Category Archives : 8th Grade


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Yearbook Yearlong Timeline: Outline for Your Year”

by Look Between the Lines

4th – 12th Grade

 

 

This is an outline of what needs to happen in yearbook class starting in May the year before through May the year the book is submitted and presented.

This yearbook timeline includes specific assignments, deadlines, homework, and what needs to be scheduled or submitted when. It also gives a breakdown of various assignments to various roles, including editor-in-chief, section editor, and staff members.

This is also part of my yearlong yearbook bundle pack, available at a bundle discount price. This includes everything you need for your year of yearbook including handouts and yearbook planning worksheets. Check it out here.

Check out my organization and information collection worksheets here.

Check out my beginning of the year, yearbook worksheets (including syllabus and staff contracts) here.

Check out my bundle pack of yearbook brainstorm worksheets here.
(including theme, folio, section, fonts, colors, and other pre-planning activities)

Check out my first yearbook assignment of the year and intro to layout and design here.

Check out the rest of my products here.

 

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FREE MATH LESSON – “Percent of a Number Escape Room Activity – FREE CHALLENGE”

by Lindsay Perro

6th – 8th Grade

 

 

This activity is a FREE sample challenge to give you a look inside the Math Escapes line of resources.

Students will be given 10 percent problems to solve. They will locate the card in the envelope that contains their answer and lay it on top of the question on the challenge page. When finished, they will need to preform the indicated operation(s) with their answers in order to reveal the code.

Also included is a hint card, envelope label and answer key.

About Math Escapes : 
Math Escapes provide students with a collaborative way to review math skills. Each escape includes eight challenges that require students to use specific skills to find codes that will unlock each puzzle.

What makes Math Escapes different? 
Math Escapes do not require the challenges to be completed in any particular order. In order for students to “escape” they simply have to find all 8 codes. This allows for (a) differentiation, (b) removal of challenges for time and (c) the ability for you to only make one copy of each challenge because as groups finish one challenge their next one can be whatever is available.

What is included in each Math Escape activity?
⇢ CCSS and TEKS standard alignment
⇢ Four pages of escape directions
⇢ A digital lock option
⇢ Links to locks/boxes to purchase
⇢ An “unpacking” video where I walk you through prep and setup
⇢ Detailed puzzle teacher information
⇢ 8 challenges with prep instructions and materials
⇢ Hint cards for each challenge (PDF format and EDITABLE PPT format)
⇢ Group code sheet
⇢ Student workbook
⇢ Photos that show each challenge prepped
⇢ End of escape signs and a sign template
⇢ Prize ideas
⇢ Answer keys

Materials Needed
You do not need to spend money on locks and boxes (although that option and links to materials are included). You can simply use manila folders or the included digital lock.

Click Here to get information about Lifetime Math Escapes Membership 

More Escapes! 
I’m working together with Gina Wilson from All Things Algebra® to bring you end of year escape room activities and eventually skill specific escape room activities by grade level for 5th Grade through Pre-Calculus!

◆ 5th Grade Math End of Year Escape Activity – Coming Soon!
◆ 6th Grade Math End of Year Escape Activity 
◆ 7th Grade Math End of Year Escape Activity 
◆ Pre-Algebra End of Year Escape Activity – Coming Soon!
◆ 8th Grade Math End of Year Escape Activity 
◆ Algebra 1 End of Year Escape Activity 
◆ Algebra 2 End of Year Escape Activity – Coming Soon!
◆ Geometry End of Year Escape Activity 
◆ Pre-Calculus End of Year Escape Activity – Coming Soon!

Licensing Terms :
By purchasing this product, you own a license for one teacher only for personal use in their own classroom. Licenses are non-transferable and therefore can not be passed from one teacher to another. If the teacher who purchased this license leaves the classroom or changes schools, the license and materials leave with that teacher. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire team, grade level, school or district without purchasing the correct number of licenses. If you are a coach, principal or district interested in transferable licenses that would accommodate yearly staff changes, please contact me for a transferable license quote at lindsayperro@gmail.com.

Copyright Information :
© Lindsay Perro. Please note – all material included in this resource belongs to Lindsay Perro Inc. By purchasing, you have a license to use the material but you do not own the material. You may not upload any portion of this resource to the internet in any format, including school/personal websites or network drives unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students, not other teachers or anyone else on the internet.

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Learning to read sounds in French

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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!

