This template is a great way for students to complete a book review. Ask students to come to school with their favorite book to share with the class. Have them complete this template of the book title, author, illustrator, what the book is about, their favorite part, why they recommend it, and to
Middle and High School students love parties! Here is a project that ties in with any reading. Although a novel or novelette works best because of the abundance of details and information, short stories can work, too. For the latter type of reading, students might have to dive into their imaginatio
Are you looking for effective and engaging ways to assess students' understanding of The Crucible?
Give students choices with these differentiated culminating activities.
✺PROJECT #1 DANGEROUS IDEOLOGY THROUGHOUT HISTORY--
GROUP RESEARCH AND PRESENTATION PROJECT
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A creative book report! This report is set-up as a newspaper styled report. Help your students practice and show summarizing, opinion writing, persuasive writing, character analysis, and so much more!Package includes written directions, rubric, sample newspaper report, graphic organizers, computer
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate is an awesome chapter book that deals with the issue of homelessness. I love to do this book with my 4th graders just before the holidays to kick off our school's annual food drive and service project.
THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM by Christopher Paul Curtis is a favorite novel for middle school.
As students read the novel and probably use a study guide for it, this newspaper project is just the thing to bring in the Common Core Writing Standards for informational text. The standards are writing s
PREVIEW BOOKThe vast amount of students who require remedial English classes in college is devastating, and I am determined to do something about it. I don't know if it is us teachers or if it is the students but it really doesn't matter. Something is missing! The students are not gaining the ski