BYU Partnership

Balanced Literacy

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Morning Message Procedure K-5

Morning Messages & Poems

Morning Message
2nd-6th writing minilesson

Writer's Workshop Mini Lessons

Minilessons topics and anchor chart examples

Primary Writer's Workshop Mini-lessons Units: includes writing process, forms, traits and genres


15 Ways to Publish Student Writing

Writing with Writers from Scholastic



Classroom Video Examples Teaching Reading & Writing




Children's Classics (full text, upper grades)

BBC CBeebies Stories (with audio)

Online Books with Spoken Text (UK) (lower grades, click on text for audio)

Beatrix Potter Stories(text)

Children's Storybooks (Illustrated, all ages)

Aesop's Fables*

*For some stories, Real Player is necessary.

Guided Reading Mini Lessons

Guided Reading/Shared Reading Mini-lesson Ideas document

Reading Strategies Powerpoint (3-6 grades) from Nebo School District

Guided Reading Strategies Checklist .pdf from Busy Teacher's Cafe

newGuided Reading Weekly Lesson Plan Template from Gerri Hixenbaugh
or pdf form

Guided Reading Planning Template .pdf

Reading Level Correlation Chart .pdf


Literature Circle & Centers Teaching Resources from Laura Candler

Literature Circles Resource Center

How to Lead a Literature Circle .pdf

Literature Circle Reflection.pdf

Reading Response Questions .pdf

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