Ms KiwiDove

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Ms KiwiDove
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Equal parts American and Kiwi, teaching a year 5/6 class in a little country school.
 
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By Ms KiwiDove
This packet includes questions that break down each chapter to give guidance and scaffolding to struggling readers while allowing them to work independently. This book works especially well to engage boys who have difficulty engaging with reading,
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
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By Ms KiwiDove
Use this self assessment throughout the year for students to determine if they are on track to meet the key competencies expectations set by the New Zealand Curriculum. This can be used through the year with students using a different colour pen for
Subjects:
Life Skills, Critical Thinking
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
FREE
1 rating
3.8
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By Ms KiwiDove
This choice board gives a variety of options for activities around any novel. The activities are broken into Setting, Character, Plot, and Other. There are 3 categories of the activities: one chapter, activities that are built on throughout the
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Novel Study
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By Ms KiwiDove
These worksheets can be used as a pre- or post-assessment or a whole class review of different writing conventions, such as punctuation, adverbs, adjectives, nouns, verbs, synonyms, antonyms, contractions, and using exciting descriptive language to
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, Minilessons
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By Ms KiwiDove
This includes a Recommended Reading heading display as well as book reviews for students to complete and display. I use this resource to get children to share books with one another. This allows them to explore different genres as well as practice
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
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By Ms KiwiDove
This is a great first day of school activity! Just print one board out for each student and let them free! Once they're finished, they can complete the blank board with their own ideas. Students get to know each other by asking each other questions
Subjects:
Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
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By Ms KiwiDove
Tired of having to find a page somewhere in the middle of a student's book to mark? FEAR NO MORE! These marking bookmarks tell you EXACTLY what page of the workbook to mark! Simply keep a basket of these visually appealing, whimsical bookmarks by
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Printables
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By Ms KiwiDove
This is a glossary of twenty one commonly used grammatical terms that students should learn to be successful in reading and writing. These are organised alphabetically and by rainbow order. These especially come in handy during word study
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Word Walls, Bulletin Board Ideas, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Ms KiwiDove
These journal response questions can be used with any poem, article, story, or play in any NZ school journal to accompany the teaching of summarising, author's purpose, and vocabulary building. I also use this as a fast finisher's activity once I've
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Ms KiwiDove
Display this poster to remind your students of the importance of trying!
Subjects:
Life Skills, For All Subjects, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Posters
FREE
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By Ms KiwiDove
Test the direction-reading skills of your students with this tricky quiz in which they need to follow a series of instructions. 2 quizzes are included. This is an independent activity to use when you find that students are having difficulty paying
Subjects:
Life Skills, Classroom Management
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
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By Ms KiwiDove
This novel study includes questions for each chapter, before reading, and after reading. The questions focus on different reading comprehension strategies, such as summarising, inferencing, literal, main ideas, predicting, vocabulary, and drawing
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Novel Study, Printables
$1.00
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By Ms KiwiDove
Students can use this self-directed activity with any fiction story, (I recommend using www.storynory.com). This can be used in a reading tumble or as a fast finisher's activity. These are generic questions; just glue the half-sheet in a reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Ms KiwiDove
Print, laminate, and hang in a corner of the room with desks or pillows to make it clear to your students where they can have a quiet working space.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Posters
FREE
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By Ms KiwiDove
Use class cash as a behaviour management system to incentivise students. Give out different denominations for different types of behaviours and co-construct a menu of things students can buy with their money.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Other, Printables
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By Ms KiwiDove
Includes student thought sheets and discussion questions for teacher led discussion.Appropriate for Years 5 and above, these sheets get students to think specifically about how they communicate & what they need in a friendship. There is a
Subjects:
Health, Life Skills, Character Education
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
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