Category Archives : 6th Grade


Grammar Review: History of Sports

Perfect review for the end of the school year! Grade 6-12 students can review important grammar skills while reading interesting stories about how some popular sports developed. The set contains 10 stories with Answer Keys + an explanation for every correction.  A short writing prompt, a corrected version in paragraph form, and instructions for team play are also included.

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We Teach So Hard…Episode 35 Outdoor Education: The Antidote for Waning Attention

Do we hear wailing and the gnashing of teeth? The end is near, and your students are squirrely and CHECKED OUT. Don’t freak out! Take them outside! In this episode of WE TEACH SO HARD, we share fun end-of-year ideas for taking the learning and teaching outside. Spring is in the air, don’t despair! Take it outside. Student engagement will soar!

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Kristine Nannini’s Data Binders and Assessments FAQ”

by Kristine Nannini

2nd – 6th Grade

**Updated 7/2/14

This freebie is a frequently asked questions document to help you implement my best-selling Student Data Tracking Binders and Standards Based Assessments in your classrooms. 

To read more about my Student Data Tracking Binders and Standards Based Assessments and Teaching notes, see my blog at: 
YoungTeacherLove Blog

**Feel free to ask any more questions you may have via email at: nannini.kristine@yahoo.com 

Thank you, and enjoy! 
Copyright© 2013 Kristine Nannini
All rights reserved by author.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.


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FREE MISC. LESSON – “How To: Using One Lock Box for Your Classroom Escape Game, Video for Teachers”

by Julie Faulkner

6th – 12th Grade

You’ve been wanting to try an escape game with a lock box in your classroom, but you just aren’t sure how to set it all up. In this quick video tutorial, I’ll share several tips for using a physical lock box — even if you have just one — for your break out game experience!

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MLA Escape Box

Ethos, Pathos, Logos Escape Box

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Escape Box

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New Year’s Escape Game

Fahrenheit 451 Escape Game

Macbeth Escape Game

Mini Escape Game: Parts of an Essay

Mini Escape Game: Halloween Yearbook Team Building

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Red Light Green Light, A Method for Analyzing Model Papers

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Gallery Walks

Teaching Novels with Difficult Content

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Human Plot Charts

Teaching Allusions

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Guided Reading and Center Schedule Planning Sheet”

by Keep Calm and Teach

1st – 6th Grade

This editable planner allows teachers to plan an entire week’s activities for guided reading groups and literacy centers in one place. It is formatted for teachers to fill in a time to meet, activities to do, and groups to meet with each day of the week. There is also space to include the literacy centers for the week and which groups will go to which groups. This is a Microsoft Word document, so you can edit as needed. 

Additional ELA Resources:Guided Reading and Literacy Center Schedule Display Literature Circle Mega Set {Bundle of ALL Literature Circle Materials}Reading Log Skills and Strategies SetHow the Creature Got its Feature Narrative Writing ProjectPoetry Book Do-It-Yourself SetVocabulary Activity and Game Templates for Any Word SetMore Popular Resources:
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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Lord of the Flies Chapter 1 Questions and Answer Key”

by The English Teacher’s Pet

6th – 12th Grade

Looking for a great tool for discussion or guided questions? 

Included in this FREE download are character, plot, setting, and theme questions relating to the events of Chapter 1 in William Golding’s classic novel, Lord of the Flies. An answer key has also been added for your perusal. 

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Lord of the Flies Symbolism Project.

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We Teach So Hard…Episode 34 Granola and Peace Signs…Lesson Ideas for Earth Day

 

We’ve got the future of the planet in our classrooms. Earth Day is a fantastic opportunity to begin conservation conversations and education with your students with the intent that Earth Day might be celebrated EVERY DAY. This episode is chocked full of ideas to use with your students throughout the spring months…literacy, math, science and social studies! We’ve got all the bases covered for your Earth Day celebrations.

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The Earth Day Special (referenced in the podcast) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz0HzS1O-ug

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April Teacher Talk



Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It’s April already, the school year is almost over.  Now it’s time to look forward toward spring vacation if it hasn’t already come and gone. Stop by our blog linky and see what great tips and advice are there just for you.

