A simple notebook or notes insert for text evidence. Includes a few examples appropriate for the junior high level. Students learn how to answer questions while providing text evidence that includes author’s name, page number, title of text, direct
This purchase includes a set of task cards with four different levels of use. Students will be working on the CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.7.2.A.Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives.
Objectives: I can identify coordinate adjectives.
I can use a
Need an exciting, non-time consuming activity to help students master prepositional phrases? This is the activity for you! Students use their personal books to gather prepositional phrases instead of using the boring, dry sentences from grammar
This particular file contains all the necessary pages for leading a narrative writing unit in class. I like to use narrative writing as the first major writing piece because I find students tend to enjoy this type of writing much more than research.
Whole Class or Small Group Review Game:
The review game asks students to identify sentence structures using text from a plethora of YA novels. For the full list of novels, check out the last page of this document. The answer to each review question
This packet includes 6 literature circle jobs:
-Lit Technique Detective
-Wizard with Words
I have included an overview and suggestions for running a student led literature circle. It
This activity is to be completed after a mini-lesson on “the clause”. Students will be required to have prior knowledge of subjects, verbs, subordinating conjunctions, and (dependent/subordinate) clauses. This lesson is usually used before we go
The purpose of this lesson is to make a connection between clauses and sentence structure. This lesson can be completed even if students have only covered clauses. You can choose to do this as an introduction activity to the four types of sentence
Show off your versatile English skills by creating a literary device play! Use this as a review or even as a final assessment. Works well with Google Docs.
Great for middle school!
Covers the following CCSS:
The Westing Game by E. Raskin 3x5" cards for each of the 16 heirs of Mr. Westing. Be sure to check printer settings when printing!
Character drawing on front of card with character name. Students may fill in information about each character as they
This notebook contains all 16 heirs of Mr. Westing as well as the other characters mentioned in the novel by E. Raskin.
Students use the picture as reference and collect information as they read the novel. May be used along with my FREE character
After teaching the four sentence structures, ask students to create an index card about his or her favorite fictional character.
I had some students write the 4 sentences in any order and asked them not to label each sentence