Yearly Archives: 2019


Sentences – Grammar Circles for easy and effective grammar

Product Description

Teach grammar in a creative and meaningful way. No more boring grammar. grammar

Simplify your life and make grammar fun and effective.

One of the biggest challenges I had in my English classes was how to fit in grammar with everything else I had to teach. I would give students grammar pages, and then we would correct them together. It was tedious, and it took forever! What’s more is that students were not learning the way I wanted them to. They wouldn’t apply what they had learned from the grammar pages and activities.

I found a solution!

Grammar Circles. Grammar Circles are very similar to literature circles in the sense that students are teaching one another grammar. It is a fun and functional way to teach and learn grammar. Although this may be done individually, it can also be completed as a group where students, through a specific process outlined in the package, teach one another grammar. They also correct the work together, so the teacher has very little to do.

The package includes:

1) A Student Packet – which contains the Literature Circle directions, the notes, directions, and activities, and a “Mark Calculation” page to keep track of their marks. (16 pages)

Activities included focus on:

-the logistics of the sentence (the basic parts)

-the prepositional phrase

-the adjective phrase

-the adverb phrase

-the verbal phrase

-the appositive phrase

-the independent and subordinate clauses

-subjects and predicates

-fragments

-run-on sentences

-types of sentences

2) A teacher Guide with easy to follow instructions on how to organize the Grammar Circles.

3) The Answer Key – devised to allow students to correct their work and learn from one another.

For those who are from Ontario, Canada – this unit adheres to the Grade 9 English Curriculum (academic). The unit can be taught in any grade to about sentences.

(27 pages total for this unit)

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Parts of Speech Grammar Circles (Superhero Themed)

Super Hero Themed Parts of Speech Posters (FREE)

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
27 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Triple Cluster with s blend review **FREEBIE**”

by victoria moore

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

This is just a 7 page FREEBIE for you to enjoy and add to your files.
Included are:
*cover/credit pages
*triple cluster page
*s blend fill in
*highlight s blend page
*match words up to Steve
I hope you can add this to supplement your files! Please leave feedback if you decide to use this, thanks so much!
Vicky

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Seventh Grade Short Story Mini Unit

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Seventh Grade Short Story Mini-Unit is a great way to start any literature unit. Suitable from grade seven to ten, this unit reviews literary elements and allows students to practice identifying all important elements.

The unit includes:

-A copy of the short story

-An anticipation reading guide

-a two-page literary element cheat sheet

-plot graph

-word wall

-Character trait explanation sheet

-Characterization activity

-Writing evaluation (or activity) with an evaluation sheet

-A comprehensive answer key for all activities.

18 pages total

It’s teaching made easy!

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Super Hero Themed Parts of Speech Posters (FREE)

FREE Parts of Speech Grammar Circles (Superhero Themed)

Sentences – Grammar Circles for easy and effective grammar

Spelling Flip Book

Rubrics Self-Evaluation

Fish Bowl Evaluation Bundle

Opinion Piece Bundle

How to Write a Paragraph

ELA Literature Study Unit to Use with ANY Work of Literature

Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 days


FREE SCIENCE LESSON – “Free Dichotomous Classification Key to Holiday Giving and Community Service”

by Amy Brown Science

6th – 12th Grade

Combine scientific classification using dichotomous classification keys with holiday fun and community service!

Teach your middle and high school students how to use a dichotomous classification key while instructing them on the importance of holiday giving and community service.

Students will use this “scientific” classification key to identify the scientific name of various candies and toiletries. As the activity progresses, students will place the candies in small stockings and the toiletries in Ziplock bags so that they can be donated to local food banks, homeless shelters or nursing homes.

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Classification and Taxonomy Powerpoint with Notes for Teacher and Student

Classification Using a Dichotomous Key

Dichotomous Classification Key to Thanksgiving Dinner

Classification and Taxonomy Task Cards

Test: Classification and Diversity of Life

Lab: The Use of Dichotomous Keys in Classification

Dichotomous Classification Key to a “Crazy” Animal Kingdom

Classification and Taxonomy Jeopardy Review Game

Learning to Use and Construct a Dichotomous Classification Key

Classification Crossword Puzzle

Classification (Taxonomy) Homework or Study guide

Activity: Let’s Build a Cladogram!

Classification and Taxonomy Quiz

Earth’s History and the Origin of Life on Earth PowerPoint with Notes for Student and Teacher

Graphic Organizer for Writing Science Lab Reports

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November 2019 Teacher Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It’s November Teacher Talk Time…..Can you believe that Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. Time sure flies.  We have so many great tips and ideas for you from awesome educators. Be sure to take a look at what everyone has to say.

