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Declaration of Independence ESCAPE ROOM! Decode Excerpts- No Props!! Civics
Understanding and interpreting old documents can be a challenge for any student! This escape room has students analyze 4 excerpts from the Declaration of Independence. Students then decode the modern meaning of that excerpt and answer a question about the excerpt. The Declaration of Independence E

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Persuasive Appeals Rhetorical Devices Speech Excerpts Cards (Ethos Pathos Logos)
This set of Persuasive or Rhetorical Appeals Speech Excerpts Task Cards is great practice for identifying and explaining the appeals ethos, pathos, and logos. In the hands-on activity, students read excerpts from numerous classic and current speeches that use the appeals. Students read classic an
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I Am A Consumer Fold-Up (Freebie Excerpt from Economy 101 Lapbook)
This is an activity from my Economy 101 Lapbook. This activity is about being a consumer. Find the entire lapbook here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Economy-101-Lapbook A Lapbook Kit that covers various economic principles. File Includes: * Teacher Directions and Complete Pict
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Customary Length Lesson (Freebie Excerpt from Measurement Unit)
This is one lesson from my Measurement unit. Read below for some more information about the unit. Go to http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Measurement-Problem-Based-Unit to purchase. The main purpose of the unit is to build a good understanding of the measurement units, not just memorizat
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Figurative Language in Song Lyrics for Interactive Notebooks (Excerpt)
Figurative Language Lessons for Interactive Notebooks - These 9 lessons are perfect for introducing or reviewing these types of figurative language with your students: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion. This product includes Lessons 11-19
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Mexican American War Bias: Students evaluate textbook excerpts to uncover bias!
Mexican American War Bias: Students evaluate textbook excerpts to uncover bias! Google 1:1 Compatible! This lesson is part of two bundles to save you big! Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny Unit! The Mexican-American War Bundle: 4 Engaging Resources to Teach The Mexican War! Purchase eith

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Your Move by Eve Bunting: An excerpt and lesson
Great emergency or filler lesson for middle or lower level high schoolers. This lesson includes a novel excerpt from Your Move by Eve Bunting, pre reading and post reading activities, as well as an answer key. A great addition to your sub plans or literature unit. Also a great addition for the re
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Excerpt of The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
The following lesson is a great emergency or filler lesson appropriate for middle or high school aged students. It can also be a great addition to your unit on characterization or fiction in general. It requires students to think, to read and to write. It assesses students' reading comprehens
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King Arthur Shortened Story Excerpts & Reading Questions
Knights errant, damsels in distress, codes of chivalry-- the Medieval era was an exciting and fascinating time. The Arthurian legends are a great way to introduce your students to this time period. This package includes shortened story versions of 9 stages of Arthur's life with reading questions f
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Thoreau's Walden -- Excerpts w/ "Texting Thoreau" activity -- Transcendentalism
While I love Thoreau, his lofty, transcendental language can be hard for my students to understand. To combat this, I selected key excerpts from "Walden" and designed a fun "Texting Thoreau" activity to assess comprehension of this complex, challenging texts (even though Thoreau would Thoreau-ly HAT
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The Wednesday Wars - Excerpts
"Discussion Tables" 15 excerpts from The Wednesday Wars. Each excerpt is labeled by month. "Discussion Tables" – Glue excerpts to the center of bulletin board paper and have the students write their thoughts about the excerpt. Great for workstations, Gallery Walk, or Book Clubs. If reading The
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Nelson Mandela's "Long Walk To Freedom" Excerpt and Common Core Questions
This is an excerpt from Nelson Mandela's biography, "Long Walk to Freedom" that comes equipped with Common Core type critical thinking questions, as well as a vocabulary chart. This works great with a unit on South Africa or Common Core language arts.
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Author's Purpose Excerpts for Practice and Examples and Tutorial: ELA test prep
Author's Purpose Excerpts- Book examples for students to determine author's purpose 25 total Key included
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Medieval Japan Tale of Genji Common Core Literacy & Excerpt Match Activity
We need your feedback so we have priced this activity at only 1 dollar! Please leave us your feedback after you have downloaded this activity. This common core literacy and writing activity includes a paragraph introduction about the Heian Period in Japan and excerpts from the Tale of Genji by Lad
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Thank You Mr. Falker - excerpts - GIST (Main Idea)  Common Core
These are the excperts from Common Core used to assist with Main Idea. I did not like how the worksheets were formatted with the CCC...so I re-created them to be more kid friendly...as well as easier for the kids to comprehened and write. Grade 3
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Common Core Literacy & Excerpt Interpretation Activity
This common core literacy and writing activity includes a few paragraphs as an introduction about Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Then, students read and analyze excerpts from this best selling novel. After reading excerpts students support claims with portions of text, evaluate meaning
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Simile Task Cards using Excerpts from Great Children's Literature!
