Teaching students how to annotate text is an integral part of the common core curriculum. This text annotation resource includes everything you need to teach your middle and high school students how to properly annotate informational text. There are two different files in the zipped download.- An ed
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
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
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
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for ELA Reading Informational Texts and Fiction/Literature for Grades 9-10 (Also includes the organizers for grades 6, 7, and 8 because the skills build upon one another each year.)This IS included in the following bundles: • Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-1
Exhausted by prep? Tired of spending nights and weekends reinventing the curriculum wheel? This HUGE collection of materials (1,500+ slides and 800+ pages) will take the prep load off your back and give you every slide, every handout, and every day’s detailed lesson procedure tagged with targeted Co
Use this two-day lesson pack to get your teens excited about studying the words and ideas of Benjamin Franklin, one of the United States’ most compelling founding fathers.This 10-page PDF includes:• Detailed, step-by-step lesson procedure suggestions• Brainstorming handout to help students create th
Bill of Rights Scenarios Analysis WorksheetThis worksheet includes abbreviated versions of America's Bill of Rights for students to read and a set of short scenarios that students must analyze. Each scenario describes a violation of one of the first ten Amendments in a way that students can identify
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 core science and technical standards, and will help you
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
105 Common Core-aligned interactive nonfiction reading notebook foldable activities for secondary students (grades 6-12). These can be used with ANY nonfiction text (passages not included). This IS included in my Interactive Reading Notebook Mega Bundle. Students will practice numerous skills, inclu
Updated for distance learning. This science article / sub plan comes in two versions (with answer key): 1) easily printable PDFs, as well as 2) Google Slides for paperless online learning. Students can type in their answers directly in the Google Slides. When we teach science, the important scienti
To better understand the basic information within the U.S. Constitution, students will browse through this primary source document and find the main ideas regarding the 7 Articles and 27 Amendments. Included are 17 questions about the articles and 27 questions about the amendments. All questions (
(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
Bell Ringers ELA for Middle School: Complete Year 8th Grade (Vol. 1)These ELA English Bell Ringers / warm up / do now / bell work for your Middle School classroom cover the entire year - 36 weeks and 180 days worth of content! This resource includes a fully DIGITAL student version, a PRINT version,
Jack the Ripper. One of the most notorious serial killers of all time. And he was never caught. There are over 100 theories about his identity. If you're looking for a high-interest nonfiction topic to get your students interested in analyzing nonfiction, this is it! This activity has two parts
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
How did the Founding Fathers come up with the 27 grievances in the Declaration of Independence? By comparing the Declaration of Independence to a break-up letter and analyzing primary source images from the Revolutionary Era, students will come to better understand the reasons for declaring independ
George Washington's Farewell Address Analysis Worksheet
This is a two page edited reading of President George Washington's Farewell Address of 1796. In it, he warns America of the dangers of a 2 Party System and about getting entangled in foreign affairs.
It is a wonderful speech for students to
Declaration of Independence & Declaration of the Rights of Man Comparison ReadingThis great, higher-level-thinking worksheet presents excerpts from both America's Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen. It is excellent to use in an American Histor
Analyzing arguments can be so challenging; however, this step-by-step method will make this skill clear and easy while creating an in-depth rhetorical analysis! This digital, engaging, no prep/no plan unit will show your students how to analyze the rhetoric, fallacies, an author's message, and the p
This primary source lesson will help students better understand one of the most important documents of all time - The Declaration of Independence. Though Thomas Jefferson's Declaration can be difficult to understand for some, this worksheet is a great overall, big-picture way to study such an impor
Informational Text: Common Core Booklet for ANY Piece of Nonfiction Text
This product helps students achieve mastery in identifying the following Common Core elements: key ideas and details, craft and structure, integration of knowledge and ideas, and range of reading and complexity.
ALL LESSONS ARE NOW ALIGNED WITH THE 2019 AP LANG COURSE AND EXAM DESCRIPTION.Need help making rhetoric accessible for each of your students? What about help understanding how to teach rhetorical analysis through both devices and strategies? This 114-page unit includes 27 lessons designed for the 90