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Empathy and Digital Citizenship
I can only speak for myself,
but I bet that many of us have not even thought about speaking with our
students concerning using good manners when commenting on that blog
post, or stating opinions on social media sites.  Not only do our
classes need to be educated about online etiquette, or netiquette
but they have to learn to be careful about what kind of information they share online.
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 For the Love of Bookmaking
November . . . the time of year when students are starting to get antsy for Winter Break, yet it’s still not close enough. Teachers are tired, parent conference time and report cards are here, the time change has made it darker earlier. . . Bookmaking is the perfect solution for reinvigorating your students’ writing in any content area!
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Enough
By Retta London of Rainbow City Learning

Our family has a reunion every year at Thanksgiving time. We are
scattered all over the country (actually all over the world) now, but
each year as many as possible try to meet up for a banquet cooked by
professional chefs (yay!) rather than by any of us.

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 The value of learning about number lines
 Number lines help your students to learn skills they will need for the rest of their lives. Use these tips all year long!
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The Superintendent’s Tears
 We made our superintendent cry. Read about how we did it .
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 Meaningful Activities to Do Before Winter Break
 Here are two free activities to use before the Winter Holidays.
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 Supporting Reluctant Writers
By Marcy Howe of It’s a Teacher Thing

Learn easy, effective tips for supporting reluctant writers in your 4th through 8th grade classroom.

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Gentle Rebellion 101: A Teaching Story
By Tracy Willis of Mossy Oak Musings

 “Once upon a time, there was a fearsome dandelion fighter. Every week, he rode a 20 horsepower mower across an immaculate lawn… a lawn manicured so carefully that when the neighborhood association whipped out its Home Depot measuring tape, no matter where they measured, his grass was exactly 1 1/2 inches tall… ” 
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 Looking deeper at craft and structure in the Common Core
By Lisa Robles of LisaTeachR

 Looking deeper at craft and structure in the Common Core

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 Five Tips for Your Native American Lessons
By Michelle Webb of Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching

 Tips to make your Native American unit a success.
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Wuthering Heights Student Workbook

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Wuthering Heights Student Workbook contains everything a teacher needs to teach Bronte’s novel. Instead of the boring question and answer format, the Student Workbook prompts students’ ideas about characters, asks them to comment on significant quotes, and to notice some of the essential techniques used by the author such as symbolism, allusions, themes, etc. in each of the chapters. I have created this resource for my own classes, and students love the meaningful format. Instead of writing information about themes, symbolism, characterization, etc. on separate sheets apart from the chapter questions, everything is integrated in a simplified way.

In addition, a comprehensive answer key is also provided for the teacher. You now have all of the flexibility needed for your lesson plans with all of the work provided for you.

More specifically, the Student Workbook contains work on (42 activity pages):

· Important information from each chapter

· Setting description and symbolism

· Characterization (you can see the characters develop as the students’ read)

· Gothic elements

· Symbolism

· Themes

· Supernatural occurrences

· Significant quotes

· Narration

· Allusions

· Sociogram (to show characters’ relationships)

· Inferencing questions to further students’ understanding

· Family tree (to help students remember who is who)

· Conflicts

· Literary techniques used by the author

· Characterization chart

Please see the product preview for more information.

This resource includes 84 pages in total. Please see the preview for further details.

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Brave New World Student Workbook

Much Ado About Nothing Complete Unit

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Lord of the Flies Unit – No Prep Required

Death of a Salesman – No Prep Unit

Frankenstein No Prep Unit

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
84 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 months


FREE MATH LESSON – “Coin Identification and Value Activity Cards with Ten-Frames CANADIAN”

by Math Coach’s Corner

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

I hope you enjoy this free activity. Please give me a rating and feedback! Thanks!

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Activity cards showing coin pictures (front and back to scale), name, value, and a ten-frame representation of value.

Set contains–
-Teacher notes
-Coin cards: 2 quarter cards, 6 dime cards, 8 nickel cards, 14 penny cards
-Piggy Bank cards showing various amounts for the students to make
-Workstation activity cards with math journal suggestions

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FREE Thesis Writing Activity

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Thesis writing is often an abstract concept for students and it is one of the most important things to know when writing an essay.

This FREE activity will help students to correct problematic thesis statements, while learning how to compose their own.

There are lessons for two periods prepared for you :

1) Attempting to write a thesis statement based on the following topic: Do we have the right to play God when it comes to human life?

2) Group activity where students must identify the weaknesses in 5 thesis statements and rewrite them to make them better.

Included:

– A comprehensive lesson plan (two days)
– The Student Activity Sheet
– Comprehensive Answer Sheet

5 pages total

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Step-by-Step Thesis Writing Poster

Thesis Writing Activity with PowerPoint Presentation

Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes

Teaching The Essay Package

Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 days


FREE MATH LESSON – “FREE Gingerbread Men Color by Number”

by Josie’s Place

Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Enjoy this FREE color by number and number recognition sheet. Stop by to visit the full product, Polar Express.

