The last component of reading is comprehension. It’s about that time of the year where children are being pushed to read for meaning vs. reading for decoding. We want to have authentic conversations about the stories we read with our children. I made this fiction comprehension checklist and taped it on every child’s desk. This is great to have at home in a reading notebook, folder or on their desk. Click link . . . Fiction Comprehension Checklist 2
If you want to think of a way to create Valentine cards at home with your kids this is one idea where I incorporate what my son likes to do. So we try to provide opportunities for him to paint often. He starts his cards by painting white paper in different colors and we cut out small hearts out of the paper. Next, we write a message on the back and we attach candy to the hearts.