Freedom Writers, rated PG-13: the movie or film guide - 40 questions total!
This guide has 35 questions for students to complete as students watch the movie. They are in chronological order. It also has five additional questions that require longer
This download is for a colorful pack of doodled watercolor frame clip art.
I have designed these frames so that they fit together. There are 2 inside pieces and 6 outside pieces.
Rectangular frames have been sized to fit nicely onto an 8.5x11"
A classroom rules poster that lists 5 simple rules, with a hashtag at the end of each. A fun way to incorporate social media, something high school students know too well, into your class and the rules.
Back to School Bingo Game
Back to school activity for older students! Use these eight original Bingo cards as a group ice-breaker for middle or high school students. This is a fun, interactive game that will help your students learn names and
This is a sign to post in the computer lab for both elementary and high school students.
It encourages students to think before they act during their time on the computer and tablets.
Before you email, chat, search, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter,
Grad Guy is a fun "getting to know you" activity for seniors. Students will give their goals for the year, future plans, advice for others, etc. They will also color their regalia based on hobbies, favorites, and expected grade in your course.
Students will read four scenarios and decide if that particular scenario is ethical or unethical. For each decision, the student has to provide an explanation for his/her choice. The class will discuss each scenario, with those choosing "ethical"
This folder contains everything needed for a comprehensive job interview unit. The unit includes 10 files:
-Job vs. career PowerPoint: this 13-slide PowerPoint introduces the idea of a job versus a career and discusses some of the factors that
Description: This bundle is a HUGE timesaver when it comes to the daunting task of writing letters of recommendation for colleges and other programs. Help put more responsibility on your students for requesting a college recommendation letter.
Help your students with the college admissions process by using this bundle of 25+ files. Perfect for an advisory, AVID, or senior English class, the following materials are included:
• College Admission Essay / Personal Statement brainstorming
This contains 6 different files that help students explore the emotional, mental, academic, physical, and geographical limitations or expectations that comes with finding the right college or university.
Students are asked questions about their
The College Recommendation Packet has everything you need to write the perfect college application letter of recommendation! This has a how-to guide for staff members that includes the do's and don'ts of writing a letter of recommendation, a log to
This web based research activity challenges students choose colleges they plan to attend college. Students will research admission standards for their colleges and compare those to their own academic successes. After choosing colleges, students
Tired of reviewing for that standardized English test? Your students might be too. Use task cards to get students talking, moving, and breaking out of their test-prep-funk.
This freebie has 12 task cards to help students review for the English
This is a template in Excel for creating Lesson Plans for an AP Literature Class. Several standards and objectives-- including AP Objective, Literary Period Focus, Lit Crit Focus, Research, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, and Marzano's 9 / 5
Disrespectful behavior detention packet. Intended for use as an after school or homework assignment. Students will read about the importance of respecting those in authority - now and in the world of work. Students will also read about other
This .doc file contains two versions of a teacher letter of recommendation for a student.
We are often asked to write letters of recommendation for students to get into private high schools or college and it can sometimes be difficult to know where
Critical thinking is a necessary skill that everyone should develop. This exercise is an introduction to a lesson, unit, or course in Critical Thinking. Use it to enhance a political science course, a psychology course, a social studies course or
Haven't found the perfect bathroom pass system? Try this one -- I give my students 3 bathroom passes to staple into their notebooks at the beginning of each quarter. To use one, they must tear it out, write their name, date, and time, and hold it
Sometimes as high school teachers, we feel left out of the "cute" things offered to our friends in the lower grades. Three years ago I started my search for what I felt was the perfect teacher planner for my needs as a high school teacher- I needed
A cute, fun lesson planning template. The lesson plan template includes a right and left page version of a 4 block rotation schedule (ideal for high school). Each lesson has room for point for notes, reflection, and required handouts or resources.
Detention learning packet designed for students who have misused their cell phones in school and are serving a detention for it. Six pages of reading includes sections on why it's wrong to use a cell phone in school, causes of the problem, examples
Disturbing the class detention packet. Intended for use as an after school or homework assignment. Students will read about the importance of paying attention and following rules - now and in the world of work. Students read two scenarios about
When the tomb of King Tut was opened in the Valley of the Kings, great treasures were found! Here is a treasury of clip art for your Egyptian Studies. Whether you put them on worksheets or they stand alone as a coloring sheet, they provide great
Common Core Argument Writing Rubrics for Grades 9-12
This digital download contains seven grades 9-12 argument writing rubrics (each one a variation).
