Looking to keep kids excited about reading, writing, and problem-solving all throughout the school year? Look no further! This week’s roundup features reading passages for fall, winter, and beyond. Also check out math and literacy printables for the entire year, super-helpful prompts to help kids organize their writing, and way more! (Bonus: half of them are free.) 


Nonfiction Reading Passages with Monthly Themes
Nonfiction Reading Passages with Monthly Themes by Pawsitively Teaching

Do you struggle to find engaging, nonfiction texts for your students to read? My students love these passages! As a teacher, I love that I have a collection of student-friendly passages at my fingertips!”

Interactive Read Aloud Free Sample Pack
Interactive Read Aloud Free Sample Pack by Pawsitively Teaching

“Interactive Read-Alouds provide teachers and students with a format that includes a proven step-by-step routine for both guided conversations and reflective thinking about the chosen text. This format enables students to demonstrate knowledge acquired with strategic listening, discussion, and responding in writing about the text.”  It’s free!

Problem Solving Package- Posters, PowerPoints and Task Cards
Problem Solving Package- Posters, PowerPoints and Task Cards by Mrs Amy123

Get everything you need for teaching problem solving in this one package! Kids absolutely love it!” 

Text Type Rubrics
Text Type Rubrics by Mrs Amy 123

These text type rubrics not only make it easy for teachers to mark work but also for students to see where they sit and what they need to do to improve their own work.” It’s free! 

Kindergarten Math and Literacy Printables
Kindergarten Math and Literacy Printables by Planning Playtime

These adorable printables engage and encourage students while they practice common core requirements. They are a fun, seasonal, and no prep addition to morning work, home work, centers, and lesson plans.” 

FREE Writing Prompts
FREE Writing Prompts by Planning Playtime

“Help children organize and structure their writing with these fun, kid-approved writing prompts. Narrative, informative, and opinion prompts included.” It’s free!