READING & LITERATURE
Lesson Plans & Activities for Novels
Literature Circles - Best Practices - an excellent resource to get you started
Linda's Links to Literature - reading activities & lesson plans galore
Journaling Ideas
Literature Response Ideas
Mrs. Santello's Literature Circles Page
Mr. Coley's Literature Circles Page
Laura Candler's Literature Circles Page
Jack & the Beanstalk Lesson Ideas
Teaching Tools for Reading - Balanced Literacy ideas, handouts, etc.
Assessment Ideas for Reading -  Mosaic Website - Balanced Literacy
Mrs. Newingham's Literacy Website - Beth is an incredible third grade teacher from Michigan with loads of ideas to share
Reading Tools for Teachers - from mosaic of Thought Listserv
Reading Quest - Strategies for Reading Comprehension
Mrs. Jasztal's Reading and Writing Site
Units with Books - literature units ready to use with many many novels!  Awesome resource
Nancy Keene's Book Talks
Mrs. Cowan's Guided Reading Page

 

 

BOOK LISTS
Teachers' Top 100 Books list - from Oregon Education Association web site - in Adobe format, ready to print
Authors and Illustrators on the Web - from University of Calgary - from University of Calgary
Book Lists
Children's Literature Web Guide - from the University of Calgary
NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12

 

 

POETRY
Poetry Zone Teacher Resources
More Poetry Sites for Students 
Mrs. Renz's Poetry Unit

 

 

READERS' THEATER

& STORYTELLING

The Readers Theater from the Reading Lady Web Site
Readers Theater Scripts - by Aaron Shepard
Lisa Blau's Readers' Theater Script of the Month Archive
Story Arts Theatre - Story Retelling Scripts
Story Arts Theatre - Aesop's Fables Scripts
Many, Many Scripts Here - from Teaching With Heart

 

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