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- This listing is a mega-bundle of all of my This Day in History Products. Each is listed below. If you teach middle school or upper elementary, this is for you. Save yourself time by having your yearly calendar and morning work prepared for you while also teaching about history and language arts. Her$45.00$76.00Save $31.00
- Teach middle school? Save time in your day by having students practice comprehension, grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary, and more all while also reading nonfiction historical events. This Day in History Bell Ringers is one page for students to complete every day of the year. Students read the$38.00$60.00Save $22.00
Teach middle school? Save time in your day by having students practice comprehension, grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary, and more all while also reading nonfiction historical events.
This Day in History Bell Ringers is one page for students to complete every day in February. Students read the nonfiction passage that is based on a historical event that happened that same day in history. Then they answer 2-4 questions (depending on the day) about the passage. These questions range from reading comprehension, grammar, sentence structure, etc. Students can complete the whole thing individually and then you can go over it with them when they are done.
The topics are aligned to Common Core Standards for grades 5-7, though 8th grade could complete it as a review. I would caution using this product for any student below 5th grade as the historical topics can sometimes be a bit heavy.
As with my This Day in History Calendar, these topics cover world-wide events; however, the focus is more on American history than any other country and would probably be best for American schools.
Save $ by buying the bundle for the whole year.
-29 pages - one for each day in February
- complete answer key
New Topics for February
- emphasis on different types of punctuation and their uses
- articles (a, an, the)
- definite and indefinite articles
- emphasis on vocabulary - multiple meaning words, suffixes, etc.
Spiral Topics Reviewed:
- basic parts of speech
- comprehension questions
- using text evidence
- using context clues
- multiple meaning words
- rearranging sentences
- prefixes and suffixes
- proper and possessive nouns
- hyphens and dashes
- main idea and details
- independent and dependent clauses
- subject and predicate
- simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences
- linking and helping verbs
- prepositional phrases
- simple verb tenses
- simple verb tenses
- subject and object pronouns
- possessive pronouns
- adverbs (positioning, answers which questions)
- different uses for commas
- adjective or adverb?
- adverb or preposition?
- commas in sentence structure
Please see the preview file for more details. Please note: This is a pdf file and is not editable. I do hope someday to make it easy for students to complete digitally, but I'm not there yet. For now, it is best to print off for students to complete. You can also use TpT's Digital Overlay Tool to turn the resource into a digital version.
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