Your students will love practicing text structure with this no-prep digital breakout. Working together or alone, students will enjoy text organization while trying to discover the codes to breakout. This particular breakout focuses on the following
Save time with this no-prep activity, and cover many aspects of poetry with this digital escape room. Students will stay engaged trying to break the codes while learning about poetry. This digital escape room examines:
Students will love the challenge of solving these codes. Teachers will love that this activity is no-prep, easy to assign, and only needs Google drive - no external websites that may or may not work.
Specifically this digital breakout will have
This analysis activity of author's claim, use of evidence, and counterclaim will help students understand this challenging reading skill. This is ready to go with guided notes, 2 passages, and a graphic organizer.
I know my students sometimes
Test prep does not need to be boring! This includes 11 fun digital activities for students to review in preparation for ELA tests. These assignments can be shared on Google Classroom or Drive. Students can turn these assignments in on Google
Students will enjoy the fun of solving codes while tackling the challenge of author's claim/counterclaim. My hope is teachers enjoy that this is no-prep, ready to assign, and only needs Google Drive - no other websites required.
Quick T-chart assessment that asks students to categorize types of writing into fiction or nonfiction. This would be a great beginning of year assessment or finished early folder activity.
My students seem to either really master this concept
This text structure sort helps students organize 5 of the most common text organization patterns:
•cause and effect
•compare and contrast
•problem and solution
The students are asked to organize and sort:
My middle schoolers always love this story, and this hyperdoc is an engaging way to get students thinking deeply about the topic. The hyperdoc has links to helpful sites that reinforce or teach the information needed to properly complete the tasks.
Don't get lost under stacks of paper! These digital forms for students and parents will keep you organized while collecting valuable information about your students. All are no-prep and stored on Google Drive. This purchase includes:
This no-prep & engaging digital escape room will quickly let you know your students' abilities with parts of speech. Students enjoy solving the four increasingly rigorous challenges and discovering the codes.
Students will demonstrate their
This sort works with Google Drive or Google Classroom to assess students on their knowledge of figurative language and sound devices.
Figurative Language Sort Definition & Example
I love sorts because they engage curious minds and get students working right away! They are like a puzzle that students want to figure out.
This sort works with Google Drive or Google Classroom to assess students on their knowledge of simple,
As much as I hope my middle schoolers should know parts of speech, that isn't always true. The parts of speech can be hard to remember, so to refresh their memory this activity gets students thinking about the parts of speech in a focused way that
This graphic organizer works with almost all informational texts. It's a great way to begin comparing and contrasting 2 texts on the same topic.
Students are asked to determine:
•cite text evidence
This fun plot sort activity lets students practice putting the labels on the plot line, as well as adding the definitions to the right categories.
The descriptions get increasingly complex, so you can make this activity more or less challenging,
The parts of a plot are important for students to know, but sometimes you want to make this concept a little more challenging, especially for older students.
I've included the fundamentals, with definitions, but there are also different
This activity goes along with the popular short story, All Summer In A Day by Ray Bradbury.
The discussion questions in this activity could be used in a whole group, small group, or individual format. These questions get increasingly complex and
Use this survey to get a feel for your students' interests, and use those to guide your topics throughout the year. I like to use this when creating stations or selecting articles. This is especially helpful if your students do not enjoy reading.