Do you know Marley? By age 11, she had started a social media revolution, bringing awareness to authors and readers alike. She was on a mission to find books with African American book characters that looked like her that she could enjoy, and share with her friends all over the world. A few short years later, she… Continue reading FREE Black History Reading Comprehension Worksheets
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Novel Study for Any Novel
Teachers love novel studies. Students LOVE novel studies. However, novel studies can be a struggle for several reasons. As a teacher, I want to talk about EVERY. SINGLE. THING. That’s obviously not always the best option. Because, well, the novel study would take 2ish years. Still, I wanted my students to dig into the richness… Continue reading Novel Study for Any Novel
Determining Importance Lessons
Determining importance is a critical skill that students must understand before they analyze any element of text, specifically main idea or central idea.