Reading and Writing Curriculum for Middle School | Printable and Digital

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    Bonus

    EDITABLE Lesson Plans for Printable and Digital Reading Units + Pacing Guide

    Description

    Middle School ELA has never been easier with 122 of my printable and digital reading and writing materials for an entire year all in one amazing bundle! This contains absolutely everything you will find in my free curriculum and pacing guide for teaching reading and writing (even bell-ringers that have conventions, grammar, and reading skill practice)!


    The EIGHT complete READING units are:

    1. Citing Evidence

    2. Theme and Central Idea

    3. Developing Characters and Ideas

    4. Interpret Words and Phrases - Poetry

    5. Text Structure

    6. Point of View

    7. Diverse Media (audio components of texts included!)

    8. Analyzing Arguments

    Each PRINTABLE Reading unit contains:

    ★ An introduction to the unit.

    ★ Editable lesson plans

    ★ Day by day Teacher Script

    ★ Vocabulary Worksheets with Word Wall Cards and a dominoes practice game

    ★ Some texts are included when possible. Links are provided to all others.

    ★ Four versions of Pixanotes® each with a different level of scaffolding:

    Level 1: Fully printed content and pre-printed pictures

    Level 2: Fully printed picture flaps and fill in the blanks for students

    Level 3: Pre-printed content and picture flaps that need to be positioned by the

    student.

    Level 4: Fill-in-the-blanks for content and picture flaps that need to be positioned

    by the student.

    Students will learn a 3 or 4 step process for how to use each skill to analyze text.

    >>See a free video about Pixanotes by clicking here!<<

    ★PowerPoints that match the notes 

    ★ A Processing Menu or Task cards for students to practice the skills so you can differentiate how students process the content.

    ★ Quiz

    ★ Student pages for project-based reteaching/remediation (labeled as enhancement) and enriching that are menus so you can differentiate the products. (There are separate menus for Fiction and Nonfiction as applicable.)

    ★ Reteaching (remediation) videos that can be placed on any password protected learning management system like Google Classroom or Canvas.

    ★ Graphic Organizers or other activity templates to match the menus

    ★ Answer keys

    Each DIGITAL Reading unit contains lessons in Google Slides or using Google Forms with:

    ★ Digital Vocabulary Organizers

    ★ Digital Vocabulary "secret picture tile"/"digital puzzle" practice game

    ★ Digital Self-Grading Vocabulary Quiz

    ★ Digital Pixanotes (Guided Interactive Notes) that come with fill-in-the blanks and videos to help them fill in the blanks. (There are separate notes for Fiction and Nonfiction as applicable.) Students will learn a 3 or 4 step process for how to use each skill to analyze text.

    >>You can see how to use Pixanotes with a FREE video by clicking here!<<

    ★ Pre-placed text boxes for notes with movable picture flaps

    ★ Embedded Videos that match the notes 

    ★ Digital Self-Grading Notes Quick-Check (Quiz)

    ★ Digital Self-checking Game to help students process the information and practice

    ★ Digital Text-Based Assessment

    ★ Answer keys

    BONUS: IDENTIFYING Text Structure Digital Notes & Digital Quiz also included!

    Since EIGHT reading standards are covered in this Bundle, it will take you through the ENTIRE school year!

    EDITABLE Lesson Plans for both Paper AND Digital Reading Units are included in the bonus file + A Pacing Guide!

    WRITING UNITS: Text-Based Informative and Argumentative Essays

    Each PRINTABLE Writing Unit for Informative and Argumentative Essays includes:

    ★ Interactive Guided Notes with 4 levels of scaffolding (ready-made differentiation!)

    Level 1: Fully printed content and pre-printed pictures

    Level 2: Fully printed picture flaps and fill in the blanks for students

    Level 3: Pre-printed content and picture flaps that need to be positioned by the

    student.

    Level 4: Fill-in-the-blanks for content and picture flaps that need to be positioned

    by the student.

    ★ Directions for the notes

    ★ Suggested Lesson Plans

    ★ Writing Prompt

    ★ TWO original nonfiction texts

    ★ TWO essay organizers

    ★ One skeleton essay example

    ★ Anchor chart with mnemonics that match the notes to help students remember the structure

    ★ ZAP game for practice

    ★ Cloze worksheet to use as an assessment (or more practice!)

    What's included in the DIGITAL Writing Units for Informative and Argumentative Essays via Google Slides and Google Forms:

    ★ Teacher's Guide with directions and links to share on any learning management system such as Google Classroom, Canvas and more!

    ★ An embedded introduction video along with "tech tips".

    ★ A set of 2 original non-fiction texts for informative essays and another set of 2 original nonfiction texts for argumentative essays.

    ★ Interactive, guided and digital notes with fill-in-the-blanks for content and picture flaps that need to be positioned by the student for each part of the essay

    ★ Movable picture flaps

    ★ Text boxes already placed into the notes

    ★ Editable directions for the student

    ★ Embedded Videos that match each set of the notes and the writing process - including planning!

    ★ Self-Grading Quizzes (on Google Forms) for each section

    ★ Digital Notebooks

    NOTE: Students will need access to Google and YouTube. The videos are hosted on YouTube and embedded into the Google Slides.

    Additional Resources that are included in this Bundle:

    All resources are Printable AND Digital with exceptions that are marked with *

    ★ All NINE months of my Mentor Sentence bell-ringers

    ★ Argumentative and Informative Writers' Toolkits

    ★ Informative Essay Task Cards

    ★ Informative Essay Digital Puzzle* - digital only

    ★ Informative Essay Introduction Practice

    ★ Argumentative Essay Task Cards to Build an Essay

    ★ Argumentative Essay Daily Review

    ★ Plot Diagram Video with Notes - (2 separate files)

    ★ Essay Review - Color By Fact

    ★ Story Elements Interactive Guided Notes

    ★ Essay Structure and Terms Cloze Review

    ★ Argumentative Mystery Picture* - printable only

    ★Argumentative Task Cards to review claims, opposing claims, relevant and irrelevant information

    ★ Argumentative Essay Introduction Practice

    ★ Argumentative Essay Challenge

    ★ Fiction Skills Interactive Guided Notes

    ★ Test Prep Mini Book and PowerPoint

    ★ Test Prep Reading Comprehension Passages

    ★ Test Prep Flipbook for any standardized test

    ★ ELA Test Prep Reading Process Flipbook

    ★ Figurative Language Interactive Guided Notes

    ★ Pixanotes for ANY Novel

    ★ The Outsiders Chapter Summaries

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    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
    Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
    Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
    Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
    Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

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