With the April 2016 release of the MLA 8th Edition Handbook, the Modern Language Association has changed the rules for proper citations. Are you teaching the correct, most up-to-date version of in-text citations and works cited page formatting? With this 53-slide MLA overview lecture and package of
Weary of students who slap quoted material into their essays without any framing or support? Fix this common mistake made by young writers with these interactive lesson materials.
Begin with a “pre-test”/skill assessment of students’ knowledge regarding M.L.A. citation formatting and concrete detai
There are good ways to start an essay and lousy ways. With this combination of 15-minute lecture and reference tool handout, students will learn four specific techniques to use to bust writer's block and bring their reader into their essay. Great ways to launch an essay are featured here with real-w
Welcome to Lit. Term Tuesday – an easy way to start your class each Tuesday (or whatever day you want) with a high-interest bell-ringer lecture featuring classic literary devices paired with modern, pop-culture examples with which your students are certain to identify. (These literary device lecture
You know you need to show your students the right way to handle sourced material to prevent plagiarism, but the subject matter can be so dry, causing teens to tune out during your lecture. To fix this, use a lecture disguised as a game to help cover the basics of proper MLA source citation and plagi
Make Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem, “The Raven,” come alive for your students with this 42-slide lecture and 4-page PDF of detailed directions, full-text gothic poem, writing assignment, and key. The interactive Prezi lecture inspires students to dig back into the text, think critically, and decode
Teach your students proper email etiquette with this 45-minute "How to Email" lesson that includes a high-interest intro. lecture and two fun real-world writing activities.
First, present the right and wrong way to build an email message with a dynamic 15-slide Prezi lecture. Then, assign students
Use this beautifully designed 33-slide Prezi lecture and accompanying handouts to pull even your most reluctant students into a study of poetry. Begin by piquing your students’ interest in poetry by briefly (and humorously) comparing the art form to song lyrics. Then, present a concrete, 9-step proc
3D Shapes! Everything you need to teach about 3D shapes is found in this illustrated tutorial booklet. From definitions and real world examples to a nets folding activity. Shapes featured are cubes, cuboids, spheres, cylinders, cones, triangular pyramids, rectangular pyramids and triangular prisms.
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Grab every eye in the room with this gorgeous 42-slide Prezi that provides all of the background information your class will need as you launch your study of S.E. Hinton’s classic novel, The Outsiders.
The presentation includes a quickwrite topic that will help make Th
Get your students excited about writing with this full-class period point-of-view lesson about Unreliable Narrators. This dazzling 47-slide Prezi is a visual feast that connects students’ modern lives to the writing technique masterfully used by Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and
Irony Presentation: This funny presentation will not only get your students laughing, but they will also have a better understanding of situational irony!
This Powerpoint includes 20 pictures that are truly ironic. I usually have my students raise their hands and tell me why it is ironic (based
Help your advanced middle school and high school students identify and analyze the elements of powerful public speaking with these multimedia lesson materials.
This three-page PDF includes:
• Step-by-step directions/suggestions to lead your students through a 50-minute lesson
• A well-written, high
THESIS STATEMENT WRITING: Writing a strong thesis statements is always a challenge for students. This resource will help them understand what a thesis statement is, why it is important to have one, and what a strong thesis statement looks like.
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of Romanticism with this dynamic 31-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of American literature from 1800 to 1860, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great f
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of early American literature with this dynamic 33-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1620 (the Puritans’ arrival at Plymouth Rock) through 1800 (Deism and the election of Thomas Jefferson), this 30-minute lecture will prep your stu
Free Scientific Method PowerPoint with Notes for Teacher and Student
This is a 26 slide PowerPoint presentation on the nature of science and the scientific method. The slides are colorful and visually appealing. Steps of the scientific method are covered, but mo
Make Washington Irving's story relevant to your high school students by linking the early 19th century tale to pop culture influences from the world today. In "The Devil and Tom Walker," Irving tells the story of a man who makes a deal with the devil. This theme always hooks an audience, whether it'
Use the classic short story, “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This two-day lesson plan includes the full story with attractive illustrations, an 8-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key, of course), an interactive Prezi
Back To School Night/Open House/Meet The Teacher Presentation and Handout: Wow your students' parents with this 14 slide editable presentation and handout on meet the teacher night. All you have to do is type in your information and it is ready to use!
Please note: You will need to download and i
Classroom Management Toothpaste Activity about Teaching Respect, Acceptance, and Diversity. One of the hardest things for students to do is to refrain from saying hurtful words to other classmates. This excellent classroom management lesson is a visual reminder of what it is like if hurtful words ar
Digraph Worksheets: Students use glue and scissors to sort the fun, kid-friendly clipart based on their first or final digraph sound. Each page is double-sided as the reverse of each page features a tracing font for the digraphs on the front.
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Grab every eye in the room with this gorgeous 40-slide Prezi that provides all of the background information your class will need as you launch your study of William Shakespeare’s classic play, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.
The presentation includes a quickwrite topic that will help mak
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of Realism with this dynamic 26-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of American literature from 1850-1900, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for givi
Take a look at this visually dynamic way to get your students excited about poetry. No, really. View this 27-slide Prezi and imagine all of the possibilities that your students could create.