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

 

 


FREE MISC. LESSON – “FREE Spanish Cognates Matching Activities”

by The Enlightened Elephant

5th – 11th Grade

 

 

This activity includes 30 cognate matching cards. Use these cards for icebreaker activities, to assign seats, to pair up students and to play games. These cards can also be used as an introduction to cognates and their use in learning the Spanish language.
Each cognate has a card that matches a picture to the Spanish word.

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Spanish Back-to-School and Year-Round Resource Packet 
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ELA Literature Study Unit – Use with ANY Work of Literature

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ELA Literature Study Unit - Use with ANY Work of Literature

 

Product Description
ELA Literature Study Unit – Use with ANY Work of Literature 
This bundle has everything needed to teach any work of literature, to start literature circles, or as an alternative to independent book reports. It also teaches literacy skills which are essential for students to add meaning to content.Now comes with a fill in the blank PDF for students who prefer using the computer

There are 24 pages in the unit guide that include: 
-Anticipation guide
-Prediction chart
-Plot Chart
– Plot chart (graphic organizer)
-List of character traits and a STEAL chart for characterization
-Characterization graphic organizer
-STEAL characterization graphic organizer
-Character traits graphic organizer
-Conflict activity
-Personal word wall
-Important passages (quotes) activity sheet
-Questions for Comprehension (generic- before, during, and after reading)
-Event map
-Chapter summary pages
-Making inferences activity sheet
-Activity on author’s purpose
-Themes and how to develop them
-How to develop themes in paragraph form (using PEEL)
-Paragraph graphic organizer (using PEEL)
-How to answer a test question in paragraph form (using PEEL)

Included are 2 evaluations with rubrics: 
1) Writing a journal as one of the characters in the story (focus on characterization)
2) Writing a newspaper article on an event from the story (focus on plot and cause and event)

Characterization poster for the classroom is also included in two different formats (legal size paper required)

It’s teaching made easy!

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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
31 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
N/A

Figurative Language and Poetic Devices Jeopardy Game

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Figurative Language and Poetic Devices Jeopardy Game

 

 

Product Description

Are 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

 

 


How to write a paragraph

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How to write a paragraph

 

Product Description
The Paragraph package is an easy to use document that will help students learn how to write effectively using the proper form.
The document includes a detailed description of the different types of paragraphs as well as how to effectively write the paragraph (with sentence by sentence instructions).It’s teaching made easy!

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

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

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

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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!

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

FREE MISC. LESSON – “Kindness Rocks: Free Labels for Pass-It-On Kindness Stones”

by Whimsy in School Counseling

2nd – 12th Grade

 

 

Different kindness campaigns across the US hide rocks with kind messages, bright pictures, or inspiring quotes on them. This fun, meaningful project is low-budget and high-impact: using art supplies that you already have and rocks your class finds outside, you can make a masterpiece!

This is an easy art project that supplements social-emotional learning and community engagement. Perfect for the end of the school year, before a field trip, or as a fun way of spreading cheer around the playground!

Simply collect rocks, paint them, affix a label to the back, cover in modge podge or clear glue, and hide in any appropriate public place! For even more fun, add a hashtag or start a facebook page so folks who find your rocks (and are inspired to create their own rocks!) can post pictures of where they find and rehide yours.

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Parts of Speech Grammar Circles (Superhero Themed)

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Parts of Speech Grammar Circles (Superhero Themed)

 

Product Description

Superhero themed Parts of speech Grammar Circle Unit

One of the biggest challenges I had in my English classes was how to fit grammar in 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 other than to facilitate and supervise.

Once these circles have been implemented and students know who their group members are and what they are supposed to do, it is a great prep to leave a supply teacher.

The package includes:

1) A Student Packet – which contains the Literature Circle directions, the notes, and activities, and a “Mark Calculation” page to keep track of their marks. (27 pages)

Activities included focus on:

-nouns
-adjectives
-verbs
-adverbs
-prepositions
-conjunctions
-putting in all together
-correct use of pronouns
-who and whom
-that and which
-who’s and whose
-that and who
-pronoun case
-pronoun agreement
-active and passive voice
-verb tenses (present, past, future)
-verb uses (consistency in verb tenses)

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.

Also included are free Superhero Themed Parts of Speech Posters to decorate your class.

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 learn parts of speech.

