February, not April, is the cruelest month with hints of spring wafting in the air followed by Polar Vortex blasts. This packet offers FIVE activities for Developing Reading Comprehension, Writing and Higher Level Thinking Skills that will hook students into learning, not spring dreaming.
What is Included?
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/February-Frenzy-Fabulous-Five-Packet-1090848 Reading Comprehension
1. This is What I’m Hungry For!
Thirty Discussion/Writing Topics for Literature, and
2. Friend or Foe?
Writing and Higher Level Thinking Skills
1. Then and Now Prewriting Activity
2. Playing With Color Worksheet, and
3. Brain Bumps:Twenty Writing Suggestions to End Idea Vacuums.
When to Use the Activities: The teacher chooses when the activity will enhance lesson content and will develop reading comprehension as well as writing and higher level thinking skills.
Why to Use the Activities: Students will exhibit their range of thinking skills from knowledge through evaluation. These activities allow them to show their understanding of all aspects of the elements of literature as well as their analytic and critical-thinking skills in their writing and talking.
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