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Expository, Non-Fiction Lessons on Modern Issues: Bundle #1 of 5 Lessons, CCSS
The Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In these easy-to-deliver non-fiction lesson plans, students will read articles/book excerpts by
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Journal Writing Prompts Bell Ringers Bundle Editable
*EDITABLE* A Year of Journal Prompts Bell Ringers or Exit Slips Bundle includes: Over 400 writing prompts aligned with the ELA Common Core Standards for reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, and history strands. The prompts are provided in Powerpoint and in Microsoft Word, so they are
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Black Cat, Edgar Allan Poe gothic short story w/non-fiction & multimedia,CCSS
Use “The Black Cat” by American Gothic/Dark Romantic writer Edgar Allan Poe to teach your students the elements of literary analysis, get them thinking deeply about the short story's text, and provide opportunities for real-world connections to this grisly story via a 2009 newspaper article (link in
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Interactive Reading Notebook Fiction and Nonfiction Mega Bundle
Interactive Reading Notebook Fiction and Nonfiction Mega Bundle (Grades 5-12) A YEAR'S WORTH: 220 Common-Core aligned interactive reading foldable activities for secondary students. You do not have to use the Common Core State Standards to utilize this bundle! This download includes the followin
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Public Speaking, How to Give a Powerful Speech, Great Presentation Skills, CCSS
Help your advanced middle school and high school students identify and analyze the elements of powerful public speaking with these multimedia lesson materials. This three-page PDF includes: • Step-by-step directions/suggestions to lead your students through a 50-minute lesson • A well-written, high
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"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," Jonathan Edwards’ Puritan Sermon, CCSS
Use these creative lesson materials to help your teens get excited about studying Puritan minister Jonathan Edwards’ most famous sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” When you connect this 1741 lecture to modern elements, such as heavy metal lyrics from bands such as Metallica and Slayer (
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Cause and Effect Nonfiction Activity
Cause and Effect Nonfiction Activity: Read Those Labels Aligned with the Common Core State Standards This zipped bundle includes a PDF file including an original nonfiction article about product warning labels and frivolous lawsuits, comprehension questions for cause and effect, teacher's answer ke
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: You Eat Bugs Every Single Day
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver narrative non-fiction activity, students will read an article by be
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Science Sub Plans Literacy MEGA BUNDLE - 50 Secondary Science Reading Articles
Don't fear, get your emergency secondary science sub plans right here. This bundle contains 50 SCIENCE ARTICLES plus two bonus free articles (see below for summaries of each article) with questions and full answer keys! A whole year's worth of science literacy activities and sub plans on current a
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Current Event Article Close Reading Worksheet, Informational Text, Gr. 6-12 CCSS
Need more informational text-based lessons in your classroom? This print-and-go worksheet is the perfect little tool to use as a weekly, occasional, or extra credit assignment. You can either provide an article for your students to work through as a class or assign students to find their own article
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Text Structure Powerpoint
This powerpoint is a fun, colorful way to introduce or re-teach TEXT STRUCTURE! Includes: - 21 EDITABLE slides - 5 video clip examples - 15 slides can be printed to created colorful, informative posters for your class, including: *definitions written in kid-friendly language *key words to look for
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Spinetingler Horror Short Story w/Informational Text Activity, Fun Stuff, CCSS
Introduce your students to Horatio Quiroga, a master of suspense of who will forever change the way they look at their pillows and mattresses with his famous story of everyday horror, “The Feather Pillow.” This 8-page PDF includes: • Full text of “The Feather Pillow,” a wonderfully creepy short sto
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Expository Informative Explanatory Writing Unit Editable Common Core Bundle
This writing unit focuses on explanatory and informative (expository) writing and is aligned with the Common Core State Standards. It has also been recently updated to include Google Drive / Google Classroom editable handouts and MLA 8 style handouts. This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my W
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Reading Graphic Organizers Gr 11-12
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for ELA Reading Literature and Informational Nonfiction Texts Grades 11-12 (Also includes the organizers for grades 6, 7, 8, and 9-10 because the skills build upon one another each year.) **UPDATED with new and revised organizers! 153 total!!** Find the EDIT
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Close Reading Article Review Questions For Any NonFiction Text
Close Reading Questions: Nonfiction Articles Aligned with the Common Core State Standards Nonfiction articles can be used in any content area. Use the handouts to encourage close reading of the passage or article. May be used with any news, feature, informational, explanatory, argument, opinion, e
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Ben Franklin’s Autobiography, Informational Text with Modern Connections, CCSS
Use these two days of creative lessons to get your teens excited about studying the words and ideas of Benjamin Franklin, one of the United States’ most compelling founding fathers. This 11-page PDF includes: • Detailed, step-by-step lesson procedure suggestions • Brainstorming handout to help stud
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Frederick Douglass, Non-Fiction Activity to use for ANY Novel with Slavery Theme
