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TED Talk Questionnaire - Pay off credit card - How long to Pay off credit card? - Love TED Talks in the classroom? Here is a versatile TED Talk viewer guide! This easy to use worksheet provides students with questions that may be used for any talk! Middle School Ela, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, Science Classroom, Classroom Team Building Activities, Grade 8 Classroom, High School Reading, High School Activities, English Teachers

TED Talk Questionnaire

Love TED Talks in the classroom?! Here is a versatile TED Talk viewer guide! This easy to use worksheet provides students with questions that may be used for any talk! ...

Science and Life Cycle: Informational Articles, QR Code Research Pages & Fact Sorts - What I Have Learned – Educational Resources for Your Classroom - Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Cooperative Learning Strategies, Avid Strategies, Teaching Methodology, Teaching Money, Cooperative Games

CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING

'Split into small teams and discuss ...' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn4BX9Pes3c Why won't they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for that: I don’t know enough words. I’m worried about my grammar. I’m worried about my pronunciation. I’m not interested in the topics. I don’t have enough time to think. It’s too quiet in here.…

Nonfiction Passages (Middle School) These high-interest middle school nonfiction passages are winners. Students…These high-interest middle school nonfiction passages are winners. Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, 8th Grade English, Middle School Literature, Gcse English, English Reading, English Language Arts, 7th Grade Reading

(Digital and Self-Grading) High-Interest Nonfiction Passages (Middle School)

The digital self-grading version and printable versions are both included. What really happened in 19th century hospitals? What are some of the odd abilities of plants? Your students will enjoy finding out the answers to these questions and more as they read these high-interest nonfiction passage...

Poetry Workshop (Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach) - School Look Teaching Poetry, Teaching Literature, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Ap Literature, English Teachers, American Literature, Teaching Tools

The Literacy Effect

You know that collective sigh, the one that choruses around the room when you enthusiastically announce, "Class, the next unit we'll be en...

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Literature, English Classroom, High School Classroom, High School Students, English Teachers

The Literary Maven: 13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

20 hands-on projects for any novel middle and high school grades Includes assignment sheet, rubrics, and examples 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Ela Classroom, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Procedures, Montessori Classroom, College School

20 Hands-On Projects for ANY Novel: 20 Rubrics Included

20 Hands on Projects for ANY Novel - 20 Rubrics included!Are you sick of hearing your students complain about standardized tests and essays? Me too! :) Here are 20 different hands-on, engaging projects to encourage students to be creative and think outside the box! 45+ pages of creativity! ALL 20...

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Printable Puzzle Piece Template

puzzle piece template printable free | BTP401 - "ByThePiece" 1-4" Puzzle Piece - Bare Books

Great for math centers or to use as a challenge activity educacion Brain Teasers for Transitions Freebie - Higher Level Thinking for Spare Minutes 5th Grade Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Stem Activities, Teacher Notes, Teacher Hacks, Teacher Stuff, 6th Grade Ela, Fourth Grade

FREE Brain Teasers for 3rd - 5th Grades

This three page sample (plus a key, record sheet, and teacher notes) is from my complete set of 40 Brain Teasers for Transitions. The brain teasers are higher level thinking activities that are perfect for any type of transition time, when you have an extra five to ten minutes right before recess or...

 Poet Study Poetry Activity Research Pennant Make Your Own Banner Teaching Poetry, Teaching Reading, Teaching Literature, Ap Literature, Reading Skills, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, 10th Grade English, English Classroom

Poet Study, Poetry Activity, Research, Pennant, Make Your Own Banner

This Poet Study pennant is all you need to teach and promote amazing poets and their poetry around the world. National Poetry Month is April. The Poet Study pennant is a research activity. There is a biography timeline, quotes, poetry characteristics, style, themes, and student lots of opportunity f...

 Add some fun with this 50 card sorting game. A great activity to keep kids engaged and practicing types of text structure including chronological sequence cause/effect compare/contrast description and problem/s 6th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Ela, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Fourth Grade, Second Grade, Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading

Text Structure Sort : 50 Card Sorting Activity

Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce types of informational text structure. Take a break from worksheets! These 50 cards will be a great addition to any lesson on text structure. Students will sort them into six categories: chronological, sequence, cause/effect, problem/...

 Mood Notebook Anchor Chart for Reading or Writing (Poetry Unit Resources for Grades vs. Mood Notebook Anchor Chart for Reading or Writing (Poetry Unit Resources for Grades 6th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Ela, Middle School Reading, 5th Grade Poetry, 6th Grade Writing, Third Grade, Poetry Anchor Chart, Reading Anchor Charts, Ela Anchor Charts

Poetry

***This product is now part of a BUNDLE!***Buy bundled and SAVE 20%! Click the link below to see what else is included! Reading and Writing Bundle The world of poetry is vast and full of variety. Whether you are doing a full on unit or trying to incorporate poetry among other units in your class...

Reading Literature Journal for Grades Activities for Short Stories & Poems Short stories and poems for middle school Poems For Middle School, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, Middle School Literature, Education Middle School, Kids Education, Higher Education, 8th Grade Reading

Reading Comprehension Passages Grades 6-8 Activities for Short Stories + DIGITAL

This resource includes activities for 33 short stories and poems. The goal of this reading literature journal is prepare students to recall, understand, apply, analyze, and evaluate a variety of texts while also using creative mini-projects to help encourage deeper thinking! This resource has ever...

Have some unclaimed time on the last day of school and want to make the most of it? Try this reflective, real life public speaking activity Public Speaking Activities, Middle School Activities, Public Speaking Tips, End Of Year Activities, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, End Of School Year, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas

Pop-Up Toasts: A Last Day of School Activity

Have some unclaimed time on the last day of school and want to make the most of it? Try this reflective, real life public speaking activity

August - May Bundle! 200 Text Dependent Reading Passages with Daily Writing Prompts . It also includes Constructed Response Reading and Writing using text evidence. The daily writing rotates the CCSS narrative writing, expository writing, and opinion writing. This bundle has a Google Classroom option using Google Slides and pdf color and b/w printables option. Writing Prompts Funny, Expository Writing, Narrative Writing, Opinion Writing, 5th Grade Writing, 6th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Ela, Passage Writing, Reading Passages

Google Classroom Distance Learning - 200 Reading Passages & Writing Prompts

PAPERLESS & PRINTABLE OPTIONS!!! 200 (August - May) Bundle! Text Dependent Reading Passages with Daily Writing Prompts . It also includes Constructed Response Reading and Writing using text evidence. The daily writing rotates the CCSS narrative writing, expository writing, and opinion writing...

The Big Six is a tool that I developed in graduate school to help teachers take a consistent, rigorous, and focused approach to teaching poetry analysis. When teaching poetry, the goal for teachers is simple: GET OUT OF THE WAY. The worst damage we can Teaching Poetry, Teaching Reading, Reading Classes, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Colors, Teaching Quotes, Teaching Strategies, Student Teaching, Reading Activities

30 Poems to Teach Using The Big Six — Mud and Ink Teaching

I love this poem. I love the imagery, the title, the metaphor, but most of all, I love how teachable it is. The poem has a great deal of mystery and room for debatable discussions about author’s intent, but it’s also accessible to students who might feel intimidated by poetry - or even just intimidated by language. That was the goal I had in mind while making this list: I wanted to find poems that were challenging and worth discussing in class, but also poems that could be tackled by…