Task cards are a great way to teach concepts through differentiated learning and are a wonderful addition to any literacy center! This package of 24 task cards uses short excerpts from 8 quality children's books. The passages were chosen for their beauty, humor, and unique use of similes. The passag
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Excerpt handout with guiding questions and background info
This download includes ITEM NUMBER FOUR described below. Each handout comes in both PDF and MS WORD formats and have guiding questions and/or text-dependent questions to help students approach the text. Each has been formatted to fit perfectly onto one page (or one paper, front and back) for eas
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Black History Civil Rights Warriors Don't Cry (Excerpt) Reading Comprehension
Use this complete lesson plan and full class activity with excerpts from "Warriors Don't Cry" written by Melba Patilla Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine. PERFECT FOR TEACHER OBSERVATION LESSON PLAN! Along with the complete lesson plan, the student handout includes a Do Now and during and after r
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Choir Vocalise using "Hallelujah Chorus" Excerpt for Singing Warm-Up
Choir Vocalise using "Hallelujah Chorus" Excerpt for Singing Warm-Up A great warm-up for you choir during the holidays featuring an excerpt from The Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah. Use this as a slide or poster for your choir or voice student to vocalize to. powerpoint slide or printable
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Close Read: The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (excerpt)
This product contains an excerpt from The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass with a series of text-dependent-questions that can serve as the basis for a close reading of it. The excerpt comes from the pivotal scene when Douglass's master forbids his wife from continuing to teach Douglass t
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The Yellow Wallpaper Excerpts and Questions
This is a 6 page shortened version of the Yellow Wallpaper complete with comprehension and thought questions. It is meant to be completed in a one day study. My students have always found this story to be creepy and exciting! :)
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Japan Primary Source - Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji Excerpt w guiding Qs
This download includes primary sources THREE described below. Each document fits perfectly on one page (or one paper, front and back) for easy printing. Each document comes in both PDF and MS WORD format. Each piece also has text-dependent questions to help students through the reading. Enjoy!
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The Great Gatsby Chapter 6 Excerpt Analysis (Group work or close reads)
This analysis for Chapter 6 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is what you make of it! It contains 4 key excerpts from the chapter. Each excerpt is accompanied by 2 critical-thinking questions that will prompt your students to focus on the most essential details of this chapter. I usually s
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Close Read of "Walk Two Moons"- excerpt with text dependent questions
The students take a small but powerful excerpt from "Walk Two Moons" and analyze it through annotation and discussion to gain a deeper understanding. Students will read the text multiple times, making annotations to interact with the text through questioning and forming ideas. They will then discus
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Expeditionary Learning - The Boy Who Loved Words Excerpts
Expeditionary Learning Module 1, Unit 2 Excerpts for The Boy Who Loved Words Provided space for gist writing
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Literary Nonfiction STAAR formatted questions for Malcolm X excerpt
This product includes 6 STAAR formatted comprehension questions specifically targetting Literary Nonfiction. It provides questions for the "Learning to Read excerpt from The Autobiography of Malcolm X." The product includes editable files and pdf copies. The selection is NOT included in your purc
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The Jungle by Upton Sinclair Test from Excerpts
This 20-question, multiple-choice assessment will test the knowledge of students' knowledge of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. The abridged version is available for free download on this site. Please feel free to view the preview before purchasing.
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Excerpts from Uncle Toms Cabin
Eight one-page excerpts form Uncle Tom's Cabin. A collection of the most famous scenes from Harriet Beecher Stowe's masterpiece. Excerpts can be read in class, or student groups can perform scenes.
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Instructional Sequence Close Read of Olaudah Equiano Narrative (excerpt) Packet
Practically all the work is done for you! This packet includes an excerpt from "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano" (pub. 1790), who was kidnapped by African Slave Traders and transported to Barbados, and then colonial Virginia. Have your students collaborate to find meanings
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Secret Garden Common Core Excerpt Bundle
These materials were developed to be used with the Common Core excerpt from The Secret Garden. The bundle includes a trifold with 5 comprehension questions, vocabulary review, vocabulary assessment, comprehension assessment, and a Venn diagram and prompt to be used to compare and contrast Mary in t
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Don Quijote Excerpts and Questions in Spanish (Intermediate Level)
Abridged excerpts from Don Quijote de la Mancha appropriate for second and third year Spanish students. Excerpts are accompanied by comprehension and grammar questions as well as a creative short-answer response and optional Webquest. Accompanies vocabulary Powerpoint presentation. Answer key is inc
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Close read of "To Kill a Mockingbird" excerpt with text dependent questions
The students take a small but powerful excerpt from "To Kill a Mockingbird" and analyze it through annotation and discussion to gain a deeper understanding. Students will read the text multiple times, making annotations to interact with the text through questioning and forming ideas. They will then
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Don Quijote Excerpts and Questions (Advanced Level)
Abridged excerpts from the Spanish novel Don Quijote de la Mancha are accompanied with comprehension questions and essay response questions. Each of the four chapter excerpts is approximately two pages long and accompanied by one page of all-Spanish comprehension questions. These readings and questi
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Jean Jacques Rousseau's Social Contract Excerpt with guiding questions