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a compelling autobiography and provides an honest view of the harshness of life for African-American slaves in the 1800s. Use this 45-minute lesson that includes a slice of Douglass’ narrative to show your students the ugly reality of life in pre-Ci
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Interactive Reading Notebook Nonfiction Bundle Common Core Aligned
Common Core Aligned Interactive Reading Notebook for Nonfiction Informational Texts (Grades 6-12) This IS included in my Interactive Reading Notebook Mega Bundle. A YEAR'S WORTH: 105 Common-Core aligned interactive reading foldable activities for secondary students. (Many can be used for 5th grade
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Inference Exit Slips
(Brand new cover) These 20 exit slips are a convenient way to quickly assess student understanding of English Literature concepts and cover the Common Core Standards at the same time! They can be used with any assessment. They align with Common Core Standards RI.1 and RL.1, but they can be used w
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Compare Contrast Two or More Texts NonFiction Graphic Organizers
Compare Contrast Two or More Texts: Close Reading Strategies and Activities Aligned with the Common Core State Standards Use the handouts to encourage close reading and compare/contrast of two or more texts or sources (may be used with multimedia sources such as graphics, videos, podcasts, etc.). T
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Research Binder Projects: 170 pages of Common Core Aligned materials
Research Binder Projects: 170 pages of Common Core Aligned Materials This is a research project that includes students working in groups to research and develop a better understanding of controversial topics. The product: Encourages Team Work! Encourages Critical Thinking! Meets multiple Common
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: Fear Factors, Grades 8-12, CCSS
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will read an interview-based article
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How to Annotate Text, Annotations, FREE Sticky Note Method Handout with Bookmark
Encourage your students to improve their close reading skills by teaching them to annotate text with this simple sticky-note procedure. This single-sheet handout gives examples of rich and weak annotated comments along with helpful suggestions to guide students who aren’t sure what they should be wr
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Mini-Lessons Editable Hooks for Teens Middle & High School English Language Arts
Hook and reel in your teens' interest any time with these enjoyable and engaging mini-lessons! Excellent hooks, discussion starters, sub plans, re-engagement strategies, brain breaks, extended bellringers … you name it. ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ Note: This product is a
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High School Daily Common Core Reading Practice Weeks 1-5 {LMI}A
(New Cover) This resource provides five weeks of daily Common Core Reading practice that can be completed in five minutes a day. This document was developed with students that need an extra boost in reading comprehension and English Literature in mind. Use these as students first enter the class
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: The Trophy Syndrome (CCSS)
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will view the commencement speech gi
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Rip Van Winkle, High-Interest Materials for Washington Irving’s Story, CCSS
Help make Washington Irving’s classic American tale, “Rip Van Winkle,” intriguing to a high school audience with these dynamic lesson materials that will take three class periods to complete. This product includes: • Step-by-step, detailed directions about how to use the three days’ worth of “Rip
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"A Modest Proposal": A Study of Satire
This CCSS aligned unit provides an overview, examination and creation of satire using Swift’s "A Modest Proposal" and other resources. Students read and analyze different satires, build their vocabulary, gain historical knowledge, read and analyze "A Modest Proposal", then craft their own satire. Fo
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ELA Test Prep Nonfiction Reading Escape Room Activity
Make test-prep fun! Help prepare your students for high-stakes standardized tests with this ELA Test Prep Nonfiction Reading Escape Room Activity. This download includes teacher directions, student directions, and all of the printable resources necessary to hold an escape activity in your classroom
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A Christmas Carol: Non-Fiction Reading Activity
Need to add non-fiction into a Christmas Carol or holiday-themed unit? Want to add some controversy to your class before winter break? Use this 2-day lesson connecting literature and modern articles to assess CCSS RI.1 and W.9 in your ELA classroom. Themed around the question “Have we REALLY learne
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: Schools Want Teens to Sleep In
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver informational text activity, students will read an article by New Y
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Common Core ELA Standards Checklists High School Grades 9-12
Common Core ELA Standards Checklists Bundle for High School, Grades 9-12 This bundle combines both the Grades 11-12 and Grades 9-10 Common Core State Standards Checklists for English Language Arts. This IS included in my Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12 You get 120+ pages featuring all of the
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Princess Bride Film Study, Add Rigor to Movie Viewing, Worksheets, Fun! CCSS
William Goldman’s The Princess Bride is the perfect fairy tale to use with secondary students, but it’s not enough to just hit “play” on the DVD. Instead, add a layer of rigor to your students’ study of The Princess Bride with this packet of print-and-teach materials that will take four days to comp
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Writing Resources Bundle Argument Expository Narrative Journalism
Writing instruction has never been easier! This download now includes ALL of my writing resources: argument and persuasive, expository (including journalism), and narrative (including creative) writing. In addition, I added helpful outlines, prompts, and rubrics. The skills practiced are standards-b
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Thanatopsis, William Cullen Bryant, High-Interest Multimedia Materials, CCSS
