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 91 organizers, plus 9 bonus pages.
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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
State Report / Research Project / Opinion Writing: This is not your typical “state report”. With this opinion writing project students will research states from their own points of view. They will learn about two states and decide which state is a
Graphic Organizers for Reading: Teaching Tools Aligned with the Common is a 161-page ebook that includes over 3 dozen graphic organizers, but it's far more than a book of printables. It also includes mini-lessons for how to teach reading skills for
You can use this set of 75 common core science task cards with ANY Science Informational Text Readings. Simply choose the cards you want to use with any article, reading, or passage from the text.
These task cards are aligned with the common
This powerpoint is a fun, colorful way to introduce or re-teach TEXT STRUCTURE!
- 21 EDITABLE slides
- 5 video clip examples
- 15 slides can be printed to created colorful, informative posters for your class, including:
These are COMPLETE 400+ pages of Assessments and Teaching Notes for ALL English Language Arts Standards for 6th Grade. These will cover your entire year!
Reading comprehension (literature and informational), writing, language/grammar, fluency,
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
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for ELA Reading Literature and Informational Texts BUNDLE for Grades 6-12
*UPDATED Aug. 2014: Now contains over 175 organizers! Perfect for Reader's Notebooks.*
Do you need to implement the Common Core
Document-Based Questions (DBQs) are a great way to expose students to primary sources as well as to make them think about an event in history and respond to it. This unit can be used in a few ways. I project the full-page images
Common Core Reading Literacy Centers BUNDLE:
Covers all 10 Common Core Reading Literature Standards
Covers all 10 Common Core Reading Informational Standards
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This assessment was created with the classroom teacher in mind. This provides opportunities to assess student learning in reading and writing.
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This bundle includes:
- Four assessments for Narrative
Editable Common Core ELA Standards Checklists Grade 6 - easy-to use and customize!
This IS included in my Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8
AND Common Core ELA Standards Checklists for Grades 6, 7, 8
This 62-page resource features all of the
Free up your time with The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963, a 120 page common-core aligned Complete Literature Guide for the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis. This guide has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The Calendar
Do you need concise, scaffolded instruction for small groups, English learners, and struggling students? This comprehensive resource integrates all 34 6th Grade ELA Common Core Reading Standards for Literature, Informational Text, and Language
In 1861, Atlantic Monthly magazine published a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem that catapulted Paul Revere from relative obscurity to superstar status. The poem is the equivalent of a blockbuster movie. Every single time I read it to a class, they
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This bundle contains my following products found individually in my store:
*Fiction Reading Strategy Sheets for Guided & Independent Practice, Focusing on the following skills:
Aztec Inca Maya Early Civilizations QR Code Activity. This is a 23 page resource (including answer key) that will have your students use a device that has a QR Reader to answer questions about the three civilizations.
There will be 10 questions
Summarizing contains Mini Posters, a Lap Book, Games, and Printables. Students can't get enough of this high interest summarizing unit centered around superheroes.
• Mini posters with definitions, rules, and
Engage your students’ creativity with this hands-on project that encourages them to learn about volcanoes. They will research three types of volcanoes and create a circle book that highlights what they learned. The ready-to-color illustrations
Mini Lessons • Informational Texts • These twenty-three mini lessons will support you as you teach students to gain mastery of Informational Text standards and close reading of nonfiction.
You will be able to increase text complexity and student
Lewis and Clark's Expedition Journal Entries - Close Reading: In this five-day, CCSS-aligned unit, students will examine and interpret the journal entries of Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark from their American
EMERGENCY! Are you going to be gone from your Grade 5-8 Social Studies/U.S. History classroom for five or more individual or consecutive days, don't have the time to plan for your absence, and in need of "printable/no prep" Middle School-level
This unit has all you need to teach non fiction text features to your dual-language or Spanish students.
Entirely written in Spanish, this unit targets text features found in non-fiction texts. It is a detailed unit with all you need to make sure
This bundle, a 50% savings, includes a total of 93 different assessments.
Fiction and Nonfiction Test Passages
Quizzes on Nonfiction Skills
Quizzes on Point of View
Quizzes on Conflict, Characterization, and Character
**NEW UPDATE FOR THE 2016 SUMMER RIO OLYMPICS (7/2/16)***
Update includes Summer and Winter versions of the document as well as updated video links.
