Forty high-interest passages are paired with graphic organizers to help all kids easily learn how to find the main idea, understand cause and effect, compare and contrast, sequence events, and more. Ready-to-use Notebook files contain activities that make it easy to model these essential reading comprehension skills on your SMART Board. Following your lead, students can draw, move, highlight, and underline key text right on the board. A surefire way to engage even the most reluctant learners and build the reading comprehension skills all students need to succeed!
As you model how to use a graphic organizer, pass out reproducible versions of the activity you choose to display, along with colored pencils, pens, or highlighters. Ask students to mark up their own copies as they follow along!