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 Spring Activities
Begin with mud and splash into fun learning this Spring.
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Music to Calm the Soul and Enhance Learning
“Music is the electrical soil in
which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.” –Ludwig van Beethoven. Why
is it that for many of us, music is an essential part of our personal
lives yet when we go to work or school we turn it off?
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 The Elephant in the Classroom
 Where is the elephant in the classroom? The recent college admissions scandal might give us a clue.
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 Scaredy Squirrel – Mentor Text
 What happens when Scaredy Squirrel visits YOUR home? This free writing activity will get your writers excited!
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 I Feel Bad for People Who Say They Feel Badly
 Do you know how to decide between the words bad and badly? Many people don’t.
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 7 Tips to Help Students Revise Their Essay
 Try out these 7 helpful tips to guide your students during the revising phase. Your writers can use these tips throughout during the writing process.
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 How to Start Book Clubs in Your Classroom
 Are you considering using book clubs in your classroom? Learn five things you should do before you introduce book clubs to your class.
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 Make Mistakes on Purpose
 When students have the opportunity to correct the teacher, it reinforces that language point, assesses the students’ understanding of that language point, gives the learner confidence, and teaches students to problem-solve.
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 Exploring Patterns With Project-Based Learning: Rotations, Reflections & Translations

Explore 4th and 5th grade geometry concepts with project-based learning. It’s always surprising who excels with this type of project, and who finds them challenging. This one doesn’t disappoint!
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Whole Body Learning
 Geometry was a daunting subject for me in high school. So when I started teaching, I was determined to think of a way to teach geometry that was fun and interactive.
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FREE MISC. LESSON – “FREE Weekly Planning Calendar for Elementary Self-Contained Teachers”

by Lisa Frase

Pre-Kindergarten – 6th Grade

Sketch out your week on this simple calendar in order to see all of your planned activities and assignments at glance. Read my blog post on Balancing Elementary Lesson Plans at http://effectiveteachingarticles.blogspot.com to see why it’s important to use a planning calendar to balance out your week.

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We Teach So Hard…Episode 33… Interdisciplinary Projects Can Save Your Sanity

We’re galloping toward the year’s end. There’s standardized testing to get through…HOURS of it, in fact. Field trips, assemblies, learning celebrations, and don’t forget about your evaluation, report cards, common assessments, and closing up your classroom. When we think about our school life in the months of April, May and June, it’s hard not to hyperventilate. BECAUSE WE STILL HAVE TO TEACH, and let’s face it-our students are checked out! Interdisciplinary projects can save your sanity. They really can! They’ll keep the learning going, engage your kids, and help you get in all those standards you still have to teach. TURN UP YOUR VOLUME and get ready to rock your end of the year teaching!

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “FREE Writing a Summary Paragraph All Subjects 6-9”

by AZSunset Cross-Curricular Literacy 4-9

6th – 9th Grade

Detailed guide to summarizing nonfiction text. Includes an original text on teen smoking (both highlighted/underlined and non-highlighted versions); a step-by-step guide to summarizing it with examples from the original text; and the final summary paragraph based on the guide. Writing paragaphs is a great learning tool! May also be appropriate for 5th grade or upper high school. 

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This is a free sample from my 35-page product on writing paragraphs! Includes 9 different models (cause/effect; process; definition; explanation; classification, etc., featuring topics from various subject areas), plus many more resources. Also includes a blank version of the step-by-step guide to summarizing for students for fill in using your text assignment (not included in the free sample). Check it out!
Paragraphs as a Learning Tool for All Subjects

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We Teach So Hard…Episode 32 Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Sunshine is Yellow & National Poetry Month is COOL!

April is National Poetry Month and we at We Teach So Hard have collectively decided that it is one of our favorite months! Poetry can rock your readers and writers workshops. It doesn’t have to be intimidating, and we show you how. This podcast is filled with fabulous ideas for incorporating poetry in your classroom. Be sure to check out our blog posts too! They are overflowing with FREE poetry ideas this week, just for you! From free verse to formulaic patterns, from reading strategies to writing tools, we’ve got you covered!

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Learning to read sounds in French

Product Description

Les sons – from my Learn to Read series features 96 flashcards to help students learn French. The cards teach students the different sounds as well as vocabulary with pictures to facilitate the reading process.

The following sounds are highlighted:

– ch – ou – ui – en, em – an – au
– eau – in – om – ein – oi – on
– eu – gu – gn – ai – ei – er
– qu – ille – ail – eille – euille – 
– ien – illon 

It’s teaching made easy! 

