This is the companion to my Interactive Writing Notebooks, picking up where it leaves off with more advanced writing assignments. Just like my other products, all of these lessons are differentiated and scaffolded to meet ALL of your students' needs.
This product includes 5 very detailed writing un
Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12.
Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google Slides).
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL
Genius Hour can be overwhelming teaching with all the planning that you have to do. This Genius Hour activity will save you time and headaches as you plan and begin to implement this activity in your classroom at the beginning of the school year.This amazing Genius Hour resource includes:-Genius Hou
Teach your students all about natural resources with low-prep, engaging lessons! Informational mini-book and lessons help students identify natural resources (living, nonliving, renewable, and nonrenewable), learn how natural resources are used, how to conserve natural resources, identify renewable
Teach your students how to cite their sources! Newly updated to include MLA 8th edition (7th edition is also included). This has also been updated for distance learning! Everything is included in an easy-to-use Google Slides document that can be shared digitally with students.MLA style and format fo
2nd Grade Literacy Centers are an essential ELA resource that will take you through the entire year with over 140 centers! This bundle includes both digital and printable activities! The digital activities are included as Google Slides and Seesaw links.These centers will keep your students practici
Writing a Reach Paper PORTFOLIO: Grades 8-12 EDITABLEThis comprehensive portfolio will help your students master the research writing process in 6 steps-- indicated by organized tabs (topic selection, research, annotated bibliography, research outline, the writing process, and reflection).This resou
A quick and easy reminder of how to write in-text and works cited citations. This editable handout covers the basics in a simplified way. It is not meant as a replacement for using a handbook, but an easy-to-copy resource students can keep in their notebooks or folders.
UPDATED to include the 2016
During this Christmas around the World research project students will research a country and its Christmas traditions. Students can select a country from a set of 12 pre-determined countries or they can choose any country that they would like to research. Then, students will research the country a
Get your students closely reading and writing about informational text. Teach your students to highlight key ideas, take annotative notes, form opinions, debate, cite evidence, and write persuasively!This resource outlines for teachers how to implement close reading instruction with informational a
Updated for digital learning Food trucks are now the big craze for food lovers. This food truck project based learning math and stem unit helps your students design and open their own food truck. They also learn about the foods from different countries, entrepreneurship, and economics. Students will
Are you looking for activities that leave your students with a better understanding of Ruby Bridges? This Ruby Bridges craft and lap book does just that. The activities are easy to print and you will be ready to teach about Ruby Bridges immediately. The finished product makes a beautiful display fo
Martin Luther King Jr. These differentiated passages are perfect for fluency, comprehension, and close reading. I have included a full writing unit to help your students write the "perfect paragraph" including that tricky sense of closure! The darling art will bring this unit to life, delight your
If using textual evidence is new to your students, or if you just want an easier method to remember or some practice, this easy prep, complete teaching pack is perfect! Teaching students to effectively use textual evidence is crucial for all subjects, and this lesson and its components are easily ad
Life long ago and today activities and sorting worksheetsThese activities are different than other long ago and today products! These activities will get your students moving and discussing life then and now!This resource includes hands-on activities, digital task cards and writing activities that a
Use these 5 informative nonfiction dinosaur articles to help your students research, take notes, and write a dinosaur report. This unit provides:*Directions for an in class research report.*Five informative nonfiction articles about the Triceratops, Parasaurolophus, Protoceratops, Tyrannosaurus Rex,
Everyone loves pizza. Your students open their own pizza restaurant. This student-centered project based learning math unit incorporates collaboration and differentiation by giving student choice. This OPEN A PIZZA RESTAURANT real-world challenge requires students to use inquiry, critical thinking,
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Interactive Notebook - Common Core Aligned
This bundle of activities includes over 90 interactive notebook activities to cover before, during, and after reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Every activity is aligned to at least one Common Core State Standard for readi
Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available.
Featured by Mind/Shift,The Wall Street Journal andSlate.com, nearly 300 pages of teacher guides and printable student worksheets covering season 1, episodes 1-12 of the podcast "Serial."
This is a zip file of all 5 units marked at a 20% discount. I
No more "boring" lectures on MLA! With this teaching pack, you get a variety of ways to present and practice MLA formatting. 8th Edition Updated 2016Included here:-Researchers’ Guide for Logging Info-MLA Internal and External Cheat Sheets (Great for any subject)-MLA Rubric/Checklist-MLA Quiz (edita
If you are looking for quick and easy ideas that you can use in October to keep your middle or high school English students on task and engaged, then look no more! Add rigor and fun to October! This pack includes up to 3 weeks of materials depending on your class periods and how you use what's inclu
Animal Reports Made EasyThis informative writing and informational text unit is more than just templates, it includes everything you need for researching, drafting, and publishing rigorous animal reports. With the Common Core’s emphasis on informational text and informative writing, this unit will
Argument Writing Presentation - Completely EDITABLE
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE and is also in my Argument Essay Writing Bundle + Editable Presentation and Handouts bundle.
This argument writing presentation is a companion to my Common Core Argume
This informational writing pack makes nonfiction writing simple and fun for your students! It is also a teacher friendly unit that requires no prep, simply print and use!
This pack includes 23 different writing template pages for your students to make a complete “All About” booklet! These are per