FREE-Evidence in Writing Poster(anchor chart) English Language Arts Minilessons, Printables.Use this poster / anchor chart to help your students pull the supporting evidence and details out from the text.
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with
50 Adventure Chapter Books For Boys (or girls!) in Elementary and Middle School (from the Jenny Evolution): adventurous, edge-of-your-seat reading draws children into these books, with characters and situations that are extra appealing to boys
Flagging strategies for reading comprehension. They put the flags directly into the book while reading. I'd also keep a notebook (like the picture suggests) so I could note key words to help me remember why I put the flag where I did.