Category Archives : 6th Grade


Opinion Piece Bundle

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Opinion Piece Bundle

 

Product Description

How to write an effective Opinion Piece Bundle includes:

-notes for students (What is an opinion piece? How do we write an opinion piece?…)
-work process sheets to help students organize their ideas
-an example of an effective opinion piece (an effective tool for teaching)
-a student self-evaluation and teacher evaluation

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

Spelling Flip Book

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Spelling Flip Book

 

Product Description

The Spelling Flip Book is designed to help young learners become familiar with spelling rules and to incorporate them into their work.

Students can color and personalize their flip books to enhance the spelling learning experience.

I always like encouraging my students to use their flip books as reference sheets when they are working to promote good spelling habits. The goal is that eventually, by using the flip book when working, the student will begin to remember common errors made in the past and correct them. I have had much success with this strategy in my classes.

I’ve also included a color copy and an answer key – a total of 18 pages. 

It’s teaching made easy!

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You may also be interested in the following products: 

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

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

Rain, Rain, Go Away Short Story Mini Unit

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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!

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You may also be interested in the following products: 

The Elevator Elevator Short Story Mini Unit

Intermediate Poetry Unit

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
24 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Graphic Organizers for Writing Nonfiction”

by Spatial Projects

1st – 6th Grade

 

 

These FREE nonfiction graphic organizers will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction unit.

This resource is packed full of a wide variety of graphic organizers to practice reading and check understanding of nonfiction units. It includes the following:

❤️ Identifying the main idea and supporting details
❤️ Comparing and Contrasting
❤️ Identifying the Author’s Purpose
❤️ Making predictions before reading
❤️ Stating an opinion after reading

Looking for interactive nonfiction units for science and literacy centers? You can find them here:
All About Harp Seals
All About Orcas
All About Arctic Foxes
All About Polar Bears
All About Deer
All About Owls
All About Rabbits
All About Raccoons
All About Squirrels
All About Honeybees
All About Butterflies
All About Ants
All About Dragonflies
All About Ladybugs
All About Elephants
All About Giraffes
All About Lions
All About Rhinoceros
All About Zebras
All About Cats
All About Dogs
All About Goldfish
All About Parrots
All About Turtles

OTHER SPATIAL PROJECT FREEBIES
Nonfiction Author’s Purpose
Nonfiction Graphic Organizers
Penguin Nonfiction Unit Lapbook and Craft Pattern

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “California Coast Photo File”

by Tried and True Teaching Tools

3rd – 8th Grade

 

 

This set of gorgeous photos of California’s coastal region is the perfect supplement for teaching visual vocabulary and California geography! Photographed by Tried and True Teaching Tools, these photos enhance student understanding!
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FREE Black History Month Crossword Puzzle

 

 

Looking for Black History Month activities? 

The movie Hidden Figures (20th century Fox, 2017) was by far one of the best movies I’ve ever seen. It is based on the stories of three African American women– Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan. Initially hired by NASA to work as human computers, mathematicians who performed calculations for the work of NASA, each woman became an important contributor to NASA and the space race of the mid-twentieth century.

This crossword puzzle highlights the important contributions of these great African-American women. An answer key is included. Click here or on the image above to grab a free copy of “The Women Behind NASA’s Human Computers” crossword puzzle. 

Want to know more? 

Head on over to The Routty Math Teacher website (or click the image below) to read more about the movie, see a video clip, and find additional resources you can use with your students. Find it here!

 

 
Enjoy!

FREE MISC. LESSON – “Letter to a Future Student”

by From Chopsticks to Mason Jars

5th – 12th Grade

 

 

This is a way to assess yourself and gather feedback from students about a class or unit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Writing a Stellar Body Paragraph like a Pro!”

by English Oh My

5th – 11th Grade

 

 

These are the slides that accompany the free video. Please check out the link below:

Writing a Body Paragraph like a Pro-Video

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Valentines and Adjectives: Little Love Letters

Improve vocabulary and classroom cooperation

Encourage friendship and community in your classes while improving vocabulary at the same time!

