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The One and Only Bob Novel Question Cards for Classroom & Distance Learning Reading Resources, School Resources, Reading Strategies, Text To Text Connections, Study Cards, Literature Circles, Comprehension Activities, Project Based Learning, Guided Reading
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The One and Only Bob Novel Study Cards for Classroom & Distance Learning

This product includes 152 comprehension, literary instruction, reflection, critical thinking, discussion, and composition prompts on cards for studying the novel, The One and Only Bob, written by Katherine Applegate. This book is a delightful fictional story that is enjoyable and engaging. This nove...

This carousel discussion is a fun way to introduce Laurie Halse Anderson's novel Speak. It's fun for students and set the tone for how the class will discuss controversial issues. High School Reading, High School Literature, Pre Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Secondary Resources, Teacher Resources, Interactive Read Aloud, School Subjects, School Fun

Speak Pre-Reading Carousel Discussion

This carousel discussion is designed as a pre reading activity for the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. The carousel discussion introduces students to themes and ideas that students will discover in the novel. This fun activity gets students out of their seats and interacting with peers. It is ...

American Reading Company IRLA - Student Passport for Reading Levels

American Reading Company IRLA - Student Passport for Reading Levels

This product includes:A 15 page student "passport" for journeying through American Reading Company's reading levels. The passport incudes multiple objectives within each color level, as well as a "packing list" to help guide students in selecting texts to read while working on the objectives for e...

Fake News is probably one of the most used and heard "buzz word" phrases in the last 25 years. Our students need to be aware of the growing problem of Fake News and the impact it has on our lives. The 42 slide file comes in both Google Slides and PowerPoint so there is no extra work converting files! These slides are ideal for computer labs, classrooms, classroom centers and distance learning situations! Designed for Upper Elementary and Middle School students. Interactive Activities, Learning Activities, What Is Fake News, Middle School Technology, Technology Lessons, Middle School Writing, Extra Work, Digital Citizenship, Writing Resources
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Digital Citizenship - What is Fake News? | Distance Learning

Fake News is probably one of the most used and heard "buzz word" phrases in the last 25 years. Our students need to be aware of the growing problem of Fake News and the impact it has on our lives. The 42 slide file comes in both Google Slides and PowerPoint so there is no extra work converting files! These slides are ideal for computer labs, classrooms, classroom centers and distance learning situations! Designed for Upper Elementary and Middle School students.

Each chapter is summarized in 4 key details that students have to organize in chronological orderEach chapter has a multiple choice quizEach chapter has a long response writing prompt (some chapters have 2 questions)Students will:* Read the book* Organize the chapter summaries in chronological order...

The Black Pearl Cut & Paste Chapter Summaries + Quizzes + Writing

Each chapter is summarized in 4 key details that students have to organize in chronological orderEach chapter has a multiple choice quizEach chapter has a long response writing prompt (some chapters have 2 questions)Students will:* Read the book* Organize the chapter summaries in chronological order...

  Summary Writing, Chapter Summary, Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Weekly Reading Logs, Reading Books, Classroom Freebies, Classroom Ideas, Middle School Reading
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My Side of the Mountain - FUN Comprehension BUNDLE

Each chapter is summarized in 6 key detailsStudents will:* Read the book* Organize the chapter summaries in chronological order * You get the PDF version and the Google Slides VersionStudents will practice their summary skills, main idea skills, and chronological order skills while you're testing th...

  Weekly Reading Logs, Vocabulary Graphic Organizer, Silly Sentences, Chapter Summary, Subject And Predicate, School Calendar, Substitute Teacher, Young Adults, School Organization
Weekly Reading LogsSilly SentencesYoung Adults

Digital Is It Night or Day? Drag & Drop Chapter Summaries +Quizzes +Writing

Based on true events historical fiction for young adults. A breath taking must read in every classroom!This resource will help your students practice their summary skills, and improve their sense of chronology, while testing their understanding of the book.Keep your students engaged with these cute,...

A Folktale from the Caribbean about how brains out match brawns

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A Folktale from the Caribbean about how brains out match brawns

These editable templates are great for students to take notes. Students can organize their thoughts during and after reading.

Note-Taking Templates

These editable templates are great for students to take notes. Students can organize their thoughts during and after reading.

Want to engage students with poetry and writing & have no prep?These analyzing poetry analysis questions for "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou & a writing prompt with rubric is what you need! Includes practice for analysis, embedding quotations, & personal creative writing, in one digital google slides mini-lesson. Perfect for high school or middle school students. Works well for in the classroom or virtual learning and can be digital or printable. Remember, April is National Poetry Month!

"Still I Rise" Poem Analysis & Writing Activity for High School

Want to engage students with poetry and writing & have no prep?These analyzing poetry analysis questions for "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou & a writing prompt with rubric is what you need! Includes practice for analysis, embedding quotations, & personal creative writing, in one digital google slides mini-lesson. Perfect for high school or middle school students. Works well for in the classroom or virtual learning and can be digital or printable. Remember, April is National Poetry Month!

Ideas for Teaching - Teacher Pinning Makeup Hacks makeup space hacks Secondary Resources, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Creative Gift Wrapping, Creative Gifts, Writing Strategies, Teaching Language Arts, Teacher Tools, Create And Craft
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Teachers Pay Teachers Great Resources for Teaching

 Patrick’s Day Literary Devices, Grades – Find Your St Patrick's Day Activities Secondary Resources, School Resources, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Senior Activities, Spring Activities, Halloween Activities, Holiday Activities, High School Literature
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St. Patrick's Day Literary Device Activity for grades 6-10

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in your secondary classroom with this literary device activity. Students will identify and label literary devices within a St. Patrick's Day story and write some of their own sentences with literary devices. This two page activity focuses on alliteration, allusion, person...

Long Way Down Time Tracker Bookmark (Jason Reynolds) Reading Resources, Math Activities, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, School Grades, School Subjects, High School Literature, Secondary Resources, Teacher Helper
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Long Way Down Time Tracking Bookmark FREE

This free bookmark for Jason Reynold's novel Long Way Down is designed to help students track the time that Will spends in the elevator. When the elevator stops at each floor, students will write down the time. After finishing the novel, students can use the bookmark as reference for discussions or ...

Tuck Everlasting Novel Study - Mining the Middle Years - Pre Reading Activities, Reading Resources, Classroom Activities, Teacher Resources, Comprehension Questions, Reading Comprehension, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking, Teaching Tools
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Tuck Everlasting Novel Study

Are you looking for a novel study that goes beyond the traditional question and answer format? This novel study is divided into nine sections which also includes a pre-reading section and a section for culminating activities (see the preview). This project focusses on a critical and creative thinkin...

  Chapter Summary, Cut And Paste, Historical Fiction, Teacher Pay Teachers, Quizzes, Classroom, Student, Writing, Night
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Is It Night Or Day Cut & Paste Chapter Summaries +Quizzes +Writing

Based on true events historical fiction for young adults. A breath taking 'must read' in every classroom!This resource will help your students sharpen their summary skills, and improve their sense of chronology, while testing their understanding of the book.Keep your students engaged with these cute...