Just what you need to teach bias! This print and digital resource has everything you need to teach this valuable critical thinking skill in our online world. Ready to use -- includes websites, questions, student notes, practice, and more!Here's what teachers are saying about my digital literacy
Reading informational text and writing bundle for grade 6 - 12! Now includes Google Doc perfect for distance learning!Practice or assess all 9 reading informational text common core standards (RI.1 - RI.9) for grades 6 - 12 using interesting nonfiction texts about emotional intelligence.All 9 Editab
FREE! NO PREP PRINTABLES AND GOOGLE CLASSROOM VERSION FOR EASY DISTANCE LEARNING! Thorough, high-interest 2-page passage about sled dog racing for any time of year. Student will preview & practice relevant vocabulary, read the text closely to answer questions, practice supporting inferences with
Common Core Reading Science & Technical Subjects Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 *UPDATED* Now includes a DIGITAL Google Slides copy for distance or remote learning!This IS included in the following bundles: • Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8• Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12Do you n
Updated in 2020 as a distance learning WebQuest in Google Slides or PDF while the debate continues (killer whales continue to be sold worldwide in worse-than-ever conditions, plus think about the other marine mammals). Authentic, relevant, in-depth argument examination! Truly delves into both sides
MORE HIGH-INTEREST passages middle school kids love! It's true; they do! Just like in Volume I, these passages are far more interesting and relevant to their everyday lives than most other passages are. Kids in grades 6, 7, and 8 keep reporting they LOVE the texts! And they get the chance to practi
Editable Common Core ELA Standards Checklists Grade 7 - easy to use and customize to suit your needs.
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 English Language Arts Common Core
Mix and match 80+ task cards with any fiction or nonfiction text. Each complex Common Core Reading Standard is broken down into easy-to-understand student tasks. Each student task is now a task card. Take out the guess work and meet reading standards every time. Challenge students by requiring close
In this highly engaging Confucianism, Taoism, & Legalism resource activity, students work in pairs or in small groups to analyze three primary sources - one from Confucius, one from Laozi (Lao Tzu), and the third from Han Feizi! ☆ ☆ Get this engaging resource (and a huge discount) when you purc
This item is a project where students have to analyze conflicting texts to try to figure out what happened to Stuart Smally. The project addresses common core standards:
RI.7.1. - Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences dra
Animal Research Activities for big kids tied to life science/ecology units! Includes 70 pages of guided notes to help support student understanding of ecology concepts through an animal of interest! Meets NGSS standards and ELA CCSS! This document includes the following:- Comprehensive Animal Resear
WHAT IS IT?
★ An anchor chart that can be blown up and posted in your room
★ A one-page quick reference for students to use all year when analyzing authors craft and rhetorical devices.
WHAT'S THE CONTENT?
★ 7 Rhetorical Devices Defined and Compared to a Tool
★ Purpose for each Rhetorical Device C
**NEW UPDATE FOR THE 2020/2021 SUMMER OLYMPICS (5/11/21)***Update includes Summer and Winter versions of the document as well as website links, video links, and article updates specific to these Olympic games.This product includes 20 student worksheets about several Olympic-related topics. That's u
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-16: Malala Yousafzai's 2013 Speech to the United NationsTeach reading informational text standard RI.7.7, compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text (how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words),
Are you looking for a great way to start a discussion while reading the novel, Wonder, by R.J. Palacio? Check out these non-fiction articles on facial disfigurement, homeschooling, and peer pressure. Each Close Reading Article & Question Set includes a 2-page article, instructions for annotating
Help your students prepare for the Language Arts Writing Performance Tasks on the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC) or Common Core tests. This resource was created and molded after the 6th through 8th grade SBAC. The Performance Task was written to give your students an example of what a full-lengt
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-11: How Technology Transformed TelevisionTeach reading informational text standard RI.7.6, Analyze Author's Purpose and Point of View, with this high-interest article on the ways technology has changed television today.Students will also complete activ
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 150-page novel guide with student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher resources written to focus on time-tested best practices for teaching, and aligned to the Common Core State Standards for grades 7 - 8. MORE than enough to choose from in this comprehens
This huge document covers ALL of the Literature and Informational Text Standards. This mega 57-page document contains graphic organizers, Common Core summary wall charts, progress forms, and question answering frames for EVERY Common Core ELA Literature and Informational Text Standard! Just add a b
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 assigned over and over again for books or articles.
Teach 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 7th grade is represented in this collection (RL 7.1 - 7.10, RI 7.1 - 7.10). Each card has the stand
These 10 paired passages task cards are perfect for STAAR test prep or standardized test prep. They use well-known fiction novels, modern non-fiction articles, and poems to help engage your students as they practice answering multiple-choice questions about two passages. (Compares: Non-fiction to No
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-7: Aliens: A Look at the EvidenceTeach reading informational text standard RI.7.4, Analyze Word Choice, Connotative & Technical Meanings, with this high-interest article on the hot topic of Aliens, including evidence for students to consider on whe
This A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park reading unit and novel study is exactly what you need to teach your seventh or eighth grade middle school learners in an engaging Socratic Seminar, discussion-based, and reading response focused format with this historical fiction or narrative nonfiction n