This series of Facebook handouts can be used to create a mock facebook page for any character(s) from short stories, novels, films etc. This "fakebook" worksheet will be a fun assignment for any appropriate classroom setting. Included are a main
Add a little fun to ANY novel, play, short story, or history unit with this easy-to-use worksheet where students choose a character (or historic figure) and fill his/her fictional cell phone with email messages, playlist entries, and a wallpaper
Classroom Memes Posters, Teacher Memes: Your favorite teacher memes in higher-quality .png, .pdf, and .ppt files for printing and display. Editable and in letter, legal, and 10x14 sizes.
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Creative activities and project ideas for any novel, story, or unit in history. Newly updated with rubrics & additional activities and handouts!
This 41-page bundle contains almost 100 creative student activities to use with any piece of
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
Instead of simply reading your rules to the students on the first day back to school, let them find the
The Hunger Games Literature Guide Novel Teaching Unit Bundle with Lessons Aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - Digital Download
This is a comprehensive literature guide for the entire novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. It
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
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
Use this MASSIVE bundle of my popular bell ringers/warm-ups/mini-lessons to teach the Common Core-aligned grammar, literary term, and vocabulary skills your high school students need. This FULL YEAR package of materials includes everything you’ll
Teacher Binder Jumbo Pack: Gradebook, Forms, Lesson Plans, Calendar, and more! Completely EDITABLE with an UPDATED calendar each year (for life!). Includes everything you need in a binder (or add to your existing one).
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You want your students to receive meaningful feedback on their papers and grow as writers. You also, though, need to have time to recharge on weekends and holidays without the burden of endless essay stacks hanging over your head.
Looking for a short story unit that will thrill your tweens and teens? Take those beloved classic short stories and ramp them up with this MASSIVE bundle that includes FOUR WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed for advanced middle school
Back to School Ice Breaker All About Me Activity for the Secondary Classroom
This activity is great for the first day of school. It can be done in one class period and incorporates a get-to-know-you activity that allows students to share about
First Day of School Stations - Back to School Activity
Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your
Poetry Resources for Reading, Writing, and Understanding Poetry, Volume 1
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
*EDITABLE* A Year of Journal Prompts Bundle includes: Over 300 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, so they
Add a little fun to your current novel study by turning your students into police officers. This official-looking offense/incident report requires students to collect details from their reading and use real-world writing skills to efficiently report
Entertain and challenge your teens with this compelling collection of brain-twisting presentation slides. There are many different ways you might want to use these 76 slides in your classroom, including:
1. Use as a routine bell–ringer activity to
The Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In these easy-to-deliver non-fiction lesson
With the April 2016 release of the MLA 8th Edition Handbook, the Modern Language Association has changed the rules for proper citations. Are you teaching the correct, most up-to-date version of in-text citations and works cited page formatting? With
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
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
"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee literature guide: lessons, tests, and activities created and written by Tracee Orman.
This unit IS included in my To Kill a Mockingbird Teaching Unit & Interactive Notebook Unit Growing Bundle
Looking for a Greek mythology unit for an older audience? Take those beloved mythological stories and ramp them up with this MASSIVE bundle that includes FIVE WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed for advanced middle school students and high
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.
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
Getting to know your students just got easier!
Perfect for Back to School, this set of 3 easy, fun icebreaker games will help students get to know each other and feel more comfortable in your classroom without any corny gimmicks or embarrassing
Common Core Reading and Writing Bell Ringers Exit Slips BUNDLE, Volume 1
Do you need a collection of ready-to-print bell ringers/exit slips that you can use all year long? Try my bundle of 155 unique activities that can be used more than once
Using Humor to Teach the Importance of English Class Presentation and Handouts (Newly Updated!)
Most students zone out when it comes to learning English usage, spelling, grammar and mechanics. And the older they get, the more they question the need
Are you and your students stuck in the drudgery of antiquated vocabulary activities? Are you ready to lead your students down the path to become a “Vocabulary Visionary”?
