Literacy instruction is the responsibility of all educators. It is no longer the responsibility of the english and reading teachers. It should be reinforced and taught regardless of grade level or content area.


Use with students for annotating informational text. Create them as bookmarks for students to become familiar.

Easy to follow Power Point to teach or review Citing Textual Evidence. Adopt and adapt as needed.

Capture your students' attention by using this presentation. Teach figurative language. Includes videos links.

Teach plot (exposition, rising action, climax, etc.). This graphic organizer can be used with any book or video. 

Students must be able to recognize the structures of any text. Use this practice sheet to guide their understanding.

Use this engaging presentation. Students will recognize how their favorite artist use figurative language in their lyrics.

Give students (and yourself) a grammar refresher by using this cheat sheet. Make copies and laminate for students as a reference.

Can be used with a creative writing assignment or with a current story you are reading. Students will better understand how character traits can help know more about a character.

Use this log to record information for reading. For each day, record the name of the book, the author, the number of minutes read, and signatures. This log helps the student develop a daily reading habit.

Use this Power Point to teach and review the various genres. Look at examples for students to better understand.

Reinforce student understanding of point of view. Cut out the cards, laminate and allow students to read the text and state which point of view each demonstrates.

Keep students on track by using a weekly homework sheet. Encourage the four strands of literacy: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. This can be adopted and adapted to fit your student's needs

Teach citing textual evidence by using the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Includes text, guided practice, and independent work. Can be used for grades 4-8.

Have fun with Inferences! Cut out as cards, laminate, and allow students to guess the answer based on the clues. 

Question-Answer relationship (QAR) is a strategy to be used after students have read. It teaches students how to decipher what types of questions they are being asked and where to find the answers to them. 

Use this Power Point as a tool to teach Tone and Mood.

Students will understand how to better organize a paragraph or essay by teaching--the hamburger style. This graphic organizer will entice their appetite figuratively and literally!

Use this 5 question quick assessment to know students' mastery of point of view.

Use this presentation when teaching the key components to writing a Movie, or book review. Students are sure to understand!

Teach Inferences by using this handout. Use as guided instruction and check for understanding along the way!

Keep students on track by using a weekly homework sheet. This can be adopted and adapted to fit your student's needs

Keep students on track by using a weekly homework sheet. Encourage writing and language skills. This can be adopted and adapted to fit your student's needs

Keep students on track by using a weekly homework sheet. This can be adopted and adapted to fit your student's needs

Keep students on track by using a weekly homework sheet. This can be adopted and adapted to fit your student's needs