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By CK Teaching Aids
Theme is more than just the “topic” of a piece of writing. This unit contains information and activities designed to familiarize students with the element of theme in a piece of literature. The lesson includes definitions for uncovering theme ,
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.8.1, RL.8.3
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By CK Teaching Aids
Setting is more than just when and where a story takes place. Because it is often left to the readers to uncover the setting for themselves, it makes sense to encourage students to study the details of any place or time. This unit contains some
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.10, RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, W.6.3, W.7.3...
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By CK Teaching Aids
Writing is not an easy task for most of our students. We’re lucky if we can get them to put their thoughts down on paper, much less make them readable. Transitions can help in this refinement process. They make ideas flow more smoothly and hold
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.7.4, RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.4, W.6.1, W.6.2, W.7.1, W.7.2, W.8.1, W.8.2, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.2
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By CK Teaching Aids
Autobiography is an especially good genre for both the beginning and end of the school year. It allows students to talk about themselves, a subject they know best. It serves as a good introduction to non-fiction, folklore, and the history of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Outlines
CCSS:
W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3
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3.6
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By CK Teaching Aids
Civilization - What's That? is the second of three basic units designed to introduce students to the social, economic, governmental, religious, etc. structures that people of yesterday or today live within. (The other 2 units: Culture, What's That?
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RH.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.9
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By CK Teaching Aids
These are graphic organizers designed to anchor a unit on culture. designed to be a launching point to the social, economic, governmental, religious, etc. structures that people of yesterday or today live within. To teach history without attempting
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Study Guides, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RH.6-8.9, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.9
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Propaganda has come to mean the ideas spread by someone (usually an organized group) for the purpose of influencing people. Since it seems to be everywhere, it is important that students be able to identify those techniques that influence our
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.9-10.6, RI.9-10.8
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By CK Teaching Aids
INFORMATION The lesson provides enough information to give the students an overview of the three Mesoamerican cultures (Mayan, Aztec, and Inca) that existed immediately before the Spanish explorations/conquests of the regions of the Yucatån, Mexico
Subjects:
Native Americans, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.6.3, RI.7.3, RI.8.3, WHST.6-8.2a
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By CK Teaching Aids
The perfect review for testing, this packet includes definition worksheets, short answer, and multiple choice examples to reinforce your students' knowledge of the elements of literature. It also functions as a pretest to evaluate student
Subjects:
Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.6, RL.6.10, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.6, RL.7.10, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.6...
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The West African Trade Empires Ghana, Mali, Songhai 300 --1590 COMPARISON CHART The first activity compares the African Trading Kingdoms of the Middle Ages. The chart can be completed as a whole class activity with the completed chart being
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.7
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7 ratings
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By CK Teaching Aids
Medieval China was a very advanced civilization compared to many cultures and countries in the rest of the world. One of the important reasons for studying China is to help the students grasp the important inventions, advancements and
Subjects:
World History, Critical Thinking, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.10, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.2
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By CK Teaching Aids
The student activities in the Archeology Unit are divided into several parts. The teacher can decide to use one of them, some of them or all of them. They include an introductory activity where students analyze one artifact we have left behind and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Internet Activities, Simulations
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.2
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One cannot teach world history without teaching a factual history of religion because religion has been at the basis of major historic events. This unit provides a basic overview of he world's five major religions using the following: A “Get The
Subjects:
World History, Religion, Critical Thinking
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7
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The folklore activities presented here can be used with students in grades 5 through 8 for the basic study of folk literature. These basic activities are generic enough that they can be reused with the varieties of folklore available in most school
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.10, W.6.1, W.6.9...
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By CK Teaching Aids
Getting students to assimilate information and respond in their own words is a difficult task. This packet provides instruction and practice in summarizing, paraphrasing, and the use of synonyms. These skills help students interpret their texts
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, RI.5.1, RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, W.5.2, W.6.2, W.7.2...
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By CK Teaching Aids
Students are often asked to write a biography. The assignment might be made in Language Arts, but it could just as easily come from the Social Studies, Science, or even Math teacher. It is one of the literary modes that ties all subject areas
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.6.5, RI.6.10, RI.7.5, RI.7.10, RI.8.5, RI.9-10.5, RI.9-10.10, W.6.2, W.7.2, W.8.2, W.9-10.2...
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This is a project-centered activity where students work in groups of 4 to investigate five different eastern religions. The belief groups are Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism, Taoism and Confucianism. Student groups should draw a religion name out of
Subjects:
World History, Religion, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.8, WHST.6-8.9
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By CK Teaching Aids
Are state mandated test score results lower than you want them? Have you devoted hours of classroom time to improving them with little or nothing to show for it? Do you wonder if anything you do will get you the change you hope for? We believe
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Critical Thinking, Test Preparation
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets, Test Prep
CCSS:
RI.8.4, W.8.1, W.8.2, L.8.4
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By CK Teaching Aids
Many of us are familiar with the skill of utilizing “textual evidence” through our work with “supporting detail.” This packet provides instruction and practice using a variety of reading selections and questions designed to reinforce these skills.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, W.6.1, W.6.2, W.7.1, W.7.2, W.8.1...
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By CK Teaching Aids
Students often misunderstand the relationship between cause and effect when reading a text unless the two words appear on the same line. They seem to have difficulty digging out information and applying it as a cause (what makes something happen)
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Science, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, W.6.1, W.6.2, W.7.1, W.7.2, W.8.1, W.8.2, RST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

We are three teachers with combined experience of over 75 years teaching English-Language Arts, Social Studies, and Special Education at the middle school level. We pioneered teaming and team teaching at our school. We have presented our interdisciplinary learning, teaming, and looping techniques at several teaching conferences. We have consulted and inserviced local middle schools on our test taking strategies units (Building a Testing Vocabulary et al)

MY TEACHING STYLE

Team approach with indiovidualized and inclusive aspects. We encourage hands on and cooperative learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teachers of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

All three of us are Master Teachers

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

In addition to the work published here,Barbara Scott is the author of eleven published novels. More info at www.barbarascottwriter.com

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