This product includes 20 student worksheets about several Olympic-related topics. That's up to 4
I created a packet of graphic organizers aligned to an animal classification unit. The pages can be printed and glued in to an interactive notebook or grouped together to make a booklet with students notes. Included is a graphic organizer to use
We all know that Common Core writing is all about paired texts and using a variety of sources! This download includes 14 different expository and argumentative writing assignment sheets. Each contains a prompt and links to 3-5 paired text sources of
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
Our Esperanza Rising Unit Teaching Package has 270+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.
NOVEL: Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz
Literature Reading Unit - Informational Reading Unit - Fiction Reading Unit - Non-Fiction Reading Unit - Common Core Literature Unit- Common Core Informational Unit - Literature Interactive Notebook
In this unit, you will have 40+ lessons that
Nonfiction Independent Reading
This reading response resource is interactive and perfect for assessing nonfiction independent reading. Better yet, it covers ALL of the informational text standards! It is easy to use, simple to grade, and can be
These organizational posters have helped me get better oriented with the expectations of Common Core standards for 6th grade ELA. By breaking down each standard and examining key skills and vocabulary, I have developed corresponding essential
My philosophy on teaching is that if kids can’t learn the way we teach, we must teach them the way they learn. (Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?)
I use these Non-Fiction and Fiction Text Elements Response Pages Bundle as an “exit ticket” after
This powerpoint is colorful and assesses poetry and figurative language knowledge using poetry scenes from popular movies, followed by a question about the poem given.
After creating a video quiz over main idea, I discovered that my students were
NEVER BEFORE HAVE YOU SEEN A POWERPOINT LIKE THIS!!!
I have spent at least 13 hours creating this one PowerPoint. WHY? I have a FLIPPED CLASSROOM and understand that students must be engaged in what they see in order to want to learn. My
Christmas Around the World and so much more! Why avoid Christmas in the classroom? Instead, take an in depth look at Christmas Around the World! This unit incorporates a study of the major ancient & modern winter solstice celebrations
This Common Core resource includes 26 rigorous unit learning tasks for Christopher Paul Curtis’s, "The Watsons Go to Birmingham." The teacher-created learning tasks include standard(s) alignment using the language of Common Core State Standards. The
Teach 6th grade reading comprehension skills with these common core discussion task cards. Each card has a stem question that can be used after reading any non-fiction or fiction text. Every reading standard in 6th grade is represented in this
Got help? Great! Getting the targeted help you need? PRICELESS! This packet includes step-by-step, 1 page guides for meeting with small groups for reading practice with a focus on comprehension in grades 2-6. The guides are written to be used
NEVER BEFORE HAVE YOU SEEN A POWERPOINT LIKE THIS!!!
I have spent at least 18 hours creating this one PowerPoint. WHY? I have a FLIPPED CLASSROOM and understand that students must be engaged in what they see in order to want to learn. My
Do you find yourself asking the same questions over and over during your read-alouds and guided reading? We found we were continually asking basic questions such as; Who are the characters? What is the problem? What is the main idea? These Common
Needs help teaching your students how to be master nonfiction readers? This set of eight worksheets is for you! With the new common core standards the burden of teaching reading isn't all on Language Arts teachers anymore. These worksheets are
In this ten-day, Common Core aligned unit, students will develop a deep understanding of the speech genre by investigating two famous speeches. After instruction on speech characteristics and purposes of speeches, students will closely read and
Doesn’t it make sense to start a study of the Scientific Method by having the students go through the process themselves? This awesome resource contains everything you need to have the children complete a quick guided investigation and then design
Ready or not, SBAC and PARCC are here! Are your students ready?
**Now with an editable Google Document template so the students can complete their work digitally!**
Also updated to more accurately prepare students by giving three different
This is a tool your students can use to track their OWN PROGRESS! Sixth graders will become familiar with Common Core Objectives in relatively kid-friendly language. Reading, writing, speaking and listening, and research and range are covered in
This Interactive Notebook – Information Text Collection contains awesome anchor posters and lots of foldable graphic organizers to teach your students all about nonfiction text, making it the perfect tool for supporting Common Core.
Informational Reading Unit - Non-Fiction Reading Unit - Common Core Informational Unit- Common Core Non-Fiction Unit
In this unit, you will have 17 lessons that teach all of the CCSS reading informational and non-fiction standards for 4th, 5th, and
Welcome to your indispensable ELA resource! Here is the complete package of all of my grade level English Language Arts handbooks. Save big when you buy them together! I’ll be very surprised if you don’t use this handbook during every English
21st Century Learning -This QR Code scavenger hunt allows students to learn about the Underground Railroad through an inquiry-oriented project. Students function as a conductor like Harriet Tubman and lead their passengers to Freedom. Black History