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You can find copies of materials presented at some of our meetings.


Spooktacular Books & Activities

Spooktacular PPT
The Bones of Fred McFeePumpkin Story Template
Click Clack Boo Sequencing
Click Clack Boo Other Activities
The Halloweiner: "Bone-A-Fide" Comprehension
Big Pumpkin Sequencing Activities
What do Ghosts Serve for Dessert Scramble
Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness--BDA
Room on the Broom Story Completion
 
Content Connections: Literacy Strategies in the Social Sciences
(Civil Rights Activities)

Resource Packet

Primary Documents

PowerPoint Presentation

Reading & Writing Strategies Using Tradebooks

Bibliography & Strategy Handouts

I Wanna New Room-Persuasive Writing


Poetry Carousel: Ideas for Reading and Writing Poetry

Haiku Poetry
Diamante
Acrostic Poetry
Shape Poetry/List Poetry/Animal Poetry and
Poems Squeezed from a Single Word


Informational Meeting & Medieval Games

Medieval Handout with Games
Directions for NIM
Checkerboard
Tic-Tac-Toe
Word Search
Crossword Puzzle

April Authors

Authors' Birthdays
April Author's Birthdays PPT
Reader's Theater Handout
ILTS ELE/MLE Jeopardy Review

Jeopardy Review 1
Jeopardy Review 2
Jeopardy Review 3
Jeopardy Review 4
Jeopardy Review 5
EC Jeopardy Review
EC Content Millionaire

Phonics Review
Content Area Reading Grades 4-8
by Lauren Covington and Tara Richeson

Question Wheel Instructions
Question Wheel 1
Question Wheel 2

Remembering 9/11

9/11 Lesson Ideas/Bibliography
Scrabble Blowout

Scrabble Websites
Pam Nelson's Poetry Suitcase

The Poetry Suitcase Revisited
Teach the Elements of Poetry

Winter Fling
Winter Books Bibliography
Cotton Snowball Activity
Pictures
Teaching Women's History through Literature
PowerPoint
Lesson Plan1
Lesson Plan 2
Lesson Plan 3
Integrating Reading & Writing in Science & Social Studies

The Latest in Literacy by
Kristen Holly Packet
(html  pdf)
"Life (and books) after Harry Potter"
Presenter: Judy Looby
Handout1
Handout 2
“Building a Bridge With Books: School and Home Connections”
(Kindergraten Handout, Helpful Websites, Pink Ink, Green Eggs & Ham, Night of the Twisters,
Magic at the Movies)
AG in the Classroom Convention

There are tons of resources on their web page
http://www.agclassroom.org
Right to Intervention (RTI) Handout
Speaker: Anita Breeden

RTI handout (pdf)
RTI handout (PowerPoint)
Motivation Matters:  Tools to Encourage Students to become Engaged Readers and Learners

Dr. Joy Russell
Presentation
Illinois Teacher of the Year Top Ten List
(pdf)

Newspapers in Education
(pdf)
Handout 1
Handout2
Information on the Student Reading Council
(pdf)
December Holiday Activities for the Classroom
Christmas Sites
Cottonball Snowman Activity

Make Your Own Driedel
December Holiday Activity
A Biography Bash
I Am Poem
Biography Bash Bibliography
Creating Biography Webs
2010 Teacher of the Year
Kevin Rutter
Top Eight List
Featured Authors
Shapes the Roll by Karen Berman Nagel
 Pinata in a Pine Tree Pat Mora
The Dreamer Pam Munoz Ryan
Pam Munoz Ryan Bookmark
I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff

Poetry Suitcase Handouts
Poetry Bibliography
Elements of Poetry
Beetles Bop
This Dream
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Highlights of Poetry Suitcase
Reading Across the Content Areas
Barefoot: Escape on the Underground Railroad
by Pamela Duncan Edwards

Information and Activities
History & Communication
Frog Communication
Underground Railroad Songs
Story Quilt
 

 Pictures