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- EXCELLENT site for resources related to novels you may be using the classroom. A book guide found on this site might include: An Anticipation Guide, Blooms Taxonomy Unit Overview, Concept Analysis, Questioning and Vocabulary Strategies,  and much more.

Graphic Organizers for Using Reading Strategies - 36 pages of Graphic Organizers most promoting critical thinking

Learning and Succeeding in a Caring Environment - Not only does this site contain a variety of instructional suggestions for reading and vocabulary instruction, it also contains graphic organizers, critical thinking questions, and other tools which are ready to use.

Active Reading Comprehension Activities

Scholastic Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension - These can be printed for students or can be completed online then printed.

  • Also note the "Book Wizard"  at the top of the Scholastic site which allows you to enter a book title and bring up lesson plans for many books. Many, although not all, contain suggestions for high level student activities. The drop-down "Books and Authors" section also has some good resources.
21st Century Literacies - Multiple lessons which require the reader to create, evaluate, and assign meaning to words, symbols, text, artwork, and data in today's world. Not only would this be good for language arts classes, but might be an engaging set of activities for Enrichment classes.

Active Reading Strategies for Comprehension - 21st Century Skills - This site has links to several other sites which include vocabulary and reading strategies.

Revising Lessons to Include Critical Thinking Skills - Includes a Grammar Lesson

B. Michael Caudill Middle School
Madison County Schools
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Richmond, KY 40475