So much better than those common, perfunctory, pre-printed Valentines!

Little Love Letters includes a Matching Exercise (with KEY) for improving knowledge of many adjectives that explore character traits. It improves word power while also serving as written prompts for the personal Valentines.  The notes themselves give students a little nudge toward class cooperation and affirmation.  Complete, clear, and simple instructions and forms for busy teachers are added.

You might also be interested in another unique Valentine activity from the Reading Spotlight Store:

An Invisible Valentine Card

Yes, it really is invisible!

Enjoy the smiles!

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Anglo-Saxon (Old English) with Fun Learning Activities!”

by J MASON EMERSON

6th – 12th Grade

 

 

This, as uploaded today 1/6/2016, begins with basic information about Anglo-Saxon which is also called Old English.

There’s a handy page with language background and pronunciation tips; a phrases/dialog section with: Hello, What’s your name?, I don’t understand, Again please, Thanks, What is that?, How much?, I want one, No , two, Yes, good; Where is a/the toilet?; Here, There; Goodbye.

Then come some additional extra vocabulary: woman, already, go, speak, in, house; man, see, much, food, and, water; hand, up, pain, medicine, money.

Next there is a grammar sketch as to word order, pluralization, articles. There are also handy links for finding additional vocabulary, grammar sketch, reference links;

A Concise Basic Dictionary Of Modern English and Anglo-Saxon (Old English);

Five fun, printable Word Search activities provide students plenty of practice with the targeted language and English. The Answer Keys are included;

Finally there are:

The Runic And Futhark Alphabets;

A Short Sample Of Anglo-Saxon Or Old English;

Some Numbers;

There are also two Matching Tests over Anglo-Saxon (Old English) with the Answers Keys included.

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FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON – “Chinese New Year Freebie”

by Teaching Treks

3rd – 6th Grade

 

 

Chinese New Year freebie contains the following printable activities: a webquest, two fun thinking trek task cards, a Legend of Nian storyboard and Chinese New Year vocabulary on 5 Word Cards. The cards are suitable for Word Walls and associated learning activities.

2018 is the Year of the Dog!

Visit www.treksntrails.info to find a Chinese New Year pathfinder for kids.

The freebie is a sample of my Chinese New Year Teaching Trek, which contains Thinking Treks – 24 thinking task cards and a student Trek Tracker to keep track of activities completed, mapping/art printables, 50 word cards, printable posters and no prep student worksheets.

You can find it here: Chinese New Year

You may also like: St. Patrick’s Day

or Australian Geography

Get your students thinking about Chinese New Year!

 

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Valentine Monster Clipart”

by Elementary Creations

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

 

 

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These are fun and colorful monster clipart that can be used for Valentine’s day. You can use them for personal or commercial use. There are 5 silly monsters plus there BW set for a total of 10 monsters. All graphics are saved in a PNG format and have high resolution. If you distribute the graphics for a fee or for free I do ask that you give credit back to me. Simple add my store logo or my link to your product.
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FREE MATH LESSON – “Probability and Chance Posters”

by Keep Calm and Teach

4th – 8th Grade

 

 

These two posters show the difference between probability and chance.
The chance poster includes a percent symbol and a number line to show how certain, likely, unlikely, and impossible an event is based on the percent of it happening.
The probability poster includes a fraction symbol and a number line to show how certain, likely, unlikely, and impossible an event is based on the percent of it happening.

More Math Resouces and Games:
Geometry Math Game Set: Three Dimensional Shapes
Lines and Angles I Have, Who Has Games
Candy Math: Fractions, Decimals, Graphing, …
Triangle Poster Set
Properties of Multiplication Set
Transformation Posters
Place Value Poster with Decimals
St. Patrick’s Day Math: Fractions, Decimals, Percent

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “FREE Valentine Card”

by Barnett’s School House

6th – 12th Grade

 

 

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

– 2 Jpg files 5×7 and 8×10 format
– 1 PDF file
– high-resolution: 300 dpi for perfect printing quality

YOU MAY:
-use this for your significant other
-share this on your blogs with a link back to my store

These designs are copyrighted by Barnett’s School House, you may not resell, redistribute or share these templates in whole for any reason.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!!