IT INCLUDES EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO CELEBRATE POLAR EXPRESS DAY AND MUCH MORE!

Polar Express is one of my favorite units and I hope you love it as much as I do!

Your Polar Express Unit will be complete with everything you need to celebrate Polar Express Day with themed holiday reading, writing, math activities and centers (for winter) for the days and weeks that follow!

Please enjoy a Elf and Gingerbread Color by Number FREEBIE
Included :

1 Polar Express Day Invitation from the teacher
1 Letter from me explaining how I celebrate the day.
2Polar Express Admit One Tickets- 2 different backgrounds to choose from.
1 Polar Express Reminder letter – to send out the day before.
1 Letter from Santa- to go with bells to be handed out (if you choose)
1 PJ reproducible
2 Parent Letters for Polar Express Snack- 1 to solicit volunteers and 1 to send home requesting snack items
1Conductor hat for Teacher and 2 for students (color and b/w)
Snowman Soup Poem- If you’d like to send home an end of unit treat. Poem explains items that go in a bag attached to poem.

READING ACTIVITIES:

Polar Express Booklet- 16 pages to practice sight words and reading fluency.

WRITING ACTIVITIES:

1 Best Gift Ever Writing Printable
1 Favorite Cookie Response Sheet
1 Favorite Part of Polar Express Day Response Sheet
2 new Label It! Activities from my best seller

4 pages (2 choices) of Writing Paper –with and without picture boxes.You can have children write a letter to Santa

1Venn Diagram- to compare book and movie

SKILLS

1 Syllable Sort Worksheet- Sort pictures by 1, 2, and 3 syllables
1 Picture Sequence Activity- Put the story in order using pictures.
1 Sequence Events in Story Worksheet- Printables with spots to write or draw pictures for the beginning middle and end.
1 Character, Setting Events Worksheet-printable with spots to write or draw pictures to show the characters, setting and events.

MATH
2 Number Recognition Train Worksheets – Cut and glue numbers in order from 1-10 and 11-20.
4 Cut and paste complete the pattern
3 One to one correspondence sheets
3 Count by 10’s, and 2’s worksheets

MATH CENTERS
Greater Than/ Less Than – Math greater than and less than sorting center with center sign.4 Posters to illustrate greater than, less than and equal to. One is illustrated for holiday time.

3 Greater Than/ Less Than/Equal to Printables differentiated for all levels of learners.

Addition and Subtraction Center- Children can choose from 16 Subtraction and Addition Task Cards using either a colored or black and white reproducible Work Mat, and “marshmallow” manipulatives to solve word problems. There are 16 task cards in all (8 addition and 8 subtraction) with sums up to 20. There are also 8 blank cards (4 addition & 4 subtraction) for you to use to fill in the blank number to create your own. You can use these in a center or on an individual basis.

Colored Number Mats with numbers 1-20 for children to work on one to one correspondence and number recognition. You would also use the marshmallow manipulatives here as well.

Counting Center- 4 different tasks/choices to order number cards. Center Sign Included.

Pattern Center- task cards include create a pattern for: AB, ABC, ABB, AABB, AAB, and ABCC. Center Sign Included.

Art-
2 color by number sheets
1 color word recognition sheet

This is in 2 files due to format of the pages. There are 115 pages in all. This includes about 10 helpful explanation pages to keep the file organized for you. Answer keys for a few items

Here are just a few of the common core standards that are met through this packet.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.3.c
Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.4
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.8
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1
Count to 100 by ones and by tens.
CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.5
Relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g., by counting on 2 to add 2).
CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.A.1
Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.B.3
Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols greater than, less than and equal to.

Please visit my other math products:

Organization of math manipulatives –all grades:
Math Labels For Your Manipulatives * Editable Option Included

Solving Word Problems Gr. 1-3
Addition/Subtraction Word Problems with Guided Practice, Keyword Sort and more! Fall and Winter Edition Gr. 1-3

Place Value, Greater/Less Than and more:
Buggy Math for printables and no prep dice games to learn place value, odd/even,greater than and less than and more! Gr. 1-3

Fractions :
The Doorbell Rang to practice fractions, equivalent sets and word problems. FREEBIE available! Gr. 1-3

Skip Counting:
Skip Counting Center K-1

Pattern Printables and Centers :
APPLES! Beginning /Ending Sounds and Pattern and Sorting Center and Printables K-1 FREEBIE available!

Cater-Patterns Center and Printables K-1

Pattern Printables and Snowman Pattern Center K-1 FREEBIE available!

