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This is a collaborative board for middle school ELA teachers who want to share great reading resources and ideas. Please do not flood the board. Request to join if you would like to be added.

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Emphasize kindness and sharing in the holiday season. This is a fun activity that encourages thoughtfulness in a cherished holiday tradition! Classroom Activities, Fun Activities, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Thing 1, Character Education, Holiday Traditions, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas
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Focus on Acts of Kindness, Helpfulness and Building Community

Find the Kindness includes 30 different, illustrated Act of Kindness mini-cards to place inside plastic eggs for a fresh spin on the spring Easter egg hunt tradition! The acts of kindness are simple, everyday activities children can complete to show kindness and consideration to others! Print the ca...

  Paragraph Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Rubrics, Opinion Writing, Middle School Reading, Student Reading, Comprehension Questions, Reading Comprehension, Weekly Reading Logs
Weekly Reading Logs

Non Fiction Reading Comprehension DIGITAL - Themed Vegetables

Enjoy the fun bundle that helps students practice reading comprehension, writing skills, main idea, and details while learning about the three most important vegetables: corn, rice, and potatoes.All files come in the form of Google Slides.All you need to so is just assign it to your class Made with ...

The Key to Extraordinary Discussion Questions for Classroom & Distance Learning Teaching Reading Strategies, Reading Resources, Teaching Ideas, Fourth Grade, Third Grade, Secondary Resources, Literature Circles, Book Clubs, Literacy Centers
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The Key to Extraordinary Discussion Questions for Classroom & Distance Learning

This product includes 52 discussion question cards for the book The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd. The questions are great for classroom discussion, literature circles, book clubs, novel studies, or student writing prompts. An answer key is not included as most of the questions are open to i...

New kid graphic novel study discussion, reflection, lit elements writing prompts Book Club Books, Book Clubs, Overcoming Adversity, Literature Circles, Teaching Resources, School Resources, Teaching Ideas, Book Challenge, Student Reading
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New Kid (Jerry Craft) Graphic Novel Study Classroom & Distance Learning

Complete with option for Google Slides™ and pdf format. This product includes 110+ cards to use as resources for studying the graphic novel, New Kid by Jerry Craft. The resource is great for comprehension guidance, classroom discussion, literature circles, book clubs, novel studies, task cards, boo...

Top Secret! The Case of the Missing Cat is yet to be solved. Students will learn the mystery of the missing cat and will read to draw inferences in order to solve the case. #theunderratedteacher #underratedteacher #tpt #teacherresources #kindergarten #prek #readingstrategies #inferences #mystery #literacy #readingcomprehension #reading #readinggroups #smallgroupinstruction Reading Groups, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Inference, Teacher Resources, Mystery, Homeschool, Cats, Gatos
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Mystery Unlocked: The Case of the Missing Cat

Top Secret! The Case of the Missing Cat is yet to be solved. Students will learn the mystery of the missing cat and will read to draw inferences in order to solve the case. #theunderratedteacher #underratedteacher #tpt #teacherresources #kindergarten #prek #readingstrategies #inferences #mystery #literacy #readingcomprehension #reading #readinggroups #smallgroupinstruction

The pandemic has made an impact on education and learning. Teachers have made terrific strides in moving their lessons online. However there are some still struggling to keep up with the demand of this new lifestyle. There is an entire industry dedicated to making money helping teachers. Read more on what a VTA is and how you can be part of the movement. #teacherpreneur #vta #underratedteacher #virtualassistant #virtualteacherassistant #teacher #teacherassistant #workfromhome #teach… First Year Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Virtual Assistant Services, School Grades, Teacher Hacks, Motivation, Blogging For Beginners, Social Media Tips, Toddler Activities
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What is a Virtual Teaching Assistant?

The pandemic has made an impact on education and learning. Teachers have made terrific strides in moving their lessons online. However there are some still struggling to keep up with the demand of this new lifestyle. There is an entire industry dedicated to making money helping teachers. Read more on what a VTA is and how you can be part of the movement. #teacherpreneur #vta #underratedteacher #virtualassistant #virtualteacherassistant #teacher #teacherassistant #workfromhome #teach…

Enjoy the fun bundle that helps students practice reading comprehension, writing skills, main idea, and details while learning about the three most important vegetables: corn, rice, and potatoes.All files come in the form of Google Slides.All you need to so is just assign it to your class Made with ... Paragraph Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Rubrics, Opinion Writing, Middle School Reading, Student Reading, Comprehension Questions, Reading Comprehension, Weekly Reading Logs
Weekly Reading Logs

Non Fiction Reading Comprehension DIGITAL - Themed Vegetables

Enjoy the fun bundle that helps students practice reading comprehension, writing skills, main idea, and details while learning about the three most important vegetables: corn, rice, and potatoes.All files come in the form of Google Slides.All you need to so is just assign it to your class Made with ...

