Instructional Strategies for 
Struggling Students
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Thank you for participating in our Instructional Strategies Training.  Please download and use any of the resources below.


Reading Resources

For Complete Instructions for the Reading Strategies Click Here.


STRATEGY:  Choose the BEST Word
RESOURCE: Power Point with 30 Pictures
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STRATEGY: Shades of Meaning Game
RESOURCE: Power Point with Words and Template for Pictures
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Click Here to download the Template Worksheet for Pictures.



STRATEGY:  Main Point Charades
RESOURCE: Flash Cards with 40 Main Ideas
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STRATEGY:  Draw a Picture of this Main Idea
RESOURCE: Power Point with 40 Main Ideas
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STRATEGY:  Car Full of Emotions
RESOURCE: Flash Cards with 50 Emotions
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STRATEGY:  Class Emotional Roller Coaster (Everyone in class acts out the emotion... then it changes!)
RESOURCE: Power Point with 50 Moods or Emotions.
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STRATEGY:  Who is Like This? Game (for full class and small groups)
RESOURCE: Power Point with 50 Characteristics
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Click Here to download the Flash Cards.


STRATEGY: Evidence Game: What word describes this person... You Must Give Evidence!
RESOURCE: Power Point with Famous People and Characters
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STRATEGY: Vocabulary in Context
RESOURCE: Power Point of Words with Multiple Meanings
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STRATEGY: Multiple Sources Game: Show two pictures and ask for similarities, differences, and omissions.
RESOURCE: Power Point of Two Pictures
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Math Resources

For Complete Instructions for the Math Strategies Click Here.


STRATEGY: Non-Routine Math Problems
RESOURCE: Picture Prompts for Brainstorming Math Questions
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STRATEGY: Practice for Technology Skills and Working Memory
RESOURCE: Free Websites for Practice
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Writing Resources

For Complete Instructions for the Writing Strategies Click Here.

Bin There Done That Template  Click Here

Bin There Done That Game 1 Click Here

Bin There Done That Game 2 Click Here

Bin There Done That Game 3 Click Here

Bin There Done That Game 4 Click Here

Bin There Done That Game 5 Click Here

Double Up Power Point  Click Here

Give Me Three Template  Click Here

Musical Shares  Click Here

Narration Station Flash Cards  Click Here

Narration Station Power Point  Click Here

Show and Don't Tell Flash Cards  Click Here

Show and Don't Tell Power Point  Click Here

Structure Template  Click Here

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