Reading & Literature

Storybook Ideas

Contributor: LaFaye Weaver | File type : Document

A list of recommendations for stories to read or recommend to grades 1 to 6. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

What Is Poetry?

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document gives a detailed definition of poetry, one that goes beyond basic considerations of rhyme and meter. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Ideas for Teaching Literature

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document details a variety of approaches for teaching literature, including teacher-led discussions, student-directed discussions, individual written responses, class read-aloud, and homework sug... Read More

Essay Study Questions

Contributor: Byron Dueck | File type : Teaching Material

This worksheet gives students a sequence of study questions to guide their reading of teacher-assigned essays. As students apply and answer the questions, they take steps toward becoming active, indep... Read More

Summer Reading Challenge

Contributor: Kendall Myers

Summer offers a welcome break from school, for student and teacher alike. But the extended time off can also work against hard-won academic gains, especially for younger students still learning to rea... Read More

The Pearl Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Pearl by John Steinbeck with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Ivan Ilyich Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Blood Brothers Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Guidelines for Oral Reading

Contributor: Christian Light | File type : Teaching Material

This booklet from Christian Light equips teachers to develop their students' oral reading skills. Topics covered include: oral reading skills, selecting materials, preparing and evaluating students, a... Read More

Language Arts Keywords

Contributor: Hans Neufeld | File type : Teaching Material

These illustrated cards reinforce terms that show up frequently in directions that first graders are asked to read by themselves. They were specifically made to accompany Language Arts 100 by Christia... Read More