This is a handy chart to easily convert DRA, Guided Reading & AR Levels with Grade Level Equivalencies as well as reading development stages. ***the color coding is a system I used to label my books in first grade and found it especially handy when I was
Have the students write down a text connections that they make during their independent reading time on a slip of construction paper, share, and then categorize them into the three text connections. Once categorized, connect them to create paper chains
Found poetry, altered book // Hiding texts // books are already something that hides itself (means and sends different things to different people who reads it) May have hidden messages between the lines.