Focus on Grammar Bell Work or Bell Ringers Part 2 REMOTE READY RESOURCE
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- 180 days of ELA Middle School Bell Work, Bellwork or Bell Ringers. Sentence diagramming. Identifying parts of speech. Noun functions. The power of punctuation. 12 new powerful vocabulary words each week. Primarily designed for those grades that have a writing EOC or State Assessment, we feel that thPrice $33.60Original Price $42.00Save $8.40
Whether you say "Bell Work", "Bellwork" or "Bell Ringers", its all Grammar: Sentence diagramming. Identifying parts of speech. Noun functions. The power of punctuation. Vocabulary building. We feel that this collection of grammar-focused bell work/bell ringers will serve you and your student-scholars, whether you are teaching 5th grade, or 8th grade. These assignments are presented in both PowerPoint presentation (editable to a degree) and PDF (non-editable) versions for those teachers and schools or districts without projector capabilities. While these were created in PPT, the slides are fully accessible through your Google Drive by using Google Slides!
I believe that grammar is the foundation for all reading and writing, and that a strong foundation in the knowledge of how words function as parts of speech is essential in taking an emergent reader or writer to a scholar with superior skills in these areas. I also believe that we have a tendency to look at the standards and assume that our students come to us with the knowledge that the standards say they should have, and that that knowledge will be intact. No blame game here. When a student enters a grade, at any level, without the full foundation necessary, then there will be gaps in essential knowledge and skills, regardless of who their prior teacher was – myself included.
By 5th grade, I feel that students should have a working knowledge of the principle parts of speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. I also hope that they have begun learning about the functions of these parts of speech, and can identify subjects, direct and indirect objects, and transitive and intransitive verbs. However, I have been teaching long enough to know that I must not take anything for granted! So, this set will begin with identifying the basic parts of speech, and moving forward from there.
Included in this product:
64 Slide PowerPoint Presentation including:
13 Teacher Informational/Instruction Slides
6 Weekly Focus Slides
42 Daily Bell Work Slides
Editable and animated work product on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Slides
Editable CHAMPS and time recommendation on each daily slide
50 Page PDF Version of the Presentation
19 Page PDF of Sentence Diagram Answer Keys
"Frayer Model Vocabulary Sextant Foldable"
You should find that the use of sentence stems, full sentences, and simple, easy to follow instructions provide differentiation for your SPED and EL populations. I do encourage seating arrangements that allow for peer support as well. Slides are editable, so if you feel that your scholars are not ready for the sentences provided, you can change them, or remove animations if you need to.
Please keep watch for new Focus on Grammar sets in this series that are currently being created and will soon start appearing on the ELA in Middle School TpT Store!
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Best wishes and thank you,
Matthew and Suzanne
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