Persuasive Writing -Tell it to the Judge: I Deserve to go to the Next Grade!
Order in the court...I mean the classroom! The judge and the jury members turn this lesson into a mock trail! Students are put to the test as they read their persuasive paper in front of the court! This lesson is a creative
This is a great 21st Century/Technology Filled End of the Year (or long break) Project!
**I have used this with 6th to 9th graders! I am sure high schoolers would enjoy this project as well!**
Students are to create an imitation Facebook (Mathbook) of a Famous Mathematician. Included is a word do
EDITABLE Daily and Weekly Behavior Charts
Challenging student behaviors can derail the most well-written lesson. Don't let bad behavior ruin your day, week, or even year! These behavior charts have been very effective with tier 2 and 3 students who need something different than wh
Christmas & End of Year Project: Use this postcard Project for any grade and subject at either or both times of year. This fun assignment is great for any grade level and any subject area. Follow the detailed teacher instructions (with extension ideas) to have students create a postcard about som
Welcome to Writing Right Through April, May, June, and July! This series contains seasonal and theme related writing activities for each month of the year, all correlated to the common core standards.
All of the activities are differentiated and contain the right amount of support for developing wr
This personal narrative writing packet is a great way to celebrate the end of the school year, while still maintaining an academic, meaningful focus. Packet includes the following:
Characteristics of Narrative Texts (1 page)
Survey: How was my school year? (2 pages)
Brainstorm: What do I want to wr
Students pretend to be travel agents as they work in pairs to plan a vacation for a family of four with a budget of $5,000. Students will first watch an introduction presentation to learn about their tasks. They will then receive a Vacation Choices board with which to plan the details of the trip, a
Poetry Writing! Telephone Number Poetry is created by writing a telephone number vertically down a page. It can be an actual telephone number, or one made up for the poetry assignment. Students then write poetry to match the line number. The syllables of the words in each line must be the same as the
“Vision boards” are a wonderful way to scaffold students’ dreams and plans for their futures; this activity stands alone in terms of the value the lesson as an end of year vision for the future after all of the hard work of learning with you, for a beginning of the year activity on goals and the impo
It's always good to check-in with your "firsties" and make sure they are on track to being ready for second grade!
With this self-reflection, first graders can evaluate their own work habits, behavior, and academic stamina. This is a a great beginning of the year, goal-setting tool. It also works w
This speech assignment contains 11 different categories/topics for seniors to discuss in a speech that tells their stories, resulting in a 7-10 minute speech. I have used this for years and they are always a highlight of my year and a memorable part of students' academic careers. They provide a cha
Save money and time by purchasing this bundle, which includes FOUR end of the year projects that will keep your students engaged in their learning and excited about school during those last few weeks before summer. It will also help them reflect on and show how much they've learned and accomplished t
Algebra that Functions
Linear Functions Math Project Summer Jobs
This math project is a fun way for your students to apply mathematical reasoning of linear functions in a real-world situation that is important to them! Your junior high or high school students will enjoy making choi
The End of the School Year themed essay writing bundle includes 6 different prompts. There are two promptw each for expository, persuasive and narrative essay writing. In addition to the prompts, there are instructions on using it as a demand or timed writing prompt (great for use with a Substitute
This is an engaging end of the year project for elementary students to keep them engaged in academics and get them excited to read over the summer!
For this project, students will write and present a book talk on a book of their choosing to persuade their classmates to read their recommended book ov
I needed a file that had all of the major assessments in one spot for Kindergarten ELA, so I made one!
Letter and sound recognition page and scoring sheet, high-frequency words scoring sheet and list, rhyming word identification and production, and scoring directions. Also included i
Celebrate Veteran's Day with your students writing thank you cards to our heros.
