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This Day in History Full Year Bell Ringers | Daily Language | Morning Work

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5th - 7th, Homeschool
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    1. 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
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    Description

    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 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.

    What's Included?

    -366 pages - one for each day in the year (+ leap year)

    - complete answer key

    Spiral Topics Reviewed (May, June, July and August contain only the review topics and no new content)

    - basic parts of speech

    - punctuation

    - comprehension questions

    - using text evidence

    - using context clues

    - multiple meaning words

    - subjects and predicates

    - rearranging sentences

    - prefixes and suffixes

    - root words

    - proper and possessive nouns

    - writing a timeline

    - italicized titles

    - hyphens and dashes

    - main idea and details

    New Topics for September:

    - independent and dependent clauses

    - direct objects

    - transitive and intransitive verbs

    - subject and predicate

    - conjunctions, including coordinating and subordinating

    - simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences

    - appositives

    New Topics for October:

    - simple verb tenses

    - perfect and progressive verb tenses

    - appositive phrases

    - verb phrases

    - linking and helping verbs

    - preposition

    - prepositional phrases

    New Topics for November

    - pronoun

    - antecedent

    - personal pronoun

    - subject and object pronouns

    - possessive pronouns

    - reflexive and intensive pronouns

    - indefinite pronouns

    - adjectives

    - comparative and superlative adjectives

    - coordinate adjectives

    December is a review month

    New Topics for January

    - adverbs (positioning and which questions it answer)

    - different uses for commas

    - adjective or adverb?

    - adverb or preposition?

    - commas in sentence structure

    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.

    New Topics for March

    - difference between clauses and phrases

    - phrases - prepositional, noun, appositive, verb, participial, gerund, infinitive

    - vague pronouns

    New Topics for April

    - what are modifiers?

    - types of modifiers

    - demonstratives and determiners

    - emphasis on finding parts of speech of all the words in the sentence

    - homophones and homographs

    May is a review month.

    June is a review month.

    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.

    Would you like to use these same topics as a calendar bulletin board in your classroom? See these products below:

    This Day in History Classroom Calendar

    Digital This Day in History Calendar

    Total Pages
    366 + answer key
    Answer Key
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    Teaching Duration
    1 Year
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    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
    Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
    Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
    Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
    Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

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