(51 pages total for this unit)

You may also be interested in:

Sentences – Grammar Circles for easy and effective grammar

Super Hero Themed Parts of Speech Posters (FREE)

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

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Understanding Allegory with the help of Aesop’s Fables (Animal Farm lesson one)”

by Stacey Lloyd

7th – 10th Grade

 

 

A step-by-step lesson plan on understanding allegory. This lesson plan comes with activities, worksheets and handouts.

*** This lesson is LESSON 1 of my ANIMAL FARM lesson pack – a massive step-by-step lesson plan pack for the teaching of George Orwell’s iconic novel. You can find it HERE (click).

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free Shopping Cart and Grocery List from Charlotte’s Clips”

by Charlotte’s Clips

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

 

 

Free Shopping Cart Clip Art with Groceries and shopping list.

This color clip art is in 300 dpi transparent png format which provides clear printing and easy resizing.

This clip art would work well for grocery stores, shopping, money, food and nutrition, junk food, super bowl game food, goods and services.

Credit must be given to illustrator with a link back to my store. Complete terms of use are included in download.

If you like this piece of clip art you may want to check out my other food clip art sets:

Clip art for Food for Grocery Store

 

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April Teacher Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

 

It’s April already, the school year is almost over. Easter and Passover have come an gone, 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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April Activities Just for You
By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

Turning my thoughts to sunny days and warmer weather!!! Can’t you just smell spring in the air? Daffodils beginning to bloom, Lilac trees starting to flower, and Lilies of the Valley popping up. I just love the aroma. Not only is my birthday in April but it brings us Passover, Easter, and one that you may never have heard of, can you guess? If you said Jelly Bean Day, you’d be right.  I don’t know about you, but I looove jelly beans. They come in so many awesome flavors, no I don’t like the black ones, but I had an aunt who used to love them.
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STEAM: From Sandbox to Spectacular
By Retta London of Rainbow City Learning

How to take your STEM activities to the next level for upper elementary students.
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Tone
By Gini Musmanno of The Reading Spotlight

A message to Myself: My tone of voice has a greater influence on children than I might think. Remember the time…
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C-Stem
By Lisa Robles of LisaTeachR’s Classroom

Learn about C-Stem and tools for coding!
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The Hidden Curriculum
By Michelle Webb of Teaching Ideas for Those Who Love Teaching

Finding books to read with your class that tell more than a single story.
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The Teacher’s Role in Classroom Book Clubs
By Marcy Howe of It’s a Teacher Thing

Simplify using classroom book clubs by understanding the role of the teacher on meeting day. Learn key tips to ensure your classroom book clubs will run smoothly.
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FREE SCIENCE LESSON – “Flower Stock Photos Set 1 Freebie”

by The Lab

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

 

 

High resolution photographs to enhance your products.

Includes 6 High Resolution (300dpi) photographs of Flowers.

All photographs were taken by myself or my husband. Please make sure to read the Terms of Use.

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Opinion Letter with the Novel Holes

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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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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
10 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
4 days

 

 


Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Mini-Unit

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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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Poetry Unit for Intermediate Students
Poetry Unit: The Art of Interpretation
Romeo and Juliet – A No Prep Unit
The 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
16 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 days

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Mother’s Day / Honor Parent / Guardian / Step / Clip Art”

by Virtually Real

Pre-Kindergarten – 8th Grade

 

 

Encourage students to honor the adult person in their life – parent, step-parent, guardian or other significant figure.

Features one hand drawn and digitally edited image of an animal pair, ready for children to personalize.

Includes

One black and white PDF
– ready to print, cut out and color
– thick card stock recommended
– allow time for ink to dry before coloring

Two color PDFs 
– ready to print
– choose glossy or matte paper
– recommended for photo quality printers only

Three PNG Clip Art image files
– no use restrictions 

More Greeting Cards
Set of seven birthday cards inspired by classic picture books for $4.50
Set of six growth mindset cards to affirm students for $4.00

 

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Free 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

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Literary Device Task Cards (Free)”

by Juggling ELA

6th – 10th Grade

 

 

Are you tired of using handouts? Are you looking for a good way to differentiate? Have you tried using task cards? Task Cards are a great teaching tool that can be used in a variety of ways.

You can:
1) Put all the cards on a ring and give each student (or group) a set of cards.
2) Leave the cards loose and give different students (or groups) different cards depending upon their level.
3) Give students a choice (Pick 6 out of the 8 cards.)

There are 8 cards all together in this task card set and an additional 4 blank cards for you to write in any prompts you’d like to add to the set.

You can have students respond to every card, have them pick a certain amount of cards or assign the cards to students depending upon their level.

The cards will can be used for:

Do Now Activities/Bell Ringers
Discussion Starters
Entrance/Exit Tickets

I would print out the task cards on card stock and laminate them so you can use them more than once.

If you have any questions feel free to ask.

This product is included in my task cards bundle listed here:

ELA Task Cards Bundle

 

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Seventh Grade Short Story Mini Unit

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Seventh Grade Short Story Mini Unit

 

Product Description

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
-Comprehensive answer key for all activities.

18 pages total

It’s teaching made easy!

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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 MATH LESSON – “Math Critical Thinking Writing Prompts”

by Mrs E Teaches Math

8th – 11th Grade

 

 

In this NO-PREP sample resource, students will develop reflective and independent thinking, while connecting mathematical ideas. This is READY TO PRINT and will KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED while deepening their understanding!

There are FOUR prompts included!

Every writing prompt is given in two versions: exit tickets or warmups, and interactive notebook pages. An answer key is NOT included.

If you enjoy this sample, you will LOVE the READY TO PRINT, YEAR-LONG Geometry Critical Thinking Journal Prompts!

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The Elevator Short Story Mini Unit

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The Elevator Short Story Mini Unit

 

Product Description

“The Elevator” Short Story Mini-Unit is a one-stop-shop for teaching the short story. Other than photocopies, all of the work has been done for you.

This mini-unit is suitable for grades 7 through 10 and includes: 
-a copy of the short story
-questions for comprehension
-a plot chart organizer
-activity to help students discover the author’s purpose for writing
-an instructional sheet on how to develop themes (with a practical example)
-an instructional sheet on how to develop a theme in paragraph form
-a graphic organizer to help students organize their paragraphs
-an example of a completed graphic organizer to plan the paragraph
-an example of a paragraph for “The Elevator.”
-a comprehensive answer key for all handouts
-a three-day lesson plan to accompany the story

It’s teaching made easy!

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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
16 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Free Kindness Quote Writing Prompt #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths”

by Tracee Orman

6th – 9th Grade

 

 

“Kindness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

From my best-selling Motivational Monday Weekly Writing Prompts Bell Ringers or Exit Slipsenjoy this free quote about kindness, along with four writing prompt questions and an optional handout.

This resource is a great way to promote positive behavior in your students, start a discussion about kindness, bullying, etc., or to kick off a “random acts of kindness” project. Plus, it’s EDITABLE! Change the prompts to suit your needs.

This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.

If you like this resource, you’ll love having all 53 motivational quotes to use throughout the year. The full download comes with a classroom “Motivational Monday” sign and is completely editable so you can customize it for your students.

#kindnessnation
#weholdthesetruths

Find additional bell ringers and exit slips here:

Motivational Monday Weekly Writing Prompts Bell Ringers or Exit Slips {Editable}

A Year of Journal Prompts Aligned to the Common Core State Standards {Editable}

Google Drive Bell Ringers for ANY Book or Story

Common Core Bell Ringers and Exit Slips Bundle, Vol. 1

Common Core Bell Ringers Exit Slips Bundle, Volume 2

Created and copyrighted by Tracee Orman
All Rights Reserved

 

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English Grammar Cheat Sheet

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English Grammar Cheat Sheet

 

Product Description

This “Cheat Sheet” was designed to help students while writing in English. This at a glance 2 page sheet is colorful and has an easy to find layout to help students remember certain important things while they write.

I allow my students to use this in class when writing a test. This is not a grammar lesson, but it will remind students about the grammar they’ve learned in the past.

Some of the reminders included:

– parts of speech
– transitional words
– quotation marks (how and when to use them)
– basic sentence structure
– spelling tips (plurals of nouns and IE rule)
– puncutaion rules (apostrophe, colon, semicolon

The other side of the page has comma rules:
– with coordinate conjunctions
-with introductory elements
– with other elements (dates, parenthetical expression, nouns in a direct address)
– with adjectives
-with appositives

It also contains tips on things to avoid, such as writing a paragraph shorter than 4 sentences. And, it contains a list of things to do, such as make sure that your paragraphs contain at least 2 pieces of evidence.

It’s teaching made easy!

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

Short Story Bundle Unit Plan

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Short Story Bundle Unit Plan

 

Product Description

The Short Story Bundle is 4 short story mini-units for the price of one. See the preview for more details.

