This unit includes before/during/after activities for guided reading groups. Skills addressed in this unit include prereading schema building, vocabulary, story elements, making connections, character traits, sequencing, questioning, making connections, summarizing, making inferences, and responding to reading.
The NJ ASK is an example of a state standardized test that assesses students' ability in mathematics, language arts, and science in grades 3-8. It involves both multiple choice and open-ended questions. This website can strongly be used for teachers who need sample tests to provide for their students and need to know how to prepare them.
Compound Words by Melissa.... This song provides a visual framework to illustrate how two words are put together to form a compound word. It also references the idea that once the two words combine, the resulting compound word has a very specific and particular meaning that creates a necessary concept for use within the English language. grammarsongs.com/ #grammarsongsbymelissa
(Free Grammar Videos and Activities) Correlative Conjunctions Song by Melissa... Correlative conjunctions are used in pairs to compare and contrast within literary and informational text. In this song, the father orders his kid around by giving directions using correlative conjunctions. At the end of the video, the kid retaliates by using correlative conjunctions to acquire both his allowance and freedom! Kids not only relate, but embrace the use of correlative conjunctions when writing.