Take a challenging poem and it make it far more accessible with these dynamic, multimedia materials that will help students build connections between our modern world and the 1817 thoughts of American poet William Cullen Bryant. Romanticism poetry can be tough for today’s teens to master, but linki
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Informational Text - Ghost Tour Engaging Language Arts Online Research Project
Your students will love practicing their research and analysis skills as they take this exciting ghost tour! This resource is included in a bundle! Student ♥ Engagement Bundle of Language Arts Lessons for Middle and High School Give your students an engaging, thought-provoking two-three days of ho
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Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Provide your students with a more complete understanding of rhetorical analysis with a variety of concept overviews, practice activities, complementary assignments and assessments. This product is included in my AP Language and Composition Bundle for a reduced price. Please don’t buy this item in ad
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Great Minds in Science - 18 Secondary Science Literacy Sub Plans / Activities
When we teach science, the important scientific figures behind the science are only mentioned in a cursory way. My Great Minds in Science Series of 18 ARTICLES plus a Bonus Article functions to enliven and deepen the understanding of the people behind the discoveries. These articles are a great way
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Argumentation Writing Unit: Common Core: Online Collaborative Discussion
The Common Core Standards call for students to engage in argumentation as well as collaborative discussion. This 18-day unit for middle and high school (differentiated) hits on a wide array of reading, writing, speaking, and listening standards. Persuasive writing is a thing of the past -It was al
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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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Main Idea Task Cards
Identifying the main or central idea is a literary skill often addressed on standardized tests. Make sure your students are prepared with these (40) engaging Main Idea Task Cards that focus on nonfiction, expository text. Task Cards can be analyzed in pairs, groups, or whole class instruction. An

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Stations for Previewing Holocaust Texts & Night by Elie Wiesel
Stations for Previewing Holocaust Texts & Night Included are six station activities which can be used in a English Language Arts or history classroom. Four stations are focused on introducing the Holocaust and the related text you will be reading. The final two stations are focused on specifica
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Infer and Make Inference Statements RL.9-10.1, RL.11-12.1, RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1
Making inferences while reading is one of the most important skills we can teach our students. When students read, they should be inferring using both explicit evidence and implicit information gleaned from the texts in front of them - but many students need additional practice to hone their inferri
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Nazi Propaganda Analysis from the Holocaust & WWII for ELA, History CCSS Aligned
Nazi Propaganda Analysis from the Holocaust & WWII for ELA, History - CCSS Aligned This lesson focuses on propaganda posters used by the Nazi party to spread and preserve the basic ideas of Nazism and to dehumanize “inferior" groups. Students will analyze ten posters to infer meaning, and ident
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Holocaust Resource Bundle for ELA, History - CCSS Aligned
Holocaust Resource Bundle for ELA, History - CCSS Aligned This bundle, over a 30% savings, includes nine of my best-selling Holocaust resources, all of which are perfect additions to your unit on the Holocaust in either an English Language Arts or history classroom. Included: Holocaust Victims Ide
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: Benefits of Slacking Off?
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver narrative non-fiction activity, students will read an article by th
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: Unlikely Friendships, CCSS
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver informational text activity, students will read an article by a New
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Fairy Tales Argument, Intro. Lesson for ANY Fairy Tale Unit or Fantasy Lit. CCSS
As you begin a study of fairy tales or any fantasy-based literature, use this activity that examines two argument essays about the impact fairy tales have on children. In “Fairy Tales: A Nightmare in Disguise,” the writer argues that fairy tales are the cause of several social ills. In the other ess
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: The Power of Negative Thinking
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver informational text activity, students will read an article by Briti
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Informational Text Activity, FREE, Easy Print-and-Go Sub Materials, CCSS
Whether you need a one-or-two day emergency sub plan or just want to slide a little more informational text into your curriculum, this free and fun lesson has what you need – a well-written, high-interest article from the New York Times on the 10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know, a topic t
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Social Communication Skills for Secondary Students
“Social Communication Skills for Secondary Students” uses high interest images to give older students practice recognizing the feelings and emotions of others by considering visual cues such as body language and facial expressions A glossary is provided which presents definitions of specific feeling
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Close Reading and Compare Contrast of Nonfiction, Poetry, Artwork
Close Reading and Compare Contrast of Nonfiction, Poetry, Artwork; Includes Mini Research and Creative Activities with Interactive Notebook Foldable - Aligned with the Common Core State Standards Did you know that Beyoncé's perfume "Rise" was inspired by Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise"? Or that
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