Back to school first day or first week activity for classroom rules and procedures: "Can I Chew Gum in Class?" and other questions students ask the first week of schoolThis IS included in the following mega bundle: ALL of my BACK TO SCHOOL RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.Instead of simply reading your rule
Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12.
Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google Slides).
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL
*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
Show your students a real-world application of the tools of rhetoric (ethos, pathos, and logos) as they examine the 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address given by Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs. The speech, which is filled with warmth, humor, and meaning, is a high-interest way to add the non-f
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.
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
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 (
This product contains 10 ready-to-use passages and short response questions to guide students through the use of the RACE strategy. RACE is a writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and text evidence, and to provide
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-int
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
This American History Warm Up Bundle gives you a complete school year's worth (over 120 slides!) of daily warm up or bell-ringer questions for US History! The slides start with Jamestown and the early colonies and continue through to 9/11, the Patriot Act, President Obama and even the 2016 election!
Interactive Reading Notebook Fiction and Nonfiction Mega Bundle (Grades 5-12) A YEAR'S WORTH of activities: over 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 includ
***All of my stations may be used for distance learning. This file will come with online tools that will make it easier for you to share with a distance learning class. Stations work well as individual task cards or with an online team.My #1 top selling lesson! Teachers love my poetry stations! Che
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
English reading assessment and vocabulary diagnostic test with answer keys. (Aligned with the Common Core State Standards for reading-literature, reading literary non-fiction, writing, and language skills)
Assess your students reading proficiency with this exam, which includes:
-Short reading pas
*Update! Now there are six!*I have also updated this resource to include PDFs as well as links to Google Apps to be used digitally. Print or go digital - whichever works best for your class!I've done a lot of Ted Talks with my students, but these six are the ones that have always been crowd pleasers
Updated to Include Distance Learning Options. Each article sub plan comes in two versions with full answer keys: 1) Easily printable PDFs, as well as 2) Google Slides. Students can type in their answers directly in the Google Slides for paperless classrooms / distance learning. Don't fear, get
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 9-page PDF (with Google Drive version of all student handouts) includes:• Suggestion lesso
Do your students need practice using text evidence? These cards will get your students to use the text and prove their answers! The fun detective theme engages students as they become reading detectives!NOTE: Reading passages NOT included. Easily add these super helpful text evidence cards to any re
Argument and Persuasive Writing Strategies: This common core mini-unit includes everything you need to teach your middle and high school students about the different, effective persuasive and argumentative writing strategies. There are TWO different files in the zipped download.- An editable, 37 sli
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
This Industrial Revolution unit bundle includes 35 fantastic resources to teach an engaging, student-centered unit on the Industrial Revolution! A unit plan explains your pacing plus included lesson plans for every day of the unit! This unit has been updated for Distance Learning with specific digit
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:
*definitions written in kid-friendly language
*key words to look for
This American Revolution Complete Unit Bundle contains almost 30 amazing resources for a complete unit on the American Revolution! A Unit Plan file includes lesson plans for every day of the unit, plus video and online links.This unit has been fully updated for Distance Learning with specific digita