Total Pages 90 pages

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Happy Earth Day Stickers”

by Science Etc

Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Here are some great little stickers to help you celebrate earth day. There are three different colored stickers in this file. Print to labels specified in the download and have fun!
Science, Etc.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.


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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Pastel Frames Collection”

by Activities by Jill

5th – 12th Grade

This a perfect spring palette in the form of a PowerPoint template with framed pages. Create your own presentations or use the pages as digital papers to create other products. 

Eleven different slides are included for personal or commercial use. Please see the preview to see all colors included.

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Designs and images are the creative property of Activities by Jill and should not be redistributed unless incorporated and secured in a new original design/product.

Pastel Frames Collection by Activities by Jill is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Vegetables Match for Special Education FREE”

by Simply Special Ed

Pre-Kindergarten – 8th Grade

A free matching activity for your independent work systems!

Tips for use:

+ 2 levels included

+ Use in a file folder

+ Cut into cards for a task box

+ Bind into a book to keep together

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Spring Papers Freebie”

by KB Konnected

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Includes 2 pastel papers perfect for spring. Enjoy!

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5. May be used for Smartboard (or interactive whiteboard) products if images are locked down and are not easily lifted (stolen) by others, such as a pdf.



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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Free! “SPRING INTO READING” Bookmarks for Easter or Spring”

by Christine Maxwell Hand to Heart

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Free! Here are two pages of bookmarks for Easter and Spring. One page is in color and the other is grayshades.

They can be used to motivate reading with the words “SPRING INTO READING.” The clip art is appropriate for a wide range of groups.

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We teach So Hard…Episode 30 Standardized Testing and Your Sanity

It’s getting to be that time of year. Test prep… test prep… TEST PREP! You know what we’re talking about, don’t you? The testing manual says it should take an hour to complete the test, and it takes three hours. Nothing says, “I need a drink” like testing days. In this episode, we bitch and moan, share tips and tricks, and we laugh and cry a little, too. Listen to this instead of chewing your nails down to the quick!

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March Teacher Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

St. Patricks Day and so many more tried and true teaching ideas are here
for you to check out this March.  Best yet,soon it will be spring and
the end of the year will be here before you know it.

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A Stranger in a Strange Classroom, It’s Standardized Testing Time!

By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

For a multitude of teachers and kids, the anticipation of spring and excitement of summer break are shrouded by stressful thoughts that emerge during testing season.  Of course, if you’re an educator, you can’t get away from it, stress is your ever present companion, it’s an inherent part of the job, especially during this time of year. To add insult to injury, if your students do poorly, it’s on you.

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The Thief of Joy
By Retta London of Rainbow City Learning 

 Finding joy in the selection of read-alouds this month.

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Slope for Vertical and Horizontal Lines

I work in the Math Lab at the community college where I also teach. Last week, I had two College Algebra students who were having difficulty with slope. They knew the equation y = mx + b, but were unsure when it came to horizontal or vertical lines. Read how I used visuals to help these students.

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 Advice From The Coach
By Gini Musmanno of Reading Spotlight 

Check out this advice from a famous basketball coach. It can be effectively applied to teaching, too.

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 Watermelon Subtraction
By Margot Gentile of Margot Gentile

Watermelon slices naturally look like big smiles, don’t they? There will be smiles all around as children manipulate the movable parts to “bite” into watermelon slices and remove seeds. They will be delighted to “see” and understand the concept of subtraction and teachers will love this freebie!

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 6 Confusing Words to Master
By Charlene Tess of Charlene Tess

Learning to master confusing words, is an essential skill for all writers.

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Today We Are Leprechauns

Learn how you can use STEM in your elementary classroom this March with a fun Leprechaun activity. All smart Leprechauns hide their gold, but a truly tricky one will also build a protective container to keep out humans. Check out the ideas my students came up with in this St. Patrick’s Day STEM lesson.

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 Classroom Seating Arrangements for Grades 4-8
By  Marcy Howe of It’s A Teacher Thing

Classroom seating arrangements can make or break a classroom. Learn about four classroom seating arrangements that work and the benefits and drawbacks of each.

