Are you in any way responsible for teaching children how to read? In Kindergarten and 1st grade, teaching students the mechanics of reading is a huge part of cracking the reading code (decoding). When teaching students to use fix-up strategies, we
Looking for an interesting way to engage students with informational, expository texts? Need to motivate your students to read? Want something relevant for a close reading exercise? This mini lesson is the perfect ready-to-go lesson to practice
Nonfiction Text Structure PowerPoint. Describes nonfiction organizational patterns or informational text structure in easy to understand terms. 6 different text structures, including cause and effect, comparison/contrast, and sequence, question and
Don't have time to teach grammar? Now, you can teach every grammar topic as a warm-up! - 4 mini-lessons on a page - 3 mini-lessons for each grammar topic Every grammar topic tested on CST/STAR exams and the CAHSEE are included in this packet.
Looking for an interesting way to engage students with informational, expository texts? Need to motivate your students to read? Want something relevant for a close reading exercise? These mini lessons are the perfect ready-to-go lessons to
Homographs can be confusing, so try this interactive 26 slide presentation that comes with: Introduction to homographs Definition Examples 32 homograph sentences with visuals for group learning activities 30 Homograph Bingo sheets with Definitions
Get your students excited about the first ten amendments of the Constitution as they read situations they can relate to. This packet includes a chart of the first ten amendments and worksheets that ask them to decide which situations apply to the
These are 25 authentic menus in Spanish taken from the internet that you can use for class activities for food, comparing and contrasting, superlatives and etc.
Punctuation with Quotation Marks. This handout and two quizzes focus on punctuation with quotation marks in essays, particularly with in-text citations. It is meant for students who have learned the basic quotation mark rules, but need a brush-up
Sentence Structure PowerPoint for a FlipBook. Help your students learn sentence structure (simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex) and the importance of varying sentences in writing. How to create a flip book. Notes, explanations, and
Inevitably, your students come to class distracted – thinking about emails and texts they have to answer, tasks they have to complete, friend issues, and the game after school. If you want your group’s full attention, one great idea is to start
Symbolism and Traditional Literary Symbols I have a Bundle Available for this Item and its Companion PowerPoint: Symbolism Bundle 130+ Pages/Slides of Materials This is a WinZip File so you need WinZip to access the Materials. Purchasing
What a wonderful world persuasion is! In this FREE lesson, students will get familiar with Aristotle's three rhetorical appeals for persuasion- Logos, Ethos, and Pathos. With an informational activity sheet, along with a *Sell Me This Pen*
Homophones - Homophones to Remember PowerPoint. Animated slides of homophones and example sentences to show meaning. Fun graphics and sounds will engage students. Homophones are frequently confused words that sound alike but are spelled differently
I am using different strategies for teaching addition and subtraction to help build number sense and number relationships. It has been great for my students and will be great for yours too!
This is a set questions paired with two articles that pose the essential question: Do you know what you digital footprint looks like? The article "Why you should delete Snapchat" catches students' attention immediately, and the second article about
This eight page handout contains complete and easy directions on how to construct the real numbers system model which shows the relationship between real numbers, rational and irrational numbers, integers, whole numbers and natural or counting
Find the Part, Whole, and Percent using the proportion method! This is a percent reference/notes sheet that will help students to learn how to do percents using the proportion method. The proportion method is described fully along with examples.
This KWL chart can be used for any age of student that can read and write. I have used it as young as first grade, but also with college students. It is designed to get students thinking about how the things we know, want to know, and have learned
Nonfiction Vocabulary You Should Know PowerPoint presentation on vocabulary used in a nonfiction unit of study. Supports Common Core! Includes nonfiction, author's purpose, exposition, description, narration, and persuasion, types of nonfiction
Composing the Right Shot for Beginning Photographers Teaching Pack is designed specifically for yearbook staffs. The tips and pictures were chosen for situations and scenarios that students in a yearbook or journalism class would encounter. If you
Characterization PowerPoint - Character Development in Short Stories. Shows students how to develop characters when writing short stories by analyzing author strategies, like using sensory details, gestures, and interior monologue. Demonstrates
Here is a powerpoint presentation that accompanies the song "My Country Tis of Thee". I use it in my class when I teach patriotic songs. There are 12 gorgeous slides with high quality pictures and lyrics. *There is NO music track included.
*BEST SELLER!* This PowerPoint covers all of the general science lab safety rules in a fun & interesting format for students. It is written so that it can be used with a variety of ages/levels of students. Includes a quiz at the end!
Leadership - Ten Qualities of a Good Leader PowerPoint Presentation. Helpful at the beginning of the year. Includes ten qualities that make a good leader. Some of the characteristics of a good leader include self-confidence, a sense of justice, and
This is a quick PowerPoint to help students to understand the difference between tone and mood. In addition, it shows them what to look for when reading text.
