KineticEd

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By KineticEd
This 30 page pack supports students reading Mike Lupica's Game Changers: Heavy Hitters. It includes two vocabulary activities, discussion questions for each chapter, critical thinking questions, graphic organizers, and a 20 question Accelerated
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3...
$12.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By KineticEd
This lesson is designed to introduce the novel Esperanza Rising. It includes digital media, jigsaw grouping, text coding, and poetry analysis. Students will listen to sections of the book and record their initial thoughts about the main character.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Multimedia
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, SL.6.1
$3.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By KineticEd
Start working your students on the Common Core with this lesson that uses compare/contrast with a text and video. Activate students with a discussion about how movies are always different from their books. Walk students through a Y comparison chart
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.7
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By KineticEd
Use this activator before reading Sandra Cisneros' short story. This activator focuses on the opening paragraph of the story and then asks students to write their own similes. During reading, students look for ten similes. This lesson contains a
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.6.4
$2.00
7 ratings
3.5
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By KineticEd
In this lesson, students will be exposed to different types of textual and graphic features. After a splash of information, students are instructed to use textual and graphic features to complete a graphic organizer. Choose any magazine you have in
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By KineticEd
A great icebreaker for students at the beginning of school
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By KineticEd
Great for Literature Circles and discussion groups. Parents, check your student's reading by using my page-aligned answer keys! This includes a 20 question Accelerated Reader Quiz and Answer Key plus discussion questions and answers for all 30
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Literature Circles
$6.00
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By KineticEd
Students use this scavenger hunt to look for prefixes, suffixes, and Greek and Latin roots as they read the novel Esperanza Rising. The student handout provides the prefix, suffix, or root; the meaning; an example from the novel; and the chapter
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
L.6.4b
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By KineticEd
Get your students writing developed, thoughtful paragraphs with this framed paragraph. Students watch any video from edTED and then fill out each section using sentence stems. When the student is finished, they have written a paragraph at least
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Assessment, Multimedia, Internet Activities
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By KineticEd
The textual organizational flipbook is a great resource for students early in the year when writing. When creating the flipbook, students move, share, and write. This PowerPoint walks students through the different categories of text structures,
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By KineticEd
Famous Pairs is a way of grouping students for impromptu collaboration. The teacher passes out the cards, and the students find their other half. The pdf is 31 pages long and includes 15 pairs. To print the cards, choose the print option "multiple"
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
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By KineticEd
Students read "The Masque of the Red Death" and record words that establish the mood (Common Core: citing evidence). The PowerPoint includes questions, vocabulary, and natural pauses in the story for students to swap lists and evaluate their peer's
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By KineticEd
Students collect, analyze, and present data about their summer vacation. Students can present their infographic as a start of school ice breaker. Appropriate for all subject areas. Follow me on Twitter @KineticEd for updates on my TPT products,
Subjects:
Applied Math, Graphic Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Activities
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By KineticEd
A Reading for Meaning lesson that uses a recent blog post from Harvard Business Review: "I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why." This lesson provides purpose for any following grammar focus. It includes a student handout, a link to
Subjects:
Grammar, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Handouts
$2.00
4 ratings
3.8
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By KineticEd
A rubric to grade student's Summer Vacation Infographic. Great for 5th grade through 9th grade. Very clear and flexible. Follow me on Twitter @KineticEd for updates on my TPT products, inspiring videos, and ideas for the classroom.
Subjects:
Applied Math, Graphic Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics
$1.00
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By KineticEd
Great icebreaker for students just getting to know each other. Students first answer several "If you..." questions, then students wander around, preferably to music, and find students who have the same or similar answers. Because the questions are
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$1.00
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By KineticEd
Incorporate technology within a narrative writing piece. The lesson plan includes a through rubric broken down into ideas, organization, style, and conventions; a planning sheet; a story board; and a checklist. Project description: Students will
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Multimedia
$5.00
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By KineticEd
Here collaboration meets real-world informational text. In this lesson, students first individually rank the top ten success strategies for students. Then they work as a group to come up with a revised list. Students must be ready to defend their
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$1.00
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By KineticEd
In this two-day lesson, students read an informational text about the War Poets of World War I and study one of the poems “Dulce et Decorum Est.” The teacher activates students by connecting the horrors of World War I to the horrors of Halloween.
Subjects:
Reading, Poetry, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$8.00
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By KineticEd
Two excellent vocabulary exercises that focus on the vocabulary words in context. These words include prefixes, suffixes, and roots aligned to the Common Core. Additional Graphic Organizers and Critical Thinking Quotations included!
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literature Circles
$4.00
1 rating
3.2
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