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Digital Paper- Chevron Retro Pack”

by Miss S’s Sixers

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

 

 

This is a set of 12 colorful chevron backgrounds perfect for any project…and it is FREE! I have had such wonderful feedback from people about my other background, that I have decided to make this one also free!

Size= 8.5″ by 11″— great for a PowerPoint Slide!

This digital paper is for personal or commercial use. Please just include my logo in the product you use it for.

Comes in a ZIP file

Other FREE Digital Papers:
Curvy Stripes
Colorful Stripes
Pastel Polka Dots

 

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Valentine’s Day Reward Coupons”

by Lisa Frase

Kindergarten – 6th Grade

 

 

This file contains 12 different reward coupons for Valentine’s Day. Tuck a coupon in your student’s Valentines!

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Editable City, State, Country, & Continent Travel Brochures-Checklists/Rubrics

Editable City, State, Country, & Continent Travel Brochures-Checklists/Rubrics

This is a NO PREP activity! Students gain and apply skills by working to create a travel brochure. There are EditableTrifold Brochures, Rubrics, & Checklists available to customize. There is a checklist (self eval & peer edit), template, and rubric for the city (capitals), state, country, continent, and template brochures. The graphic organizers, postcards, speech outline, or website homepage drawing can be added to enhance or for differentiated instruction.

Included in this resource:
✓How I Use This Resource
✓Editable City Checklist, Brochure, & Rubric
✓Editable State Checklist, Brochure, & Rubric
✓Editable Country Checklist, Brochure, & Rubric
✓Editable Continent Checklist, Brochure, & Rubric
✓Editable Template Checklist, Brochure, & Rubric
✓Postcards (12 choices)
✓Internet Homepage
✓Speech Outline
✓Peer Evaluations
✓Alternate Rubric
✓Key Words
✓Graphic Organizers
✓Terms of Use
✓Graphics and Fonts Credit

YOU MUST HAVE POWERPOINT TO EDIT
Clip art and backgrounds cannot be edited.

*Great for mixed or leveled classes to give students differentiated instruction.
*Requirements and guidelines are detailed and organized.
*Students know exactly what to research with the outline.
*Practical and easy to understand rubrics for teachers, parents, and students.
*Zip folder contains 2 PDFs, 2 PPT, & 2 PPTX.

The way I use it…
Students enjoy this project! This is a 1-2 week project. As I scaffold and model the information to my students, I have students write in the due dates on the checklist. I make this an at-school project and have students keep their brochure in a designated location.

Lastly, there are additional resources such as the checklist, postcards, key word list, or graphic organizers that are available to meet student needs. The homepage and speech are optional activities that you can use with your students.

Happy Teaching!
Sally

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Country Research Project 6-8 CCSS Aligned with Differentiated Options

Country Research Project 6-8 CCSS Aligned with Differentiated Options

This is a NO PREP project! Students gain and apply skills by working on a long project. They complete an in-depth inquiry into a specific topic. Students love the choice option! Students can write a 7 paragraph research report or the graphic organizer can be used in place of the report for differentiated instruction.

*6-8th Grade Common Core Aligned.
*You can choose with and without Common Core State Standards on your requirements page.
*There are reference choices for the MLA, APA, and CMS formats.
*There are representation/dress up/artifact, tri-fold, and float versions as options for this project.
*Great for mixed or leveled classes to give students differentiated instruction.
*Requirements and guidelines are detailed and organized.
*Students know exactly what to research with the outline.
*Students will write a 7 paragraph research report.
*Gives students a choice for their artifact.
*Practical and easy to understand rubrics for teachers, parents, and students.
*Permission slip to inform parents.
*Easy scoring on a 10 points each category out of 100 points for the rubrics. Or the rubric totals up to 100 points.
*Zip folder contains 3 PDFs and 1 PowerPoint.
*Aligned with Common Core State Standards.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.4,WHST.6-8.5,WHST.6-8.6,WHST.6-8.7,WHST.6-8.8,WHST.6-8.9, SL.6-8.4,SL.6-8.5,SL.6-8.6, RH.6-8.1,RH.6-8.7,RH.6-8.8,RH.6-8.9, W.6-8.2, W.6-8.7,W.6-8.8

