Not sure how you'll get to all the standards your need kids to master in the time you have with them? You can with this bell ringer resource for middle school Language Arts. It's a standards-based skills resource that provides the daily practice your students need for many of the Common Core ELA and Texas TEKS standards.
Take Ten Bell Ringers is a year-long, no-prep, print-and-use resource that will keep your students engaged, challenged, and thinking critically and creatively during the first ten to 15 minutes of class. Students use mentor texts to strengthen reading comprehension, improve writing, master grammar, usage, and mechanics, and develop vocabulary including Greek and Latin roots.
BONUS resources included: The Ultimate Word List for Writers and popular English Cheat Sheet
PLEASE NOTE: This is a ~ GROWING BUNDLE ~ which means sets will be added to the bundle at no extra cost to you. Simply DOWNLOAD the updates as the bundle grows. ALWAYS RE-DOWNLOAD ALL OF THE MONTHS AND USE THE THE MOST CURRENT FILES.
*You can purchase individual months as needed or buy the bundle for a discounted price.
Please note: This is not a digital resource or intended for digital use. You are able to project the resource, but it is not presented in a single day format. Please look at the detailed preview to ensure the resource is a good fit for your classroom.
CURRENTLY in the Bundle : Listed below is what you will receive now.
Teacher Instructions for Use and Set Up
Teacher Recommended Grading Procedures
Grading Suggestions At a Glance
Months 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6
Skills Table of Contents for easy reference
Each Month You'll Get:
-Three weeks of daily bell ringers
-Answer keys for daily bell ringers
-Three writing assignments/prompts
-Three writer's workshop revising and editing checklists
-Rubrics for all writing prompts in two different formats
-Monthly Skills test and answer key
-Blank composition lined writing paper
Month Sets that Will Be Added to This Bundle:
Months 8, 9 (January - March)
When finished, you will have the complete, 9-month set of resources.
Ideas for alternative uses for Take Ten Bell Ringers
• Exit Tickets at the end of the class period
• Learning centers for comprehension and writing
• Homework for extra practice and support!
• Partner or small group work for the daily assignments
• Remediation and tutoring groups
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Mentor Sentences Bundle - Mentor sentences from 4 popular middle grades novels