Quick Tip to Strengthen Reading Comprehension Strategies for Upper Elementary

Quick Tip to Strengthen Reading Comprehension in the Upper Elementary Classroom

Multiple-choice questions are not my thing.

Before Connecticut shifted to SBAC testing, teachers wrote the yearly state exams. I was on a team that wrote 3rd-grade reading tests. This included the passages and the questions. So much professional development and non-disclosure agreements went into the multi-day training we were provided to be certified to write those exams. 

The entire process was extremely eye-opening and helped me learn a lot about what makes a good and fair assessment for students. After all that training, I stopped using multiple-choice questions to assess students in my classroom.

There is a time and place for multiple choice questions. But on a daily basis, when we read stories and passages, I do not use multiple-choice questions as a form of assessment. 

If you have any of the reading packs from my shop, you know that there are no multiple-choice questions. In fact, I often get asked why there are no multiple-choice questions...well, it is just not something I put a lot of value into when assessing students.

Multiple choice for test prep? Absolutely! I do use multiple choice questions for test prep so that students know good test-taking strategies, but I do not like to use them with daily reading activities. There are better options to use as teachers to get a pulse of students' understanding of what was read. The more you say no to multiple-choice, and yes to open ended tasks you give students as they read, the less test prep you will need to do! This is because the students have learned how to think as they read and develop good reading habits.

active reading tip for 3rd 4th 5th graders

I do not like using multiple-choice questions because...

👎 they try to measure too many objectives or not the right objectives in each question stem
👎 negatives in the question stem and "funny" choice options confuse students
👎 it is a guessing game that does not tell me if students know the correct answer or guessed the correct answer

Instead, I use...

👍 specific tasks that have students highlighting the answer in the text
👍 short answer and open-ended response questions that value text evidence and student-reflective opinions
👍 classroom discussions around multiple-choice style questions without the choices. 

reading annotation guide for 3rd 4th 5th graders

If you want to begin to shift away from using multiple choice questions, try these simple annotation tips to get started. These tips can be used with any text and no fancy tools or resources are needed. 

Simply write these annotation tasks at the board and have students work!

Circle a new vocabulary word you learned and write your own meaning in the margin.
Underline a part of the text you found interesting and want to share with the class. 
Highlight a part of the text that made you ask a question. Write the question in the margin and a possible answer.

By encouraging students to be active readers who engage with the materials that they read rather than have them focus on picking (or guessing) an answer in a multiple choice question, their reading comprehension will strengthen. 

You can get started today using ANY book, poem, or passage that you have on hand. Simply teach students how to annotate using the suggestions above or your own, and watch them become more engaged and develop their comprehension.

Grab the FREE annotation chart and reading passage below to get started!

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7 Thanksgiving Picture Book Read Alouds for Upper Elementary Classrooms 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade

7 Thanksgiving Picture Book Read Alouds for Upper Elementary Classrooms 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade

November always seems like such a short month in the classroom! With both Thanksgiving and Parent Teacher Conferences falling in November, it always feels like it ends as quickly as it begins. I never have enough time to read ALL the books I want to read with my upper elementary students. 

While there are so many topics to explore during November and so many different books to read aloud, I have narrowed my favorite read-aloud books for this month to this list of seven must-reads! These books make the cut each year and are always so well-loved by the kids.

Read on to learn more about each of my favorite books for November and Thanksgiving time, and scoop up some fun and free activities to go along with these picture books. Since I love to use one book in many ways, I have included some suggested reading focuses to help you make the most of these Thanksgiving read-alouds in your upper elementary classroom!

Thanksgiving Read Aloud Native American Heritage Month

1. Keepunumk written by Danielle Greendeer, Anthony Perry, and Alexis Bunten*

Do not let November go by without sharing this Native American story. I love that this book begins with a page filled with important background information and meaningful words for the reader. It truly sets the stage for this read-aloud. This story tells about the first day of thanks or harvest from the perspective of The First People. It is filled with rich information and culture and is truly perfect for November. The back pages are filled with information, recipes, and an author's note that you will want to share, too!

