Category Archive: ELA Common Core

ELA (English language Arts) Reading Common Core standards guides, links, suggestions, resources, worksheets, lessons, ideas.

Drawing Inferences Game

Inferences
 

  Drawing Inferences Game – This fun game can be played in pairs or teams.  Students match answers on triangles by drawing an inference based on clues from cards that ask questions. Key Ideas and Details: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/drawing-inferences-game/

Drawing Inferences Worksheets

Drawing Inferences
 

  Drawing Inferences – Free printable worksheets can be used to have students determine what the author is suggesting by using the information from the text and what is already known about the content.  Students will reviews recorded information and write an inference. Key Ideas and Details: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/drawing-inferences-worksheets/

Compare and Contrast Story Elements

Compare and Contrast
 

  Compare and Contrast Story Elements – Free printable worksheets which allow students to record similarities and differences of story elements by completing a graphic organizer. Craft and Structure: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations. Integration of Knowledge and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/compare-and-contrast-story-elements/

Common Core Reading Lessons: Author’s Purpose

reading lessons
 

 Author’s Purpose (The reason why an author has written a text for readers) – Lessons Grades 2-6 Second Grade – Lessons: 1) Identify text evidence that shows the author’s purpose is to entertain. 2) Identify text evidence that shows the author’s purpose is to inform. 3) Identify text evidence that shows that the author’s purpose …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/common-core-reading-lessons-authors-purpose/

Critical Verbs – Common Core Vocabulary

 

 Below is a list of critical verbs students must comprehend for the Common Core State Standards K-12. Analyze Articulate Cite Compare Comprehend Contrast Delineate Demonstrate Describe Determine Develop Distinguish Draw Evaluate Explain Identify Infer Integrate Interpret Locate Organize Paraphrase Refer Retell Suggest Support Summarize Synthesize Trace Verb Definitions analyze – the act of separating a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/critical-verbs-common-core-vocabulary/

Reading Comprehension – Online Passages & Quizzes

comprehension online quiz
 

 Read Theory – Sign up for free and gain access to over 1,000 reading comprehension exercises. The program teaches students to think critically, draw inferences, understand scope and global concepts, find or recall details, and infer the meanings of useful vocabulary words. The class creation process allows teachers to manage students, track progress, and analyze …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/reading-comprehension-online-passages-quizzes/

Aesop Fables

aesop fables
 

 Aesop Fables – Listen and view four of Aesop’s most famous fables: The Tortoise and the Hare, A Lesson for a Foolish Crow, The Lion and the Mouse, and The Fox and his Shadow.  They are read with a modern interpretation.   Read or Listen to more Aesop Fables   Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/aesop-fables/

Learn to Read English Online

learn to read
 

 Starfall – Free learn-to-read web site. Free online tutoring, practice, games & more. Learn ABC’s, learn to read. Different levels of reading. Students click the words & it is reads to them. E-Holiday & activities. Great for ELL’s. Free printouts, phonics & writing activities. Learn to read with a systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/learn-to-read-english-online/

Children’s Digital Library

childrens digital library
 

 Children’s Library – A free collection of digital books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Many cultures and languages represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children’s literature from the world community.  Books can be searched by title, language or/and by ages.  Registering is optional. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://theteacherscafe.com/childrens-digital-library/

Older posts «