Do you teach middle or high school students who read below grade level? This digital word work bundle on greek & latin roots, prefixes & suffixes will improve their vocabulary & comprehension. Contains over 19 slide sets that are no prep, self-directed, interactive, & able to be done as independent work or for literacy centers. Works for in the classroom, online learning or homeschool! Can be modified for special education students.
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Prefix Suffix & Roots Digital Word Work Mega BUNDLE for High School NO PREP

Do you teach middle or high school students who read below grade level? This digital word work bundle on greek & latin roots, prefixes & suffixes will improve their vocabulary & comprehension. Contains over 19 slide sets that are no prep, self-directed, interactive, & able to be done as independent work or for literacy centers. Works for in the classroom, online learning or homeschool! Can be modified for special education students.

The perfect FREE plot diagram for ANY novel, film or short story! Optimised for digital distance learning as well as in-class learning with both digital and print options and exemplars! Happy teaching :) Middle School Grades, Middle School Reading, Middle School Classroom, High School, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Story Mountain, Plot Diagram, Visual Metaphor
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FREE Plot Diagram

The perfect FREE plot diagram for ANY novel, film or short story! Optimised for digital distance learning as well as in-class learning with both digital and print options and exemplars! Happy teaching :)

This is a fun, engaging characterization activity for teens. It can be used with any novel or short story. Activities For Teens, Classroom Activities, Interactive Activities, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, High School Literature, Literary Elements, Secondary Resources
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Snapchat Characterization Activity

Are you looking for a fun characterization activity that students will love? Use this Snapchat social media handout for a fun, engaging characterization activity. This activity can be used with any short story, novel, or play. This print and go activity is an easy addition to any lesson plan. Buy an...

Analyze any ad or commercial with this innovative scaffold. Complete with exemplars, vocabulary tasks and YouTube links. Middle School Grades, Middle School Writing, Middle School Classroom, High School, Reading Resources, School Resources, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teacher Inspiration
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Advertising Study: Analyze ANY Ad

Analyze any ad or commercial with this innovative scaffold. Complete with exemplars, vocabulary tasks and YouTube links.

The One and Only Bob Novel Question Cards for Classroom & Distance Learning Reading Resources, School Resources, Reading Strategies, Text To Text Connections, Study Cards, Literature Circles, Comprehension Activities, Project Based Learning, Guided Reading
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The One and Only Bob Novel Study Cards for Classroom & Distance Learning

This product includes 152 comprehension, literary instruction, reflection, critical thinking, discussion, and composition prompts on cards for studying the novel, The One and Only Bob, written by Katherine Applegate. This book is a delightful fictional story that is enjoyable and engaging. This nove...

This carousel discussion is a fun way to introduce Laurie Halse Anderson's novel Speak. It's fun for students and set the tone for how the class will discuss controversial issues. High School Reading, High School Literature, Pre Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Secondary Resources, Teacher Resources, Interactive Read Aloud, School Subjects, School Fun

Speak Pre-Reading Carousel Discussion

This carousel discussion is designed as a pre reading activity for the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. The carousel discussion introduces students to themes and ideas that students will discover in the novel. This fun activity gets students out of their seats and interacting with peers. It is ...

American Reading Company IRLA - Student Passport for Reading Levels

American Reading Company IRLA - Student Passport for Reading Levels

This product includes:A 15 page student "passport" for journeying through American Reading Company's reading levels. The passport incudes multiple objectives within each color level, as well as a "packing list" to help guide students in selecting texts to read while working on the objectives for e...

Fake News is probably one of the most used and heard "buzz word" phrases in the last 25 years. Our students need to be aware of the growing problem of Fake News and the impact it has on our lives. The 42 slide file comes in both Google Slides and PowerPoint so there is no extra work converting files! These slides are ideal for computer labs, classrooms, classroom centers and distance learning situations! Designed for Upper Elementary and Middle School students. Interactive Activities, Learning Activities, What Is Fake News, Middle School Technology, Technology Lessons, Middle School Writing, Extra Work, Digital Citizenship, Writing Resources
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Digital Citizenship - What is Fake News? | Distance Learning

Fake News is probably one of the most used and heard "buzz word" phrases in the last 25 years. Our students need to be aware of the growing problem of Fake News and the impact it has on our lives. The 42 slide file comes in both Google Slides and PowerPoint so there is no extra work converting files! These slides are ideal for computer labs, classrooms, classroom centers and distance learning situations! Designed for Upper Elementary and Middle School students.

Each chapter is summarized in 4 key details that students have to organize in chronological orderEach chapter has a multiple choice quizEach chapter has a long response writing prompt (some chapters have 2 questions)Students will:* Read the book* Organize the chapter summaries in chronological order...

The Black Pearl Cut & Paste Chapter Summaries + Quizzes + Writing

Each chapter is summarized in 4 key details that students have to organize in chronological orderEach chapter has a multiple choice quizEach chapter has a long response writing prompt (some chapters have 2 questions)Students will:* Read the book* Organize the chapter summaries in chronological order...