A fun follow-up to this read-aloud would be to connect reading and writing with informational research about Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples who once lived in your area. More info HERE.

Reading focus: Focus on vocabulary and context clues

Balloons over Broadway reading activities

2. Balloons Over Broadway written by Melissa Sweet*

This book is so much fun to read! It is a welcome break from the typical Thanksgiving stories as it focuses on the life and adventures of Tony Sarg, the man behind the puppets of the iconic Macy's Day Parade. The pages are filled with eye-catching illustrations, diagrams, and a photograph of Tony, quickly holding your students' attention with each page flip. Your students will love to follow along with Tony as he changes and improves his designs, making this the perfect book to discuss STEM and engineering concepts. Remember to read the author's note and bio!

Reading focus: Paired text critical thinking with THIS nonfiction reading passage about Thanksgiving Day parades.

Thank You Omu reading activities

3. Thank You, Omu written by Oge Mora*

This one read-aloud has it all! Friends, family, gratitude, appreciation, community, giving, traditions, and so much more! It has become my favorite to read each Thanksgiving. The cut-paper collage illustrations are as beautiful as the story, and the children are always surprised by what happens when Omu sits down to enjoy her stew. When the community members join together to help out Omu, she definitely feels the love! This is a must-read

Reading focus: Text structure analysis: sequencing and problem and solution 

Fry Bread reading activities

4. Fry Bread written by Kevin Nobel Maillard*

Fry Bread is jam-packed with so much goodness! It is not only perfect for kicking off discussions of traditions, families, and holiday gatherings but also a must-read to celebrate and honor Native American Heritage Month this November. Written with a metaphor on each page, the reader is reminded of how important fry bread is to Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples. While each page is short and brief, with vivid words and illustrations, the author's note at the end provides more information about Fry Bread and the culture of Native Americans.

Reading focus: Reading nonfiction and understanding metaphors

free thanksgiving activities for upper elementary kids

5. Gracias the Thanksgiving Turkey written by Joy Cowley*

This is an oldie but a goodie and always a class favorite! Visit your school library or local library to grab a copy, as this one is hard to find! This book follows the main character, Miguel as he is faced with a huge dilemma...he is gifted with a live turkey meant to be his Thanksgiving dinner. There is one problem, this turkey ends up becoming Miguel's pet and he does not have the heart to turn it into dinner. Your students will be cheering Miguel on, hoping he finds a way to avoid having to give up Gracias. I  love the mix of Spanish words and the glossary at the back of this book, making it easy to celebrate different cultures. 

A fun follow-up would be to have your students write a persuasive essay persuading people to not eat turkey for Thanksgiving dinner!

Reading focus: Text structure analysis: problem and solution and cause and effect

gratitude book activities for kids

6. Grow Grateful written by Sage Foster-Lasser and Jon Lasser*

Gratitude is a concept that we talk about in the classroom year-round, but I always kick it off during the month of November! This book makes it easy to help students understand the concept of gratitude and appreciating all that you have! This book follows the main character, Kiko, as she grows grateful throughout the story. She learned to focus on the small things on life instead of focusing on what she does not have. The students always related to Kiko and what she is experiencing! 

Find even more of my favorite gratitude books HERE.

Reading focus: Character analysis and changing characters

Thanksgiving alternative activities for kids

7. Apple VS Pumpkin written by Jefferey Burton*

Don't let that fact this is a board book stop you from sharing and reading it aloud to your big kids! This book is perfect for the fall and Thanksgiving seasons and a super fun way to introduce debates, persuasion, and opinion writing! This story follows the debate between apple and pumpkin as they spew out supporting details about why each of them is the best treat for the fall. Your kids will love the humor, cute illustrations, and getting in on the fun of debating it out as they cast their vote for apple or pumpkin! 

A fun follow-up to this read-aloud would be to have your own debate!

Reading focus: Text structure analysis: compare and contrast

Grab all the free activities to use with these books right here!

