SIOP Reading Resources
This graphic organizer, created by Reading Quest.Org, can be used before, during, and/or after a reading to organize and summarize key information and details.
This anticipation guide template, created by Read Write Think.Org, can be used for students before reading a selection in class.
This is a free resource of leveled fiction and non-fiction reading passages to use in the classroom.
These are links to twelve different graphic organizers that are terrific for English Language Learners.
This template, created by Read Write Think.Org, can be printed and used for students to apply the GIST reading strategy.
These are some graphic organizers, available in both English & Spanish, can be printed out to use with your students.
This is a blank KWL Chart you can print off and use in your classroom.
This is the Spanish translation of a KWL chart.
This free tool evaluates the readability of text that you enter or scan.
This is a free resource teachers can use to expose students to expository text via news articles on topics such as war & peace, science, money, law, and the arts. In addition, the lexile level of each article can be adjusted to allow for easy differentiation of instruction.
This is a pre-reading strategy created for the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Heather Mullins. It could easily be modified to be used with other texts.
These excellent templates created by the New England Comprehensive Center allow students to preview vocabulary of reading passages and generate text connections of new reading materials. Sentence starters are also included.
This chart, created by Reading Quest.Org, can be used to facilitate the Question Answer Relationships reading strategy with students.
This is a free collection of hundreds of reading passages for grades K-12 teachers can use with students to practice reading comprehension.
These are 15 free online non-fiction books for K-2 students to listen and read along with.
This is a list of signal words that is useful for alerting English Language Learners of text structures.
This is a graphic organizer students can fill out while reading a short story.
These are numerous examples of t-chart graphic organizers, created by the Laredo Independent School District, you can print off to use in class that are translated into both Spanish and English.
These are some posters you can print out that explain the SQP2RS reading strategy.
This is a great read aloud resource for elementary teachers. It contains a selection of short illustrated books that are read aloud to students.
This graphic organizer, created by the Laredo Independent School District, asks students to identify the main characters, setting, conflict, main events,climax, and resolution of a text.
This is the Spanish translation of Story Structure map above.
These are a variety of different templates and examples for the THIEVES strategy.
This handout explains how to incorporate kinesthetic movements with the THIEVES reading strategy.
This worksheet, created by Amy Straus from River Springs Charter School, can be printed to guide students step-by-step through the THIEVES reading strategy.
This is another version, created by Read Write Think.Org, that guides students step-by-step through the THIEVES reading strategy.
This site from Park Meadows Elementary School briefly explains each thinking map and provides a link for templates to print to use in the classroom.