Tired of the same old boring activities? Vary it up a little bit with film! This lesson compares and contrasts two short film versions of Ray Bradbury’s classic cautionary tale The Veldt with the original text version of the story. The lesson
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
I used to dread having my students write research papers because it was so painful watching them choosing internet resources that were either completely false, or just plain terrible. This unit is response to that dilemma. This is the complete
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Informational Text
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Internet Activities, Cooperative Learning
Do you need a quick resource that students can look at as they are evaluating websites for research purposes? If so, then please check out this handout! This guide helps students understand everything from the difference between .com and .org to
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
This packet is meant to be paired with the book “Cages” by Peg Kehret. The books is rated for students ranging in age from 8-12 years old, and I designed this initially for my 6th graders, however the content and story are engaging enough that many
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
One of the biggest challenges in teaching students to drawing a conclusion is getting them to understand the difference between a detail (something directly stated in the text) and a conclusion (an inference you make based on details from the text).
I noticed one of the hardest skills for my students to master is the ability to draw a conclusion in a short answer type question. I tried explaining that a conclusion is just an inference that needs more evidence to support it, but even then I
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Drawing Conclusion Notes: Introduce your students to a new and simplified style for answering Draw
English Language Arts, Writing, Informational Text