Reading Interactive Notebooks Literature - Literary Elements for Common Core. This Reading Interactive Notebook is the true original - over 55,000 copies sold!After learning about interactive notebooks two summers ago, I resolved to use this technique for every concept I taught to my 6th, 7th, and 8th grade literature students. Now that I’ve used this in my classroom for over a year, I have compiled all of my reading interactive notebook lessons for teaching literary elements here.Each of the 2
Writing Interactive Notebooks ~ Sentences and Paragraphs for Common Core 3-8. This Writing Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT Best Sellers for Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text.Get the *original* Interactive Writing Notebooks - Over 30,000 copies sold!This resource is now part of an interactive notebook bundle. Find the bundle here.***********************************************Each of the 26 lessons includes a photo of the finished product, teacher’s notes, teacher’s
This Poetry Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT best seller, Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks.
Do you dread teaching poetry? Do your students dread it even more? Spice things up this year with poetry activities and poetry lessons that are fun to teach and fun to learn.
This resource is now part of an interactive notebook bundle. Find the bundle here.
Download the preview file for samples, a table of contents, and Common Core alignment for grades 4-8. Please view the topics
In this engaging activity, students make inferences and draw conclusions by analyzing a variety of text message conversations. Students are required to cite evidence for each answer.Digital & Printable Options: This product now includes a Google Slides option as well as a printable PDF.This product also includes a page that has two blank phone conversations.Students love the text message layout! This is a great way for older students to practice making inferences and citing evidence in a for
Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ALL NEW Add on Pack for Grades 5-9
This Interactive Reading Literature Notebook is full of dynamic lessons and activities for teaching literary elements in grades 5-9 whether or not your district uses Common Core. An alignment is included for Common Core Reading Literature for Grades 5-9. UPDATE: A TEKS alignment is now included as well.
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Creative activities and project ideas for any novel, story, or unit in history. Includes standards alignment for every activity, EDITABLE grading rubrics, EDITABLE list of activities, EDITABLE student handouts that are ready to share in Google Slides, and lots of print-and-go handouts for students. These are perfect for distance learning!This 52-page bundle contains almost 100 creative student activities to use with any piece of literature. It includes 33 pages of templates and worksheets that
The Hunger Games Literature Guide Novel Teaching Unit Bundle with Lessons Aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - Digital Download UPDATED for distance learning with a DIGITAL version of my Survival Guide that can be shared on a secured platform with your students. They can type directly into the document!This is a comprehensive literature guide for the entire novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. It correlates with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for grades 6-12 in En
Daily reading passages are a wonderful way to start class! These digital bell ringers are great for back to school! These short reading comprehension passages are great for middle school bellringers or warmups. The passages focus on context clues, central ideas, inferences and theme. These no prep printables are a perfect way to start class and work great as test prep. This bundle contains 28 weeks of daily reading comprehension practice.Digital & Printable Options: This download includes a
Veterans Day Activities for Close Reading, includes DIFFERENTIATED versions and aligns with the Common Core standards you need to teach. This product includes 7 fun, challenging, and engaging reading activities that all have a Veterans Day theme and are aligned to Common Core.Please view the preview file for an in-depth look at these activities.Download, print, and you're ready to teach!Each activity includes multiple versions with varying levels of difficulty and scaffolding to help you accommo
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 5 – 7. This comprehensive digital + printable unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts, skill practice, and language arts lessons.Be sure to check out all three versions of the Hatchet Book Unit to determine which best fits your teaching needs and style.Version #1 -- Hatchet [Gary Paulsen] Google Digital + Boom Learning + Printable Boo
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 92 organizers, plus 10 bonus pages.EDITABLE ORGANIZERS HERE:Google Drive Literature Graphic Organizers (Common Core Aligned)**If you teach multiple grade levels, purchase the set for the highest grade level you teach. You do not need to purchase both the 6,7,8 and 9-10 packs. The 9-10 builds on th
This freebie includes a complete interactive reading notebook lesson on making inferences. It is a bonus lesson that is not included in my other notebook products, so be sure to download this if you own those as well.
This lesson includes 3 activities and is aligned to CCSS standards for grades 4-8.
Are you thinking about using interactive notebooks in your reading classroom? I've also included at the end of this freebie a 3-page Getting Started Guide / FAQ for interactive notebooking.
Poetry Resources for Reading, Writing, and Understanding Poetry, Volume 1
This (and ALL of my poetry resources) IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my POETRY RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.
Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2 is also available; it includes my newer resources that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
This bundle contains my resources for teaching poetry, which includes teaching poetic devices and figurative language, reading/interpreting poetry, and writing original po
This Greek Mythology Unit contains over 200 pages and it is the perfect addition to an Ancient Greece Interactive Notebook or Ancient Greece unit. These Greek mythology projects and activities include full text versions of a variety of Ancient Greek myths, telling the tales of the Olympians and other Greek Gods and Goddesses. It contains all of the resources, foldable activities, graphic organizers, and mythology worksheets you need to teach your students about the gods, goddesses, heroes, and m
This ELA Sub Plan Bundle includes 5 sets of my best-selling emergency sub plans for language arts! Well over 100 pages and 7+ days worth of reading literature and informational text fun for your students to work on in your absence!Emergency ELA Sub Plans because EMERGENCIES happen!As a veteran teacher with three children I have learned that life happens. While I tend to be a warrior when I am under the weather and come to school no matter how close to death I may be feeling, I can’t do the same
Interactive Notebook Reading Literature Bundle for Any Novel or Story (Grades 6-12)This IS included in my Interactive Reading Notebook Mega Bundle. A YEAR'S WORTH: Over 90 Common-Core aligned interactive reading foldable activities for secondary students. (Many can be used for 5th grade students, as well.) You do not have to use the Common Core State Standards to utilize this bundle! Read on for all the skills practiced.Students will practice numerous skills, including: making inferences (inferr
Your learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity of our engaging activities built from best teaching practices. We want to make your lesson planning journey easy, so you can focus on your expertise. This novel study includes a curriculum map pacing guide that offers our day-by-day suggestion for how to plan out your weeks of lessons. Our pedagogy section explains the instructive idea behind the activity, gives ideas for implementation, and aligns it to the standards. We've filmed some training
**Grade 6 Version** Level BThe topics included in this huge worksheet packet are the same as in my Interactive Reading Literature Notebook. Scroll down for a list of lessons and topics.Purchase the differentiation bundle here.For each of the 24 lessons, there is a 20-item practice, followed by a 20-item assessment. The items on the assessment are similar in content and in format to the items on the practice so that your students are prepared for each assessment.Most lessons are 2 pages, so I run
Teach theme in literature with this animated PowerPoint, a choice of student notes, worksheets, and a theme test. Lesson plans and extensions activities are also included in this comprehensive unit! * BONUS: Now includes digital links to Google slides that include the slideshow, notes, and worksheets! (9/20)Determining theme in literature is a challenging literary element for middle school students to grasp. (I understand that, but I still wanted to cry when I heard, The theme is you can’t jud
The Middle Grades ELA Common Core Toolbox contains 77 learning activities aligned to the CCSS for grades 6-8. It includes printables that can be used multiple times throughout the year to address nearly all of the standards in reading literature and informational texts, and many of the speaking and listening, writing, and language standards. It also has two pages of writing prompts and warm-ups. The Standards Guide at the end details the CCSS that correspond to each printable.
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OUTSIDERS: This Outsiders Novel Study Unit now includes both a print and digital version for distance learning! Engage your students with standards-based literacy activities as they read S.E. Hinton's classic novel. The Chapter-by-Chapter Response Pages challenge students to dig deep into the text to analyze and make inferences. Perfect for partner work, small groups, or independent study! The Free-Writes topics facilitate great discussions, and students enjoy choice on the essay and creative wr
This is a fun holiday evidence-based writing and art assignment! Students think critically about a character or author from ANY piece of literature to form a drawing and paragraph. You will get: ⭐Two exemplary paragraphs with evidence ⭐Student worksheets ⭐Color connotation guide in color ⭐Color connotation guide in black and white ⭐Three options for completing and displaying the finished lesson ⭐A banner so that you can easily make a holiday door decoration or bulletin board ✅This resource can n
The Gift of the Magi: Complete Differentiated BundleYour upper elementary and middle school students will love reading the classic Christmas story, "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry and you'll love the differentiated options for you and your students!This packet includes 5 different versions of this text ~ See Preview File for samples of each:Original Version - unaltered text, The Gift of the MagiModified Version - The Gift of the Magi re-written in clear, easy-to-understand languageAnnotated V
Reader's Theater for BIG KIDS!Cover your reading literature standards while engaging your students with these high-interest reader's theater scripts and reading literature toolkits. Your students will LOVE the chance to perform while working on fluency, comprehension, context clues, and writing. This NO PREP, PRINT AND GO, with ANSWER KEYS resource is ideal for any day!This MEGA bundle includes 12-different reading literature toolkits. The scripts included are:• Aesop's Fables Reader's Theate