A literary thumbprint: the books that have defined your life fill out your thumbprint. This artist, Cheryl Sorg, will take your thumbprint and 50 books that have influenced your life and create a "literary thumbprint" art piece.
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Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities.
This is a set of text-based assessments that can be used to assess students’ understanding of writer’s style. The variety of passages and text complexity levels allows you to retest students as needed and make accommodations for struggling readers.
UNDERSTANDING: As a beginning teacher, I sometimes struggle in remembering the finite differences between phonemic awareness and phonics. This is an excellent phonemic awareness & phonics cheat-sheet to put in your planner and help me remember!
A variety of strategies - teach through direct instruction, or display for students to use on their own (while reading a text.) These strategies will help students ensure that they're comprehending everything in a text.