Your students have probably heard of both Mickey Mouse and Ironman, but have they ever compared and contrasted them? This lesson engages students in a fun double bubble map activity while helping them learn about internal character traits.
Use a student-friendly glossary and sentence frames to learn about wild weather! Scaffolds will help your students answer text-dependent questions. This lesson can be paired with the main Informational Text: Close Reading lesson.
Does onomatopoeia BANG your students up or cause them to want to BARF? Help them out with this comical lesson on the well-known figurative device. Students will have a fun time completing worksheets and using onomatopoeias themselves.
How can you *see* what your students are thinking while they read? Try reading response letters in your class. Students will practice formatting letters and learn to discuss their thinking about literature in writing.