The rubrics are detailed and show the Common Core-alignment for each section/criteria.
Graduation Goals and Plans written for high school students! Great for the First Day of School, the End of School Year, or ANYTIME! These quick Graduation Plans are terrific for Senior Portfolios, Graduation Plans, or High School scrapbooks,
This is a game I created for a chapter review. You can download it and change the questions to fit your subject--this was used to review Unit 1 Lesson 1 of the Spanish Avancemos 1 textbook. I played the game by setting up a clean trash can against
Instant digital download - clip art for commercial use.
20 butterflies in a rainbow of colors.
High quality images with crip and clean edges.
Images come in jpg and png (clear background) formats
Images average around 5-7 inches across
Encourage your students to hold themselves accountable for their participation in class while making your life easier! This classroom participation log can be used in grades 9-12. Students are responsible for evaluating their attitude, behavior,
The big question for seniors: What do they want to do after they graduate? This project lets them get to know the careers that they want. Students have a list of objects that need to know and have the information for. Those objectives include
Doing current events in your class is a great way to teach students how to be responsible consumers of news media and keep them informed about the world around them.
In this "Introduction to Current Events" lesson plan, students will learn how to
This PowerPoint goes through many of the questions that parents might have about the different options for college. It details the pros and cons of a public university, private university, co-ops, junior colleges, and even some ideas about potential
94% of social media teens use Facebook and other social media. Teachers and administrators want to engage students within social media, to encourage students on a level that will reach them. Who has time to create meaningful posts though? Probably
Classroom Lottery Tickets are used as rewards in my class. This document is generic, so it can be used in any class! I have these cards glued to cardstock and individually laminated for reuse. I have scratch-off paint (made using pinterest!) painted
Students will research ethical dilemmas specific to their career and present them to the class. This assignment includes technology and three different grading options. All dates can be changed once purchased. I left them in so you can have a
This Anticipation Guide was designed to engage students in discerning fact and opinion. The news article was published in the LA Times and downloaded from Kellygallagher.org. The Anticipation Guide is solely my work. I use Anticipation Guides as
Created by demand, a student planning binder for secondary students.
I created this especially for my two oldest daughters entering middle college this year. They want to get organized and stay that way throughout the year. ***Just updated with the
Once students have read through Sir Conan Doyle's great story, "The Hound of the Baskervilles," they are tasked with the job to "persuade" their fellow peer group into reading/watching the story. This is a great project unit that works well after
Learning from mistakes detention packet. Intended for use as an after school or homework assignment. Students will read about how everyone makes mistakes but it's important to learn from them - now and in the world of work. Scenarios are provided
Add a touch of whimsy to your bulletin boards, worksheets and activities. When the tomb of King Tut was opened in the Valley of the Kings, great treasures were found! Here is a treasury of clip art for your Egyptian Studies. Whether you put them
Many students receive a planner or are required to track class information in a school planner. But these planners are not always conducive to a student’s natural organization.
This planner page is horizontal, can be used for the entire week for 6
This is a concise, yet thorough, paragraph grading rubric that is appropriate for any beginning college writing class. It can be used for assessment of composition, developmental writing, or any adult writing.
These are end of the year Senior Class Pennants for Class of 2015 and a set for Class of 2016. Have seniors fill in their intended College or their after graduation plans. They make nice bulletin board displays or hall displays. I updated this
This file includes only the tests and essays of the complete unit. If you have any questions about the specifics, please contact me.
Film Language and Techniques Quiz (18 questions)
Plot and Analysis Quiz Multiple Choice (34 questions)
Use this form to stay organized and keep track of students that have made an appointment with you and why they are coming to see you! Possible reasons might be for homework help, extra practice, or a classroom detention. You keep the detailed left
One back to school ritual for every teacher is the distribution of student information forms.
Start your year off right with this classic standby that includes traditional information intake as well as areas for students' social networking,
Are your students reading a nonfiction book for an independent reading selection? Here are many questions from which students may choose.
This results in four paragraphs (+) of written response, using textual support and connecting the students'
This project was designed for a psychology class as a fun way to teach the principles of learning in a show and tell type atmosphere, but it could be used for a variety of classes. I introduce this project as a show and tell assignment where the
This allows students to use an answer sheet similar to a scantron. It can be graded by creating an answer key using a single hole-punch for each answer. Great for differentiating answering methods for assessments!
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Cutting class detention packet. Intended for use as an after school or homework assignment. Students will read about the importance of being where they are supposed to be. They will read scenarios of the types of the things that might happen to