Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for Reading Notebooks Grades 6, 7, 8 - Use with Any Fiction & Informational Texts NEWLY UPDATED! This bundle of organizers has 50 new pages added! Total of 92 organizers, plus 10 bonus pages.EDITABLE ORGANIZERS HERE:Google Drive Literature Graphic Organi
Studying figurative language makes students better readers and writers! In this unit students will define, interpret, write, read, and analyze six types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and hyperbole.Each lesson includes guided instruction, ind
The original Greek and Latin Roots Coloring Activities are designed to use the right side of the brain to commit Greek and Latin Roots to memory. They help students visualize the meaning of Greek and Latin Root words and have lasting impact on their learning and retention. Over 2,500 copies of the o
The Middle Grades ELA Common Core Toolbox contains 77 learning activities aligned to the CCSS for grades 6-8. It includes printables that can be used multiple times throughout the year to address nearly all of the standards in reading literature and informational texts, and many of the speaking and
Using Humor to Teach the Importance of English Class Presentation and Handouts (Newly Updated!)
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Common Core Vocabulary (Language) Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 includes 17 separate organizers to help students practice essential skills. Updated to include a Google Slides editable version--perfect for distance learning--that can be shared digitally with your students! This IS included in th
Poetry Terms Presentation with Song Lyrics Examples: Song lyrics are one of the easiest ways to teach poetry terms/devices such as alliteration, metaphor, simile, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, irony, and rhyme.
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Daily Language Review: This spiral review is one of the easiest ways to make sure you are covering all of the important grammar and vocabulary standards that your students need to know. PREVIEW and REVIEW all year long!This resource is designed to be used on a daily basis (Monday-Thursday) for up to
Need figurative language activities? Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce figurative language. These 100 cards each have examples of figurative language taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature. Students will sort them into seven categories: metaphors, simile
These reading comprehension passages as a bell ringer for middle school! Each reading passage includes two daily opportunities to use context clues to determine the meaning of words. Distance Learning Update: This product now comes with a Google Forms option. Each passage has been converted into a s
This Daily Doodle Vocabulary resource will introduce your students to dozens of new vocabulary words, and a brand-new way of learning them: with doodles!When students are exposed to new words, they become strong readers and writers. This resource contains 160 words -- enough for an entire school yea
This resource has everything you need to implement Mentor Sentences DIGITALLY or in print in your middle School ELA classroom, by using sentences from popular middle grade and young adult novels. The resources includes mentor sentences for each week, examples and possible answers for each day of the
Identifying meaning of unknown words using context clues is a skill that students are ALWAYS in need of working on. This is the perfect context clue tool for Daily 5 word work. It also goes hand in hand with my Word of the Day CCSS Word Work for Middle School as it utilizes the same vocabulary wor
Use popular boy band One Direction's songs "One Thing" and "What Makes You Beautiful" to teach and practice figurative language, sound devices, and the meaning of poetry and the speaker's message. Students can also do an extended activity connecting the song to a poem with a similar theme.
This is a novel study for A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. Includes printable and digital versions. 48 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides A Wrinkle in Time into six sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-1
The Hunger Games Teaching Unit Digital Download MEGA BUNDLEThis literature unit bundle was previously offered in CD format only. Thanks to TpT, I am able to offer it to you in digital download format! It includes everything that was included in my Hunger Games Teaching Unit CD, plus any NEW material
This creative escape room adventure is a well-organized context clue breakout with a fun sci-fi twist! Your students are visiting relatives on the planet Nonsensica, but their only map home to Earth has been torn to shreds. They'll have to stay forever...unless they can work in teams to solve a seri
Instead of giving everyone the same weekly spelling list, allow students to select words from their reading, writing, world, commonly misspelled words, and weekly spelling principles. This differentiated approach offers choice and challenges students to learn how to spell words that will make them
My collection of homophone "Pop Art"-style coloring pages include designs appropriate for holidays/occasions throughout the year. They will surely be a huge hit in your classroom each month! These sheets are wonderful for ELA centers, early finishers, informal assessments, sub plans, morning work an
English Bell Ringers: Grammar, Reading, Writing, and Speaking: These engaging English warm-ups / bell ringers are an excellent way to motivate your students, manage your classroom, and assess student understanding of the curriculum standards! There are 120 tasks for students to complete to help the
The Westing Game is a murder mystery like no other. This wonderfully crafted novel by Ellen Raskin is a fascinating read for upper elementary and middle school students!This 170-page unit is jam-packed with everything you need to teach the novel, whether you're doing it as a whole-class, a small g
This is a novel study for Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. Includes printable and digital versions. 60 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides Walk Two Moons into nine sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30,
Common Core Reading History and Social Studies Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 *Newly Updated* Now includes a DIGITAL Google Slides version for distance learning!This IS included in the following bundles: • Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8• Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12Do you need to im
My comprehensive literature guide novel unit for Veronica Roth's "Divergent" is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and contains editable Microsoft Word versions so teachers can customize the questions, assessments, and activities to meet the needs of their students.
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