Category:Comprehension
Tools for Planning Reading Interventions

Tools for Planning Reading Interventions

This year is a challenging one in a different way than previous years. Students this year are coming into the classroom working below grade level and needing more remediation than ever. No need to panic! Let's do what we do best and meet our amazing little learners...

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Asking and Answering Questions Using Nonfiction

Asking and Answering Questions Using Nonfiction

We know that our students are FULL of questions but focusing that energy on asking clarifying questions can be tricky. It can be even trickier to reach the comprehension level necessary to answer questions about a text. Successfully asking and answering questions is a...

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Literacy Screening is Done ~ Now What?!

Literacy Screening is Done ~ Now What?!

So you’ve completed your beginning or middle of the year literacy screening, and the results are clear - some of your students are below grade level. But what should you do next? After all, time is limited and it's important to quickly help kids build their skills and...

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Hands On Literacy Intervention Activities

Hands On Literacy Intervention Activities

Planning for intervention lessons is quick and easy when the materials you'll need are within reach! The activities from our Small Group and Intervention Literacy Kit are designed to be hands-on and engaging for kids, and exactly what teachers need to simplify the...

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What to Do During Literacy Interventions

What to Do During Literacy Interventions

So you've pinpointed the literacy skill(s) your students need more help with, and you've carved out time for literacy interventions in your schedule. But what should you be doing with students to make the biggest impact on closing their gaps in literacy? Here are our...

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Free Literacy Centers!

Free Literacy Centers!

Literacy is the foundation of the 2nd grade classroom. 2nd grade learners need the practice to master basic early literacy skills. These amazing free literacy centers are here to help! We've got exciting centers for grammar, phonics, reading, and writing. With print...

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Vocabulary & Context Clues Second Grade Reading Passages

Vocabulary & Context Clues Second Grade Reading Passages

Have you checked out the Second-Grade Reading Passages Bundle? The newest additions to this fantastic collection of reading passages focus on using context clues to determine the meaning of new vocabulary words.  As students move through second grade they begin...

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Top Teaching Strategies: Story Structure

Top Teaching Strategies: Story Structure

The time has come to teach story structure! This can be a FUN and engaging comprehension skill to teach! Plus, teaching this skill helps with reading comprehension, close reading skills and story writing skills! What is story structure? Story structure is how a story...

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Tips For Teaching Point of View

Tips For Teaching Point of View

Point of view is a skill that can be viewed as overwhelming. How can you make sure your students retain the standard all while having fun? We've got tips for teaching, practicing, and assessing point of view that will make this concept simplified for you and your...

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Top Teaching Strategies: Nonfiction Text Structure

Top Teaching Strategies: Nonfiction Text Structure

Trying to spice up your reading instruction by using more nonfiction? Instruction in nonfiction can be the missing piece for many readers. One skill to work on is Nonfiction Text Structures! Why teach this skill? Teaching nonfiction text structure helps readers set a...

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