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Help students learn critical skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking this November with this bundle of resources. This bundle includes five resources that perfectly pair together, celebrate the time of year, AND help students learn a ton of skills in just 20 days! The best part? It’s all ready for your classroom! Your entire month of November is planned! Just print and teach!
***GREAT NEWS!*** This bundle is part of this YEAR OF ELA INSTRUCTION! The bundle includes 60 turn-key units that you can teach all year long! Units are bundled into monthly folders with a suggested scope and sequence. Your entire year is already planned for you! LEARN MORE HERE.
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Poetry Analysis Unit – 5 Days and 69 pages
Celebrate the autumn season with five autumn poem studies in this hands-on and engaging 5-day poetry analysis unit. Each autumn poem analysis is accompanied by a 5-page interactive flip book that helps students deeply understand the poem. As students progress through the analysis tasks on each page of their flip books they not only dive deeper into the text, but they also develop an appreciation for closely reading poetry. Your students will love the interactive flip books and you’ll love how engaged students are while analyzing poetry.
Quick Poetry Unit Overview:
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IMPORTANT - The poems are NOT included in this resource. However, multiple links for each poem are included. You will be able to easily click, print and/or type each poem. You'll find 5 template pages for each poem included in case you would like to coordinate the poems with the analysis tasks. Super easy!
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Myth Writing Unit – 8 Days and 36 pages
In this eight day, CCSS-aligned Myth Writing Unit, students will demonstrate an understanding of the myth genre as they write their own myths. The unit begins with a review of the characteristics of myths and student analysis of a sample myth. Then, following a step-by-step process that includes pre-writing, writing, revising, editing, conferencing, and then writing a final copy, students will write an original and creative myth. In this unit students create a myth that creatively presents an explanation of an unknown. In addition, students’ myths will be filled with genre characteristics as well as strong voice and word choice.
This unit is a perfect addition to a myth study unit, an Ancient Greece unit, or as a stand-alone writing unit.
Digital Version Included - This resource includes a traditional PDF version of the student writing packet, as well as a link for Google Slides. This means that this resource is ready for Google Classroom! The digital version of the packet is accessible from any computer and allows students to complete their work online. You’ll find links for digital versions of the student writing packet and the grading rubric included with this resource.
Step-by-Step Writing Process Materials in this Unit
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Nonfiction Text Features – 6 Days and 84 pages
Nonfiction Text Features: This fun resource includes six engaging lessons about nonfiction text features. Each lesson and activity is designed to be hands-on and interactive. Many of the elements that students create in the lessons can serve as a reference for them to use throughout the entire school year (match-up, search and find, guide book). The lessons are designed so that they can be taught in succession or as separate activities throughout the entire school year. Four nonfiction texts about famous scientists are also included in this resource for cross-curricular integration. Reading comprehension questions accompany each nonfiction passage as well. This unit is not only fun, it’s also jam-packed with ways for students to master nonfiction text features.
You and your students will LOVE this nonfiction text features resource!
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Thanksgiving Learning Centers -1 Day – 58 pages
This Thanksgiving Centers resource contains activities and lessons for 5 learning centers. Each center is designed to give students engaging and exciting learning experiences to practice, enrich, reteach, and enhance their learning. Working independently and with their small groups, student will have the opportunity to develop multiple reading comprehension skills.
In this set of Reading Comprehension Skills Centers students will practice:
These centers are extremely versatile. They can be taught during a single class period, spread out over consecutive days, or taught at different times throughout the autumn. They’re perfect right before Thanksgiving break, too!
The centers are completely turn-key and include everything
20 Daily Warm-Ups -everyday – 57 pages
Starting each class with a warm up has been a huge success in my classroom...and my students love these This or That Warm Up activities!
This resource includes 20 This or That Warm Ups with a total of 40 activities that review critical ELA skills. Each This or That Warm Up includes instruction (at the top of the worksheet) and then 2 choices for students to showcase their learning. After reviewing each choice, students can choose to do the “This” activity or the “That” activity. The choices promote engagement and tap into multiple learning styles. All 20 of the This or That Warm Ups can be taught sequentially or used throughout the year. The warm ups are an awesome way to start each class. They typically take between 5-10 minutes, and often lead to great mini-lessons and discussions.
Four tracking and grading options are included in this resource so that you can use the method that works best in your classroom. Also, you’ll find tips and ideas for implementing the warm ups into your instruction and teacher keys for each warm up.
DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED – A google-compatible version of the 20 This or That Warm-Ups is also included. In addition, there is a digital version of one of the grade tracking sheets. Simply click the links provided in the resource to make a copy of the digital warm-ups. Created with Google Slides for Google Classroom.
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