Jenn Morthole

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Most learning is loud, but reading creates time for quiet in a world that doesn't really allow students to have downtime anymore.
 
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By Jenn Morthole
Using knowledge of literary elements, students will analyze the book from the perspective of book critics. They will look for how the author explained their theme, made the lessons relevant for children, used elements of fiction to tell the story,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
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Review Figurative Language using pop songs and quotes. If you can play Bingo, you can review Figurative Language! You can add new quotes and pieces as needed, but student should have lots of fun reviewing terms from poetry.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Test Preparation
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
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Students will watch both Coco and The Book of Life in order to compare and contrast them. The assignment is presented as an investigation against plagiarism and gets students talking about what constitutes fair use, original ideas, and infringement.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Movie Guides
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Students who are given choice in what to read genuinely get more invested in their reading. This ppt walks students through a "draft" for different titles as chosen by the teacher. It is a fun, exciting, and interactive way to provide students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Literature Circles
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Students who have mastered the study of the elements of fiction can now put their own ideas on the page as they create their own Children's Book. The project can be as detailed or brief as works for the teacher, but it is a great culmination
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
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As students dive into texts, they want to make notes about what they understand, question, or need more information about. This quick guide is a great introduction to annotating and gives students the structure AND freedom to meaningfully mark up a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
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By Jenn Morthole
Positive Behavior Expectations for students in the upper grades. An easy contract to allow students to find success, as well as a positive atmosphere in any classroom!
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Printables
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Two different ways to look at solving Analogies that do not include having students memorize all the crazy types- whole to part, object to function, etc. Most of our students' brains don't work that way anyway! This is an alternate way to really get
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
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Students play BINGO but have to walk around the room and interact with their classmates in order to complete the BINGO grid!
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
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By Jenn Morthole
An engaging way to get readers analyzing literature! Students will create a "body biography" of the protagonist of their novel. Essentially, instead of dressing their character up in clothes- they will dress them up in quotes from the story! A
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Novel Study, Posters
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Here are the poems that the protagonist from "Love that Dog" by Sharon Creech references. It helps my kids if we read them together, as the protagonist talks about and then writes in their style as the book progresses.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Guided Reading Books
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By Jenn Morthole
Here is a thorough syllabus for English 8 that can be repurposed for different grades as well.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Syllabi
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Students will dress a character from their book in significant quotes from their novel. Students should have access to large paper, and hopefully will have annotated their book. Students should consider literary elements as they create a "body
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
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By Jenn Morthole
Students will be able to fill in a guided template for an outline for a five paragraph essay. There is a sample SOL level prompt, but teachers can edit to include whatever prompt they need for any assignment.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Outlines
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This is a color coded Outline template, with a teacher copy where information is filled in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Outlines
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Self-evaluation rubric as students move from their outline to a full essay
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Rubrics
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Here is a compilation of the major comma rules that students need to know in order to be fluent readers and writers. These notes were made with the middle grades in mind, but could be used as a review or mini-lesson for other classes as well. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep
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Students often drop a quote into their work, and think that means they have used a quote as evidence to support their point in an essay. The truth is, students need direct instruction on what using a quote in writing looks like. This PowerPoint will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
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