Category Archives : 8th Grade


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Free AAC Training Video E is for Eye Gaze”

by Susan Berkowitz
Kindergarten – 8th Grade

For students who have no other way to access AAC, eye gaze is often the answer. Eye gaze can be high or low tech. E-tran boards and paper-based systems use clear acrylic or plain paper and use the borders and corners of the page, with the central space cut out or clear, so that the partner can see where the individual’s eyes are looking.

Eye gaze can be difficult for students to learn, as the learning curve can initially be steep and the process can be fatiguing.

We often make the mistake of giving students an AAC system with eye gaze technology and going straight to using communication pages – or trying to!

But there is a steep learning curve; and students often need to move through exploring eye gaze with limited purpose, through learning cause and effect, through targeting a specific item in a field, and into turn taking, choosing, and learning to use symbol grids and/or keyboards.

Did you know that almost 90% of learning is through vision? That almost 70% of student with cerebral palsy have either refraction errors or other vision impairments – particularly cortical vision impairment? That most vision impairments go undetected?

For students for whom the physical effort of using a high tech eye gaze system is too overwhelming, simple eye gaze activities can be a strategy for gaining communication without the effort of using more complex eye gaze or hitting a switch.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Winter Hats and Mittens Sort for Special Education FREE”

by Simply Special Ed
Pre-Kindergarten – 8th Grade

A winter sorting activity for your independent work systems!

Tips for use:

+ Use in a file folder

+ Use in a task bin

+ Bind into a book to keep together

+ Add velcro to the back of a full page laminated piece of paper to store pieces

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Winter Girl – FREE (Commercial Use)”

by The Traveling Classroom
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

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The is a sample of my complete winter kids and sports clip art set.

2 High Quality Graphics for Commercial Use

Includes 1 Color PNG and 1 black line PNG

Clip Art for Teachers

You will definitely have fun with these graphics! Oh the possibilities! Just re-size to make different sizes for any project!

Use them for personal or commercial purposes. You MUST provide credit.

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Interactive Notebooking for Science and Social Studies”

by Mrs Lena
4th – 12th Grade

This is an original, 23 page, science and social studies interactive notebooking pack. Perfect for all grades.

Make your teaching stick!

Mrs. Lena, M.Ed.

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The Giver Game Bundle for Chapter Review

Description

The Giver Game Bundle – A perfect addition to any novel unit!

According to research, using games when teaching increases student participation, comprehension, as well as fostering emotional and social learning.

Today’s 21st- century student needs to be fully engaged in learning to gain knowledge and then apply it in meaningful ways. Many teachers find that traditional comprehension questions are not engaging and often do not reinforce understanding. Both teacher and student often find answering the traditional chapter questions tedious and uninteresting.   

Help your students fully engage with Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” by incorporating these short, fun games into your unit.  

Each game includes quality questions that check the student’s understanding and are varied to include:  

❒ Important vocabulary and terms

❒ Symbolism

❒ Irony

❒ Foreshadow

❒ Literary elements

❒ Plot 

❒ Characters

❒ Themes

❒ Quotes

❒ Everything you would ask in traditional comprehension questions

The breakout rooms include clues and answer keys for the teacher. The teacher can give students hints if they struggle in their quests.

The games created are interactive, engaging, and varied to maintain student interest. Each game includes a different theme with different challenges. Some games have game-show quiz-style questions, while others are like mini breakout rooms. Even better, the games require no preparation for the teacher. Other than an internet connection, nothing else is required! Merely share the game link with students, and they’re off to work independently. The games also inform students of the correct answer to all questions, so they will learn the necessary information before moving on to subsequent material.

Students can play these games as a group or individually. Create a class challenge to see who can complete the games in less time. The possibilities are endless! These games are also a great way to engage students in learning online.

The activities will take 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the game and the student’s abilities.  

I love doing this activity at the beginning of my lessons to review the previous chapter, facilitating discussions and class activities.

The bundle includes  23 games and 320 questions in total!