Grab one or all of these picture books to share and read aloud with your upper elementary students this fall, November, and Thanksgiving season! They are not just perfect to get into the spirit of giving and gratitude, but they are also great for revisiting with a reader's and writer's lens, too! Which one will you share this November?

Happy Thanksgiving! 

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Halloween Activities for Kids - 7 Engaging Ideas for Upper Elementary

Halloween Activities for Kids - 7 Engaging Ideas for Upper Elementary

Nothings excites students more than the thought of Halloween! The candy, the costumes, and all things spooky truly bring out the joy of being a kid. As an 18 year veteran teacher, I know all too well that Halloween can sometimes be a distraction for students. That is why I love to weave Halloween and Halloween topics into the classroom with standards based lessons. By using themes related to Halloween, you can engage and motivate students, while meeting the content standards that you need to teach! 

These seven ideas and activities are ones that are just the right amount of spookiness for your upper elementary classroom!

Kindly note this disclaimer: Please be aware of your district's policy when it comes to Halloween. While most schools do celebrate Halloween, many schools do not. I would also encourage you to confirm with the families of your students to make sure that they are allowed to do Halloween activities. If your school does NOT celebrate Halloween, you will love this list of ideas that are alternatives to Halloween activities.

1. Create a Festive Environment with Purposeful Decor

halloween bulletin board for the classroom

Spread kindness this October with this easy display! These Halloween themed kindness sayings are a great way to bring attention to the kind behavior you want to see in your classroom. I love displaying kindness posters all year long and these have just a bit of spooky goodness that will grab your students' attention this October.

halloween kindness grams for kids

Go one step further and print these Halloween posters four to a page to create instant kindness grams and notecards. You can spread kindness by sending your students quick notes on these cards, or you can have students send kindness notes to their friends and family. They are a fun and simple way to spread some kindness this Halloween season.

Halloween writing activity and bulletin board display for the classroom

I also love to decorate our classroom with students' writing! These haunted haikus are perfect for the beginning of the year. Haikus are a short piece of poetry that follow a specific pattern related to syllables. Just what our upper elementary students need practice with to help them grow as readers, writers, and spellers. Throw in a spooky theme and the kids will be done writing their haikus in no time. Have students write their haikus on pumpkins, cauldrons, and gravestones to create the perfect bulletin board display or banner to string around your room! These haikus are one of my favorite writing projects of the year. The students always ask to write another one!

2. Read a Halloween Picture Book

Halloween Read Aloud Picture Books 3rd 4th 5th grade

Each year, my Halloween picture book stack gets taller and taller...I just love a good holiday read aloud! While it is fun to read some stories, just to celebrate the holidays, I like to use picture books to teach skills, practice reading and writing strategies, and cover objectives that I already need to teach.

Need a good Halloween book suggestion specifically for upper elementary students? Head to this blog post that shares my favorite 9 Halloween read alouds and content-based objectives that I use each to address.

3. Learn Through History

My students are always asking questions! They love to know the why or how behind something we learn or celebrate...like Halloween! We always dive deep into the history of jack o lanters, candy corn, and the holiday of Halloween. The kids walk away from our lessons feeling like detectives who have figured out the mystery of this spooky day!

👉 Want to try out some spooky Halloween activities to engage your students? Grab these FREE Haunted House reading and writing activities below! Click the image to grab them!

free halloween writing and reading activities for 3rd 4th 5th graders

4.  Get Creative...but with the Standards!

Halloween writing persuasive project what should my teacher be for halloween

I love bringing the holidays and seasons into our writing period. You can keep your students engaged the last week of October with this persuasive writing project that they love! Students brainstorm, illustrate and then persuade YOU to wear the Halloween costume that they picked out for you to wear. It is so much fun, and to be honest, I have gotten some good costume ideas from them! 