The way I use it…
Students enjoy this project! This is a 2-3 month project. Each class is different and each year is different; therefore, I can’t do everything the same each time I teach the same subject. I give each student a three pronged folder with the packet inside. As I scaffold and model the information to my students,

Additionally, for the modified Country Project, choose what you need to use from the selection. All the resources in the PDF are not duplicates. They are additional resources or have been modified to meet student needs.

Happy Teaching!
Sally

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Writing – “Just Say, ‘NO!’ to Dull Writing””

by Connie

6th – 12th Grade

 

 

This year-long,”Just Say, ‘NO!’ to Dull Writing” activity has always been one of my star middle and high school lesson plans. On the first day of school, I handed out to my students right after we reviewed the syllabus and classroom rules and expectations.

I explained to the students that they were required to refer to it for any writing-graded or non-graded. Also, I made a poster of it to hang in the classroom and I taped a copy of the list to each desk for continual writing reinforcement.

Although it is a integral part of ‘Chapter 2 – The Foundation’ in my teacher resource book, “The House of Comprehension,” I offer it in my TpT store for FREE. The Taboo Words and Phrases list and coordinating lessons are crucial for empowering students to write clear, specific sentences instead of those with meaningless word choices and weak structures.

Here are some suggestions for using this product:

1. The first day of school, hand out the Taboo Words & Phrases sheet to every student. Explain that they are to refer to it every time that they revise a draft of an essay, an original poem or fiction piece, or a narrative article. Mention that even if they only revise for these particular words and phrases, their writing will dramatically improve.
2. Discuss that
– when they use these weak and clichéd words and phrases, their writing is vague, emotionless, and tells instead of shows.
– no matter what type of writing they are composing, students should strive to create word pictures;
– their writing must show, not tell, and to do this they must use concrete, specific nouns and adjectives.
– Verbs form the backbone of writing, and should always show action as well as the emotion of the subject performing the action.
3. Write some sentences on the board that use these weak words and phrases, and have students revise them for strength and clarity.
4. Repeat this information over and over to the students and address it on their final drafts.

The Taboo Words & Phrases List also works as a poster to hang in the classroom. For a poster, add the following information:

Effective Writing:
-Shows instead of tells
-Creates word pictures
-Uses concrete, specific nouns and adjectives
-Forms strong sentences-writing’s backbone- with verbs that show action and emotion

The other day, a former student who is now a senior in college asked me to send it to her. On my Facebook Profile page she said, “Mrs. C- I am tutoring at CNU’s writing center and have to do a presentation on making writing “concise and precise.” Could you send me a copy of your taboo words list please? It’s been and will continue to be the best advice on writing well that I’ve found ” (Olga S).

When this Taboo Words and Phrases list impacts your students’ thinking and writing, it will become a lifelong tool just as it did for Olga.

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Ten-SentenceFormat

Here is the link to the complete resource, “The House of Comprehension” –
EBook – “The House of Comprehension”

Enjoy a Teach It Now Day,
Connie

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Valentine Notes for Students FREEBIE

Valentine Notes for Students FREEBIE

Valentine Notes from the teacher to students! The first set of hearts are to give for all students with or without a gift. The second set of hearts for the students who give a gift. As an option, you can put your student’s name at the top and your name on the bottom.

You may be interested in the Birthday Certificates and Brag Tags for Students
You also may be interested in the Thank-You Notes for Students, Parents, and Co-Workers
Check out my End of the Year Bookmarks FREEBIE at…End of the Year Bookmarks FREEBIE

Included in this resource:
✓ Themed Notes (Valentines): Teacher to Students

Check out my blog at Purposeful Plans for more conferencing tips!

