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Your book clubs look engaging and fun for students. I am starting new book clubs with my Read180 students after the break and am looking forward to using your resources. Do you have any resources specifically for Read180? I would love to see them if you do!
Your resources seems fun for students at the 4th grade level. I have been using these for a few days now in my intervention block and they enjoy working on the questions.
Glad to hear both of your comments, Neika and Heather. Heather, I do not have resources specifically for Read 180. Actually, when I began creating resources, I learned you are not supposed to make resources that connect to trademarked content such as Journeys, Read 180, etc. However, there are likely resources that would compliment skills you’re teaching or that could supplement your units.