This product features a menu of 12 engaging
Research paper complete unit.
Research papers made easy! This complete unit has everything you need to teach writing a research paper from start to finish.
***UPDATED***Now includes NEW MLA 8th edition citation guidelines.
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Looking for a fresh approach to pull your students into Romeo and Juliet? William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love will enthrall your students when you use this MASSIVE bundle of interactive, multimedia lessons. This package includes FIVE
Enjoy this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FIVE FULL WEEKS OF LESSONS covering Harper Lee’s classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a class set of To
Obtain language baseline data easily for your upper level students. Questions aligned with Common Core Standards! Quick and easy to administer-simply read questions and record student answers.
Provides a picture of where the
Weary of students who slap quoted material into their essays without any framing or support? Fix this common mistake made by young writers with these interactive lesson materials.
Begin with a “pre-test”/skill assessment of students’ knowledge
Poetry Terms Presentation with Song Lyrics Examples: Song lyrics are one of the easiest ways to teach poetry terms/devices such as alliteration, metaphor, simile, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, irony, and rhyme.
This zipped file
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,
Common Core Vocabulary (Language) Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 includes 17 separate organizers to help students practice essential skills.
This IS included in the following bundles:
• Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8
• Common Core
This is a set of file folders that focuses on matching picture to picture for a variety of real-life, functional items. The pictures are a combination of photographs and clip art. The set includes matching picture to picture for community signs,
This zombie themed graphing activity will strengthen your students’ skills in graphing lines in slope intercept form.
Students are given a graph with 12 zombies on it and 12 y=mx+b equations. Students will cut out each equation and graph the line
Micro Fiction – Flash Fiction – Two-Sentence Stories – Sudden Fiction – Twitter Tales
Whatever you want to call them, super-short stories are a super-fun way to spend a single class period, as you introduce your teens to the idea that an entire
Systems of Equations (Graphing vs. Substitution) Partner Activity
Partner A will solve the first system of equation by graphing while Partner B solves the same system by substitution. If their answers match they move on, if not, they swap papers
Middle School or High School End-of-the-Year Reflection Activity
In the secondary classroom, we don’t often get the opportunity to create the fun memory books or make big end of the year projects. But, reflecting and synthesizing are important
Add a little fun to your current unit with this easy-to-use handout that can be used with ANY reading assignment, including short stories, novels, plays, and even non-fiction/expository articles. Students just choose a word from the reading
Common Core Language and Reading Practice Using Song Lyrics: "Roar" by Katy Perry
This IS included in Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2.
This activity uses popular song lyrics ("Roar" By Katy Perry, written by Bonnie McKee) to practice figurative
Make your Great Gatsby unit the favorite of the year with this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FOUR FULL WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSONS covering F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. Everything you’ll
Relations, Functions, Domain and Range Task Cards
These 20 task cards cover the following objectives:
1) Identify the domain and range of ordered pairs, tables, mappings, graphs, and equations.
2) Determine whether a relation is a function given
Annotating text and close reading are an integral part of the common core curriculum. This resource includes everything you need to teach your middle and high school students how to properly annotate informational text.
There are two different
Growth mindset bell ringers: There are 30 growth mindset bell ringers in this resource. Each bell ringer includes a growth mindset inspired quote and a brief writing response. Students will read the quote and write either an argument, informational,
This resource includes 20 different EDITABLE exit slips you can use as formative assessments and reading checks in any content area. I used similar exit slips as a reading teacher, but as a literacy coach, I realized that teachers across the
Exponent Rules Coloring Activity
This is a fun way for students to practice simplifying expressions using the exponent rules. There are 20 problems total, separated into two columns. Negative exponents included along with some challenging
Algebra 1 Curriculum
This bundle includes notes, homework assignments, quizzes, tests, warm-ups, and 170+ games and activities to teach the units listed below. This is a complete curriculum that can be used as a stand-alone resource or used to