Students will research a colony and create a colonist that would have lived in the colony. This can be done independently or in partners. Students present their colonist upon completion of the assignment. Colonists communicate to other colonists
I created this web quest as a supplement to the interactive site from History.com, to learn about the life of Civil War Soldiers.
Here is the interactive resource from History.com: http://www.history.com/civil-war-150
A fun welcome activity for the parents at back to school night! On the available lines have students write 5 sentences describing themselves. In the rectangle below have the students draw and color a picture of themselves. Then fold it in half and
I used this worksheet as a practice for writing dialogue using correct punctuation. My first lesson was on punctuating dialogue. I followed that up the next day with using strong dialogue tags and emotion to convey character feelings to our readers.
A resource for students to use to monitor their metacognition during independent reading. I laminated this and taped it to my students' desks for them to place marks on it while they read. This can be used as great talking points during reading
I created this because I was having trouble managing my students during independent and small group conferences. I began using this sign during conferences and my students knew when it was an appropriate time to ask for help and when was not. I
Explore the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an "explorer" along with the Corps of Discovery. Students will learn about the purpose, the Corps, plants and animals, Native Americans, Sacagawea and build a monument to commemorate the expedition! Truly
During reading of C.S Lewis' The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, students can respond to these questions in any form or fashion that you'd like. With my students we use them to inspire conversation, write about our reading, and to share during