This packet includes a brainstorming page where students define what it means to be free and then write down activities they can do because of our freedom. There is also a direction page for students to use on gettin
Need to prepare your students for their French I final exam? This packet will save you a lot of time! This review was designed to go with the textbook "Discovering French, Nouveau! (Bleu 1), but it is general enough that it would be a good review of basic vocabulary and grammar for any French 1 class
Algebra that Functions
Linear Equations Open-Ended Real World Application Math Project
(Previously Titled End of the Year Activity: Math Project Linear Equations Real World Application)
This open-ended project is a great way for your students to demonstrate their understanding of
This is an "Application" for promotion into the next grade.
Students will reflect on their academic and personal achievements, as well as future goals and areas of needed growth.
Then, using that information, students will respond to the question:
"Why should you be promoted to the next grade?"
A great way to end the year and still incorporate writing standards is to have students write a friendly letter to your future students. The 3-slide PowerPoint includes directions, a rubric (for content, organization, support, style and writing conventions) and lastly a list of topics that students c
Assess ALL of the CCS Common Addition and Subtraction Situations for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd (K.OA.A.2, 1.OA.1, 2.OA.1) AND the Mathematical Practice Standards!
This assessment is a series of “steps.” The steps gradually increase in story problem complexity and number size.
Students write thank you letters to our troops for protecting our freedoms.
This packet includes a brainstorming page where students define what it means to be free and then write down activities they can do because of our freedom. There is also a direction page for students to use on getting ready
This Memorial Day No Prep Bundle is all you will need to help your 4-7 grade students learn and understand what Memorial Day is all about. This is a personalized product to help make the holiday real for your classes. I have dedicated it to a student of mine who was a Captain in the Specia
Help students take ownership of their learning with this reflection rubric.
Over the course of a week, students score themselves in 4 categories: class participation, working with classmates, subject knowledge, and attitude. This rubric can be used for any subject content.
Wants and needs are difficult concepts to teach but what if you could improve your classroom community while teaching kids this concept at the same time?
This FOUR WEEK project has students tackle a classroom community problem and MEET THE NEED! Perfect for the END OF THE YEAR!
WHAT WOULD THEY CH
Every spring for many years I was asked to coach one or more students who had to deliver a speech at our high school's commencement ceremony. And every year I would have the same problem: students who didn't know where to begin. Even though many of them were academically talented, writing a commence
Spanish beginners' final exam is administered during last class (for speaking and listening portions) and subsequent testing day (for reading and writing portions). During 40-minute class, students remain seated and silently studying as teacher asks 3-5 oral questions each (out of 25 total), then ad
Spanish intermediate final exam is administered during our last (or second to last) class for speaking and listening portions and then the subsequent (formal) testing day for reading and writing portions. During 40-minute class, students remain seated and silent as teacher asks 4-6 oral questions eac
Students showcase their preparation, professionalism, and proficiency by teaching one entire class in Spanish on a topic of their choice- something they're passionate about! Each student plans an effectual, interactive, multifaceted lesson. Resource consists of double-sided project details, 3-page
• This packet contains two things: Participation and Attitude Rubric and Participation and Attitude Rubric (without attendance)
• This rubric is designed to be used as a student self-evaluation tool and a teacher to student evaluation tool.
Digital portfolios transform assessment in to a whole new level and redefine the task of portfolio creation. Thanks to 21st-century technology, such as iPads, portfolio assessment can be easy to implement, and yet far more advanced at the same time. Students can pull from multiple media tools, such a
This document is aligned to ELA CCSS and ISTE. It is designed to have middle school students create a list of goals for their future and present them to the class. It's a great "Back to School" activity to get to know the kids, and to get them acclimated with technology (you can even pick a particu
This is a perfect beginning or end of the year project to do with your students!
You can provide students with a list of people to choose from or let them think of one on their own. In my classroom we created Google Documents for each required elements of the project. We also took it another step
Looking for a comprehensive End of Year math assessment? This pack was created to assess a year’s worth of learning around the 3rd grade common core standards for math. Students will complete the problems and then the teacher will be able to assess learning in each of the common core domains by gradi