The games can be played on any PC, laptop or tablet, Smartphone, Mac, or Chromebook. Anything that can access the internet can be used to access the games.  

Check out this free sample from Chapter 1

You may also be interested in the following products:

❒ The Chrysalids Game Bundle

The Outsiders Game Bundle

❒ Check out my other Interactive Games

❒ Analyze This!

❒ Short Story Bundle

❒ I Have, Who Has? Game for Teaching Figurative Language & Poetry

❒ ELA Literature Study Unit

❒ Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Jeopardy

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
21 games
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
N/A


The Outsiders Chapter Review Game Bundle

Description

The Outsiders Game Bundle – A perfect addition to any novel unit!

According to research, using games when teaching increases student participation, comprehension, as well as fostering emotional and social learning.

Today’s 21st- century student needs to be fully engaged in learning to gain knowledge and then apply it in meaningful ways. Many teachers find that traditional comprehension questions are not engaging and often do not reinforce understanding. Both teacher and student often find answering the traditional chapter questions tedious and uninteresting.   

Help your students become fully engaged with S.E. Hinton’s”The Outsiders” by incorporating these short, fun games into your unit.  

Each game includes quality questions that check the student’s understanding and are varied to include:  

❒ Important vocabulary and terms

❒ Symbolism

❒ Irony

❒ Foreshadow

❒ Literary elements

❒ Plot 

❒ Characters

❒ Themes

❒ Quotes

❒ Everything you would ask in traditional comprehension questions

The Bundle also includes a BONUS GAME on Robert Frost’s poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay.” (Only available in the bundle)

The breakout rooms include clues and answer keys for the teacher. The teacher can give students hints if they struggle in their quests.

The games created are interactive, engaging, and varied to maintain student interest. Each game includes a different theme with different challenges. Some games have game-show quiz-style questions, while others are like mini breakout rooms. Even better, the games require no preparation for the teacher. Other than an internet connection, nothing else is required! Merely share the game link with students, and they’re off to work independently. The games also inform students of the correct answer to all questions, so they will learn the necessary information before moving on to subsequent material.

Students can play these games as a group or individually. Create a class challenge to see who can complete the games in less time. The possibilities are endless! These games are also a great way to engage students in learning online.

The activities will take 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the game and the student’s abilities.  

I love doing this activity at the beginning of my lessons to review the previous chapter, facilitating discussions and class activities.

The bundle includes 206 questions in total!

The games can be played on any PC, laptop or tablet, Smartphone, Mac, or Chromebook. Anything that can access the internet can be used to access the games.  

Check out this free sample from Chapter 1

You may also be interested in the following products:

❒ The Chrysalids Game Bundle

❒ Check out my other Interactive Games

❒ Analyze This!

❒ Short Story Bundle

❒ I Have, Who Has? Game for Teaching Figurative Language & Poetry

❒ ELA Literature Study Unit

❒ Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Jeopardy

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
13 games and 206 questions
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
N/A


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free Valentine’s Day Lessons By The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs MC – 2023”

by Victoria Leon
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Enjoy these free Valentine’s Day activities with your students by The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative. Click on the links to thousands of free lessons that you may use throughout the year…

  • Sight Word Decodable Valentines Day Book: I See Hearts Free Book
  • FREE Valentines Day Activities – Create Random Acts of Kindness Coupons
  • Valentines Blending CVC Words Literacy Center Activity Freebie
  • Winter Subtraction: Number Bonds 10-20 Scoot Game
  • Beginning Letter Sounds Center Activity Valentine’s Day
  • Valentine’s Day Word Search Freebie
  • FREE 3rd Grade Math for February Sample | TPT Featured | Digital and Printable
  • Free Word Problem of the Day – Valentine’s Day 2023
  • Hearts and Valentines – A FREE Rebus Problem Solving Activity for February
  • Valentine’s Day Stationery
  • Free Back to School Lessons
  • Free Winter Holiday Lessons
  • Free Valentine’s Day Lessons
  • Free End of the Year Lessons
  • 100+ Free Lessons & Teaching Ideas
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  • The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative WordPress Blog
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  • The Best of TpT Pinterest Boards

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free Valentine’s Day Lessons By The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs MC – 2019”

by Victoria Leon
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Add some Valentine’s Day fun to your regular curriculum with these free lessons by The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative! 