All you’ll need to fill an entire class session is this Prezi (you don’t need any special equipment or softw
Blogger Basics: I used this PDF when presenting a half day workshop in my district title "Blogger Basics".
This PDF is specifically designed for beginners who would like help setting up their account and learning the ropes on Blogger or other experienced bloggers who would like to present workshops
THE LOTTERY BY SHIRLEY JACKSON: Explore the role that traditions play in our lives with Shirley Jackson's short story, The Lottery. This story is always a hit with my students! This lesson includes a 45 slide presentation that guides you through the entire lesson, analysis questions, an answer key
Theme! The focus of this strategy is to teach students how to understand the theme in a story. It also helps students understand the difference between the topic and theme.
This PowerPoint will have students actively involved in their learning. The PowerPoint will directly teach the reading strateg
Grab every eye in the room with this gorgeous 32-slide Prezi that provides all of the background information your class will need as you launch your study of Harper Lee’s classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
The presentation includes a quickwrite topic that will help make To Kill a Mockin
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of Modernism literature with this dynamic 45-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1900 to 1950, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving studen
Grab every eye in the room with this gorgeous 43-slide Prezi that provides all of the background information your class will need to launch a study of Ray Bradbury’s sci-fi novel, Fahrenheit 451.
The presentation includes a high-interest attention-grabber on book censorship and a quickwrite topic t
Build stronger argumentative writers by giving them direct instruction on acknowledging and addressing counterclaims!
In this teaching pack, you will find everything you need to teach and practice claim, counterclaims, and rebuttals in argumentative writing. Framed with a theme from a modern-day c
This is a comprehensive PowerPoint on cell organelles, and cell structure and function. It includes the history of cell studies, and is packed with pictures and diagrams to hold the interest of your students.
Suitable for biology or life science students in grades 7 - 12.
71 Slides! And
Classification and Taxonomy Powerpoint with Notes for Both Teacher and Student
Suitable for Biology or Life Science Students in Grades 7 - 12.
49 Slides! And notes! Comes with a set of teaching notes for the instructor (9 pages) and an outline of the notes for the student (10 pa
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of post-modern American literature with this dynamic 63-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1945 (the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima at the end of WWII) through today’s best-selling contemporary voices, this 45-minute lecture will prep y
This slideshow helps elementary students quickly learn about famous landmarks, food, artists, and the culture of Mexico. You can use this slideshow at the beginning of a unit on Mexico. You can also print it out and use it as a book for student research.
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Are you a TpT seller wanting some tips to improve your products, store, bring more traffic, and tax advice? This product was designed for both new sellers and experienced sellers wanting
This is a bundled set of teaching materials for scientific notation. The materials in this bundled unit will provide your students with the instruction, practice and reinforcement they need to master adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing numbers in scientific notation.
Decoding Independence Reading Intervention Decoding for the Upper Grades Multisyllabic Word Work Using a White Board
Use this product to teach your students one of the most effective strategies I’ve found to help my struggling readers develop decoding independence.
Teach your intermediate grad
Use these beautiful bell-ringer slides to grab your students’ attention at the beginning of class and teach them the right way to use 18 commonly confused word pairs/homophones. Each weekly lesson includes a photo slide prompting students to write a word usage rule (a great way to let you catch your
This colorful and engaging PowerPoint presentation, "Ecosystems: Energy Flow and the Recycling of Matter", will provide your students with interactive lessons on the ecological principles concerning the flow of energy through the ecosystems well as the biogeochemical cycles (carbon cycle, water cycl
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The Sun's Energy (heat and light)
Using a Telescope to See Stars
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Teachers and students will LOVE this lecture & the connected activities! This lecture was designed to take students back in time to the Industrial/Gilded Age period in American history. Students will see NY through an immigrant’s perspective while also covering important content standards. Sinc
Take a challenging poem and it make it far more accessible with these dynamic, multimedia materials that will help students build connections between our modern world and the 1817 thoughts of American poet William Cullen Bryant.
Romanticism poetry can be tough for today’s teens to master, but linki
20 biographies for students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th!
Please note the biographies are in SPANISH.
Great for dual language classrooms and bilingual education.
Includes the short biography of
John F. Kennedy
This slideshow helps elementary students quickly learn about famous landmarks, food, artists, and the culture of Italy. You can use this slideshow at the beginning of a unit on Italy or the Renaissance. You can also print it out and use it as a book for student research.
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Inference Presentation: Inference can be a challenging skill for students to understand. This 12 slide Powerpoint presentation provides students with introductory information about inferential thinking.
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Searching for something spooky to engage your students in reading and writing this season? Here's what's included in the 35 pg bundle:
*Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (public domain text)
*Stunning graphic organizers to respond to literature
*Sleepy Hollow writing stationery
Grab every eye in the room with this compelling 43-slide Prezi that provides all of the background information your class will need as you launch your study of William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.
The presentation includes a quickwrite topic that will help make the play’s characters
This lesson shows the definition of a modifier and a clause, as well as the difference between a misplaced modifier and a dangling modifier. The PowerPoint provides several examples for mastery and later for students to identify.
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