Included in this purchase are 18 different PowerPoint presentations, Weeks at a Glance, Vocabulary (with keys), Essay topics, and tons of content to ENGAGE your students! The material is designed for 6 to 8 weeks of summer school curriculum for students ranging from the 8th grade to sophomore year in high school.
Here are the items included:
First Day of School: Offers some basic guidelines and some slides to help establish rules and procedures the first day of school.
SSR, Silent Sustained Reading: Offers guidelines on beginning an SSR in your class, including why students will enjoy reading silently in your class!
Video Clip Bell Ringers: May be used more than once a day. Includes 50 different prompts for a variety of different purposes. Almost all of the prompts include a link to video content that will make the prompt interesting and spark discussion within the classroom.
Discussion/Literature Circles: Offer your students the opportunity to communicate and share ideas either related to whimsical topics, academic topics, or literature. Many different prompts included.
Web Cluster: A fun way for students to start brainstorming ideas. The PowerPoint includes visuals and examples to help student map out their ideas prior to writing.
HIT Introductions: A large PowerPoint that offers students specific strategies for beginning their papers. There are example topics and many opportunities for teacher instruction, guided instruction, and independent work.
Body Paragraphs: A large PowerPoint focusing on topic sentences, concrete details, commentary, transitions, and concluding sentences. There are many opportunities for teacher instruction, guided instruction, and independent work.
Harrison Bergeron: A PowerPoint to help introduce the short story “Harrison Bergeron” to your students.
The Interlopers: A PowerPoint to help introduce “The Interlopers” to your students. Includes pre-reading questions to spark interest.
The Sound of Thunder: A PowerPoint to help introduce “The Sound of Thunder” to your students. Includes pre-reading questions to spark interest.
The Sniper: A PowerPoint to help introduce “The Sniper” to your students. Includes pre-reading questions to spark interest.
Conclusion Paragraphs: Includes instruction and examples to help students finish their written responses. Includes movie clips and examples to spark interest.
Concession/Refutation Paragraphs: Challenge your students to write balanced papers that look at both sides of an issue. This large PowerPoint offers many different examples and opportunities for student engagement.
Imagery: Allow your student to explore imagery with this engaging, fun PowerPoint. Included in the PowerPoint are examples and exercises for the students. It finishes with a fun writing task.
Plot and Conflict: Your students will better understand plot and conflict after using this PowerPoint. The PowerPoint focus on the elements of plot as well as different types of conflict.
Essay Topics: Pick from a selection of 10 separate essay topics which may be used at any point during the unit. These topics are easy to alter to suit your own needs.
Vocabulary Units: The unit includes 8 different vocabulary lists; the list include the What, Where, How exercises, quizzes, and keys for each set of words.