Sorting:
Sorting Center with Bonus Task Cards. FREEBIE available! K-1

HOLIDAY MATH (these include a thematic approach but includes many math activities):
October:
Octoberfest for Kids! K-1 FREEBIE available!

December:
Polar Express– includes everything for Polar Express and activities (MANY math activities) for weeks! K-1 FREEBIE available!

You might be interested in taking a look at my entire EDITABLE Collection:

ULTIMATE EDITION EDITABLE Labels Bundle & Save!

EDITABLE MEGA Labels

EDITABLE Labels in Solid Colors- 30 colors to choose from!

EDITABLE Labels

Math Labels For Your Manipulatives * Editable Option Included

BACK TO SCHOOL EDITABLE Class Signs, Labels, Word Wall & Cards, Desk tag & More in Chevron

BACK TO SCHOOL EDITABLE Class Signs, Labels, Word Wall & Cards, Desk tag & More in Polka Dots

Create your own posters, signs, anchor charts and more! Editable

Monthly EDITABLE Newsletters

Class Job Posters EDITABLE

EDITABLE Class Signs

EDITABLE How Do I Get Home? Dismissal Tags, Charts and Notes EDITABLE Birthday Extravaganza

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Fuzzy Friends Awards for Friendship, Cooperation, Kindness”

by Growing Smart Readers

Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Every student deserves recognition for taking the initiative to be a kind and helpful team mate. These certificates can provide a little incentive and reward for those who are working on cooperative skills.

7 black and white /7 colored awards to print

Are you working on kindness, cooperation and team work as some of your goals for the year?

Recognize students for the kind work and cooperative efforts they put into every day–or for any of the following:
-leadership
-cooperation
-friendship
-teamwork
-kindness

I hope you will find these cute fuzzy awards useful in your classroom.

Optional: Hand out real fuzzy creatures, or pompom creatures to students along with the awards.

Warning: You might trigger a smile from a child!

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Karen

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Senior Language Arts Learning Goals Posters

Product Description

Senior Language Arts Learning Goals Poster

Learning goals are important for our students’ education and learning. When we have a goal in mind when teaching, everything else serves a specific purpose, and everything seems to fall into place. As teachers, we are asked to display these learning goals in our classroom, but for me, this wasn’t possible.

With 30 plus students in my class, I didn’t have time to write my learning goals on chart paper or display them on the board. Hmmm… what’s a girl to do?

I created these posters to make my life, as well as yours, easier. This bundle offers ALL of the senior, (grade 12) goals and is in line with the Common Core as well as the Canadian curriculums.

The bundle includes:

– A 14-page checklist of all of the learning goals, which can help the teacher keep track of what’s been covered and what hasn’t.

– 55 Learning Goal posters (8×11) that can easily be posted on the bulletin board or the chalkboard at the front of the class.

These posters allow students to track learn the focus of the lesson.

Three strands are covered: (with the focus of each poster clearly indicated)

1) Reading and Interpretation

2) Writing and Representation

3) Oral and Oral-Visual Communication

It’s teaching made easy!

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Death of a Salesman (No prep required)

Frankenstein (No prep – Complete Unit)

Poetry Unit for Senior Students (NO PREP)

Poetry Unit for Intermediate Students

Poetry Unit: The Art of Interpretation

Total Pages
64 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Christmas Elf Words Coloring Activity and Game Freebie”

by Tammys Toolbox

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Christmas Elf Words Spin-n-Color turns coloring into a holiday game, cooperative learning center activity, or fun individual practice. It gives students an exciting way to learn and review words that are commonly seen in Christmas and holiday stories and text. As an added bonus, students get practice with team work, taking turns, visual discrimination, color sight words, and fine motor skills. These are fun, motivational, and multi-sensory to make retention of information easier. It can be used as a game, cooperative coloring activity or individual activity and comes with ideas for extending the lesson with writing activities.

Check out these holiday resources at Tammy’s Toolbox

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Free Outline – Essay Writing Pack

Product Description

The Outline package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. Seeing as the outline is the skeleton of a student’s essay, this document has been devised to help students organize their ideas within the essay format.

The document is created using a Word format for ease of use and modification.

It’s teaching made easy!

Thesis Writing Activity with PowerPoint Presentation

Teaching The Essay Package
Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes
Lord of the Flies Unit (No prep required)
Hamlet Unit (No prep – Complete Unit)
Death of a Salesman (No prep required)
Frankenstein (No prep – Complete Unit)
Poetry Unit for Senior Students (NO PREP)
Poetry Unit for Intermediate Students
Poetry Unit: The Art of Interpretation
Romeo and Juliet – A No Prep Unit

Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free Winter Holiday Lessons By The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs MC – 2018”

by Victoria Leon

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

We hope you enjoy these free holiday lessons by The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative! 