For a cheaper version of this 4.0 rating product visit www.ForSpanishTeachers.com. A creative and colorful power point on the Spanish differences between Por and Para. This power point speaks to students by using Mario (por) and Luigi (para) to
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Here is a powerpoint presentation that accompanies the song "God Bless America". I use it in my class when I teach patriotic songs. There are 9 gorgeous slides with high quality pictures and lyrics. *There is NO music track included.
Nonfiction Vocabulary You Should Know Game Show PowerPoint presentation. A fun teaching Jeopardy style game on vocabulary used in a nonfiction unit of study of informational text. Includes nonfiction, author's purpose, exposition, description,
Student handouts that guide students through the steps to write a review of a CD (album) or DVD (film). Can be used as an independent enrichment activity or as a whole-class activity. A really simple, great way to tap into students' interests in
Spanish question words in picture form, grammar rules for question words, the difference between ¿qué? and ¿cuál?, and TONS of practice! This is a great power point to introduce and teach question words to your students. It starts with the basic
The is the first in a series of explanation worksheets on sentence fluency and sentence construction. It introduces six techniques showing students how to write more advanced simple sentence openings. It begins by stating which words should be
Raven, Annabel Lee, Bells, and 9 other poems by Edgar Allan Poe This 14-page bundle contains the complete text of 12 popular Edgar Allan Poe poetry. Works great with reading stations. INCLUDED: "The Raven" "Annabel Lee" "Bells" "A
Spanish subject pronouns, the difference between tú and usted, and what vosotros actually is... these notes address it ALL in an easy to understand picture format! Also included is the verb SER and why subject pronouns are mostly not even
Present Perfect Verb Tenses PowerPoint. The structure of present perfect tense verbs and present perfect progressive tense verbs. Grammar rules and structure are examined, and examples and graphic organizers show how the verbs are formed in
A creative inductive method of teaching the Spanish Car, Gar, Zar verbs of preterite tense. Includes interesting pictures that captivate students' eyes to help them pay attention longer. Includes practices to assess student learning. 57 slides.
An interactive introduction to writing beginnings/endings and conclusions/introductions. The presentation uses a peer workshopping approach to writing beginnings and endings. Includes: Techniques to "hook" readers:
Have fun teaching Hyperboles with this twelve pdfs that defines, illustrates, and explains the concept. Includes: Individual/whole group activities (students illustrate or make videos) Definition Examples Media links with fun Youtubes Images for
This resource offers teachers powerful questions to use with students to interrogate texts, to help students recognize injustice and imagine a more just world, and to connect these ideas to their own communities. It also includes notes on selecting
This is a Bundled Sale of Two Items: Literary Symbolism 90+ Page Unit Resource and its companion PowerPoint Literary Symbolism PowerPoint This is a WinZip File so you need WinZip to access the Materials. My 90+ Page Literary Symbolism Unit
Here is a collection of 15 short stories, mostly fiction but some non-fiction. You can use these short stories with my homework handout, or in your classroom within literature circles. There is a variety of themes and motifs, clear uses of
Essay Writing Graphic Organizer PowerPoint. This PowerPoint will walk students through a graphic organizer to help them write an essay, either expository or persuasive. A sample of the graphic organizer is on a slide, but I usually make two blank
It is often difficult for students to say or write something when they do not know the correct word (or can't remember the word) that they want to use. During a conversation or speaking activity, students sometimes struggle to find the right word.
This would be a good mini lesson for explaining the difference between narrative writing versus expository or informative writing. It is a cover page (graphic) and a one page reference sheet comparing and contrasting the similarities and
Too many ants at a picnic can be frustrating. Similar to cognitive distortions, too many Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTS) can foster negative feelings, such as worry and anger. Below is what is included in this cognitive therapy game: 1. Brief
Clauses Power Point. This editable 15-slide power point presentation explains the following types of clauses: Independent clauses, dependent clauses, relative clauses, nonrestrictive, and restrictive clauses. Each has a clear explanation, followed
Gustar can be such a confusing verb to learn! This powerpoint will take your students step by step through the grammar of the verb and how it works "backwards" to them. First, the true meaning of gustar is introduced so that students can finally
Finally an easy way to teach the subjunctive in noun clauses! We've all used WEIRDO to help the students memorize... now you can have a powerpoint presentation and mini-lesson that teach these subjunctive triggers together with the rules of when to
How to Analyze Conflict in Literature with Any Text -Reading Skills Lesson Pack Included in this pack: - a lesson plan with common core standards included - an editable ppt that introduces the terms and provides examples from authentic text - a
Students will create a unique thematic “Yearbooks are on sale” poster for the hallway. I use this project as a pre-assessment normally the first week or two of yearbook class. I want to see how creative they are, how they work with others, how they
This power point introduces the Spanish subject pronouns, teaches the difference between tú and usted, and even explains the difference between the peninsular Spanish form of vosotros and the ustedes form. Everything is picture oriented so that