This download includes primary source THREE listed below. Each item comes in both PDF and MS WORD format and has been designed to fit perfectly on one paper for easy printing. Enjoy! 1 - An excerpt from Voltaire's A Treatise on Toleration (1763) 2 - English Bill of Rights vs. U.S. Bill of Right
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Close Read of "A Long Way Gone" excerpt with Text-dependent Questions
Students take a small but powerful excerpt from a "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier" and analyze it through annotation and discussion to gain a deeper understanding. Students will read the text multiple times, making annotations to interact with the text through questioning and forming id
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Rousseau - Social Contract Excerpts & Primary Source DBQs
This is an in-depth and challenging assignment. Students will need to read, and demonstrate their understanding of, complex writings from Rousseau's "Social Contract." I've taken several hours to go through the primary source document to excerpt it to less than 4 pages so it'll be more accessible to
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Close Read of "Holes" by Louis Sachar excerpt with text dependent questions
Students will take a small but powerful excerpt from a text and analyze it through annotation and discussion to gain a deeper understanding. Students will read a text multiple times, making annotations to interact with the text through questioning and forming ideas. They will then discuss their ann
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7th Grade Reading STAAR Genre Review Excerpts (handout for students)
Part 2 - this is the handout you make for the students that goes with the "7th Grade Reading STAAR Genre Review Questions / Answers" that I posted. 7 genre excerpts that have 1-2 questions each
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Grapes of Wrath excerpt activity
Looking to use the book The Grapes of Wrath in your classroom? Here is a short activity to give your students a glimpse of the time period and the author's writing style instead of reading the entire book. I have used this in the past when time did not permit to read the book. This is a document
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Religions: Islam Reading Summary with Excerpts from the Quran
This one page worksheet is a simple reading summary that explains the beliefs and customs of Islam. It explains how Islam began, the Muslim prophets, their eating habits, holidays, holy books of the Muslims, and holy places of worship. Experts from the Quran are also listed as a primary source docum
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Titanic: Teaching Perspective & Tone  (lesson plan, text excerpts, handouts)
Students will have the opportunity to learn about one of four different travelers (Margaret Brown, Thomas Andrews, Bruce Ismay, and Olaus Abelseth) that were aboard the Titanic the night it sank. Using four excerpts from Allan Wolf’s novel, "The Watch That Ends the Night-Voices from the Titanic", st
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Grade 5 Common Core Reading: Excerpt from "The Jungle Book"
Students will read an excerpt from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. The story is followed by a series of multiple choice questions aligned with various strands of the CCSS Grade5 English Language Arts Standards for Reading. Those strands are: RL.5.1 - Quote accurately from a text when explaining
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Character Traits in Book Excerpts
Students will identify character traits in 10 different passages from popular favorites like Harry Potter, Holes, and more. This download contains 10 excerpts and graphic organizers for identifying character traits. There are also two models/answer keys included to guide teacher in instruction. Ther
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ELA Novel Excerpts and Analysis Questions - 7 Famous Novels
This product was inspired by a lack of resources that I could get for my students. This product includes many novels that I wish I had class sets of because they offer incredible insights and lend themselves to analysis. The product could be used as one large unit, or broken up into small daily les
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Gulliver's Travels' excerpts reading and satirical essay guide
This packet includes a concise reading guide for Gulliver's first two voyages in the novel. It also includes a satirical essay guide for students to create a modern satire and a peer review sheet for the satirical essays. The last sheet of the packet provides a culminating activity in the form of a
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Theme Project- Stations with Song Lyrics, Video Clip, Novel Excerpt, and Poems
This project is great to use as an opener to teaching Author's Message or Theme. This would be appropriate for fourth through fifth grade students. There are 4 stations with different media to analyze and graphic organizers to hold students accountable for their learning. This could also be a closin
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Civil War: Life As A Leader and Soldier; Featuring Excerpt from "Company Aytch"
Students will use primary source material to read excepts, analyze photographs, text, maps, and quotes in order to gain a better understanding of what life was like for Civil War soldiers and leaders. There is also a poem for two voices included.
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All the Broken Pieces - Excerpts
"Discussion Tables" – Glue excerpts to the center of bulletin board paper and have the students write their thoughts about the excerpt. Great for workstations or Gallery Walk. Or use as you read and students must comment on excerpt using sticky note as their ticket out. Verse is GREAT for workin
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Shakespearean Tragedy and Aristotle's Poetics: Excerpts, Debate Activity, & MORE
Task: To analyze Shakespeare’s work in terms of Aristotle’s literary theories from Poetics Objectives: To develop criteria for analyzing literary elements To support analysis with textual evidence To use rhetorical skills for constructing and supporting oral and written arguments To construct a
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Tuck Everlasting Chapter 12  Excerpt CLOSE Reading Questions
Six short answer, evidence based questions to accompany chapter 12 of the novel Tuck Everlasting. A challenge for ELA test prep!
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Lord of the Flies Close Reading Bundle 3 Excerpts for Annotation and Analysis
Common Core Aligned. No prep, turnkey "Close Reading" exercises that guide and challenge students to develop thoughtful, critical analysis of three different excerpts from Lord of the Flies. 1. Ch 1 Jack Meets Ralph 2. Ch 3 Jack the Hunter 3. Ch 4 Jack and the Mask Unique acronyms provide student
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