  • Emergent Reader Sampler: Christmas
  • Twenty-five Kisses till Christmas
  • English Gingerbread Colors
  • Christmas Language Sequencing: Free Sample
  • Free Sample of Fall Halloween Harvest Odd Even Math for Young Learners
  • Winter Blends FREEBIE
  • Christmas Writing – I Need Help!
  • Reading for the Common Core Bookmark
  • 3rd Grade Math for December – FREEBIE!
  • Read Draw Write Stocking Stuffers Multiplication Worksheet Sneak Peek
  • Mindful Thoughts Journal: Winter Break / Problem Solving Mindfulness Activities
  • FREE Winter Multiplication Activities NO PREP
  • A, B, C’s of Number Tiles – Problem Solving Math Activities – FREE Version
  • Happy Hanukkah Coloring Banner
  • FREE Communication Boards for Hanukkah and Christmas for AAC Users
  • More Free Lessons

IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO OPEN THIS FILE or you have any questions, feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com. 

Wishing you the very best during the holiday season,

Victoria Leon and members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative

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Paragraph Writing Activity in conjunction with Frankenstein

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Paragraph Writing Activity in conjunction with Frankenstein

Very often, students have difficulty with the analysis process involved in literature. Where they not only have to analyse, but now have to apply their newfound skills to a well-developed paragraph, some students become overwhelmed with the process.

This particular activity will focus on both the analysis and writing a paragraph using the PEEL method.

Paragraph writing and analysis are two essential components in essay writing. To facilitate this process, I have created a lesson where students can become more comfortable with the revision process through modelling the proper steps from beginning to end. The lesson includes a modelling of the writing process from understanding the topic to the final draft. See preview for details

This lesson can only be used after students have read chapter 19 from the novel Frankenstein.

5 pages total

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Total Pages
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Answer Key
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FREE MISC. LESSON – “On the 12th Day of December My Teacher Gave to Me… Sample Freebie!”

by Mercedes Merrell

1st – 2nd Grade

This is a FREEBIE SAMPLE of my original song and unit that go with “On the 12th Day of December My Teacher Gave to Me…Math and Literacy Centers. If you like the song freebie, please consider purchasing the complete product. The complete product is particularly perfect for math and literacy centers. In that I have provided a poster form to either be used on the overhead projector, or hang up for students to see, and a Teacher Read- Aloud that I like to use to introduce the unit. There is a choice of student booklets, a full- size-page black and white that matches the teacher read-aloud, or a half-page version, whichever works for you. The activities are tried and true in my own classroom as well as my colleagues’! My song, as the original, plays on ordinal and number words, sequencing, repetition… I have added prompts for writing problem-solving stories, and other activities to give our students lots of writing practice, while they are having some fun. It all culminates in the “Snow Globe-shaped writing journal! Also included in the paid unit are vocabulary, number and number word cards, as well as math and writing task cards, sequencing the 12 parts of the song, mixed up sentences, and a labeling activity. It is my sincere wish that you and your students enjoy my song, and that you consider taking a closer look at the complete unit of work! Thanks again!!

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I Have, Who has? Game for Teaching Figurative Language and Poetry

Product Description

The goal of this game is to help students memorize and understand FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE through the use of games. Playing rather than memorizing is a fun activity that will engage students in a classroom.

Included in this purchase is the MASTER SHEET, which contains the answers, attractive STUDENT CARDS, which you can print and cut out in colour (on card stock and laminate for sustainable use), and A SET OF RULES explaining how the game works.

This package contains 23 cards and 12 extra blank cards in case you have a bigger class.

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Vary Syntax for Effect – Playlist and Teaching Notes”

by Wisewire

11th – 12th Grade

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Students explore standard L.11–12.3.A with this playlist. They will identify techniques for varying the syntax in sentences. Students will analyze the effects of varied syntax in complex texts and write sentences with varied syntax for effect. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities.

This product includes:

• 2 links to instructional videos, audio files, or texts

• 2 links to practice quizzes or activities

• 1 assessment that includes two multiple choice questions and one yes or no question

• Definitions of key terms, such as predicate and declarative sentences

• Examples of how to vary syntax for effect

• An accompanying Teaching Notes file

The Teaching Notes file includes:

• Additional activities to help your students explore the standard

• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities

• An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels

Need more resources?

Semicolons – Playlist and Teaching Notes

Sentence Variety – Playlist and Teaching Notes

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Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Mini-Unit

Product Description

This short story mini-unit features Shirley Jackson’s short story “Charles.” Appropriate for grades 7 to 10, the lessons focus on the development of theme and paragraphs.

