October Lesson Plan Bundle for Reading, Writing, Research, and Vocabulary

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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    Bonus Lesson Plans for October


    Everything you need to make lesson planning a snap this month! Spend more time teaching and less time planning with 7 different resources designed to take work off your plate at the start of the year. Bell ringers, writing, reading, research, and a scavenger hunt activity. Four weeks of plans.

    Boom! Lesson planning is finished for the month!

    Just plug and play!

    As a bonus, you'll get editable lesson plans that you can customize.

    What you'll get:

    1. October warm ups / bell ringer journal with quirky celebrations, historical events, holidays, and quotes.
    2. "The Monkey's Paw" short story -- Oh my gosh! This story is so creepy! Students will research the author, read the story, discuss (and they will discuss!), and write a literary analysis essay
    3. "The Lottery" short story -- another amazing story! Students will read, discuss, and write a literary analysis essay
    4. Write your own Scary Story -- step-by-step help as your students write their own stories as they read two amazing examples of excellent writing. Built in mentor texts!
    5. October scavenger hunt - perfect team or individual activity to keep students active -- just plain fun!
    6. Choice/ Bingo board that's ideal for fast finishers or workshop time
    7. Halloween-themed Greek and Latin root analysis

    Plus a BONUS! Editable lesson plans for the month, rubrics, and tips for making planning for this month oh so easy!

    How to use this to make your month a breeze:

    • Use the warm ups / bell ringers to start each class. If you'd like, have students share their writing with a partner, group, or the class.
    • You'll have a reading and writing lesson for each day.
    • Most of the work can be done independently
    • Use the choice board / bingo board for fast finishers. Challenge students to get a bingo.
    • Use the editable bonus resource lesson plans! You're practically finished for four weeks!!!

    This is going to save you so much time!

    Reasons to love this:

    • Your planning is done! Month-long lesson planning chart is included along with assessment ideas, rubric, and tips for a smooth month.
    • All items are digital & print versions mean this is so flexible!
    • Meaningful, timely resources that your students will love!
    • Saves you A TON OF TIME!

    By the end of the month, your students will have:

    • read two classic short stories
    • written their own scary story
    • examined Greek & Latin roots
    • responded each day to a high interest prompt
    • had choices for additional reading and writing activities
    • participated in a fun October-themed scavenger hunt

    You are going to love having your lessons planned for this month! You'll be able to get to the fun of teaching -- no more hunting around for resources!

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