Happy Teaching!
Sally


Writing Conference Guide and Forms

With over 20 compliments and 15 improvement suggestions, the conference card will help guide what to say during a writing conference with your students! Just like when you scaffold and model the requirements for an essay in a mini-lesson, you do the same thing individually for each student through conferencing. Conferencing will help you deliver differentiated instruction. 

Included in this resource:

✓ How I Use This Resource

✓ Conference Card has

✓ Can Add Information to Blank Conference Card

✓ Meeting Schedule

✓ EDITABLE Tracker

✓ Student Anecdotal Notes

✓ Teacher Anecdotal Notes

✓ Skill Reteach Form

✓ EDITABLE Conference Data

✓ Terms of Use

✓ You Might Also Enjoy…

✓ Graphics and Fonts Credit

YOU MUST HAVE POWERPOINT TO EDIT

Clip art and background cannot be edited.  

The way I use this resource…

In writing, I scaffold and model information to my students. Each class is different and each year is different; therefore, I can’t do everything the same each time I teach the same subject. I start with the basic rubric and introduce 1-3 new concepts each essay. Once I introduce a concept, I hold students accountable for the concepts I taught. If it appears that the majority of the class does not understand the concept, I do not hold them accountable and I reteach the concept. I try not to stifle their creativity by focusing on spelling, capitalization, and punctuation during the first two terms of school depending on the class. I also can easily use the 6 traits of writing with the rubrics. Make sure a topic that is relevant, relatable, and the reasons are researchable is chosen.

You can either laminate and reuse the conference card (quick guide) or cut them out and highlight/circle the remarks choice and staple to each student’s paper. The list can go on and on with the improvement suggestion list. There is an empty column that you can write in your most commonly used suggestions for your students.  

There are meeting schedule sheet/tracker, student anecdotal notes, teacher anecdotal notes, and a skill reteach form. The writing data and conference meeting trackers are editable. With the conference meeting tracker, you can write in check marks to make sure you met with all of your students.

Check out my blog at Purposeful Plans for more conferencing tips!

Happy Teaching! 

Sally

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FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON – “Apartheid and Segregation”

by Unitedtoteach

6th – 12th Grade

 

 

These civil rights battles occurred on two different continents, yet they have many similarities. While one civil rights battle occurred under “apartheid” in South Africa, another civil rights battle occurred under “segregation” in the United States. In this activity, students use their book and internet research skills to find out the similarities and histories behind the civil rights battles that took place on two separate continents. How were people’s voting, speech, housing, education and transportation rights infringed? Have rights been improved in recent years? Students answer these questions through this activity. While there is an “answer key” included, answers will vary.

 

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FREE SCIENCE LESSON – “Using Games To Teach Science Vocabulary (Video)”

by Amy Brown Science

6th – 12th Grade

 

 

Studies have shown that science classes often introduce more new vocabulary words than a foreign language class. In this free video, I offer some tips and tricks and suggestions for how to use game formats to teach, review and reinforce new science vocabulary words.

Products related to science vocabulary games include:

Biology Buzz Words Bundle 1
Biology Buzz Words: Introduction to Science
Biology Buzz Words Biochemistry: The Chemistry of Life
Biology Buzz Words: Cell Structure and Function
Biology Buzz Words: Photosynthesis
Biology Buzz Words: Cellular Respiration
Biology Buzz Words Cell Division: Mitosis and Meiosis
Biology Buzz Words: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis
Biology Buzz Words: Genetics
Cell Organelles Mix Match Game
Kingdoms of Life Mix Match Game

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Adaptable Short Story Chart (adaptable to all works of fiction)

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Adaptable Short Story Chart (adaptable to all works of fiction)

 

 

Product Description

Adaptable Short Story Chart

This short story chart is perfectly adapted to all fiction (short stories, novels, plays….)

The document includes an explanation page as well as pages for students to complete.

It is excellent way to have students identify the different parts of plot.

It includes the following elements:
-narration
-Plot (initial situation, climax…)
-Setting
-Characterization
-Memorable quotes
-Themes

It’s teaching made easy!

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Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
N/A

Spelling Flip Book

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Spelling-Flip-Book-3019606

 

Spelling Flip Book

 

Product Description

The Spelling Flip Book is designed to help young learners become familiar with spelling rules and to incorporate them into their work.