  • Let’s Count for Love! (11-20)
  • Editable 100 Days Smarter Bracelets FREEBIE
  • Valentine’s Day Cards for Teacher’s Activity
  • Valentine Write the Room Counting Set: 10-20 Sample Set
  • Valentine’s Day Haiku Poem Activity
  • Llama Love Time Capsule – Valentine FREEBIE
  • FREE Valentine Addition Task Cards (QR Code, Self Check, NO PREP)
  • Venn Valentine Greetings
  • 3rd Grade Math for February – FREEBIE
  • FREE Valentine’s Day Color by Parts of Speech Mystery Pictures with Worksheet
  • Grateful Gnomes FREE Sample
  • Kindness Cards – An Activity Accentuating Positive Personality Traits
  • Hearts and Valentines – A FREE Rebus Puzzle Activity for February
  • History of Valentine’s Day: FREE Informational Text Passage
  • Practice Correcting Run-on Sentences for Valentine’s Day
  • More Free Lessons

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Have a Happy Valentine’s Day with your students,

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

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Rubrics: Self Evaluation and teacher assessment rubrics

Description

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.

Included within this document are over 20 different self-evaluation grids.

These self-evaluation grids are also very helpful to teachers:

Helps the teacher justify the final mark;

❒ Helps the teacher create meaningful evaluation grids;

❒ Helps to identify students’ weaknesses and strengths;

❒ Helps parents and students better understand the task required;

❒ Helps teachers create rubrics for the final evaluation.

This package was created in a Word document in order to be easily modified and changed according to the individual teacher’s needs.

This self-evaluation package contains self-evaluation grids for:

❒ Newspaper article

❒ Short story writing (intermediate and senior)

❒ Essay writing (various different types)

❒ Essay evaluation rubrics (for teacher –with and without sources)

❒ Independent study unit

❒ Research paper

❒ Skits

❒ Board game

❒ Group work

❒ Opinion piece

❒ Editorial

❒ Friendly letter

❒ Debate

❒ Movie review

❒ Journals

❒ Scrapbook

❒ Seminar

❒ Speech

❒ Riddle writing

You may also be interested in the following products:

Comment Bank

ELA Report Card Comments

Group Work Assessment Tool

Opinion Letter with the Novel Holes

Opinion Piece Bundle

Poster: Developing Themes in Literature

It’s teaching made easy!

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


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free Valentine’s Day Lessons By The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs MC – 2021”

by Victoria Leon
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Enjoy these free Valentine’s Day activities with your students by The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative. Click on the links to thousands of free lessons that you may use throughout the year…

  • Valentine Math Kinder Number Flipbook 0 – 19 Distance Learning
  • Valentine Subtraction Facts: Less Than Ten Color By Code
  • Valentine’s Day Activities FREE
  • Valentines Writing Prompts
  • Third Grade Math for February Free Sample TpT Featured Resource
  • Kindness Cards – an Activity Accentuating Positive Personality Traits
  • COMPASSION Synonym Freebie
  • Valentine’s Day Homophones Mystery Picture Puzzle FREEBIE Distance Learning
  • Valentine’s Day Idioms About Love and the Heart – FREE – ELA – Grades 4-12
  • Valentine’s Day Story Starters for Middle and High School
  • Hearts and Valentines – A FREE Rebus Problem Solving Activity for February
  • Boom Cards – Pundles of Fun: Brain Teaser Logic Puzzles – FREE Sampler
  • The Emotional Temperature of Words – Distance Learning
  • Italian Amore Bookmarks
  • Valentine Thank You Notes
  • and links to thousands of free lessons…

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Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day,

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The Elevator Short Story Mini-Unit

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

You may also be interested in the following products:

ELA Literature Study Unit

Charles by Shirley Jackson

Rain, Rain, Go away Short Story

Seventh Grade Short Story

Short Story Bundle

It’s teaching made easy!