5. Sprinkle in the Fun 

Halloween color by code activities for classroom parties

Sprinkle in a little bit of fun this October with coloring activities that kids just LOVE! Packed with activities that meet the standards for reading, grammar, word work, and math, your students won't just be coloring, but they will be learning and reviewing important skills, too!

halloween coloring pages for 3rd 4th 5th grade classrooms

The Holiday Doodle Thinkers are a great way to kick off the day with a calm start and help your students ease into the day. It combines coloring, brainstorming, word review, and writing into one activity that is perfect to last for morning work for the week!

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Other ways that I sprinkle in some fun for the month is by decorating bulletin boards with Halloween writing, using Halloween erasers during math as manipulative, and bringing in some creative tasks like coloring bookmarks, creating sticker characters, and scratch-and-go shapes!

6. Watch a Story and Summarize

I love treating my students to a quick video or two throughout the week. We love favorite stories from Storyline Online and PIXAR shorts. These are great to watch and dive into reading strategy work like inferring and summarizing. And since we are knee-deep in summarizing just around Halloween time, we love to watch Quackenstein Hatches a Family and write a summary about it!

7. Halloween Math Stations

Halloween math game spinners

Nothing says holiday fun like math games! Whether you have fun Friday, math centers, or use it as a party game, Halloween math games are so much fun!

We love spinner games to practice and review important skills. Spinner games are a great tool to have students play with a partner to increase math discourse OR to play alone, to just practice a skill. They are print and go and only require a paperclip and pencil to make the spinner and different color crayons or manipulatives.  And since these are interactive with a digital option, you can play as a whole class, too!

No matter which Halloween activity you choose, you will see instant engagement, participation, and smiles from your upper elementary students. Bring holiday activities into your reading, writing, and math blocks this month and excite your students. Happy Halloween!

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7 Interactive Read Aloud Tips for Success with Upper Elementary

7 Interactive Read Alouds Tips for Success

Thinking about getting started with interactive read alouds in your classroom? They are a must! Interactive read-alouds are a valuable way for teachers to engage students in meaningful discussions and promote comprehension skills.

So what is an interactive read-aloud?

An interactive read-aloud is a dynamic and purposeful reading activity that engages students in high-quality literature. During an interactive read-aloud, the students are actively involved in the reading process. This approach goes beyond a simple read-aloud; it encourages students to think critically, ask questions, make connections, and discuss the content. Pausing at strategic points to pose discussion questions, explore vocabulary, and model reading comprehension strategies is an important part of the interactive read-aloud experience. 

I love using interactive read-alouds because they promote a deeper understanding of the text, provide models for students to engage with their own texts as they independently read, and foster a love of reading. 

Want to get started using interactive read-alouds in YOUR upper elementary classroom? These seven must-try tips will help you get started!

1. Choose Age-Appropriate and Engaging Text

This first step is so important! Be sure to select books or texts that are appropriate for your students' age and reading level and captivating and relevant to their interests. Engaging texts are more likely to hold their attention and spark meaningful discussions.

Picture Books and chapter books both make amazing interactive read-alouds for students. You can select fiction, nonfiction, and even poetry picture books. Since picture books are much shorter than chapter books, they are my go-to. 

Not sure where to find appropriate picture books for upper elementary? I have some lists of favorites that you and your students will love!

 ➡️Rather start interactive read alouds with a chapter book? These chapter books are always class favorites!

    chapter books for upper elementary read alouds

    2. Use the Voices and Make the Sound Effects

    The best part about the read alouds are different voices and sound effects that you can use to not only hook students, but to show them what fluent reading sounds like! I love to have a box of props next to my read aloud chair that I can use to help me as I read. Items I include are bells, clapping hands, and a rain shaker or shaker filled with rice. But, you do not need anything fancy! Just your voice, hands, and feet do the trick to bringing the read aloud to life. And yes, if there are silly voices and singing going on in the story, do them! You will make your students smile and love reading.

    3. Revisit the Book Again and Again

    Yes, I am going to say it again! Picture books should be read again and again and again!

