Reading Passages Graphic Organizers http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/graphic/graphic.htm http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=126365 General Resources for Reading and Writing: Reading Rockets: Reading and writing classroom strategies http://www.readingrockets.org/strategies/ Utah Website with Grade Level Lesson Plans and Resources by standards http://www.uen.org/core/languagearts/index.shtml Tennessee website with grade level resources by standard http://www.readtennessee.org/teachers/common_core_standards.aspx Primary Resources: Lesson Plans, activity ideas and resources (Word level, sentence level Fiction/nonfiction text level, writing resources) http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/ o Myths and Legends http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishC2.htm o Fables and Parables http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishC3.htm o Fairy Tales/Traditional Stories http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishC4.htm o Playscripts http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishC5.htm o Other genre http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishC6.htm o Non-Fiction http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD1.htm o Instruction Texts (How to) http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD2.htm o Letters: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD3.htm o Explanation Texts: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD4.htm o Recount Texts: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD6.htm o Personal Texts (biography/autobiography) http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD12.htm o Non-chronological Reports: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD8.htm o Newspaper and Journalist Reporting: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD9.htm o Persuasive Writing: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD10.htm o Discussion Texts (includes argument, point of view) http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD11.htm o Formal Writing: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD7.htm Books: Point of View The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Scieszka Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport by Sharmat Yo! Yes? By Rashka Glasses: Who Needs ‘Em? By Babbitt John Patrick Norman McHennessey by Burningham The Giant and the Beanstalk by Diane Stanley Trust Me, Jack’s Beanstalk Stinks! The Story of Jack and The Beanstalk as told by the Giant (Other Side of the Story) Eric Mark Braun Seriously, Cinderella is So Annoying! The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother by Trisha Sue Speed Shaskan Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks! The Story of the Three Bears as Told by Baby Bear by Nancy Jean Lowen Voices in the Park DKPublishing Just Because: Where Seeing Another Point of View Makes a Better You (Flip Side Stories) (Other flip stories by Dr. Alvin Granowsky) Polar the Titantic Bear by Daisy Corning Stone Spedden Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg Livingstone Mouse by Pamela Duncan Edwards A Boy in the Doghouse by Betsy Duffy (Different chapters told from boy’s and dog’s point of view) Joyful Noise: Poems for 2 Voices by Paul Fleischman Books: Narrative Zoom by Istvan Banyai Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox, illustrated by Julie Vivas Snail Trail by Ruth Brown Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth, illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd Baylor, illustrated by Peter Parnall If You Find A Rock by Peggy Christian, photographs by Barbara Hirsch Lember If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet by Leslie McGuirk The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs by Betty G. Birney, illustrated by Matt Phelan The Treasure by Uri Shulevitz Writing General Read Write Think: Classroom resources including lesson plans, student interactives , and printouts of graphic organizers and more http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources Primary Resources: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishC1.htm Graphic Organizers for different types of writing: http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/graphic/graphic.htm Writing Fix: Home of Interactive Writing http://writingfix.com/index.htm EducationNorthwest Resources on 6-Traits: Student exemplars from Common Core Standards Appendix – scored for writing standards AND 6 traits http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=126365 EducationNorthwest: Crosswalk between Common Core Standards and 6 Traits http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=126365 Six Traits of Writing and the Common Core Connection www.helpkidswrite.com Writing opinion/persuasive Primary Resources (Lhttp://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD10.htm Spaghetti Book Club (Book Reviews by Kids) http://www.spaghettibookclub.org/ Persuasive Speech Topics for Kids: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/persuasive-speech-topics-for-kids.html President Obama’s Speech to Students (Arlington, Virginia, September 8, 2009) http://www.whitehouse.gov/MediaResources/PreparedSchoolRemarks Writing Fix: Persuasive Writing http://writingfix.com/genres/persuasive.htm Writing Informational Writing Fix: Expository/informational http://writingfix.com/genres/informative.htm Writing Narrative Writing Fix: Narratives http://writingfix.com/genres/narrative.htm Differentiated Ideas for Language Arts: http://www.powayusd.com/teachers/LFoote/Diff/Projects1.htm Inside Out and Back Again. 2011. Thanhha Lai. New York: HarperCollins. 260pp.