Hey fellow teachers,
We just added a bunch of new non-fiction, main idea reading passages, with more to come.
Click below to see a pre-filtered passage list by grade. And please share ReadWorks and these passages with your colleagues:
TEACHING TIP: Focus on the main idea of these passages by having students decide what is the most important information. Be sure to have students point to evidence within the text to support their conclusion about what the main idea is. (There aren???t additional student question sheets with all of these passages.)
The ReadWorks Team
This is a useful tool for the test prep season.
One for the bookmarks toolbar!
Here is an excellent collection of texts (fiction and non-fiction) that are models of “craft.” I always unfairly underestimate about.com.
This is a good article with a couple of resources to help teachers teach goal-setting.
The article makes excellent points about teaching speaking skills in the classroom to students. A point is made that improving speaking can improve reading and writing. The reources shared at the end of the article are quite special.Check them out: