Daily Archives: November 8, 2021

Free Creating a board Game Assessment Tool


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.

You may also be interested in the following products:

Group Work Assessment Tool

Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Jeopardy Game

I Have, Who Has? Game for Teaching Figurative Language & Poetry
Rubrics: Self-Evaluation Bundle

Thesis Writing Activity

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Gift of the Magi – Close Reading Analysis”

by Homegrown Teacher
8th – 10th Grade

This free product is a close reading analysis of O. Henry’s short story, “Gift of the Magi.” There is a teacher’s instruction page, which details how I have used this document in my own classroom, specifically targeting the importance of the gradual release process and teaching students how to annotate a piece of text. A full sample annotation packet is also included.

This text lends itself to teaching students the importance of annotation targeting vocabulary, textual evidence for setting and characterization as well as allusions.

Enjoy this timeless story as your students get practice using the close reading strategy!

If you like this product, see my other products at:

You may also be interested in:
Romeo and Juliet: Interpreting and Paraphrasing the Prologue
Romeo and Juliet Test – Final Exam
Soundtrack Citing Evidence Writing Project
Narrative Writing Project

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