Poetry anchor chart
*Best Seller*Mixtures and Solutions was one of my favorite things to teach in 4th grade Science! This unit is FOCUSED on Mixtures and Solutions and assumes a background knowledge of Matter, I am working on a Matter Unit! ( Follow me to find out when it is posted!) This unit will work for grades 3-5 with a background knowledge in Matter.
Inferring Reading Poster. Reading Posters for Display and to use as anchor charts. ♥ Story Elements (e.g. plot, setting, problem, solution, characters etc.) ♥ Reading Strategies (e.g. inferring, summarizing, predicting, synthesizing etc.) ♥ Author’s Purpose (e.g. persuade, entertain, inform) ♥ Text Connections (text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world). ♥ And much more (e.g. fiction/non-fiction texts, cause & effect, main idea, fact or opinion etc.)
FREEBIE!! If your students are like mine, they sometimes have trouble determining the author's purpose for different types of text. Feel free to use this Author's Purpose Checklist to help support them with this tricky skill! I just gave my students counters to use for the yes or no answer choices.
Free Download! Teaching Author's Purpose can be tricky, especially when looking deeper at the Informative category. This anchor chart uses lemonADE acronym to help teach students Answer, Explain, and Describe as being a a part of an author's informative purpose.
Author's purpose. Learn 5 (types of author's purpose(Explain, Inform, Describe, Entertain and Persuade). See how author's write 5 different ways with the same picture. Teacher Model, Guided Practice and Independent work.