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The perfect companion to Bill Nye's new Netflix show, Bill Nye Saves the World! Save yourself some time and use these printable lesson materials to hold students accountable while watching these very informative and fun episodes. Perfect for end-of-the-year activities and enrichment after testing season.
Starting a new unit is an exciting time in the classroom! A new unit can refocus students, provide a renewed sense of inspiration, or revitalize a slumping classroom culture. At the start of a new unit, I work to communicate my enthusiasm with students and to get them "hooked" on a new unit of study! With that in mind, today I'm going to share some of my favorite strategies for engaging students in new content! I've included visual strategies, audio suggestions, and ways to incorporate
This resource has it all! Everything you could need when teaching a unit on the short story "The Most Dangerous Game" is included. You'll find project choices, reading guides, a final test, and so much more. Makes a great addition to your lesson plans for the middle and high school language arts literature classroom. Don't wait to go and see it.
This Doodle and Do vocabulary resource will introduce your students to 24 words associated with test-taking. With this resource, students will learn essential words to help them develop critical reading and writing skills. The high-frequency academic vocabulary words are often used in standardized test questions. That’s why each vocabulary word includes a student-friendly definition and a sample test question.
Stations are my absolute favorite activity for the first day of school! Last year, the pandemic forced me to be flexible with the first day, so I'm really looking forward to getting back to stations this year! With stations, teachers have the opportunity to build classroom community and culture, get students up and moving, and build procedures. At stations, students can express themselves, set goals for the year, familiarize themselves with the syllabus and classroom library, and more!
Today, I want to share 15 ways to use task cards in secondary ELA! Some of these strategies can be mixed together or used individually. Just choose the strategy and the cards that work for you and your students! Overall, task cards are a flexible, diverse tool that can strengthen and support instruction in a variety of areas. This includes grammar, vocabulary, writing, and reading! With task cards, teachers can try gamification, incorporating movement in the classroom, and building student skill
During short story and novel studies, focusing on characterization is an important part of helping students analyzing author's purpose, theme, and point of view. The printables in this resource include:Character Profile, Character Cell Phone, Character Social Media, 2 STEAL Printables, 2 Character Dialogues. These tools are flexible. Teachers can use them in literature circles, novel study, or stations!
April is National Poetry Month and what better way to celebrate than with a FREE poetry activity! This Pinwheel Poetry lesson plan comes complete with instructions, planning worksheets for the class, step by step instructions for assembling, and the pinwheel template. Extra tip: use color paper to let the kids create their own special pinwheel.
This color by number puzzle is a fun activity to review the grammar skill of identifying complete sentences, run-on sentences, and sentence fragments. No prep—just print and use! You will want to use this student-centered activity for years to come! #completesentences #sentencefragments #runonsentences #grammaractivities #literacycenters #writingcenters #ela #middleschoolela #elementaryela #writinglessons #writingactivities
5 interesting scrambled paragraphs to re-arrange correctly. Students will use logic and transition phrases like "for example", "also", and "although" to determine the correct order. Great activity to reinforce text structures! Passages are written on a 4-5th grade level. #textstructure #elacenters #literacycenters #elastations #4thgrade #5thgrade