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Reading History & Social Studies Graphic Organizers 6-12
Common Core Reading History and Social Studies Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 *Newly Updated* This IS included in the following bundles: • Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8 • Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12 Do you need to implement the Common Core Standards into your curriculum? These

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Main Idea Writing a Summary: Common Core Informative/Explanatory Writing
Writing a Summary: Common Core Informative/Explanatory Writing Activities - NO PREP - Just print and go! This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE. Summarizing is a life-long skill. Our students will enter the real world soon and will find themselves having to
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Farewell to Manzanar, Japanese internment, Worksheets, HW, Discussion for Memoir
Use this visually stunning package of chapter-by-chapter questions as you take your class through Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston’s compelling true story, Farewell to Manzanar. As we work to pull more non-fiction materials into our Common Core-aligned classrooms, this autobiographical account of life in a
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Salem Witch Trials Informational Text Unit
If you are an English or Social Studies teacher and are looking for a way to introduce the story of the Salem Witch Trials and check off some of those pesky Informational Text Common Core Standards at the same time, then this is for you! This article helps students understand the complex inter-pers
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Nonfiction Connections: The Story of an Hour & Washington Post Article
Students complete close readings of two texts: Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” and The Washington Post article, “Study Suggests You Can Die of a Broken Heart” to make relevant connections. Students begin by completing an anticipation guide with statements about love and marriage. A handout with
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Romeo and Juliet Unit: Bundle of Activities and Adapted Readings
This is a complete 7 week unit plan for the drama Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The adapted readings in unit are ideal for acting out the play. Engage students with activities, homework, nonfiction readings, real world connections, discussion, and projects. Included resources: *Romeo &am
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Lizzie Borden:  Infamous Murder Case Nonfiction Unit, Tone, Bias, Persuasion
Lizzie Borden was tried and ultimately acquitted for the MURDER of her PARENTS in the 1890s. The trial was controversial. How could a WOMAN possibly hack her parents to death and why? How could this have happened while she was HOME if she didn't do it? In this nonfiction unit, students will read
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The Literature of Slaves Unit
This CCSS aligned unit provides a literary and historical overview of the literature of American slaves including narratives, speeches and poems. Students read informational and literary texts, develop their analysis skills, write an extended metaphor poem and/or an argumentative essay then finish t
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The Literature of the American Revolution
Infuse your class with the spirit of American independence with this unit featuring three of America’s most iconic non-fiction texts from the Revolutionary Era. Through Henry’s “Speech in the Virginia Convention”, Paine’s “The American Crisis” and Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence, students le
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Night by Elie Wiesel - Vocabulary Homework, Bellringers, Quizzes
Night by Elie Wiesel - Vocabulary Homework, Bellringers, Quizzes Five weeks of vocabulary from Night focusing on challenging language as well as historical terms (places, names, events) with which students may be unfamiliar. Included: *5 homework sheets *5 PowerPoints of open-ended questions for w

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Night by Elie Wiesel Bundle - Vocabulary, Stations, Activities, Writing
This bundle includes everything you need for five weeks of reading "Night" by Elie Wiesel. Included resources: *"Night" Menus of Activities Based on Bloom's Taxonomy *Previewing the Holocaust &Night Stations *Vocabulary for "Night" by Elie Wiesel *Common Core Aligned Constructed Responses for
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Introduction to Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Introduction to Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare This weeklong lesson focuses on introducing William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar as a historical figure, and the play. Included: *Homework *Warmups/closings *Anticipation guide/"Table Talk" activity *Timeline of Shakespeare’s Life *Reading on Ju

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Douglass's "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" Activity Pack
This CCSS aligned set provides a literary and historical overview of Frederick Douglass and his “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” speech. ** This set is from my Literature of Slaves Unit and my American Literature Bundle, so please do not purchase both. ** The set includes: * a short Web
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Romeo and Juliet Act I Adapted Readings and Activities
Romeo and Juliet Act I Adapted Readings and Activities This weeklong lesson focuses on Act I, Scene I and Act I, Scene IV from Romeo and Juliet. Included: *Homework *Warmups/closings *Text-based quiz *Adapted versions of Act I, Scene I and Act I, Scene IV *Notetaking PowerPoint on Hatfields &amp

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AIR ELA Test Prep: Grade 10 Informational Text Pair Questions
What better way to ready your students for the American Institutes for Research (AIR) test in English language arts than to provide a simulation built from the ground up to model AIR? WHAT YOU GET --ten (10) standards-aligned, "AIR-like" response items designed to help students gain familiarity wit
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Webquest: Homer's Odyssey
This is a great introduction lesson for students before they read Homer's Odyssey. Building background knowledge is one of the keys to reading comprehension. When you have more knowledge to make connections to while you read, you are more likely to understand and remember that information you have r
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Civil War: North v. South Informational Text Article + Activities
The purpose of this mini-unit is to introduce the set-up between the North and South at the beginning of the Civil War. The article goes into the advantages and disadvantages that both sides faced and how that influenced the war as it progressed. Students will read and analyze these advantages and d
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Knock Out Context Clues with Muhammad Ali: CCSS Aligned
This lesson is a great way to reinforce the strategies used when determining word meaning in context. It is appropriate for both upper middle and high school level students and is particularly interesting to most boys. The lesson provides students with an engaging article to practice their skills an
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The Origin of Halloween Informational Text and Reading Check Questions
This is an informational text intended for secondary students about the origin of Halloween. It details the original Celtic celebration of Samhain, identifies the traditions that have been adopted by certain cultures and borrowed by different religions. This article discusses the interesting dynamic
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9TH GRADE CCSS BENCHMARK
This is a 30 question 9th Grade ELA CCSS Benchmark Assessment with the answer key included. It is so important to ensure that we know exactly where our students are academically. This product allows you to pre/post assess your students for overall mastery of CCSS Standards.
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Introduction to Close Reading
Students will learn to perform a close read on informational texts by following the step-by-step process. The zipped file includes: • Curriculum Map • Intro to Close Reading: Google Slides Presentation • Article: "They Loved Your GPA, Then They Saw Your Tweets" • Article: "Bad Behavior on Social Me
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Defining World Literature: Reading and Questions
Last year I had the chance to teach World Literature for the first time, but no one could give me a student-friendly definition of "world literature." So I wrote my own! This informational nonfiction article gives students insight into what "world literature" means and includes 10 side-by-side quest
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Student News: Hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats increase risk of cancer
First off, thank you so much for considering this lesson. I hope this lesson blesses you as it has my students and I! The main text in this lesson discusses the recent confirmation by the World Health Organization (WHO) that eating meat is causing cancer. This article further summarizes what exactl
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Student News: 10 Benefits of Reading
First off, thank you so much for considering this lesson. I hope this lesson blesses you as it has my students and I! The main text in this lesson discusses the benefits of reading. 10 reasons are listed including: mental stimulation, stress reduction, knowledge, vocabulary expansion, memory improv
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