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Students classify books in their classroom library by genre: realistic contemporary fiction, historical fiction, science fiction, and fantasy. Teaching Genre, Teacher Notebook, Historical Fiction, Sorting, Science Fiction, Students, Classroom, Education, Books

Classroom Library Sort

Students classify books in their classroom library by genre: realistic contemporary fiction, historical fiction, science fiction, and fantasy.

Classroom Freebies Too: Make a Map of the Setting -- a Printable Map Key Teaching Map Skills, Teaching Maps, Primary Teaching, Study Skills, Project Based Learning, Teaching Geography, Teaching Ideas, Make A Map, Create A Map

Mapping the Setting -- Key Symbols

I'm always looking for ways to combine social studies skills into literacy. I developed this printable to go with my writing legends unit. Students wrote their own legends and made a map of the setting. You can decide if you want them to create the map on the graph paper, or if you want them to create a map on another sheet of paper and use the key for a guide. I found that as my students created their maps they added details to their stories. The maps became a bulletin board with their…

Writing Trickster Tales with Intermediate Students Teaching Genre, Trickster Tales, Story Planning, How To Get, How To Plan, Rubrics, Self, Teacher, Student

Writing Trickster Tales with Intermediate Students

A Trickster Tale is where one character tricks another to get something they both want. The characters are usually talking animals, and the trickster uses tricks to overcome a lack of strength or speed. Included in this product is a set of teacher directions, a story plan, a rubric for grading, a c...

This product contains directions to the students, a story plan, a rubric, a checklist, and some suggested writing prompts. The last two pages give step by step directions for a three dimensional illustration. Teaching Genre, Story Planning, Rubrics, Writing Prompts, Language Arts, Science Fiction, Students, Classroom, How To Plan

Writing Science Fiction with Intermediate Students

This product contains directions to the students, a story plan, a rubric, a checklist, and some suggested writing prompts. The last two pages give step by step directions for a three dimensional illustration.

Writing Historical Fiction with Intermediate Students Teaching Genre, Assignment Sheet, Graphic Organizers, Historical Fiction, Creative Writing, Learn English, Esl, Social Studies, Language Arts

Writing Historical Fiction with Intermediate Students

This product contains the assignment sheets, graphic organizers, checklists, and bibliography blank for three assignments. Two assignments are for specific times in history. The third is more generic. The checklist for editing is aligned with CCSS 3-5 Writing.

Writing Realistic Fiction with Intermediate Students Teaching Genre, Editing Checklist, Realistic Fiction, Narrative Writing, Mary J, Student Reading, Fifth Grade, Common Core Standards, Rubrics

Writing Realistic Fiction with Intermediate Students

Some students found that writing realistic fiction was easy for them. Others wanted to include monsters and gratuitous violence. It depended upon what the students read, watched or played in their spare time. Students who read realistic fiction have an easier time with this assignment. Included...

A Day at the Amusement Park: Division with Remainders Teaching Genre, 6th Grade Writing, Remainders, Mary J, Student Studying, Fifth Grade, Amusement Park, Rubrics, Fairy Tales

Writing Fractured Tales with Intermediate Students

This assignment would work best during a study of fairy tales or folktales. I would use it to reinforce the elements of story. Included in this packet are directions to students, a planning sheet, a checklist for editing, a rubric for grading and two original fractured tales.

Book report essay rubric for middle school iRubric Rubric for book report which includes presenting an article that is symbolic of a person or thing within the story. Free rubric builder and. Teaching Genre, Teaching Ideas, 4th Grade Ela, Tall Tales, Mentor Texts, Pre Writing, Figurative Language, Word Study, Writing Resources

Using Hyperbole: The Making of a Tall Tale

Are you as tired of reading What I Did This Summer essays as your students are of writing them? Try turning them into tall tales by adding hyperbole. This lesson contains directions to the teacher, two worksheets for prewriting, a sample tall tale, and a rubric for grading.

Daily Deal Off February 2014 35 pages of writing ideas and printables for Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction and Science Fiction Fiction Writing, Science Fiction, Teaching Genre, 5th Grade Writing, Realistic Fiction, 5th Grade Classroom, Mentor Texts, Writing Workshop, School Resources

Writing the Past, Present and Future from Artistry of Education on TeachersNotebook.com (35 pages)

Writing the Past, Present and Future from Artistry of Education on TeachersNotebook.com (35 pages)

The Artistry of Education: Classroom Library Genre Sort -- FREE I use these four definitions when I introduce Realistic Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, and Fantasy. I have students find and record examples on the form. Teaching Genre, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Classroom Freebies, A Classroom, Genre Activities, Reading Genres, Genre Study

Classroom Library Genre Sort -- FREE

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Frequent readers of my blog know that I make sure that I teach reading and writing skills across genre. (For more on my Teaching Genre products click here and here.) Today's freebie is a Genre Sort that I use with my students in our classroom library. I use these four definitions when I introduce Realistic Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, and Fantasy. I have students find and record examples on the form. I find that it is a good…

Artistry of Education: Past, Present, and Future -- Free Writing Lesson-- Students take three every day events and write what those events would be like at three different times in history. Teaching Genre, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Picture Writing Prompts, Writing Lessons, Writing Skills, Math Lessons, Teacher Freebies

Past, Present, and Future -- Free Writing Lesson

Follow my blog with Bloglovin When creating the bundle Writing Past, Present, and Future with Intermediate Students, I designed an extra activity that is not a part of the products I combined. Students choose an every day event, like going to school, and brainstorm what that event would be like for a child in a time period in the past, what it is like now, and what they think it will be like in the future. This week's freebie is the graphic organizer I use to teach this lesson. I hope you…

Writing Plays with Intermediate Students Drama Education, Education For All, Teaching Genre, Mary J, Mentor Texts, Drama Queens, Rubrics, Plays, Middle School

Writing Plays with Intermediate Students

Suggestions for Using Writing Plays with Intermediate Students My intermediate students enjoy reading and performing plays. They were excited to write and perform their own. While working through this unit, students had another format to practice their writing. Included in this book you will fi...

Writing Legends: A Hero's Journey Teaching Genre, Teaching Ideas, Example Of Story, Plot Outline, Writing Checklist, Intermediate Grades, Esl Lesson Plans, Esl Lessons, 3rd Grade Reading

Writing Legends: A Hero's Journey

I assign this project while we are studying myths and legends. The focus of this assignment is having students develop a simple plot outline before they begin writing. Students in the intermediate grades can either struggle with coming up with an idea to write, or their stories go on for pages and...

Writing Fables with Intermediate Students Teaching Genre, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Student Learning, Teaching Ideas, Reading Genres, Guided Reading Groups, Teacher Notebook, Teacher Pay Teachers

Writing Fables with Intermediate Students

Suggestions for Writing Fables with Intermediate Students I find that having students write their own fables is essential when studying the genre. When students are engaged in a regular writers' workshop, they read differently. If your students are not familiar with the traditional fables, read ...

Writing Fables, Legends, and Plays Bundle Teaching Genre, Teaching Ideas, Editing Checklist, Assignment Sheet, Writing Genres, Mentor Texts, Upper Elementary, Fourth Grade, Rubrics

Writing Fables, Legends, and Plays Bundle

This is a bundle of three previously released lessons: Writing Fables, Writing Legends, and Writing Plays. Each of these lessons comes with unique directions to the teacher, an assignment sheet for students, rubrics for easy grading and two original examples of each genre.