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TED Talk Questionnaire - Pay off credit card - How long to Pay off credit card? - Love TED Talks in the classroom? Here is a versatile TED Talk viewer guide! This easy to use worksheet provides students with questions that may be used for any talk! Middle School Ela, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, Grade 8 Classroom, Middle School Health, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Themes
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TED Talk Questionnaire

Love TED Talks in the classroom?! Here is a versatile TED Talk viewer guide! This easy to use worksheet provides students with questions that may be used for any talk! ...

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CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING

‘Split into small teams and discuss …’ Why won’t they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for that: I don’t know enough words. I’m worried about my grammar. I’m …

Nonfiction Passages (Middle School) These high-interest middle school nonfiction passages are winners. Students…These high-interest middle school nonfiction passages are winners. Middle School Ela, Middle School Classroom, Middle School English, 6th Grade English, Middle School Literature, Gcse English, English Reading, English Class, Teaching English
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(Digital and Self-Grading) High-Interest Nonfiction Passages (Middle School)

These high-interest middle school nonfiction passages are winners. Students…

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The Literacy Effect

You know that collective sigh, the one that choruses around the room when you enthusiastically announce, "Class, the next unit we'll be entering into is poetry!" If poetry is taught the right way, students should be cheering at the thought of a Poetry Workshop day. Below I will outline the "why" of Poetry Workshop along with tips and tricks that I have picked up to make any poetry unit a raging success in your middle school classroom. If you like what you read below and want to implement a…

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Literature, Early Reading, Close Reading, Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading

The Literary Maven: 13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

20 hands-on projects for any novel middle and high school grades Includes assignment sheet, rubrics, and examples 7th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School Classroom, Middle School English, Homeschool High School, English Classroom, Homeschooling, Ninth Grade

20 Hands-On Projects for ANY Novel: 20 Rubrics Included

20 hands-on projects for any novel | middle and high school | grades 7-12 | Includes assignment sheet, rubrics, and examples

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Great for math centers or to use as a challenge activity educacion Brain Teasers for Transitions Freebie - Higher Level Thinking for Spare Minutes 5th Grade Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Stem Activities, Just In Case, Just For You, 6th Grade Ela, Fourth Grade, Math Challenge

FREE Brain Teasers for 3rd - 5th Grades

This three page sample (plus a key, record sheet, and teacher notes) is from my complete set of 40 Brain Teasers for Transitions. The brain teasers are higher level thinking activities that are perfect for any type of transition time, when you have an extra five to ten minutes right before recess or...

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 Add some fun with this 50 card sorting game. A great activity to keep kids engaged and practicing types of text structure including chronological sequence cause/effect compare/contrast description and problem/s 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Math Lessons, Spanish Lessons, Reading Strategies
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Text Structure Sort : 50 Card Sorting Activity

Teaching informational text structure? Add some fun with this 50 card sorting game. A great activity to keep kids engaged and practicing types of text structure, including chronological, sequence, cause/effect, compare/contrast, description, and problem/solution.

 Mood Notebook Anchor Chart for Reading or Writing (Poetry Unit Resources for Grades vs. Mood Notebook Anchor Chart for Reading or Writing (Poetry Unit Resources for Grades 6th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Ela, Middle School Reading, 5th Grade Poetry, Poetry Unit, Writing Poetry, Mood In Poetry, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing
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Tone vs. Mood Notebook Anchor Chart for Reading or Writing (Poetry Unit Resources for Grades 3-5)

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Reading Comprehension Passages Grades 6-8 Activities for Short Stories + DIGITAL

Short stories and poems for middle school | Reading literature journal for grades 6-8 | Activities and lessons for a variety of texts | Bloom's Taxonomy | Projects | Writing activities | Sixth grade, seventh grade, eighth grade

Have some unclaimed time on the last day of school and want to make the most of it? Try this reflective, real life public speaking activity Public Speaking Activities, High School Activities, Public Speaking Tips, End Of Year Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Exercise Activities, Leadership Activities, Classroom Setting
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Pop-Up Toasts: A Last Day of School Activity

Have some unclaimed time on the last day of school and want to make the most of it? Try this reflective, real life public speaking activity

August - May Bundle! 200 Text Dependent Reading Passages with Daily Writing Prompts . It also includes Constructed Response Reading and Writing using text evidence. The daily writing rotates the CCSS narrative writing, expository writing, and opinion writing. This bundle has a Google Classroom option using Google Slides and pdf color and b/w printables option.

200 Text Dependent Reading Passages - Text Evidence Writing Prompts

August - May Bundle! 200 Text Dependent Reading Passages with Daily Writing Prompts . It also includes Constructed Response Reading and Writing using text evidence. The daily writing rotates the CCSS narrative writing, expository writing, and opinion writing. This bundle has a Google Classroom option using Google Slides and pdf color and b/w printables option.

The Big Six is a tool that I developed in graduate school to help teachers take a consistent, rigorous, and focused approach to teaching poetry analysis. When teaching poetry, the goal for teachers is simple: GET OUT OF THE WAY. The worst damage we can Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Primary School, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Reading, Reading Classes, Teaching Quotes, Reading Activities, Professor

30 Poems to Teach Using The Big Six — Mud and Ink Teaching

The Big Six is a tool that I developed to help teachers take a consistent, rigorous, and focused approach to teaching poetry analysis. The components are entry points, or doors, into analyzing a poem: students can enter from any place they choose or feel most comfortable.