Student choice has never tasted better than with this menu activity. Originally made to compare a fiction excerpt and a short personal narrative, this editable menu puts the students at the head of the table.
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English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Writing
This interactive activity allows students to become familiar with your classroom (or school!) library during any point of the school year. The different, unique prompts allow students to think about novels beyond the typical "This looks good" or
After your students finish their menu, have them write a "review" of the restaurant. This template allows you to create your own "focus"--whether it is answering an essay prompt, generating a longer response, or creatively reflecting on their work.
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, For All Subject Areas
This worksheet is perfect to accompany your class reading of The Scholarship Jacket by Martha Salinas. Students can create their own scholarship jacket that they could win for their skill or talent that makes them unique, just like Marta's