MrsCurts

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By MrsCurts
A set of eighteen figurative language task cards. Each card has a QR code that students can scan to check their answers. This activity is a favorite for my students! High-interest, simple to prepare, and effective. This activity is great for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Task Cards
$1.75
48 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
Nine shopping carts were abandoned. Your students will need to use their skills of observation and inference to figure out who might have abandoned these filled carts! A great activity to practice an essential reading skill.
Subjects:
Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$1.75
39 ratings
3.9
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By MrsCurts
A great week-long unit packed with many different activities to practice determining an author's purpose for writing. Table of Contents (in order of suggested use) 3: Model of Anchor Chart to create with students 4-6: Sticky Note Sort 7: My
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Assessment
$2.50
12 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
Three Puzzles! An engaging activity for practicing figurative language. This activity asks students to demonstrate their understanding of idioms by rearranging the square pieces so that each idiom is touching its definition. Students could cut,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Other (ELA)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Games
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
When should I write "me"? When should I write "I"? Is it "her" or "she"? "Him" or "her"? Give your students valuable practice selecting pronouns with this set of 18 task cards. The set includes the cards, a recording page, and an answer key.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Task Cards
$1.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
An engaging activity for practicing and assessing figurative language skills! This activity asks students to demonstrate their understanding of idioms by moving from station to station and answering multiple choice questions. The student’s answer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Task Cards
$2.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
Reader's Theatre to demonstrate effective persuasion. Can be used in a unit about persuasive writing. Designed to teach students to develop reasons to support their claims.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Scripts
FREE
3 ratings
3.9
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By MrsCurts
Use these manipulatives with your students give them practice with the skills of determining the meaning of an unknown word from its context.
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Games, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.7.4
FREE
50 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
A worksheet that asks students to read and make predictions. Students should both write and draw their predictions. A high-interest and simple way to practice essential reading skills.
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
FREE
15 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
A simple and engaging way to practice with synonyms. Improve your students' word choice!
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
FREE
3 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
Get kids talking on the first days of school! These 32 Quiz Quiz Trade cards are great for getting you students moving and talking one-on-one. They are always a hit with my seventh graders!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards
FREE
8 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
An introduction, example, and expectations to Table-Top Twitter, a method of classroom discussion. I project this for students to see before and during the activity.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Literature Circles
FREE
8 ratings
4.0
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By MrsCurts
An engaging and fast-paced way to practice with conventions! This activity asks students to demonstrate their understanding of conventions—spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and grammar—by moving from station to station and answering multiple
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep
FREE
7 ratings
3.9
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Permanent Middle Schooler! Third year teaching seventh grade English Language Arts.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Interactive, mini-lessons, stations, task cards, collaboration, kinesthetic

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS In English Education and Writing from Indiana Wesleyan University Masters of Teaching and Leadership at Butler University

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Travelling, writing, reading, scrapbooking, spending time with my patient husband!

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