Hook and reel in your teens' interest any time with these enjoyable and engaging mini-lessons! Excellent hooks, discussion starters, sub plans, re-engagement strategies, brain breaks, extended bellringers … you name it.
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You'll definitely find "Mini-Lessons" to be an often-referred-to and flexible resource in your class! Use these ten customizable, standards-based mini-lessons at the beginning, middle, or end of class – plus, most can be extended for a full class. They are designed to last from 15-45 minutes each. These lessons are excellent hooks, discussion starters, rewards, re-engagement strategies, brain breaks, sub plans, extended bellringers … you name it. Plus, they are print and go ready with step-by-step teacher's directions and tips. Learning targets are included.
Have your mini-lessons copied and ready-to-go when your class needs to break breakaway from what they’re doing or when you need a strong, standards-based short lesson. Plan ahead and use within your units. Whatever your strategy, I think you and your students will find these not-so-mini-lessons intriguing and thought provoking.
→ 1. Read-Analyze-Infer Super-Short Story
→ 2. Questions: Factual & Higher-Order
→ 3. Word Meanings & Tone: Script for Two
→ 4, Writing Vivid Descriptions
→ 5. Read-Analyze-Infer “Paisley My Sky”
→ 6. Argument Details: Powerful Positive Messages
→ 7. Prioritize: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
→ 8. Metaphor/Simile/Repetition/Idioms
→ 9. Narrative Writing: What Happened?
→ 10. Predict, Symbolize, Collaborate: Design Emoticons
Read what buyers are saying about these mini-lessons:
"This product is a lifesaver! Thank you for your time and effort."
"I used this for my subs if I was absent and I really liked them."
"So flexible! These lessons fit seamlessly into any agenda. Thanks so much."
"Great resource! I appreciate the time frame of each lesson & the ability to 'slip them in' seamlessly between units."
If you enjoyed this product - be sure to check out MINI-LESSONS 2
with even more mini-lessons that you and your students will love! Mini-Lessons 2 Teen Relevant & Editable Middle & High School English Language Arts
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