This unique mnemonic device titled C.O.M.M.A.S. lists, with examples, the six main uses of the comma. Each category has a brief explanation and a few examples for the students to immitate. It is an excellent tool for teaching this confusing grammar
Continents and Oceans Song MP3 from Geography Songs CD - Kathy Troxel/Audio Memory (updated 2010) Lyrics: North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Africa, Antarctica - These are the continents. Indian, Arctic and the Atlantic and
This product is a single-page handout to give students while training them on the short answer response portion of the STAAR Reading Test. I created it to assist my students with transition statements that invite insightful responses...and to
Long Division Steps Bookmark A fun and rhyming way to help students remember the steps for long division. Teaching Tip: Comparing the answer after subtracting to the dividend is a step often forgotten by students but it is important they compare
These signs feature simple summaries of the three most common causes of the Spanish subjunctive in the present tense. Each one features a mnemonic that will help your students remember when to use the subjunctive. Signs include: Noun
At last! Concise and easy to understand. A one page summary of each type of regular verb, plus irregular hints. Helpful graphics illustrate how each mood/tense is used. Advanced students love these easy-to-read charts, and beginning students
Spanish Final Exam Study Guide & General Reference - 30+ Topics! - This study guide and reference contains 30 numbered topics, plus several others that are sprinkled in wherever there is space for another helpful topic. Most items contain both
This graphic organizer is also a mnemonic that will help students remember the elements contained in organic compounds.
This is a rap that I made up to help my students remember what the coordinating conjunctions FANBOYS stood for. There is also a sound file of me singing the rap. :) Enjoy!
U.S. History Songs #1 MP3 by Larry Troxel/Audio Memory from the History Songs CD This song is a musical timeline starting with the explorers in 1492. It teaches about Christopher Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Hernando Cortes, Verrazano, Francisco
I wrote this song to be performed with the "instrumental" version of Ice Cube's "today was a good day" on youtube. However, you could perform it to anything. The rhyme scheme is not to complex so anybody can do it. It focuses on the 12 main gods
I took the song written by Will Smith: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and made it all about Thomas Jefferson during the time leading up to the Declaration of Independence. Get an "instrumental" beat off Youtube and you're set. Here is a preview
This rap puts in order many events of World War II as well as the dates. It will help your students remember when Hitler came to power, the Berlin Olympics, the Soviet Nazi Pact, Lend Lease, London Blitz, Normandy, Liberation of Paris, Iwo Jima,
This game includes 76 vocab words about the Middle Ages. Pretty much, if it happened during the Middle Ages, than we have a card for you. There are also 24 adjective (description/green cards) cards included. Also, all cards include pictures on them
If you think you just can't memorize - you can! This booklet will give you dozens of suggestions, and you'll be sure to find different ideas that work for children, teens, and adults. In this memory booklet, Part 2, we carry on from booklet, Part
Keyboarding- How to Remember the Keys on the Keyboard This is a great handout for students to utilize in helping them remember each line of keys on the keyboard. The handout contains an acronym for each line/set of keys on the keyboard that the
This song focuses on the history of Charlemagne and how he became the Emperor of the Roman People. I found an instrumental beat to the Nas song "If I ruled the World" that goes well with it, but try experimenting. Here is a sample: The
*This SECRET STORIES Superhero Vowels™ Mini-Pack includes: -Superhero Vowels™ Posters (3 size options) -Superhero Vowels™ Sound-Stories -Superhero Vowels™ Skill Proficiency Skill Checks -SECRET STORIES™ Blender Poster (3 size options) -Blender™
This song is based off the song by the Notorious BIG which is based off LL COOL J's going back to Cali. The first verse is based on Henry and the second verse is based off of Mary Tudor. Girls always volunteer to do the part of Bloody Mary.
This song is based off the hit 90's song Regulators by Warren G and Nate Dogg. I kind did a Weird Al parody with it where the lyrics match up with the original song. It works best if you have another person performing it for you, and if you are
"Middle East Song" MP3 from "Geography Songs" CD by Kathy Troxel/Audio Memory The Middle East has Israel, Iran, Iraq, Bahrain and Yemen, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, island of Cyprus, Jordan and Lebanon, Turkey and
These lyrics are all about the gods of Ancient Rome. The lyrics can be performed to many different beats. Just make sure to really emphasize the "Peace" part in the last line. Maybe with a peace gesture/wave. The kids might crack up at the last
Would you like to learn Korean numbers? Here's a quick and easy way for anyone to pick up the Korean numbers (1 to 10) in a jiffy. Learn Korean number using mnemonics and have fun at the same time. It really works for me! Each illustration has:
This rap talks about Bart Dias, Christopher Colombus, and Ferdinand Magellan. The Focus is God, Gold, and Glory. It has a chorus and everything. References, the astrolabe, compass, cavalier, and Magellan space probe.