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 evaluation sheet
-Comprehensive answer key for all activities.

18 pages total

“The Elevator” Short Story Mini-Unit is a one-stop-shop for teaching the short story. Other than photocopies, all of the work has been done for you.

This mini-unit is suitable for grades 7 through 10 and includes: 
-a copy of the short story
-questions for comprehension
-a plot chart organizer
-activity to help students discover the author’s purpose for writing
-an instructional sheet on how to develop themes (with a practical example)
-an instructional sheet on how to develop a theme in paragraph form
-a graphic organizer to help students organize their paragraphs
-an example of a completed graphic organizer to plan the paragraph
-an example of a paragraph for “The Elevator.”
-a comprehensive answer key for all handouts
-a three-day lesson plan to accompany the story

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 theme and paragraph support)
• Author’s purpose activity sheet
• How to develop a theme sheet with an example
• A graphic organizer to help students plan their paragraph
• An answer key for all activities
• 3-day lesson plan for easy planning

16 pages total

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

Individual Short Story Mini-Units: 
The Elevator Short Story Mini Unit
Rain, Rain, Go Away Short Story Mini Unit
Seventh Grade Mini Unit
Charles Short Story Mini Unit

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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
74 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

 

 


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Technology Help: Adding a Little GIF… into Your Life”

by Science Girl Lessons

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

 

 

Need help creating a GIF image? Looking for how to insert animated imaged into your blog or Pinterest Pins? This step-by-step guide includes pictures to help with the process. Ideal for those who use a PC, but MAC users may be able to figure it out as well.

Have fun with this!

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FREE Math Test Review Printable

 

Looking for a different way to review math problems? 

The Rock ‘n’ Roll strategy encourages students to explore the different aspects of the problem-solving process when reviewing math problems. This is a great strategy for reviewing test questions or reviews that have multiple choice answers. This strategy works best for
reviewing a few problems, maybe the most missed ones from an assessment or review, but it’s very effective.
Click here or on the image above to grab a free copy of my “Rock ‘n’ Roll Math” printables. You can read more about how to use the “Rock ‘n’ Roll Math” strategy here.
Want to know more? 

Head on over to The Routty Math Teacher website and read my latest post, “Six Tips for a Successful Math Review” where I share tips for a great review and some of my favorite review strategies. Read the post here or by clicking on the image below.

 

Enjoy!

Free Literature Circle Before and After Reading Questionnaires

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Literature Circle Before and After Reading Questionnaires

 

Product Description

This document has been created as a preamble to the literature circle. In order to ensure the success of literature circles, the teacher must first choose novels that will interest students and challenge them academically. This document has been created to do just that.

In addition, I’ve also included and “after reading” reflection.

It’s teaching made easy!

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Podcast Listening Guide for Any True Crime Series, Student Casebook”

by Julie Faulkner

7th – 12th Grade

 

 

This student casebook is designed to be a set of worksheets your students can use during their listening experience of any popular true crime podcast series of your choice. The pages provided are designed to work as a whole while students “investigate” along with the podcast’s narrator; however, you could just pull out a few at a time. Students will have the opportunity to collect evidence, interview/question suspects, chart the timeline, and make their own hypothesis of the outcome. Podcasts provide a unique way to build critical thinking skills while adhering to state standards, and the fact that these worksheets are designed specifically for the popular true-crime vein of the podcast genre means that you can choose any one you want, and with no prep for you, you and your students can join the movement quickly and easily – without sacrificing any amount of critical thinking, problem solving, or fun!

Plus, this set of recording sheets also comes in a digital hybrid, ready-to-complete Google Drive format! They’ll be ready in just a moment’s notice for you to conduct an amazingly in-depth lesson of your preferred true crime series podcast such as Serial or Up and Vanished! The images, questions, and boxes are fixed in Google Slides, but they are made ready for students to type their answers right on the page!

Use them in English class, criminal justice, technology, journalism, history, etc. Your students will love that they are beautifully designed and allow them to be part of the story. You will love that your students are engaged successfully in discussing this new genre of texts. Your admin will love that students are thinking critically and meeting standards.

Take a look at the other worksheets for analyzing text in my catalog:
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Digital Poetry Worksheets
Printable Speech Worksheets
Digital Speech Worksheets
Printable Movie Worksheets
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Printable Podcasts Worksheets

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