Included in the mini-unit is:

• A copy of the short story

• A prediction chart

• An anticipation guide

• Activity sheet (select important passages in the text for later theme and paragraph support)

• Author’s purpose activity sheet

• How to develop a theme sheet with an example

• A graphic organizer to help student plan their paragraph

• An answer key for all activities

• 3-day lesson plan for easy planning

16 pages total

All the prep work has been done for you.

It’s teaching made easy!

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 days


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Conflict in “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry”

by From Chopsticks to Mason Jars

7th – 12th Grade

This handout discusses conflict.
It also contains a graphic organizer where students compare/contrast internal and external conflict.

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Building Suspense in Creative Writing

Product Description

In creative writing, the only thing that will keep the reader engaged in your story until the last page is by building effective suspense. This resource includes a visual chart of the different types of suspense to include in writing and includes relevant examples and tips to achieve it.

In addition, also included in this resource are two suspense building activities and 4 pages of notes on how to effectively build suspense within any type of story.

Please see the preview for more details.

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Polar Bears Clip Art by Jeanette Baker”

by Jason’s Online Classroom

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Polar Bears Clip Art – File includes 10 unique custom clip art images (as seen in the first thumbnail image) by Jeanette Baker in both color and black and white outline. Each image includes a PNG version with a transparent background as well as a JPG version with a white background.

About Jeanette
Jeanette Baker is an independent graphic designer and illustrator that sells her products through Jason’s Online Classroom. Do you have a request or suggestion? Email Jeanette!

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All free or purchased clip art is available for commercial use with credit: “Clip Art created by Jeanette Baker @ Jason’s Online Classroom (www.teacherspayteachers.com/store/Jasons-Online-Classroom)”

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With your purchase, you are being granted permission to copy and print the design. All copyrights remain with Jeanette Baker.

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All paid and free clip art from Jason’s Online Classroom is available for personal and commercial use. There is no additional fee required for commercial use.

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Opinion Letter with the Novel Holes

Product Description

The Opinion Letter with the Novel Holes

Appropriate for grades 7 to 9, students learn how to recognize and write a supported opinion using Louis Sachar’s novel “Holes.”

The bundle includes:

-An activity sheet on “What is a Supported Opinion?” (with answer key)

-Instructions on how to write an effective opinion letter

-The evaluation which contains the instruction sheet and list of topics (that were selected for students of different needs. Students who are high achieving might select one of the more complex topics, while a student who struggles can choose a more obvious one.)

-An evaluation grid is included along with evaluation expectations

-All writing process directions and sheets are included (Pre-Writing or Brainstorming sheet and a Paragraph Organizer)

-Also included is an example of the writing process from beginning to end to help students fully understand what the task entails. (Pre-Writing sheet, Paragraph Organizer and the final draft, which includes format expectations.)

It really is teaching made easy! Print it and go!

Ten pages in PDF format are included.

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Total Pages 10

Answer Key Included with rubric

Teaching Duration 4 days


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Ho Ho Ho Homophone Game”

by Dragons Den

3rd – 5th Grade

Add a little homophone learning into that Christmas craziness with this fun homophone game! Homophones are hard for kids and adults alike. This game puts a little Christmas fun into a tricky skill!

This resource includes:

Teacher notes

Gameboard

36 game cards that include the following homophones:
there their they’re
ate eight
to too two
would wood
hour our
nose knows
sea see
whole hole
tale tail
your you’re
road rode
won one
be bee
cent scent
clothes close
meet meat
past passed

Answer Key

If you are interested in another resource that can take you through those crazy fun days before vacation, check out my resource below:

Help! The Elves Are Driving Me Crazy! A Teacher’s Christmas Survival Pack

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Ho Ho Ho Homonym Game by Jan Bernard is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License

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Poetry Through Song (Sound of Silence)

Product Description

This individual 2-day lesson teaches poetry through song lyrics

The lesson included in this mini bundle includes a lesson plan, student activity sheets, and a comprehensive answer key. Students will analyze the song “The Sound of Silence,” will learn the importance of allusions, will learn about theme development, and will compare both the original Simon and Garfunkle version to the Disturbed version, all while furthering the theme of the song.

Poetry should be fun, and it can be!

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 days


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Tiger Rising Novel Study Resources Freebie Kate DiCamillo Common Core”

by James Whitaker

5th – 12th Grade

The Tiger Rising
(by Kate DiCamillo)
Novel Study and Unit Resources Freebie
by James D. Whitaker

*** FULL NOVEL STUDY: THE TIGER RISING NOVEL STUDY ***

Product/Materials Preface [Grades 5-12]

This English Language Arts Novel Study and Unit Resource Freebie is part of my 140+-page Mega Study and celebrates the Kate DiCamillo’s thematically rich novel The Tiger Rising. I was more familiar with DiCamillo’s more upbeat tales: Because of Winn Dixie and The Tale of Despereaux, but I recently picked up The Tiger Rising, quickly devoured it, and it is now my favorite of her of novels. So, I thought I’d throw together this thought provoking and powerful novel study to help my colleagues share the endearing story with their students. Nevertheless, the tale is rich in theme and takes us on a tour de force through the mind of a young, grief-stricken protagonist. The story grapples bullying, emotional imprisonment, the search for a kindred spirit and ultimately redemption.