This is a 1-page mini-lesson on when to use than vs. then. It includes a quick description of the difference in meaning and example mnemonics to help students remember which is which. This is followed by 10 sentences to help students practice when
Simplified medical terminology with the use of colorful artwork and funny mnemonics for better understanding of medical terms.
How to teach the verb "ate". A is for Anne. E is for Ed. He is sleeping. He's not talking. That's why he is not pronounced. Look at T. She's surprised with open arms: "Oh, you ate all the popcorn! 8 of them!"
This song is a parody of the Oscar winning 8-Mile song by Eminem called Lose yourself. It introduces Gavrilo Princip at the sandwich shop right before the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. It than goes into other key events of World War I: Russian
This is a worksheet that I created to help my students learn important study skills. It allows the students to look at information that they might need to remember for a test and to create their own mnemonic devices to insure that they can remember
It's hard for students of any age to remember the rules of sentence structure! These songs are designed to act as mnemonic devices to help students recall the rules of sentence structure. I have my students sing them at least once a week, if not
Use these notes to visually show your students how to change the i to a y in the basement preterite verbs.
This song is all about the digestive system. Glands, esophagus,stomach, intestine, liver, gall bladder, and even the colon.
Eastern Europe Song MP3 frpm Geography Songs CD by Kathy Troxel/Audio Memory Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Estonia, Poland, Latvia, Hungary, Slovenia, Lithuania - These are the countries of Eastern Europe - EUROPE. copyright 2004 by
This bundle actually includes the IVAN A CAPP lessons bundled (described below) and the Essential Vocabulary templates (both the regular version and the modified one of differentiation). Its a complete system to teach the multifacets of lwords and
Here is a sample of the song for you. It focuses on SUPPLY and DEMAND as well as SCARCITY. I sing it along with the instrumental version of the Green Day song "Good Riddance" but you can sing it or rap it to anything you want. The Water
If you think you just can't memorize - you can! This booklet will give you dozens of suggestions, and you'll be sure to find different ideas that work for children, teens, and adults. Learn about short and long term memory, focus, health, stress,
If you think you just can't memorize - you can! This booklet will give you dozens of suggestions, and you'll be sure to find different ideas that work for children, teens, and adults. In this memory booklet, Part 3, we carry on from booklets, Part
This technical writing bundle contains three activities which focus on business letters. Students identify the parts of a letter, complete sections of a letter, and correct a business letter. These practical activities could be used as separate
Would you like to learn how to say some body parts in Korean? Here's a quick and easy way for anyone to pick up the Korean body parts in a flash. Learn how to say these TEN body parts using super mnemonics and have fun at the same time. It really
Would you like to learn a useful Korean phrase that you can use at a Korean restaurant? You will learn how to say "PLEASE GIVE ME..." and some related words by using mnemonics. Beside the phrase, "Please give me..." You will also learn the
This is the 15th week of my STEM Bell Ringer and opening Warm Up series. The purpose of this series is to review important facts, applications, and terms related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The students may not know all of the
I wrote this rap to introduce/review the 8 parts of speech. It shocks me how students still just don't know what they are. Some of them say they never even heard of them. :) Oh well after they are finished getting to know IVAN CAPP and saying his
In this final "revenge of the ser" lesson your students will create ways to remember the reasons for ser vs. estar.
This is a one page review of the 8 parts of speech including Ivan Capp's Rap (an original work of myself). I have included the MP3 sound file of me singing the rap as a bonus. :) Lucky you!
These are basic notes to teach the preterit irregulares, now engage your students in remembering them!
This poster is used as a visual aid when teaching author's purpose. Kids can easily remember the mnemonic "PIE", which stands for Persuade, Inform and Entertain.
Scandinavia Song MP3 from Geography Songs CD by Kathy Troxel/Audio Memory (lyrics) Copenhagen, Denmark Oslo, Norway Reykjavik, Iceland Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden - These are the capitals and countries of Scandinavia. Up around
Southern Europe Song MP3 from Geography Songs New lyrics with Kosovo added (2010) Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Italy, Vatican City, San Marino and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey,
Northern Africa Song MP3 from Geography Songs CD by Kathy Troxel/Audio Memory Lyrics: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Canary Islands and Western Sahara - These are the countries of Northern Africa south of the Mediterranean Sea - Home of