rote memorization. Students must place 10 number tiles on the Time to Tile cards to correctly complete three volume problems. Teaching Critical Thinking, Teaching Resources, Teaching Art, Teaching Ideas, Art Education Projects, Problem Solving Skills, Art Lessons Elementary, Sixth Grade, Teaching Materials

Math Tiles: Volume of Rectangular Prisms • Teacher Thrive

Volume of rectangular prisms math center! These math tiles take students’ thinking beyond procedures and rote memorization. Students must place 10 number tiles (0-9) on the Time to Tile cards to correctly complete three volume problems.

Did you know that over 90% of students who can't read fluently also struggle with reading comprehension!?😱😱😱 When you join Flow Reading Fluency Digital, you can start improving reading fluency and comprehension in just a few weeks without wasting your precious planning or instructional time. Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Sixth Grade, Third Grade, Hot Reading, Reading Conference
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Flow Reading Fluency Digital

Did you know that over 90% of students who can't read fluently also struggle with reading comprehension!?😱😱😱 When you join Flow Reading Fluency Digital, you can start improving reading fluency and comprehension in just a few weeks without wasting your precious planning or instructional time.

These Depth and Complexity Literary Lapbooks present a creative, engaging, and interactive way for your students to critically respond to ANY novel. Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, 5th Grade Reading, Middle School English, Gifted Education, Special Education, Literature Circles, Interactive Notebooks

Depth and Complexity {Literary Lapbooks}

These Depth and Complexity Literary Lapbooks present a creative, engaging, and interactive way for your students to critically respond to ANY novel.