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Striving & Thriving: Remembering Purpose in the Reading Classroom
By Tracy Willis of Mossy Oak Musings

Sometimes, your teaching attitude just nose dives into the concrete pavement, and sometimes it takes new learning opportunities and our students to remind us that we are striving and thriving. Grab a box of tissues!
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Building Student Empowerment
By Kathie Yonemura of Tried and True Teaching Tools

 It was my first year of teaching and I was a little nervous and very excited about my first parent-teacher conferences. 3 parents out of my 27 students showed up. 30+ years later. . I have 100% parent participation.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Free Plot Diagram, Posters, Participation Rubric, Incentives, One Pager Activity”

by English Oh My

4th – 12th Grade

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Over the course of 5 days (the first one you will receive in a few hours), you will receive:

1. A Plot Diagram

2. Hallway, Passes, Incentives Oh My! (Editable)

3. Participation Rubric (Editable)

4. 10 Quotation Posters

5. One Pager Assignment (Editable)

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “FREE Chore Charts and Fill in the Blank Charts”

by The Traveling Classroom

Pre-Kindergarten – 6th Grade

Chore charts for school or at home. 

A few different varieties to choose from. 

My kids cross off their “chores” and I sign them. 

They are given rewards for finishing some or all of their chores at the end of the day and/or week. 

Hope this helps you to motivate your kids towards independence.

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We Teach So Hard…Episode 29… What Teachers Wished the Public Understood About Teaching

Calling all #LOSER teachers! This episode is just for you. Join us as we laugh, cry (and maybe rage, a little) about what we wish people understood about teaching. We’ll explore public perceptions, funding, political perceptions, and how we rise above the crap. You don’t want to miss this one!

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FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON – “FREE Postcard Template for Brazil”

by Kennedy’s Korner

2nd – 6th Grade

FREE postcard template to use as a writing activity to go along with your study of Brazil. 

You can have students illustrate their own Postcard cover or they can use the covers that are included. 

There are two different size postcards to choose from. 

ENJOY this FREE product!
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Women’s History Bio-Texts

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Fun! Effective! Timely! Modern! Easy to Use!

Improve comprehension and spelling while learning about Women’s History!

Great for homework, seat work, and learning centers!

These eight short biographies of high-achieving women resemble cell phone texts. The students are provided the complete wording with blanks for most of the vowels that they then must supply.

This variation of the cloze technique, accepted by reading authorities as an effective strategy, requires students to recognize sentence structure and meaning as a way of improving comprehension. Spelling practice with vowels is an added feature!


Rain, Rain, Go Away Short Story Mini Unit

Product Description

The Rain Rain Go Away Mini Unit includes all materials to teach this short story. Students also get the opportunity to be creative and collaborate with others in the creative process. This unit is always a hit in my class.

The resource includes:

-An anticipation guide

-A copy of the short story

-Questions for comprehension

-Plot graph activity

-Information sheet on characterization and an accompanying activity

-A personal word wall to improve students’ vocabulary and understanding

-A comprehensive answer key for all activities

Also included are two evaluations with evaluation grids:

-An individual evaluation where the student must write an alternate ending to the story

-A group evaluation where students must work collaboratively to produce an alternate ending

24 pages total

It’s teaching made easy!I

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ELA Literature Study Unit to Use with ANY Work of Literature

Total Pages 24 pages

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Teaching Duration 1 Week


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Put On Your Teacher Pants”

by Rainbow City Learning

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Just a little teacher humor for a snowy day. Put on your teacher pants. Get out there and teach, girl!


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We Teach So Hard….Episode 27 Teacher Fashion Throughout the Years

Do you remember floaty long dresses, appliqued with apple patches? Did you own teacher necklaces made from wooden blocks? How about your shoes? Did you wear “teacher shoes?” If you need a good laugh, this episode is FOR YOU! Join us as we talk trash about our teacher fashion sense throughout the years. We promise you won’t be sorry you listened!

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We Teach So Hard…Episode 26… Finding the Bootstraps When Staff Morale is Low

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s at a state, community or building level, things happen that affect our morale. Sometimes, it’s really hard to come to work. When we’re down, it affects our whole learning community, including the students. How do you bounce back when everything or everyone around you is in the dumps? This episode is for YOU!

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Deann @ https://socrateslantern.com/


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Music Math for St Patrick’s Day: Free Music Download”

by MusicTeacherResources

4th – 7th Grade

For Your March Music Lessons – St Patrick’s Day Music Math. It’s a Free Music Download

There are TWO music math activity sheets in this file to cater for two different grade levels.

♫ Students are to complete the music math equations and color the St Patrick’s Day image.

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