This cumulative review for Biology will help your students organize their knowledge and review the key material that they have encountered throughout the year. By filling in terms and definitions, diagramming processes, and illustrating concepts like Punnett Squares and the lock and key model, stude
This high interest secondary level article was taken from Literary Cavalcade and I've created 10 Keystone Test Prep questions and a Constructed Response Essay to go along with it.The package includes the article as well as a set of multiple choice comprehension questions and an essay, all based on t
This short story unit plan is for Graham Greene's "The Destructors." This unit packet contains the following:
1. Pre-Reading reflection questions--makes for a great classroom discussion afterwards
2. Powerpoint MiniLesson focusing on the Blitzkrieg in WWII
3. After-Reading Comprehension questions (1
High interest nonfiction article for secondary students. Includes a set of keystone/common core-based multiple choice comprehension questions, as well as a constructed response essay question. This got a lot of my students talking--they did not like what this author had to say!
This short story packet features the fictional story The Third Wish, written by Joan Aiken. This packet includes the story itself in PDF form, as well as a reading guide/notes sheet to help students with comprehension as they read. It also contains a set of 10 comprehension questions written in the
Another high interest nonfiction article guaranteed to capture your students' interest! This article is written by Mary Roach, and discusses all of the nasty bug parts that wind up in our everyday food items. The article is about 2.5 pages and comes with a set of keystone style/common core based com
This comprehensive unit addresses Conflict in Literature. It utilizes three short stories--Two Kinds by Amy Tan, To Build a Fire by Jack London, and The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin.
This unit contains over 18 different documents to utilize in making this unit your own. It contains the following
This is a PowerPoint slideshow that functions as a Jeopardy game. It can be used to teach, review, or refine some of the important terms used on the Pennsylvania State Keystone Exams. There are 25 total questions, which provide the definition and ask students to identify the literature terminology
3 high interest Nonfiction Articles focused on the Holidays, including "Holiday on Ice" by humorist David Sedaris; "Black Friday: News Articles About Early Openings Miss the Point" and "Stuffed--Mary Roach on the Science of Eating Until you Explode."
Each article includes a set of Keystone/Common C
This packet goes along with the novel, "The Other Wes Moore," with questions that mirror the PA Keystone questioning format. There are constructed response questions that correlate with the novel material and thought provoking activities. This is great tool to be used in order to prepare students
The article on Jackie Robinson is something I've used with my tenth grade students in both a general education and a special education classroom setting. There are 10 Keystone Test Prep questions and a Constructed Response Essay to go along with it.The package includes the article as well as a set o
High interest secondary level nonfiction article about Black Friday sales and store openings. I usually combine this with several other holiday topic based articles before the winter break. The students enjoy this article, and it does create quite a lot of discussion in the classroom. The package in
High interest nonfiction article for secondary students. Includes a set of keystone/common core-based multiple choice comprehension questions. I used this in conjunction with my unit on Mythology in the past.
This engaging activity enables students to learn what is meant by a keystone species. Students will read a story about a grizzly bear and illustrate as if it were a comic book. The story provides examples of why the grizzly is considered a keystone species. Following the reading and illustrations, s
The article was not only great for test prep, but also great for students who plan to create a resume of their own. I've created 10 Keystone Test Prep questions and a Constructed Response Essay to go along with it.The package includes the article as well as a set of multiple choice comprehension qu
High interest nonfiction article for secondary students, particularly those in special education classes. I use this nonfiction article as part of a Valentine's Day unit, and the kids typically enjoy it because most of them are familiar with the Hershey story or have been to Hershey Park. It's an ea
High interest nonfiction article for secondary students. Includes the following:
-a set of keystone/common core-based multiple choice comprehension questions that can be used as a keystone prep assessment
-NY Times Article (5 pages)
- Accompanying Media Usage Survey for Students
-Interview form for
High interest nonfiction article for secondary students, particularly those in special education classes. I use this nonfiction article as part of a Halloween Unit, usually in conjunction with another humorous article by David Sedaris (Candy), and The Cask of Amontillado. This particular article is
Another high interest article published by NPR and based on the old Byberry Institution right here in Philadelphia. This brought about a lot of discussion in our classroom. This packet contains the NPR article, a series of multiple choice, keystone/common core-based comprehension questions, and a se
Easier Reading level short story about mythology. I've created 10 Keystone Test Prep questions and a constructed response essay to go along with it .All questions are based on the Common Core/Keystone Testing questions to help build test-readiness skills among readers. Answer key also included. Pack
High interest secondary level nonfiction article about the science behind eating until you "explode." I usually combine this with several other holiday topic based articles before the winter break. The students enjoy this article, as most of us can relate to eating until we explode around the holida