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"What's Your Word?" Student Word Goals Get students setting focused, one-word goals for the new year! Like a New Year's resolution, but more powerful, simple, and with a cooler bulletin board. (The Thinker Builder) New Years Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Educational Activities, Educational Thoughts, Seasonal Classrooms, Educational Psychology, Counseling Activities, English Activities

"What's Your Word?" Student Word Goals for the New Year

A blog to help elementary teachers build readers and writers who think boldly and deeply.

Can use for Literacy - Workbook for ANY novel Ela Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, Classroom Ideas, High School Classroom, Ela High School, High School Years, High Schools, Future Classroom

Workbook for ANY Novel: Unit Study Grades 7-12 EDITABLE + Independent Reading

This resource is designed to work with any novel in the middle and high school ELA classroom. Students will complete hands-on, interactive assignments in their workbook throughout the entire unit. UPDATE: As of September 6, 2017, I've included an EDITABLE version of the workbook! This resource is ...

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Essay writer high schools Teach middle school and high school English students how to properly embed and cite quotations in their writing. This lesson is ideal for research, literary analysis, and informative writing. Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Essay Writing, Writing Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Writing Workshop, Writing Ideas, Teaching Resources, Essay Prompts

Embedding Quotes: A Common Core Lesson About Writing with Quotations

Teach your students how to properly embed, cite, and explain quotes in their writing with this common core aligned lesson! Students will learn four different ways to embed quotes in their writingThis resource includes:- a 57 slide EDITABLE PowerPoint presentation- supplementary teaching materials, h...

Your Students to Love Reading: 3 Strategies that Work Teach Your Students to Love Reading: 3 Better Ideas - Chalk & ApplesTeach Your Students to Love Reading: 3 Better Ideas - Chalk & Apples Reading Logs, Reading Workshop, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Literacy Strategies, Close Reading, Reading Strategies

Teach Your Students to Love Reading: 3 Strategies that Work - Chalk & Apples

I’m a reader. I’ve always been a reader. I used to read half a book in the middle of the night with a flashlight when I was supposed to be sleeping. And guess what? There were NO incentives for me to read. NONE. No parties, no rewards, no prizes. You know what else there…

FREE Assigning a literary one-pager project is the perfect way to wrap up a novel study in the middle school ELA or high school English class. Middle School Ela, Middle School Health, Middle School English, Middle School Novels, High School Reading, Ela High School, Middle School Quotes, Education Middle School, 6th Grade Reading

Assigning a One-Pager as a Culminating Project

Engaging teaching strategies and learning resources for middle school ELA and high school English students.

Assigning a one-pager as a culminating novel study is a great way to engage students while also requiring them to show their understanding of the novel. I assigned this one-pager to my high school English students as a final project for Night. 7th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Ninth Grade, Seventh Grade, 10th Grade English, Teaching 6th Grade, 7th Grade Science

Assigning a One-Pager as a Culminating Project

Engaging teaching strategies and learning resources for middle school ELA and high school English students.

Middle school Students will learn in this tutorial when and how to use an in-text citation. Theyll also practice putting some together. Robin Hood may be involved. Middle School Libraries, Middle School Writing, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, Middle School Grammar, 8th Grade English, Classroom Board

In-text Citations for Middle School Students

Students will learn in this tutorial when and how to use an in-text citation. They'll also practice putting some together. Robin Hood may be involved.

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Non-Cheesy Icebreaker for First Day of School

I hate name games. Painfully awkward, these games have never magically connected me to people just because they’ve repeated, “Her name’s Laura and she likes llamas.” Nope. Not happening around here, people. For the first day of school, I usually start with a one-minute welcome and intro. of my background, have students make name cards they…

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Short research project for secondary ELA - students research the steps needed to complete an item on their bucket lists and present their findings to the class. (Goal-setting in disguise! Middle School Writing, Middle School English, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Writing Lab, Teaching Themes, Writing Workshop, Education English, Teaching English

The Bucket List: “Short Research Project” with Real-World Goal-Setting

Bucket Lists don't have to be morbid; they can inspire us, give us hope, and force us to change or try new things. Setting goals is a valuable skill made even more priceless when we learn HOW to achieve them!Hook students into doing research in disguise, hiding the work within a topic that they actu...

High school writing - A Lesson on Integrating Text Evidence that my Secondary Students Loved – High school writing Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Resources, College Teaching, Math Lessons, Teaching Strategies

A Lesson on Integrating Text Evidence that my Secondary Students Loved | Teacher Off Duty

Want some ideas on how to teaching students how to integrate quotes and textual evidence in to writing? I’ve got you. A couple weeks ago, a colleague and I were planning a lesson to teach how to properly cite and analyze textual evidence (or integrate a quote into your paper), as students were struggling to…

Because of Winn Dixie Novel Study Unit Activities, In 2 Formats 8th Grade Ela, 5th Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Fourth Grade, Teaching Literature, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities

BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE Novel Study Unit Activities | DISTANCE LEARNING

In this novel unit, you'll find 18 differentiated activities for "Because of Winn Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo. This novel study is complete as is, or makes a great companion to your current curriculum. Each activity comes in 2 formats to mix and match based on the needs of your classroom - cut/paste in...