extra- This is a list of Pixar (and other) cartoon shorts that could be used to teach reading strategies. There are also graphic organizers to go with them. What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!
Hey Readers! Mini Poster Set for Reading Strategies: Kindergarten & First Grade
Summary & Retelling graphic organizer: students write details on the lines as they read and then write one sentence inside the diamond after they read. This is a great way for students to write book reports!