This Freebie Includes (23 pages):

5: Overview of High Order Thinking Concepts in The Tiger Rising
6-7: Character Description Blurb GO with Characters Written In
8: In-depth Synopsis and Chapter Reflection, Analysis, Evaluation Template [Any Chapter]
9: Kate DiCamillo Author Card
10: The Tyger Artwork and Related Pictures
11: Setting: Weather Conditions GO
12: Literal and Figurative Death and Resurrection GO
13: Flashback: Memories of a Beloved Mother GO
14: Six Stages of Plot GO
15: Notes Page GO
16: Causal Root and Divergent Effects GO
17: Character Reflection Response Templates for Rob
18: BLANK
19: The Tyger – William Blake Poem
20: Suitcase GO
21: Titling the Nameless Chapters Activity Sample – Chapters 1-6
22: 5 Stages of Grief and Loss GO
23: Name Origins Activity – Completed
24: Analyzing Symbols GO – With Pictures
25: Coming of Age GO
26: Abstract Concepts List
27: Character Trait Analysis Card – Sistine “Sissy” Bailey
28: character Transition GO – Robert “Rob” Horton, Jr.

To purchase my 140 Page Novel and Unit Resource Mega Study for The Tiger Rising you can click the link below:

THE TIGER RISING NOVEL STUDY

Thank you in advanced for your Patronage! Much appreciated!

**This unit resource also works well with Upper Grade SpEd and ELL students with a focus on Conflict, Duality, Symbolism, and Universal Themes of Human Nature.The words are easy to read but the content is very rich and mature!**

The 140 + Page Novel and Unit Resource Mega Study Includes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

5: Overview of High Order Thinking Concepts
6-7: Character Description Blurb GO with Characters Written In
8-9: Character Description Blurb GO Blank
10-19: Synopsis and Chapter Reflection, Analysis, Evaluation Template [3 Chapters/Template]
20: In-depth Synopsis and Chapter Reflection, Analysis, Evaluation Template [1 Chapter]
21: Kate DiCamillo Author Card
22: Michelangelo [The Sistine Chapel] Artist card
23: William Blake [The Tyger] Poet Card
24: The Tyger Pictures and Memorabilia
25: The Changing of Setting Overtime GO
26: Setting: Weather Conditions GO
27: Literal and Figurative Death and Resurrection GO
28: Flashback: Memories of a Beloved Mother GO
29: Character Types and Roles GO
30: Literary Elements Overview GO
31-32: Six Stages of Plot GOs
33-34: Beginning Middle End – Summarizing the Simple Plot GOs
35: Notes Page GO
36: Causal Root and Divergent Effects GO
37: Major Events Timeline GO
38: Character Transition Timeline GO
39: Foreshadowing Timeline GO
40: Flashback Sequences Timeline GO
41: Understanding Character Traits Response Template
42: Character Reflection Question Template
47-48: Analyzing & Evaluating Major Conflicts GO & Response Template
49: Facts and Opinion Recorder GO
50-54: Character Reflection Response Templates for: Rob, Sistine, Robert, Willie May, & Mr. Beauchamp
55: Character Reflection Response Template Blank
56: The Tyger Poem by William Blake
57: Suitcase GO
58: Cause and Effect GO
59: Converging Causes and Climatic Effect GO
60-61: Titling the Nameless Chapters Activity [1-15] & [16-30]
62: Titling the Nameless Chapters Activity Sample – Chapters 1-6
63: 5 Stages of Grief and Loss GO
64: Making Text Connections GO
65-66: Identifying Figurative Language Types GO – 1 w/ Types and 1 Open-Ended
67-68: Classifying Parts of Speech GO – 2 Versions
69: Vocabulary and Word Work GO
70: Identifying Synonyms and Antonyms GO
71: Distinguishing Between Common and Proper Nouns GO
72: Distinguishing between Concrete and Abstract Nouns GO
73: Identifying Subject and Verb GO
74: Classifying Sentence Types GO
75: Identifying Imagery GO
76: Name Origins Activity – Complete
77: Names Origins Activity – Blank
78: Symbolic Characters GO – Names Written In
79: Symbolic Characters GO – Blank/Open-Ended Entries
80: Objects and Colors as Symbols GO – Objects Written In
81: Objects and Colors as Symbols GO – Blank/Open-Ended
82: Places as Symbols GO – Places Written In
83: Objects as Symbols GO – Blank/Open-Ended
84: Motifs GO – Motives Written In
85: Motifs GO – Blank/Open-Ended
86: Dualisms/Dualities GO – Dualities Written In
87: Dualism/Dualities GO – Blank
88: Analyzing Symbols GO – Blank
89: Analyzing Symbols GO – With Pictures
90: Simple Conflict Response Template – 2 Responses
91: Simple Conflict Response Template – In-Depth Response
92: Dialogue Recognition GO
93: Dialogue Analysis GO
94-97: STEAL Indirect Characterization GO 1, 2, 3, 4
98-100: Vocabulary Cards – 3 Different Versions
101: Rob’s Dreams GO with Visuals
102 Open-Ended Response GO with 6 Response Spaces
103: Open-Needed Response GO with 3 Thought Bubbles
104: Similes Analysis GO
105: Locating Similes GO
106-107: Coming of Age GOs – 2 Versions
108-109: Making Predictions GOs –2 Versions
110-111: Making Inferences GOs – 2 Versions
112-113: Determining Importance of Plot Events GO – 2 Versions
114: Interpreting Feelings and Inferring Traits GO
115: 5 Ws and 1 H Event GO
116: Abstract Concept List
117: Building Universal Themes GO
118-120: Formulating Universal Themes Response GO
121-122: Comparing and Contrasting Major Characters T-Charts
123-124: Synonym and Antonym Relationship Webs – 2 Versions
125: Character Trait Graphic Organizer
126-127: Parts of Speech 4 Quadrant GOs – 2 Versions
128: Making Text Connections 4 Quadrant GO
129-133: Character Trait Analysis Cards – 5 Versions/5 Characters
134: Open-Ended Venn Diagram
135: Open-Ended Character Venn Diagram
136: 4 Character Overview GO
137: Rob’s Emotional State Go
138: Tri-Comparison Character Role GO
139: Open-Ended Tri-Comparison GO
140-141: Character Transition GO – 2 Versions – Rob and Sistine
142-145: Text Connection Response Templates – 4 Versions

