Use the free slideshows below to help you teach different literacy skills to your upper elementary students (3rd, 4th, and 5th grade).
These slideshows are great for introducing skills, whole group practice, or a fun review of the reading skills.
The reading skills covered in the slideshows below are:
- teaching theme
- point of view
- main idea and details
- character traits
- text features
This free slideshow will help you teach theme to your upper elementary students. It includes short reading passages to help students practice determining the theme of a story, as well as writing activities.
This free point of view slideshow has both nonfiction and fiction texts. Your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students will think about who is telling a story, as well as consider how their own point of view might differ from the author's.
Use this free slideshow to help your students practice determining the main idea of a short reading passage. Your students will also practice distinguishing the main idea from important details.
This free slideshow is great for no prep character trait practice with your upper elementary students. Students practice determining what character trait best describes a character, as well as other character trait activities.
This free slideshow will help you introduce 18 common text features to your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students. The slideshow gives the name of nonfiction text features, a visual example, and explains the purpose of each text feature.
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