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


FREE MISC. LESSON – “FREE Valentine’s Day Movable Clip Art Digital Stickers”

by Finntastic Visuals
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

I hope you’ll enjoy this FREE sample of vintage style movable Valentine’s Day clip art “digital stickers”. The set includes 6 color images (3 round and 3 heart shaped) that can be used as movable pieces in both non-commercial and commercial digital educational products.

Please see product thumbnail for further details of all images included.

All images in this set are saved as individual png. files with transparent backgrounds. As this clip art set is only meant to be used for creating digital products, the images are smaller in size and have a lower resolution than regular clip art. The images have a resolution of 150 dpi and are 2.5″ in diameter. This works well on screen, but can lead to pixelated or blurry results if the images are enlarged or printed.

These images CAN BE used “as is” i.e. as movable digital files in both NON-COMMERCIAL resources that you share with your own students and in COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL resources. This licence is personal and the images should not be extracted from the resources you create or given away or sold to anyone else. You can find my full terms of use here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Terms-of-Use-4708255

If you are looking for regular non-movable clip art with higher resolution and bigger image size, you can find another Valentine’s Day Freebie here: FREE Valentine’s Day Clip Art

Also feel free to check out my other clip art freebies here: Finntastic Visuals Freebies

If you’d like to find more Valentine’s day Clip art and activities, you can also find these products in my store:

Valentine’s Day Famous Historical and Fictive Couples Coloring Pages

Valentine’s Day Famous Historical and Fictive Couples Clip Art

If you have any questions or feedback on this product, please don’t hesitate to contact me through my TpT store or by emailing me at info@finntasticvisuals.com. I will do my best to answer your questions or to solve any problems in regard to my products. A review on my TpT product page would also be much appreciated!

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When you purchase these resources you are purchasing a single-user, non-transferable license. You are not being given rights of ownership and all rights are reserved.

You MAY use clip art images and background templates created by Finntastic Visuals for any PERSONAL NON-COMMERCIAL classroom, crafting and creative projects and for COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL products as long as you combine them with other things to create new works.

YOU MAY NOT share, resell or redistribute any products created by Finntastic Visuals

or claim them as your own work, altered or unaltered.

You MAY NOT share, resell or redistribute these designs as is (as a digital art file) in any way. You MAY NOT for example add these images to other clip art sets, digital

collections, etc.

Clip art images identified by the phrase “movable clip art” in their file name and TpT product title are especially designed to be used in digital products. These images CAN BE used “as is” i.e. as non-flattened movable digital files in NON-COMMERCIAL resources you share with your own students and in COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL resources on digital educational platforms. This licence is personal and the images should not be extracted from the resources you create or given away or sold to anyone else.

When you use designs by Finntastic Visuals in your own projects or create resources for sale, please give graphics credits to Finntastic Visuals.

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Figurative Language and Poetic Devices Jeopardy Game

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.

You may also be interested in the following products:

Creating a Board Game Assessment Tool

I Have, Who Has? Game for Teaching Figurative Language & Poetry

Parts of Speech Grammar Circles

Superhero Themed Parts of Speech Posters

Spelling Flip Book

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages

28 pages

Answer Key

N/A

Teaching Duration

N/A


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free Valentine’s Day Lessons By The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs MC – 2017”

by Victoria Leon
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Enjoy these free Valentine’s Day lessons from The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative:

* FREE! Valentine’s Day Cards for your Writing Center!

* Valentine Number Flipbook 0-19

* Freebie Valentine – BIG questions about LOVE

* Valentine Homework Passes

* February Themed Word Study Games: Long A and E

* FREE Valentine Addition Task Cards (QR Code, Self Check, NO PREP)

* FREE: Valentine Broken Heart Opposites – Speech Therapy Vocabulary

* Valentine’s Day Graphing Activity

* Kindness cards – an activity accentuating positive personality traits

* Valentine Math Printables

* Valentine’s Day Weight Logic Pack

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Happy Valentine’s Day,
Victoria Leon
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Seventh Grade Short Story Mini Unit

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

❒ a comprehensive answer key for all activities.

