Nicky Courneya

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Peer editing can be very ineffective! Try this new approach! After ten years of working with middle school students, I find this approach works better than all others that I've tried! With editing circles, students choose an editing area in
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Task Cards
$2.00
12 ratings
4.0
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By Nicky Courneya
Let's imagine: Your boss just hired you to write a travel brochure....for a very UNLIKELY destination! It's time to put your descriptive writing talents to work! This lesson plan features: The task, two examples, a student checklist, and a
Subjects:
Creative Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.00
4 ratings
3.7
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By Nicky Courneya
Have your students create their own children’s stories! Try this unique unit that will entice your students AND cover over a dozen MN English/Language Arts standards! By having your students write children's stories, they can practice the writing
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Instructional Technology, Short Stories
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Multimedia, Rubrics
$10.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nicky Courneya
Your task: Choose one portrait from those displayed on our classroom wall. Write a detailed portrait paragraph (or more) describing the features of that person! Shhh....DON'T TELL anyone the portrait you chose; we'll see if your descriptive
Subjects:
Creative Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Nicky Courneya
Students choose three songs that represent their life and explain the connection using a five paragraph essay and correct citation. This unit focuses on the Six Traits of Writing, especially organization, word choice, and sentence fluency.
Subjects:
Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nicky Courneya
When teaching sentence structure and sentence fluency, we wanted to create an authentic writing opportunity that would excite the kids, and we succeeded! ABC Sentences encourages students to vary the length of their sentences and start with a
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans
CCSS:
L.6.2a, L.6.3a
$7.50
1 rating
2.7
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By Nicky Courneya
A unique way to introduce research, this project encourages students to choose a famous person and research his/her life. Then, students include facts they have learned into a quatrain poem along with a basic bibliography. This lesson includes the
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Research
$2.00
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By Nicky Courneya
Inspired by the I Spy series written by Jean Marzollo, this lesson plan provides detailed lesson plans for use with or without iPads. A rubric is included based on the Six Traits of Writing. A sample project is also included as well as a student
Subjects:
Graphic Arts, Instructional Technology, Poetry
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Multimedia, Rubrics
$3.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Nicky Courneya
Greek/Latin word stems have always been interesting to me but not my students. Until now. After a decade of teaching, my colleague and I have created a dynamic curriculum that gets kids excited, keeps us motivated, and has increased our summative
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary, Latin
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans
CCSS:
L.6.4b
$8.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nicky Courneya
Teaching sentence structure can be a drag. Learning it can be even worse! So, liven things up with this lesson! Bring sentences alive in this interactive lesson, and your students will never forget it! This lesson is also found within a unit
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
L.6.2a, L.6.3a
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.21 MB)
By Nicky Courneya
Based on the vocabulary beliefs of Robert Marzano, students will be excited to collect new, challenging words from songs they have grown up with! This unit includes six different vocabulary activities that will help students not only recognize but
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Instructional Technology, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Unit Plans
$5.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.24 MB)
By Nicky Courneya
Greek/Latin word stems have always been interesting to me but not my students. Until now. After a decade of teaching, my colleague and I have created a dynamic curriculum that gets kids excited, keeps us motivated, and has increased our summative
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary, Latin
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment
CCSS:
L.6.4b
$2.50
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By Nicky Courneya
Students practice the Sixth Trait of Writing: Voice by becoming two characters with opposite (yet somewhat similar) perspectives.
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts
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2 ratings
4.0
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