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Some Called Me SuperStar

The following activities can be adapted to a whole class, small literature group, or small guided reading group. Choose one or more activities from each section to support comprehension before, during, and after reading the book. In addition, the author has also included numerous writing activities in Chapter 9 – “You Be the Sportscaster,” and

Food Label Reading Lesson and PowerPoint: Is this product healthy?

Lesson Title: Food Label Reading Lesson and PowerPoint: Is this product healthy?
Equipment Needed:
• “How to Read a Food Label” PowerPoint Presentation (optional, but you can download it for free at:
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Food-Label-Reading-Lesson-PwrPt-Is-This-Product-is-Healthy
• calculators
• Food Label Reading Worksheet -I will cut and paste below, but you can download it for free at: (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Food-Label-Reading-Lesson-PwrPt-Is-This-Product-is-Healthy
• 1 wrapper/product for each student

Anticipation Guides Improve Reading Comprehension

This activity provides a good way to increase reading comprehension in the content areas.

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Pre- and Post-Reading Activity

A pre- and post-reading exercise documents new learning about the life of Martin Luther King.

Celebrate the first day of summer with summer reading.

Summer reading is an important component of an overall reading program. Research shows that summer vacation often has a significant negative effect on student learning. Providing opportunities for students to read regularly during the summer can prevent documented reading achievement losses. The bottom line is that students who read during the summer do better in the fall.