    We read picture books in my classroom multiple times, each time with a different purpose. It does NOT get boring. The kids know we are rereading it with a different lens each time, so their thoughts and discussions change. Plus, since they already know the story, their reflections are more meaningful and are often filled with connections.

    When you reread previously read picture books, you help students:

    • focus on the skill or objective of your read aloud lesson instead of trying to comprehend a new story AND master a new skill
    • understand that good readers reread books and texts over and over to learn something new, better understand what was read, or just for enjoyment
    • build confidence in their reading comprehension and retell/summarizing skills

    ➡️See how I use one read-aloud picture book in many different ways right HERE.

    👉 Grab this FREE guide with my favorite picture books for interactive read- alouds! 

    It includes several different topics that you can use for each book, allowing you to read and re-read each book over and over again.

    free guide for interactive read aloud book suggestions

    4. Plan Ahead and Annotate the Text

    Before the read-aloud, read the text in advance and annotate it with key points, questions, and discussion prompts. This will help you guide the conversation and highlight important themes, vocabulary, or literary devices that you want to focus on.

    Prior to reading aloud, I also create an interactive anchor chart that will be used during the reading. I do not always do this for all read-alouds. However, I have the chart ready to go for more challenging concepts that I will bring up and teach during and after the read-aloud. This works perfectly for topics like making predictions, making inferences, and understanding character traits.

    When annotating or prepping questions ahead of time, I make sure to have questions for each level of Bloom's taxonomy. Using sticky notes is a great way to do this! Especially because you can use those sticky notes again by leaving them on the pages, ready to go for next year!

    prepping for interactive read aloud annotation questions

    5. Encourage Active Participation

    Using interactive read-alouds helps you to foster an interactive atmosphere by encouraging students to participate actively. As you read, frequently stop and ask the predetermined open-ended questions, ask for predictions, and invite students to share their thoughts, feelings, and connections to the text. Use prompts like, What do you think will happen next? or How would you have reacted in this situation?

    Giving students a specific read-aloud buddy or partner sets up the expectation of who they will be speaking to during the read-aloud. As time goes on, students build trust and relationships with their read-aloud buddies, making their conversations deeper and more meaningful.

    Keep the conversation going between your students and their partners by creating an accountability bulletin board that provides appropriate discussion stems that can be used for any read-aloud! These work wonders in my classroom and truly help my students discuss literature in meaningful ways. 

    questions for students for Interactive Read Alouds

    6. Model Comprehension Strategies

    While reading, model effective comprehension strategies such as making predictions, visualizing, making inferences, and asking questions. Show students how skilled readers think critically about the text and how these strategies enhance understanding. The more you show them, the more they will carry out those strategies as they read independently

    7. Build Classroom Community

    The best part of using interactive read alouds in your classroom is that it builds classroom community! 

    Kids, even our big kids, love to gather as a class and get cozy listening to the soothing sounds of their teacher reading aloud. Use your read-aloud time as a way to remind, practice, and instill the idea that your classroom is a safe and respectful space where students should feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and opinions. Emphasize that there are no wrong answers and that listening to and respecting others' viewpoints is essential during the discussion.  Reading aloud to the whole class provides a sense of togetherness and allows true community bonding to take place!

    Incorporating interactive read-alouds in upper elementary classrooms can transform reading sessions into thought provoking and enjoyable learning experiences, enhancing both literacy skills and a love for reading. While these tips will get you started, remember to tailor your approach to your students' specific needs and interests while keeping the conversation lively and engaging.

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    Fall Activities for Kids - 5 Engaging Ideas for Upper Elementary

    Fall Lesson Ideas for 3rd 4th 5th Grade Students

    There is nothing more exciting for students, even our upper elementary students, than the change of seasons! 

    That is why welcoming the season of fall into my classroom is a must!

    Our big kids still love learning about the seasons, holidays, and what is happening outside of the classroom. Infusing seasonal themes and topics with content and standards you already have to teach will ignite engagement and increase student participation.

    Bringing the seasons into the classroom goes beyond a quick fall craft to display. Using seasonal activities does not mean you have to give up rigor, critical thinking, or grade-level standards.

