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By Jan Scott
We all know that Common Core writing is all about paired texts and using a variety of sources! This download includes 14 different expository and argumentative writing assignment sheets. Each contains a prompt and links to 3-5 paired text sources of
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Test Prep
CCSS:
RI.6.7, RI.6.10, RI.7.7, RI.7.10, W.6.1, W.6.2, W.6.7, W.6.8, W.6.9, W.7.1, W.7.2...
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By Jan Scott
The first step in learning to paraphrase is to learn to recognize it! This PowerPoint lesson illustrates the difference between paraphrasing and plagiarizing. Students are given a handout with examples (which are also on the PowerPoint). They
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets
$2.00
60 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Scott
This weekly lesson plan template is an easy way to track which Common Core standards you're using in your lessons. I have been using the spreadsheet for over a year with great success. The spreadsheet contains drop-down menus in the "standards"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Excel Spreadsheets, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
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32 ratings
3.9
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By Jan Scott
If you are looking at this product listing, you probably know that writer's workshop is the best way to teach writing in middle school/junior high. The problem is, it's a tremendous amount of work! Well, I've solved that problem for you...this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.6.1, W.6.2, W.6.3, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.6, W.6.7, W.6.8, W.6.9, W.7.1, W.7.2...
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41 ratings
3.9
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By Jan Scott
Skippyjon Jones is one of the best children's books of all time! I read the book aloud to my middle school students. Then, I use this simple picture book to teach narrative writing strategies such as simile, hyperbole, alliteration, and more! The
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Scott
We all know that Common Core writing is all about paired texts and using a variety of sources! This download includes 5 different expository writing assignment sheets with a common theme - learning from failure. Each contains a prompt and links to
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects, Test Prep
$2.00
3 ratings
3.7
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By Jan Scott
This file contains a rubric which automatically tabulates scores! In the rubric, click on the cell containing the grade you wish to give the student. Add a period to the end of the final sentence in the cell. The cell will turn blue, and the points
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.6.3a, W.6.3b, W.6.3c, W.6.3d, W.6.3e, W.6.4, W.6.5, L.6.1, L.6.2
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4.0
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By Jan Scott
This product is a simple Google Slides/PowerPoint presentation I made to introduce my 6th graders to the Growth Mindset concept. They enjoyed these activities, which I think would also be appropriate for grades 5th, 7th, and 8th. It is a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Back to School
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
9 ratings
3.9
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By Jan Scott
EVERYTHING YOU NEED for 6th Grade Module 1, Unit 1! This unit centers around the text The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians book 1). 1. Google Slides and PowerPoint Presentations for each individual lesson (13 total).ALL of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
CCSS:
W.6.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
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4.0
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By Jan Scott
Type III assessment data can be overwhelming! Pretest scores, posttest scores, target scores, etc. This spreadsheet can help keep you organized! The spreadsheet is laid out like a typical grade book with the student names in the column to the left.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, For Principals & Administrators
$5.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Scott
This set will help your 6th and 7th graders learn affixes and use that knowledge to determine the meaning of new words. Included: 1. Fill-in chart for affix definitions and samples (with answers) in Excel 2. 1 assignment for each set of affixes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Test Prep
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By Jan Scott
EVERYTHING YOU NEED for 6th Grade Module 1, Unit 2! This unit centers around the text The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians book 1). 1. Google Slides and PowerPoint Presentations for each individual lesson (20 total).ALL of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
$5.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Scott
EVERYTHING YOU NEED for 6th Grade Module 2a, Unit 1! This unit centers around the texts Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis and a Steve Jobs commencement speech.1. Google Slides and PowerPoint Presentations for each individual lesson (12
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
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3 ratings
3.7
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By Jan Scott
This is an argumentative essay prompt, text, and skeleton essay that I use in my classroom when we read The Great Fire by Jim Murphy (it would also be fine to do this essay without having read that text). The text is an article written by the
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Test Prep
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.W.1
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By Jan Scott
This creates such a fun bulletin board! Every year, I give my students the "Grammar Police" extra credit assignment. They take pictures of grammar errors they find in public, and we post them on a bulletin board in the classroom. The students fill
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
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By Jan Scott
Is your school preparing for the PARCC test? If so, you are probably familiar with the ELA Model Content Frameworks! You can read more about the Frameworks here:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Staff
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, For Principals & Administrators
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By Jan Scott
Finding answers to questions online isn't that difficult, but proving it with specific information is a hard skill sometimes. This simple worksheet presents a true/false statement then asks students to tell if it's true or false then "prove it" by
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
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By Jan Scott
EVERYTHING YOU NEED for all of 6th Grade Module 1! This module centers around the text The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians book 1). This download includes units 1, 2, and 3.1. Google Slides and PowerPoint Presentations for each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
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By Jan Scott
EVERYTHING YOU NEED for 6th Grade Module 1, Unit 3! This unit centers around the text The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians book 1). 1. Google Slides and PowerPoint Presentations for each individual lesson (20 total).ALL of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
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By Jan Scott
EVERYTHING YOU NEED for 6th Grade Module 2a, Unit 2! This unit centers around the texts Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis and the "If" by Rudyard Kipling.1. Google Slides and PowerPoint Presentations for each individual lesson (12
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Poetry
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6...
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Currently I teach 6th and 7th grade English at a small, rural, junior high school in northwestern Illinois.

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