Please feel free to ask any questions—
I will definitely respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion.

Please, check out my other products and resources: SophistThoughts™

Hopefully my products will help strengthen your lessons, help your students learn, and make your life easier. Thank you and enjoy! J.D. Whitaker

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Teaching the Essay Package

Product Description

TEACHING THE ESSAY – AN EASY TO USE GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

The Teaching the Essay package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. This comprehensive package includes details on how to structure an essay as well as how to develop arguments. This visually attractive handout contains practical examples and guides students with revision questions to keep them on track.

The package focuses on: (Package contains 13 pages)

– Format (Introduction – thesis, development, conclusion)

– Developing arguments

– Tips for writing

– Practical examples

– Quote insertion and selection

– Comprehensive transitions list

– How to analyse

– Paragraphing and how to format arguments within the paragraphs

– Style and flow (transitions)

– Revision questions

– Practical essay analogy

– Strategies in writing

I have been using and revising this document for over 10 years and it has proved to be a most useful tool for teaching the essay.

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages 13 pages

Answer Key N/A

Teaching Duration N/A


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Compound Word Flip Book II”

by Nicole Rios

1st – 3rd Grade

This Christmas-themed freebie is a fun and interactive way to have students practice working with compound words. This freebie focuses on getting students to think about the meaning of the individual words within a compound word, and how it contributes to the overall meaning. (Aligns to Common Core for 2nd grade)

(NOTE: If you enjoy using this freebie with your students, please consider my Crazy for Compound Words – All Year Long packet available for purchase, in my store. It includes this activity, as well as 8 more activities, including matching activities for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, Easter/Spring, Patriotic/4th of July, so that your students will have many opportunities for repeated practice.)

Enjoy!

Nicole

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Figurative Language and Poetic Devices Jeopardy Game

Product DescriptionAre you looking for a new way of introducing poetic devices in your class? This PowerPoint document is a great way to review poetic terms or to help students learn them.

I play this game from grade 9 to grade 12 and all of the students love them.

Directions on how to play the game are also included.

It’s teaching made easy!
Total Pages 28 pages

Answer Key N/A

Teaching Duration N/A


FREE MISC. LESSON – “FREEBIE!! Christmas Booklet!”

by Mary Bown

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

If you liked my Thanksgiving FREEBIE Booklet, you will love this one too! There are great pictures to color and a cloze on every page. The back of the booklet provides all of the answer choices. You won’t have to hear, “How do you spell…”

This is a great opportunity to get your class reading and thinking independently!

Merry Christmas!

-Mary Bown

Teaching with a Smile

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