18 pages total

You may also be interested in the following products:

ELA Literature Study Unit

Charles by Shirley Jackson

Opinion Letter with the Novel Holes

Rain, Rain, Go away Short Story

Short Story Bundle

The Elevator Short Story

It’s teaching made easy!

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


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Love Bookmarks”

by Urbino12
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Looking for something new for Valentine’s Day? This is a set of three bookmarks that read “More love please!” Once laminated, they are great for prizes in your classroom. Same design in three different colors: pink, red and purple.

I punch a hole at the top of the bookmark and tie curling ribbon in a coordinating color to complete the look!

You may also be interested in other Valentine resources:

The Legend of Saint Valentine

Valentine Bingo Game

Love Letters

Let’s Count for Love Freebie


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Parts of Speech Grammar Circles (Superhero Themed)

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 it 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)

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


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “FREE Biography in Books | Timeline Activity”

by Pagecraft ELA
5th – 10th Grade


Learn about your students by asking them to fill out this cool biography in books, and hang the timelines in your classroom!

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ELA Literature Study Unit – Use with ANY Work of Literature

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).


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


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Comma Commercials Project | Grammar Review | Group Project | Print + Digital”

by The Language of Learning
4th – 8th Grade


This is a fun, engaging, and standards-driven group project that gets students of all kinds of learning style excited about COMMAS!

My 5th grade students had a hard time grasping the many comma rules we learn, and using them when needed in their writing. We did worksheets, scavenger hunts, edited paragraphs, etc. but they never really caught on until we did this project in small groups! 🙂

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This is a great end-of-unit project about commas, and tends to be the kids’ most memorable project throughout the year!

Zip File Includes:

  • Group Directions Worksheet
  • Rubric for grading [15 points]
  • Google Slides Companion

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How to write a paragraph

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).

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


English Grammar Cheat Sheet

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)

❒ punctuation 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.

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Superhero Themed Parts of Speech Posters

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


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

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.

NEW – Now includes editable, blank cards.

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Analyze This!

Creating a Board Game Assessment Tool

Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Jeopardy Game

Parts of Speech Grammar Circles

Poetry Lesson: Analyzing Poetry

Poetry Unit for Senior Students

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


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Martin Luther King Day | Speech Therapy | Open-Ended | No Prep”

by Speech Therapy Plans
Kindergarten – 10th Grade


Work on expressive language, receptive language, and/or articulation with your students while they learn about Martin Luther King Jr.! This open ended freebie includes a passage, word search, color by number, timeline flashcards and vocabulary flash cards. Enjoy the freebie!

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Reading Log Bookmarks | FREE”

by Innovative Teacher
5th – 8th Grade


These reading log bookmarks have been a valuable tool in my classroom. It has created student accountability and improved reading across my curriculum. Included are five variations for student choice; bees, flowers, leaves, snowflakes, and flip-flops. Just print and enjoy!


Ѽ Forest Ecosystem Diorama

Ѽ Black History Worksheets

Ѽ Growth Mindset Power of Positivity Posters & Decor

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Spelling Flip Book

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 flipbook 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.

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


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Lightbulb Clipart FREEBIE!”

by Moon and Star Learning – Landry Romeiro
Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade


Use these adorable smiling lightbulb images to “brighten up” your projects! I hope you enjoy this wonderful freebie! Available for COMMERCIAL USE!

-Landry

Moon and Star Learning

INCLUDED COLORS:

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The Fun They Had Mini Short Story Unit – Digital Download in Google Drive

Description

With online learning becoming more prevalent in our society, most of our students have experienced traditional learning in a classroom with socialization and online at home.  Both approaches to learning come with their own sets of challenges and rewards. Isaac Asimov’s short story “The Fun They Had” introduces an interesting opportunity for students to discuss the importance of social and human contact in learning.

