The ORIGINAL Paragraph of the Week program on TpT! This daily, scaffolded approach to paragraph writing is perfect to help get your students writing good, solid, detailed paragraphs. Students will write one weekly paragraph, focusing on the organization and format of the paragraph itself.
Writing Interactive Notebooks ~ Sentences and Paragraphs for Common Core 3-8. This IWriting Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT Best Sellers for Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text.
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6 original reading passages for teaching and reviewing figurative language: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion.
These activities are perfect for weekly homework, daily/bell work, classwork, review, test prep, or assessment.
Each of the 6 p
This super-cute paper backpack craft and learning activity is a great way to build community with your students! It also helps students develop the critical skills of following step by step directions and speaking and listening to members of a group!
This product includes step by step directions wi
Paragraph writing activities and Writing Prompts for the Entire Year! Paragraph of the Week, a weekly paragraph writing practice system, will provide your students with LOTS of practice opportunities in writing well-organized paragraphs in a fun and enjoyable way.
There is a total of 60 EDITABLE
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A bio poem is a simple poem written about a person, and it follows a predictable pattern. You ca
Fun and effective paragraph writing practice! In addition to the printable writing prompts and graphic organizers, you will also get access to paperless Google Drive slides to use with Google Classroom and other digital platforms.
You can use this as a Paragraph of the Week program, at a literacy
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This download is for circular scalloped and dotted wall letter (A to Z) labels. I have included two font choices and sizes. The packet also includes three variations of "Word Wall" to place above your word wall. These items coordinate with my other bright polka dot items.
I have many choices of
This is the companion to my Interactive Writing Notebooks, picking up where it leaves off with more advanced writing assignments. Just like my other products, all of these lessons are differentiated and scaffolded to meet ALL of your students' needs.
This product includes 5 very detailed writing un
This 376 page pack (188 in English and 188 in Spanish) has everything you need to help your parent teacher conferences run smoothly. Increase your attendance, report what your students are learning, and set and communicate goals easily, all while staying organized! You will find each page in English
Looking for engaging, creative, and versatile word work activities for your upper elementary students that will last the YEAR? This no-prep mega pack contains 18 word work (vocabulary) activities that your kids will love-- along with menus and anchor charts! This product is appropriate for grades 3-
English Bell Ringers Vol 1: These English bell ringers / warm ups are one of the top 100 best-selling resources on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Have your students in their seat when the bell rings! Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these engaging daily bell ringer routines!
This terrific resource includes 37 pages of poetry writing activities. The vast majority of these are ready-to-use printables for 21 different kinds of poems. Each introduction worksheet includes a description of the poem, the poetry pattern, an example, and opportunities for guided practice. Most o
This Step-By-Step SENTENCE STRUCTURE AND PARAGRAPH WRITING UNIT unit is loaded with teaching tools to give your students the foundation they need for sentence structure and how to form a strong paragraph! ★★★It has been a BEST SELLER ON TPT and is now EDITABLE!!! ★★★ and is Common Core aligned with
*Use for fun, motivating morning work, writing prompts, or literacy centers!
*Print one copy of the emoji prompt for each of your students. (Students will each get a ¼ page slip.) Your students will take their slip of paper and cut out each of the emoji. They must then create a story (you create th
Grammar - Grammar Dots - Room Decor
Are you tired of correcting the same errors in your students' work? Post these colorful grammar dots in your classroom and watch the errors disappear. 24 common grammar errors are included covering homophones, contractions, possessive forms, and more.
This poster set coordinates perfectly with my Interactive Grammar Notebooks .
It includes 62 grammar posters (formerly 55). Each poster includes a term, definition, and clear example or examples.
I've also included a black and white version of each poster without a background in case ink is an iss
I know your students will love their INTERACTIVE Reading Response Notebook! This 110 page resource reflects the common core standards and is divided into 4 sections. The sections include:
1. Genre Study
2. Comprehension Skills
3. Comprehension Strategies
4. Non-ficiton Study
The format of this book
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Mustaches seem to be a big hit with kids right now! My own 5th grade daughter used the campaign slogan “I ‘MUSTACHE’ you to vote for me for President!” to win her spot on student council. For this product, I thought it would be fun to
*45 weeks of activities!* Think It Through is 45 weeks of activities to ENGAGE, enrich and extend your students' thinking.
This bundle includes weekly activities for August through June!
Each of the 45 sheets begins with a child-friendly quote to interpret. I have found that interpreting quotes c
Simile and Metaphor Activity Bundle
This *NEWLY UPDATED* simile and metaphor activity bundle is just what you need to supplement your unit! The activity pack includes the following Simile and Metaphor Resources...
• 2 Options for Simile and Metaphor Interactive Notebook Notes
• 4 Differentiated S
Be an art-infused classroom with my interactive coloring sheets plus writing prompts for all major holidays (over 90 unique designs to use all year long)! My original interactive "pop art" coloring sheets are a teacher and student favorite! This popular collection features coloring sheets and writin
Writer's Workshop Folder: This file contains everything you need to make writer's workshop folders for your class- with extras! These handy folders will help students keep their writing organized through every step of the writing process.
This file contains:
3 folder covers in red, green and blue c
Looking for something to help your students with their WRITING? This easy-to-use set of activities, graphic organizers and templates will help your students write persuasive, narrative, descriptive and expository pieces. Templates can be used all year for multiple writing assignments and can easily
Whole class writing journals are a great addition to your classroom or writing center that will keep your students engaged! This file contains printables to create 10 different class writing journals. Each journal has a different topic and a handy word bank sized to fit a standard composition book.
