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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
I have used these Common Core (CCSS) aligned discussion and constructed response questions for Hoot by Carl Hiaasen successfully for several years with fifth graders. I decided to make cards for a couple of reasons:1. I made them to save paper. Once
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Earth Day
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c...
$3.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
I have used these Common Core (CCSS) aligned discussion and constructed response questions for The Jacket by Andrew Clements successfully for several years with fifth graders. A former student teacher in my class developed the questions and I
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c...
$3.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
I have used these Common Core (CCSS) aligned discussion and constructed response questions for Danny, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl successfully for several years with fifth graders. I decided to make cards for a couple of reasons:1. I
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, W.5.2, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c, SL.5.1d
$3.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
UPDATED 3/15/20 to include a digital version.I have used these Common Core (CCSS) aligned discussion and constructed response questions for Wonder by R.J. Palacio successfully for several years with fifth graders. I decided to make cards for a
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, W.5.2, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c, SL.5.1d
$3.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
I have used these Common Core (CCSS) aligned discussion and constructed response questions for Just Juice by Karen Hesse successfully for several years with fifth graders. I decided to make cards for a couple of reasons:1. I made them to save paper.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, W.5.1, W.5.2, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c...
$3.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
I have used these Common Core (CCSS) aligned discussion and constructed response questions for Hoot by Carl Hiaasen successfully for several years with fifth graders. I decided to make cards for a couple of reasons:1. I made them to save paper. Once
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Earth Day
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c...
$3.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
If you need some great PRINTABLE and DIGITAL writing checklists for ALL of your upper elementary writing units, look no further. These checklists can be distributed to students during the process of writing and can guide small group instruction.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics, Google Apps
$3.00
18
Digital Download PDF (19.28 MB)
By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
In this lesson, students EDIT and PUBLISH one piece. The lesson includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, graphic organizers, discussion cards, checklists, and mini anchor charts. The lesson engages students in a gallery walk and
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.3, W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3
$2.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
In this lesson, students DRAFT and REVISE one piece. The lesson includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, feedback stems, and 3 different checklists for students to use when engaged in feedback loops on Google Classroom or in person.In
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.3, W.4.5, W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, W.5.5
$2.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
Students will consider the impact of different leads and starting at different points in time in a piece of writing. This lesson helps students DRAFT and REVISE one entry and includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, teacher mentoring,
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, W.5.10
$2.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
Students will consider the impact of symbolism on the message of a piece of writing. This lesson helps students DRAFT and REVISE one entry and includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, a mentor text/movie, think~pair~share, a gallery
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, W.5.5
$2.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
Students will consider perspective/point of view and how it impacts the message of a piece of writing. There are three options for teaching this lesson. This is OPTION 1. This lesson helps students DRAFT and REVISE one entry and includes a lesson
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, W.5.5
$2.00
15
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
There are two options for teaching this lesson. This is OPTION 2 and it focuses on the six traits of writing. This lesson helps students PLAN and DEVELOP one entry and includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, modeling, inside-outside
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1
$2.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
There are two options for teaching this lesson. This is OPTION 1 and it focuses on the steps of the writing process. This lesson helps students PLAN and DEVELOP one entry and includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, modeling,
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1
$2.00
20
Digital Download ZIP (16.15 MB)
By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
This lesson helps students SELECT one entry to develop into a draft and includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, modeling, sentence stems for students to use when engaged in TURN~AND~TALK, and a paper and paperless (Google slides)
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1
$2.00
10
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
This lesson helps students generate IDEAS about the same topic across the different genres and includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, graphic organizers for printing and/or sharing on google drive, sentence stems for students to use
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1
$1.50
20
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
This lesson supports students as they generate IDEAS within the opinion/persuasive genre and includes a lesson plan, learning targets, an objective, sentence stems for students to use when engaged in THINK~PAIR~SHARE, and a reflection.This lesson is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps
CCSS:
W.5.1, SL.5.1
$1.50
21
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
Opinion writing is essential for students in the upper elementary and middle grades. Writing about reading is a great place to start! This resource uses mentor texts that are not included, but can easily be found on the internet. The bundle is
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Google Apps
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.1d, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c, SL.5.1d
$28.00
$19.60
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
Students can use these checklists to evaluate their literary essay rough drafts before publishing. Four checklists are included. There are midpoint and final checklists for self-checking and peer checking. Digital AND printable versions are
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics, Google Apps
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.1d
$1.00
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By Amazing Materials for You by Amy Dickson
Opinion writing is essential for students in the upper elementary and middle grades. Writing about reading is a great place to start! I updated this product on 2/27/19 to include some editable pages and the revision and editing checklists for
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.1d, SL.5.1, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c, SL.5.1d
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over the course of my career, I have taught babies, toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, first grade, third grade, fifth grade, college, and graduate school. From the fall of 2011 to the spring of 2018, I taught fifth grade. Fourth grade 2018-19, here I come!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love project-based learning and enjoy implementing a workshop model.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have served as a team leader for several years. In addition, I have been a literacy coach.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors Degree in English and Psychology; Masters Degree in Education; Reading Teacher Endorsement

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am the mom of two daughters ages 20 and 22. I love animals and have a Maltese dog. I have taught in Tennessee, Florida, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Colorado, and Virginia. Follow Me on Facebook Follow Me on Pinterest Follow Me on Instagram Follow Me on Bloglovin' Follow My Blog Follow Me on Twitter Follow Me on Teachers Pay Teachers Logo Design

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