The synthesizing as a reading strategy PD video and PDF. It is free. The video is about four minutes long and has some information for teaching students about the synthesizing reading strategy. The supporting document is a PDF with some student pages to print. A second video with some information is also on this blog post. This is short professional development that can be used the next day in class as student materials are provided. The TpT video may be used with any student book with a thought-provoking story. There are generic pages for student use, and one open-ended student interactive (ISN) included in the PDF.
When students begin to do research and gather information from a variety of sources, synthesis is necessary to understand and compile the information.
Student PDF opens here synthesis student pages free PDF instant download.
The popular download Reading Strategies Pack One. See this blog post for more information and photos. This can be downloaded in our free eMember area.
Reading Strategies Pack two is a companion for the free reading strategies pack one, above. This link will open a free demonstration PDF to provide more information and a list of the CCSS addressed. This PDF is included in our premium Amember area.
ABC’s of Reading Comprehension for Pre-K – Grade One — A free developing reading comprehension skills eBook for parents and teachers of young children. It is an instant download at the blog post.
Interactive student notebook (ISN) activity page, free instant download PDF opens here reading-strategies-ISN-for-students.
Do you need rubrics? They are wonderful for being observed by the principal or peer coach to help answer the question, “How will you evaluate this lesson?”
The post is about a 40-minute reading strategies professional development video in our premium Amember area by Wise Owl Factory. It has student PDFs and 2 renewal (CEU) units if approved by your school district. More information here.
Free synthesizing as a reading strategy video for professional development for teachers on the blog post. Free student PDF. The video is about four minutes long and has information for teaching students about the synthesizing reading strategy.
Free non-fiction text conventions “workbook” for some writing, drawing, and cut and paste activities on these text features. Download in the free eMember area.
Learning to read in Kindergarten and first grade begins with background preparation that parents can do at home, in the car, and even without using books all the time.
The post shares our free grade-two word wall printable. This PDF opens in our free eMember area. It is intended to accompany writing workshop or class writing time.
Inferring discussion guide for A Photographic Fantasy: Stranger in the Woods, by Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick, download at the blog post
All the books Wise Owl Factory has made free PDF book companions, novel units, and literature companions. Most will download at the link to the blog post about the book, some will open at this link.