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By Lauren Mays
A story writing packet for a unit on "The Lightning Thief," by Rick Riordan. Students will write their own half-blood story with 16 pages of guidance on creating characters, locations, and event sequences. They will fill in a story map and edit
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Novel Study
CCSS:
W.5.3, W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3
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By Lauren Mays
Used as part of a unit on Greek mythology. Includes the story of the gorgon Medusa alongside Common Core aligned questions. Question focuses are labeled, and require students to access prior knowledge, make connections to their experiences, cite
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.8.1, RL.8.2
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By Lauren Mays
This activity was created to help students visualize Percy Jackson's quest in "The Lightning Thief," by Rick Riordan. I used it with my 6th grade ELA class after they read chapter 9. It contains step-by-step instructions that require students to
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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By Lauren Mays
Used as part of a literature unit on "The Lightning Thief" and Greek mythology. Includes the story of the god Pan alongside Common Core aligned questions. Question focuses are labeled, and require students to access prior knowledge, make connections
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.2, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.7.1, RL.7.2
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By Lauren Mays
These are bookmarks for students to use during MIRP or independent reading time. As they read, they should add to the summary on their bookmark. This set was used for a mysteries unit, and requires students to identify the setting and characters,
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
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By Lauren Mays
This packet was created to help my 6th grade students write their own mystery story. It is aligned to Common Core W.6.3, and contains 13 worksheet-type pages aimed at helping students develop characters, clues, conflict, and sequence of events. It
Subjects:
Writing-Expository
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Worksheets
CCSS:
CCRA.W.3
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By Lauren Mays
A graphic organizer that can be used either to create a character for a student's own story, or to describe a character from a story they have read. Includes information about both physical traits and character traits.
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
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This is a project I created to use in my 6th-8th grade computer apps classes. Students use a variety of websites and Google Docs to design their own restaurant. Activities include choosing a concept and atmosphere, designing a logo, shopping for
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Business, Instructional Technology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
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The Concept Planning Guide worksheet for my restaurant project. Download the instructions first. :)
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Internet Activities, Google Apps
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The name and logo worksheet for my restaurant manager project. Download the instruction page first. :)
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Internet Activities, Google Apps
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The decor chart for my computer apps restaurant project. Download the project instructions first :)
Subjects:
Instructional Technology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
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The employee research sheet for my computer apps restaurant project. Download the project instructions first :)
Subjects:
Instructional Technology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
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