Nonfiction task cards and student response sheets to use with any informational text. Can be used whole group, small group, or individually in centers. Student response sheets provide teacher with student accountability.
Voices in the Park, written and illustrated by Anthony Browne. Four people come into the park; four distinct voices narrate what happened there. A terrific book for teaching perspective/point of view for reading and voice in writing.
MO WILLEMS and OTHERS- ACTIVITIES.Read aloud activities are wonderful in the classroom. It allows for more complex and intriguing stories for the children to experience while putting the actual learning activities at their level.
A helpful representation of the multiple intelligence for all us visual-spatial learners. Seriously, this helps me as the Multiple Intelligences are always presented in WORDS and words can be hard to comprehend for everyone but the Linguistic learner.
Readworks - this site breaks down all the common core elements into grade specific lesson plans, plus worksheets, plus online reading passages and questions. Great resource, covers ELA standards K - grade.