A set of 32 fun and engaging End of the Year Memories Task Cards for students to complete that will get them thinking about their school year! Includes a wide variety of tasks, ranging from writing scrips, designing advertisements, creating games, interviewing friends, etc. all with an end of the y
Completely updated with new look and fonts. You get 2 versions (that are identical) to choose from to best suit your classroom theme - chalkboard and polka dot. Each is 78 pages and includes an editable skill card template so you can make your own cards the way YOU like them worded.
This complete, print-and-go unit plan will excite both teachers and teens by ramping up traditional poetry lessons with modern-designed, multimedia materials. My MASSIVE poetry lesson bundle includes FOUR WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed for high school and advanced middle school students
This EDITABLE bell ringer journal is for the entire school year including 275 journal prompts for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.
This product provides teachers with an entire school year of journal prompts in an organized and focused way. The journal is organized by month with 25 entries per
This simile unit is my gift to you and features fun and creative ways to involve and motivate students while teaching similes. The pages included are:
1. Simile Definition Poster
2. I Sense a Simile- student activity and sample
3. It Came From Planet Simile- simile/art activity (includes three diff
This Work on Writing Folder Kit is ready for you to print on either white paper or sticker paper (for easy application). Once they are printed you may paste them onto 2 manila folders. Make about 6 folders for your class, so your students can use them during Work on Writing and have private, quiet t
SHORT STORY AND NOVEL ASSIGNMENTS
Gone are the days of boring book reports and reading responses! This multi-faceted resource provides fun ready-to-use assignments that will work for any novel or short story that your students are reading. Each of the one page assignments can be printed and hande
On August 21st a total solar eclipse will sweep its way across the continental United States for the first time in almost a century. This solar eclipse unit is filled to the brim with engaging activities across the content. Use these close reading passages, writing activities, graphic organizers, t
Build a Better Sentence! Writing Workshop CENTER, Task Cards, & Worksheets
upper elementary and middle grades - meets Common Core L.3, L.2, L.5, as well as W.4 and W.5.
Download preview file for a comprehensive overview as well as detailed teacher instructions for using this unit.
Paraphrasing is an essential skill for many types of writing, but a difficult one to master. Each of these 32 paraphrasing task cards features a different informational text (nonfiction) paragraph for students to paraphrase. These paragraphs are ideal for working on this skill because their shorter
Welcome to M.U.G. Shot Monday, where students master Mechanics, Usage, and Grammar by working together to proofread real-world writing examples. These 19 weekly grammar editing sessions address the most common errors made in middle-school and high-school writing.
I present these lessons on Mondays
This daily, scaffolded approach to essay writing is perfect to help get your students writing good, solid, detailed 5 paragraph essays. Students will write one essay a school month (20 days), focusing on the organization and format of the essay itself.
There are 20 separate writing
Help your high school and advanced middle school students win their written arguments with these easy-to-follow essay writing materials. This bundle of interactive, step-by-step materials will inspire even reluctant students to put pen to paper. Activities/handouts featuring modern design elements a
These centers work on a huge variety of writing skills. All centers have visual cues, simple text, and are very easy to understand and comprehend. These centers target descriptive writing, narrative writing, sentence building, sequencing, making inferences, vocabulary building, imaginative writing,
Get your students excited about writing with this fun activity!
What this includes:
*Link to an introduction video that I use with my kiddos before we brainstorm.
*Rough draft pages
*Snow globe template
*Student and teacher rubrics
BEST SELLER!! Does it seem like you give students the same generic compliments on their writing over and over? Do you struggle to find kind, supportive ways to suggest improvements? Have you given up on detailed feedback because it's just too time-consuming to provide?
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Genius Hour is a time set aside during the school day for students to research something they are passionate about. Genius Hour is sure to be a hit in your classroom.
Here is what is included:
-Genius Hour Teacher Tips to help get you started
-A slideshow (PDF) introduction to Genius Hour to use wi
Persuasive Writing Unit
The overall purpose for this persuasive writing unit is for your students to understand the key components (audience, leads, claims, support, etc.) that need to be included when writing a persuasive piece. Full lesson plans with examples are included.
Included in this 40-pa
This product includes TWO rubrics for easy and effective student assessment. There is a rubric for narrative writing and a rubric for informational writing! Great for 6-traits, writing workshop, or ANY writing program. The rubrics are very teacher friendly and student friendly. This product was spec
Figurative Language - Figurative Language Snowglobes - A Winter Literacy Craftivity
Get your students working with and writing figurative language examples with this fun snowglobe craftivity. You can use these Figurative Language Snowglobes as a whole group lesson (modelling how to complete o
One of the first things we teachers try to do when we embark on a new school year is get to know our new batch of students. Most of our students are quite eager to introduce themselves to us, too! This flipbook was designed to meet both needs in a fun, creative way! Students write and draw facts the
Three square posters options, 9 additional evidence stems, and four graphic organizers have been added.
These colorful posters are great visuals for students to use when learning to cite their evidence after reading text to support their answers. The posters are "stems" to aid s
Do your students need help generating good opening and closing statements? How many of your students leave one or both out? Well not anymore! This pack will give your students a few ideas to get them started. You'll be amazed how much better your students' opening and closing statements improve!
Literacy Devices Interactive Dictionary: Exploring Figurative Language | This product includes 40+ pages of interactive activities for students.
This product provides an interactive way for teachers to engage their students in the learning of new concepts, figurative language, and literary device
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Do you find yourself telling your students to ADD MORE DETAIL to their writing? These WORD LISTS are PERFECT for encouraging and motivating your students to add unique and descriptive words AND language to th