I have taken the 7up lesson plan and adapted it as my own to help my students expand their writing and build better sentences. I am including 2 powerpoint presentations- each with introductions about what 7up sentences are, expectations, example
This short quiz asks students to identify the 6 parts of a story- Exposition, Conflict, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action and Resolution. The first part is a fill in the blank diagram, where they fill in the plot chart each of the 6 elements.
This is a great mini-lesson for identifying and defining Literary Elements. The lesson includes a powerpoint that you can print out, or present to students. Each literary element is defined- Character, Setting, Theme, Flashback, Allusion, Symbolism,
If you are using audiobooks in the classroom- this is a must have! It's always hard to keep track of where you are in audiobooks- on Kindles or using Audible, Overdrive, etc. I use this audio tracker sheet for kids to keep track of where they left
I have made a big list of journal writing prompts for my students. Some of them like to write independently in their journal on a daily basis, but struggle to come up with with ideas to write about. Each of my students have a copy of this they keep
This is a quick basic addition worksheet for struggling learners- especially students who enjoy sports! This worksheet asks students to write an addition sentence to find the sums of the numbers on the jersey! For example- Jersey "35" would be 3+5=8
My students are really into reading Guinness World Records books- I've come up with a way to have them read these and get some learning out of it at the same time! This is one of my favorite "punt" activities- where I can use it at any time and it's