Students can color and personalize their flip books to enhance the spelling learning experience.

I always like encouraging my students to use their flip books as reference sheets when they are working to promote good spelling habits. The goal is that eventually, by using the flip book when working, the student will begin to remember common errors made in the past and correct them. I have had much success with this strategy in my classes.

I’ve also included a color copy and an answer key – a total of 18 pages. 

It’s teaching made easy!

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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

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

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Mythology Greek & Roman Olympian Pantheon Poster”

by James Whitaker

5th – 12th Grade

 

 

Greek (& Roman) Mythology: The Olympians Large (8.5×14) Poster + Bio Cut-Outs

Product/Materials Preface (Grades 5-12):

Here is my Greek and Roman Mythology Gods and Goddesses of Olympus Large (8.5×14) Poster. Use as a reference poster, anchor chart, or handout. Includes a brief overview of 16 deities + Bio Cut-Outs for individual student research. Deities Include:

< Zeus < Hera < Poseidon
< Hestia < Hades < Demeter
< Persephone < Artemis < Apollo
< Athena < Hermes < Dionysus
< Aphrodite < Ares < Eros
< Hephaestus

You can use this Freebie Poster as an Introduction to any Mythology Unit and with almost any Greek & Roman Mythology book. Perfect for a Pre-Activity for the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Aeneid!

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

Check Out my other Mythology Products:

Mythology Ultimate Resource Bundle: 14 Products!

[[Mythology Ultimate Bundle Includes]]

1] PPT1: Story of Creation

2] PPT2: The Rise of Zeus—Road to the Titanomachy

3] PPT3: The Titanomachy

4] PPT4: Greek Olympian Pantheon

5] Mini-Poster Cards & Micro Books

6] Poster Profile Cards

7] Mini Research Books

8] Mini Alphabet Books

9] Large Research Templates

10] Olympian Pantheon BookMarks

11] Cupid & Psyche BookMarks

12] Origins of the Days of the Week

13] Origins of the Planets & Celestial Bodies

14] Greek Pantheon Large Poster FREEBIE

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

Copyright © 2014 James D. Whitaker, SophistThoughts™
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.

{{Some images used are in the Public Domain}}

 

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Free Assessment Tool for Creating a Board Game

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Creating a board Game Assessment Tool

 

Product Description
Assess your students’ knowledge of literature with this fun and creative evaluation. Not only will your students learn by creating a game, but other will learn as well by playing it.

This is a self-evaluation (and teacher assessment) rubric to guide students and teachers in the evaluation process.)

This rubric was created to help students understand exactly what is expected of them for this evaluation. It is also an excellent tool to assess students’ progress and final product.

This self-assessment rubric is part of the bundle as well.

Self-evaluation grids are a great way to guide students in their evaluations. Students will know exactly what is expected of them and will be made responsible for their own success. This package can also easily be changed to be used as peer-evaluations.

It’s teaching made easy!

IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO OPEN THE ZIP FILE, PLEASE

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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

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

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “New Years Reflection for 2017-2018”

by Rachel Lynette

2nd – 8th Grade

 

 

New Years Reflection updated for 2017-2018!

Here is a printable New Years reflection activity to use with your students! This is a great way to have your students reflect on the old year and think about what they are hoping for in the new one. You might want to send it home before winter break. You could also use the responses as the start of a journal entry or writing project.

Happy Teaching,

Rachel Lynette

 

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Rain, Rain, Go Away Short Story Mini Unit

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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!

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The Elevator Elevator Short Story Mini Unit

Intermediate Poetry Unit

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

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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “New Year’s Resolution Writing Prompt FREEBIE”

by Mr and Mrs

Kindergarten – 6th Grade

 

 

Ring in the New Year with this FREE writing prompt! Enjoy!!

Check out these other January to make sure you start the year right!
Common Core January Morning Seat Work Pack
January Comprehension Journal

You’re going to want these too!
Informative Writing Unit
Parts of Speech Pack

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