 Appropriate for grades 7-10

Resource contains

❒ Lesson plan to guide the teacher

❒ Pre-reading journal activity, a brief introduction of the author and historical context 

❒ A copy of the short story with directions on how to annotate the work

❒ Comprehension questions (in both Google Docs and Google Forms formats)

❒ A copy of the short story both annotated for the teacher and without annotation for students

❒ An answer key

❒ An optional Letter Writing Enrichment Activity

❒ Evaluation or enrichment activity (with rubric and self-evaluation checklist)

Pages total 17 pages and a Google Forms

The resource is completely editable in Google Docs and Forms.

When your purchase is complete, you will download a PDF document containing the links to the digital resources.  You will be invited to make a copy of the document and save it in your drive. 

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Charles by Shirley Jackson

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Total Pages
17 and 1 Google Forms
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 days


FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free English Language Game for ESL & ELLs | Fun Listening & Speaking Activity!”

by The Laughing Linguist
Kindergarten – 12th Grade


Free ESL & ELL Game for beginners and intermediate English students! ☀☀☀

Improve your students’ listening and speaking skills with this fun and engaging activity which aims to improve speaking clarity and listening comprehension while also providing them with a memorable lesson almost guaranteed to have them crying with laughter!

This is one of my very favorite teaching activities! Give it a try…i guarantee your students will love it! I have taught it to ESL/ELL students aged from 5 to 75 in multiple countries and it always works really well. I think it would also work really well in public schools; either for art or for English for younger learners. I hope you like it, too!

Mulitple worksheets and activities to pre-teach important vocab

Multiple matching activity worksheets are included in order for you to help students overcome any blocking words. There is a focus on body parts and shapes and is a good recap for young learners/ELL/ESL students.

Practice and Strengthen students speaking and listening accuracy

Students work in pairs to describe and draw a monster. One student can see the monster printout and has to describe accurately and in details what they can see. The other has to listen very carefully so that they are able to create a copy of the drawing.

This activity always has students roaring with laughter. A very popular activity and one which is both fun and has real educational benefit!

A big thank you to Pixabay.com for providing the copyright-free clipart.

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Conversation Starters For Teens & Adults

Or these reading lessons for English or ESL/ELL classes:


1. Festivals – Guy Fawkes Night, Burning Man & Pamplona Running of the Bulls

2. Famous People & Celebrities – David BowieLucy Liu & Steve Irwin

3. Food Culture Around The World – Healthy EatingExtreme Eating & Coffee Culture

4. Music and Culture – GrafittiOpera & Punk

5. Cities and their People – JerusalemChristchurch & Athens

6. Art and Literature – Graphic NovelsThe Guggenheim & Franz Kafka

7. Global Sports – CricketRugby &Base Jumping

8. Scientists & Inventors – Elon MuskBoyan Slat & Mae Jemison

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Colon and Semicolon Breakout Room (Digital Activity)

Description

This breakout room activity requires access to the internet and uses Google Docs, Slides, and Forms.

Breakout rooms are a great way to reinforce learning grammar concepts. In my experience, students don’t love grammar and worksheets were not an effective means to teach them how to write better.

After several years of trying different things, I am excited to say that I have found the best solution yet. This mini breakout room allows students to reinforce grammar concepts while having fun. A student shouted, “This is so much fun!” while completing the activity.

What is different about this breakout room is its length. Many times, students get bored if the activity is too long, or if it is too challenging or complicated to complete. This mini breakout room focuses only on colons ad semicolons and will take students between 10 to 20 minutes depending on their skills and knowledge. (This is how long it took my grade 9 academic class.)

Please note that students must have prior knowledge of colons and semicolons before beginning the activity.

The instructions – Included are a set of instructions for students. Try this! With your stronger classes, instead of giving them instructions, students can try to uncover what they are supposed to do in each of the “rooms” on their own as an extra challenge. You can decide which method would best suit your group.

You can share a copy of the Student PDF with your class in Google Classroom or another digital medium, or you can only share the link in the instructions.

Please look for the entire line of grammar breakout rooms coming soon.

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Total Pages
3 and 4 rooms
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A