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READING FUN
for Intermediate Students (Grades 4-6)

READING SKILLS
  Character Analysis Comprehension
Context Clues Drawing Conclusions Reading Fluency
Main Idea and Details Making Connections Making Inferences
Making Predictions Questioning Sequencing
Summarizing Synthesizing Other Websites

 

Character Analysis

Character Scrapbook
awesome online activity from Scholastic.com
   
     

 

Comprehension
 
PPPST: Reading Comprehension
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
 
   
Elementary Test Prep
Lessons, student practice and teacher resources in "using questions to clarify understanding of text"

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Context Clues

Cows
Students practice looking for context clues in this online game
   
  Using Context Clues
Beginning, intermediate and advanced language exercises from the Pearson Longman Vocabulary Website
 

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Reading Fluency

What is Fluency?
Minilesson on reading fluency from Elementary Test Prep

Reading Fluency: Practice
Online practice (continuation of minilesson above) from Elementary Test Prep
 
     

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Main Idea & Details

PPPST: Main Idea
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station

Test Tutor: Main Idea
Interactive learning activity from Harcourt School (Grades 3-5)

Quia Quiz: Main Idea/Supporting Details
Students take this interactive quiz to identify the main idea.
 
What's the Big Idea?
Interactive learning activity from Harcourt School
 

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MAKING CONNECTIONS
Making Text to Self Connections
Online lesson (Great for projector or small group use)
Making Text to Self Connections
Practice making connections
Connections Mini-lesson
Online mini-lesson from Elementary Test Prep
Connections Practice
Continuation of mini-lesson from Elementary Test Prep
 
     

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MAKING INFERENCES
Elementary Test Prep
Lessons, practice and teacher resources for making inferences and drawing conclusions.
Practice Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Read the stories and use what the story tells you and what you know to answer the multiple choice questions.
Guess the Setting
Practice understanding setting, plot and theme from Elementary Test Prep
     

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Making Predictions

PPPST: Predictions
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
Minilesson: Making Predictions
Online minilesson from Elementary Test Prep
Practice: Making Predictions
Continuation of mini-lesson from Elementary Test Prep
     

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Questioning

PPPST:Questioning
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
   
     

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Sequencing

PPPST: Sequencing
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
   
     

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Summarizing/Note-Taking

PPPST: Summarizing
AWESOME Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
Elementary Test Prep: Grade 3
Wonderful resources! (Includes lessons, practice and teacher resources)
Elementary Test Prep: Grade 4
Wonderful resources! (Includes lessons, practice and teacher resources)

Summarising
Factsheet, worksheet, game and quiz - from BBC Skillswise

Virtual Traveler
Practice taking notes/summarizing with this fun activity from BBC Skillswise
 

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SYNTHESIZING
Synthesize Information
Minilesson from Elementary Test Prep
Synthesize Information
Practice (continuation of minilesson above) from Elementary Test Prep
 
     

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Other HELPFUL websites
     
  Use Self-Monitoring Strategies When Reading
Online lesson for students
 

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