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Characterization Quiz: Making Inferences. This Characterization Quiz will let you see just how well your students can make inferences about various characters. A variety of short passages are used from various authors. Be sure to visit PATTEN'S
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ELA Test Prep: ELA end of the year review-- Use this set of 4 handouts to have your students review important Language Arts concepts from the whole year. Great for independent or small group work while you conference with students! It may also
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Informational text-- This handout will have students practicing informational text skills on ANY informational text. Skills include: vocabulary context clues, central idea, supporting details, text structures, author's perspective, author's
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Lesson plan template Make this WEEKLY lesson plan template work for you!! Use these weekly templates or tweak them to make them your own. A couple different versions are included. I have used this type of format in early elementary as well as in
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"Zebra" by Chaim Potok. Using the short story, "Zebra," your students will investigate CHARACTERIZATION, THEME, SYMBOLISM, MAKING INFERENCES, and FLASHBACK & FORESHADOWING in this study guide. A short PowerPoint introduces key vocabulary
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Use the Thanksgiving film, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving", as a foundation for a Thanksgiving holiday DESCRIPTIVE paragraph. Students will infer and take notes on CHARACTER TRAITS and EVIDENCE while watching the Thanksgiving movie and then see how
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Use this motivating FOLDABLE FINAL PROJECT after reading "A Christmas Carol." I use it with the dramatized version, but it could easily be tweaked to fit the novel. Students will be showing their knowledge of VOCABULARY as well as the
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Informational Text Test--Use this Common Core Aligned, multiple choice test to see how well your students understand concepts you have covered. Visit Patten's Place for more classroom ideas!
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Poetry! Poetry! Poetry! Analyze ANY poetry using this 2-sided poetry handout. Students will apply the following poetry skills: RHYME, RHYME SCHEME, RHYTHM, BASIC METER, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE, and SUMMARIZING skills. It also allows for students to
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Novel Study for ANY novel! This graphic organizer style study can be adapted to any novel or piece of literature. This handout allows for students to track the CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT of a particular character throughout any novel. Events in the
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"What Do Fish Have to Do with Anything?" by Avi. Explore VOCABULARY, SETTING, PLOT,CHARACTERIZATION, THEME, and SYMBOLISM, with this 26-slide PowerPoint with handouts. Your students will be guided through a whole group reading of the text and a
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Current Events: Use this project all year long! During the first semester, have students link current events to the 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY. Then in the second semester, your students will see the GLOBAL CONNECTIONS in our world and/or the ways in
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Elements of Literature Test--This multiple choice test goes along with my "Elements of Literature Teaching Tool: Literature in You" PowerPoint, but it can also be a stand alone assessment. Topics tested include: setting, characters, plot, theme,
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Mesopotamia: The Epic of Gilgamesh and Noah's Ark. Have your students compare/contrast these two versions of the great flood. I use this with my 6th graders as we wrap up studying ancient Mesopotamia. It is a basic, for-first-timers type of
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ELA Test Prep 2: ELA end of the year review-- This 3-page set of test prep handouts can be used as a companion to my product," ELA Test Prep". These handouts cover literary and informational concepts along with grammar and sentence building. Great
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Great test prep idea-- Send your students on a SCAVENGER HUNT through PICTURE BOOKS and/or CLASSROOM MAGAZINES in order to reinforce INFORMATIONAL and LITERARY skills and concepts . These activities work well as a test prep station or as an option
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Test Prep: LITERARY TEXT test prep-- Use this 3-page test prep handout to review the terms you have practiced all year long: ELEMENTS OF LIT, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE, and CONTEXT CLUES. Each concept is reviewed in context of a short passage. Answer key
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Informational Text: COMPARE and CONTRAST arguments with this all-in-one graphic organizer that can be used with ANY informational passages or texts. Students will identify different author's VIEWPOINTS or PURPOSES as well as their SUPPORTING
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Before Christmas, use Rudolph's classic Christmas movie to teach your students just how purposeful authors are when they plan CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, PLOT EVENTS, and SETTING. Your students will also come to understand how each of these elements
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ELA Test Prep: Poetry review: Use this 4-page ELA test prep handout to review the poetry concepts you have taught all year. RHYME, RHYTHM, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE are reviewed by analyzing short texts. Key included. For MORE end of the year TEST PREP
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