This handout explains how to annotate. It includes explanations and examples as well as grading criteria.
The handout explains how to use PostIts to annotate, but it could easily be modified for in-text annotations.
It is geared toward middle
This is a grant proposal that I wrote for funds to purchase books geared toward middle school boys. It is a mini-grant so it is two pages in length.
I am a middle school librarian, however this could easily be modified for use by any teacher.
This is a grant proposal that I wrote for funds to purchase books geared toward students in the 8th grade and above. It is a mini-grant so it is two pages in length.
I am a middle school librarian, however this could easily be modified for use by
This is an evaluation tool I use with both Drama and Language Arts students. It evaluates their speech in the following areas: Approach, Command of Language, Emotional Perfomance, Body Language and Delivery Style.
This is a handout for students to guide them in writing a book talk. They then share the book talk with the class.
It contains two sample book talks for "The Lightning Thief" and "Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life". It also contains a checklist
In this lesson, students mimic Fleischman's writing line for line. The goal is to identify different parts of speech, examine how they are used, and explore the author's choices in sentence structure, grammar, and style. Since this is the first time