    Instead, it is the opposite!

    When you use seasonally themed activities to enhance tasks you already have to do in the classroom, you will notice:

    • an increase in student interest and motivation
    • an increase in student participation
    • an increase in the quality of student discourse
    • students making connections

    Does this sound too good to be true? It is not!

    You and your students can reap the benefits from seasonal learning this fall with these simple yet meaningful tips to welcome the season of fall into your upper elementary classroom.

    1. Create a Fall Environment with Purposeful Decor

    Fall Bulletin Board 3rd 4th 5th Grade SEL Kindness

    Transform your classroom into a cozy, inviting, fall-themed space using meaningful decor like student work and fall-themed kindness posters. Displaying student work is highly motivating for students. It also provides a deadline for students, helping them complete their fall writing pieces on time! 

    I love to use student fall-themed writing projects to decorate the walls of my classroom. When displaying student writing, be sure to have students create colorful illustrations to accompany their writing. 

    Want to display YOUR students' amazing writing? Try these writing projects:

    No matter the season, I always display inspirational kindness posters like these. I love using simple fall kindness posters with a positive message to display all season long!  And since they are NOT holiday-specific, it is inclusive for all students in your classroom!

    Want to add a touch of fall to your classroom with decor? You will love these FALL GOODIES!

    2. Read a Fall Themed Picture Book

    fall read alouds for 3rd 4th 5th grade

    If you know me, you know I LOVE read alouds! I truly can find a read-aloud for every holiday, season, special event, historical moment, or topic that needs to be addressed in the classroom. Display autumn-themed picture books, poetry, and nonfiction books about leaves and pumpkins around your room. This not only serves as a way to engage and motivate students to read, but it also adds a pop of color and fall decor to your room!

    You can use picture books to engage students throughout the season, changing focus each month. It is a great way to weave in different reading and writing standards and serve as mentor texts for your ELA lessons.

    Read about my favorite read-alouds for each part of the fall season:

    Upper elementary students love read-alouds. Use the above books during your interactive read-aloud time to help enrich students' day with valuable modeling of what readers do as they read!

    3. Learn Through Themes

    Fall themed activities for kids Johnny Appleseed

    Infuse your curriculum with fall-themed lessons and activities! So many seasonal topics and fun holidays during fall relate to the standards you already need to teach, making it easy to get creative with fall themes. Some of my favorites include:

    By simply using fall topics during reading, your students will be more engaged and make connections to what is happening outside the classroom...all while  increasing their reading comprehension skills.

    4.  Take Learning Outside

    Fall Bulletin Board 3rd 4th 5th Grade

    Take advantage of the pleasant fall weather by getting outside with your students! Organize nature walks to observe and collect fall leaves, acorns, and pinecones. Use these items for art projects like leaf rubbings or science investigations.

    One writing activity I love to do with students each fall is going on an autumn walk! As we walk, we notice and make observations using our five senses. Students record their observations and use them to create a descriptive writing piece about a fall setting. After writing, students create a colorful fall setting illustration to match. These make an adorable bulletin board that you can leave up all season long!

    The best part about doing this activity in the fall is that the descriptive writing skills that the students learn during this project carry over into future writing pieces that they create! 

    Grab a free fall activity, perfect for outdoor exploration this fall!

    5. Sprinkle in the Fun

    Fall Fun Ideas for Kids

    Who doesn't love to have fun, especially in the fall? Fall is a time to have fun and enjoy the changing leaves, weather, and season! I love to infuse meaningful coloring activities to practice skills and keep students critically thinking.

    These coloring activities are perfect to use as morning work, indoor recess tasks, end-of-day calm down, centers, sub work, or any way YOU want! Try these...

    By incorporating these tips, you can create a warm and inviting learning environment that not only welcomes the season of fall but also provides opportunities for students to explore and appreciate the unique aspects of this time of year. These ideas will increase student motivation, participation, and learning. Happy fall!

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