Darla Brink

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By Darla Brink
Summarizing: Determining What is Important in Text by Darla Brink; a power point presentation to accompany the summarizing handouts and student worksheets(sold separately); use with students to introduce summarizing or for staff development;
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, For Principals & Administrators
$4.00
73 ratings
3.8
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By Darla Brink
Summarizing Strategies by Darla Brink; student friendly explanation handouts and worksheets for five well known summarizing strategies; includes a "Summarizing Strategy" teachable poster; help students practice close reading strategies and critical
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Posters
$4.00
47 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Instructional Guide for Writing a Literary Analysis Essay by Darla Brink; Everything you need to help your students write a literary analysis essay. Contains student handouts for defining “analysis”, distinguishing between summary and analysis, list
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Minilessons
$5.50
19 ratings
3.8
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By Darla Brink
Close Reading: Reading for Deep Meaning and Critical Thinking created by Darla Brink; Method for addressing common core standards for critical reading; includes a model for explicit instruction and a student-friendly handout to help students
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Professional Documents, Printables
$1.50
26 ratings
3.8
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By Darla Brink
Characterization: Understanding Protagonist and Antagonist by Darla Brink Help your students develop an understanding of characterization by fleshing out the protagonist and the antagonist in the text. Students cite text evidence for physical
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
14 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Expository Text Annotation: Close Reading Strategies by Darla Brink Complete teaching and learning tools for annotating expository text through close reading strategies. Includes a teacher guide and a student handout for close reading strategies;
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.50
21 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Sentence Structure: Easy Steps to Decoding a Simple Sentence created by Darla Brink Help your students "decode" a simple sentence in four easy steps that enable students to uncover the mystery of understanding complete subject, complete predicate,
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
$1.00
10 ratings
3.8
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By Darla Brink
Research Bookmarks: Student Reminders for The Research Process, created by Darla Brink; Two separate or back to back bookmarks can be used to assist students during the research process; includes credible source data bases, tips for accessing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Internet Activities, Printables
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Rubric and Reflection for Independent Reading created by Darla Brink; Rubric and reflective activities to guide students to think metacognitively about their reading behaviors; use with students during reading conferences to set goals for silent
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas, Rubrics
$2.00
10 ratings
3.7
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By Darla Brink
Students will learn a response writing strategy that will explicitly teach them how to answer short answer questions. “GSA,” or “Great Short Answer” is a brief response that requires the student to create a main idea and elaborate to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
6th, 7th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Rubrics
$3.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Close Reading: Strategic Reading Bookmark by Darla Brink; Tips for annotating text using strategic reading strategies: predicting, inferring, questioning, connecting, visualizing and clarifying. Close Reading: Strategic Reading Bookmark by Darla
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Literature Circles
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Close Reading: Rubrics for Annotating Fictional Text by Darla Brink; Common Core emphasizes critical thinking and close reading skills. Help your students become the literary critics necessary for the 21st century world. This bundle includes an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Rubrics
$3.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By Darla Brink
Active Reading, Inner Voice and Metacognition by Darla Brink-Begin the year teaching students about active reading, the "inner voice," metacogntion, "mental moves," and reading strategies. Includes three color learning posters/student handouts and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Posters
$2.50
13 ratings
3.9
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By Darla Brink
Introductory Letter: Dear Teacher...created by Darla Brink Get to know your students quickly while assessing their basic writing skills, by asking students to write a “Dear Teacher” letter. Includes explicit instructions with choice topics, a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
$2.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Critical Thinking Posters: Developing Habits of Mind created by Darla Brink--Five colorful posters displaying each step in a unique critical thinking scaffold aimed at developing Habits of Mind. Includes definitions and student performance
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$2.50
9 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Formative Assessment: Square, Triangle, Circle Checking for Understanding by Darla Brink A classroom tool for checking for understanding. Formative Assessment: Square, Triangle, Circle Checking for Understanding by Darla Brink is licensed under a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Formative Assessment: Stoplight Exit Ticket by Darla Brink A tool for checking for understanding. Formative Assessment: Stoplight Exit Ticket de Darla Brink está licenciado com uma Licença Creative Commons - Atribuição-NãoComercial-SemDerivações
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies - History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
Characterization Pack by Darla Brink This 20 page unit involves learning about characterization through inferencing and analyzing. Explicit activities for understanding characterization, culminating in writing a paragraph on character. Sample
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Rubrics
$8.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Darla Brink
SMART Goals for Independent Reading Program Your Brain to Read More created by Darla Brink--Start the school year showing your students how they can "program" their brains to accomplish their reading goals. Includes a student-friendly overview of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Worksheets, Printables
$2.00
9 ratings
3.9
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By Darla Brink
Formative Assessment: Give One Get One by Darla Brink A classroom or professional development tool for checking for understanding Formative Assessment: Give One Get One by Darla Brink is licensed under a Creative Commons
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
5 ratings
4.0
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