Tales of An Urban Teacher

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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This is an excerpt from chapter 3 of the Jungle and 14 text dependent questions that go along with it. The questions scaffold in difficulty and can be used for multiple grade levels.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This packet contains NWEA RIT bands within the LITERATURE: Craft and Structure focus. It contains the focus skills of Figurative Language; Mood; and Plot. It covers the RIT ranges of 201-210; 211-220; 221-230; and 231-240 and 241-250. It is used to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Guided Reading Books, Cooperative Learning
$2.99
2 ratings
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
These two pages are great for running a PD on close reading, teaching new teachers about the close reading process, or even as a reminder to yourself about all of the steps! The close reading directions take you through all of the phases and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Professional Documents, Rubrics
$2.99
3 ratings
3.8
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
A great rubric for students to glue into their notebooks at the beginning of the year. How I assess their ISN work!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Visual Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics, Interactive Notebooks
$0.99
4 ratings
4.0
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This packet contains NWEA RIT bands within the LITERATURE: Key Ideas and Details focus. It contains the focus skills of Figurative Characterization and Setting. It covers the RIT ranges of 201-210; 211-220; 221-230; and 231-250. It is used to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Test Prep, Guided Reading Books, Cooperative Learning
$2.99
2 ratings
3.8
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This performance task asks students to create a movie as a final assessment for the Book Thief. It includes all of the steps needed to create the movie (diorama and live action!) and the goal setting sheet and rubrics to correlate to both major
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Drama, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Rubrics
$3.99
4 ratings
4.0
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This is an argumentative writing graphic organizer that I created to assist my students in organizing all of the main parts of an argument. The students love it, because it helps them remember each individual component and the order in which is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
$1.99
1 rating
4.0
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This packet contains Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details with the focus skills of Main or Central Idea; Topic, Titles or Locating Information and Summarizing/paraphrasing. It covers the RIT ranges of 191-200; 211-220; 221-230; and 231-240. It
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Test Prep, Guided Reading Books, Cooperative Learning
$2.99
2 ratings
3.8
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This packet contains Literature: Craft and Structure with the focus skills of Figurative Language, Mood and Plot. It covers each RIT band from 201-250 and is used to personalize student learning, while still focusing on a weak skill. Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Guided Reading Books, Cooperative Learning
$2.99
1 rating
3.5
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This packet contains Literature: Key Ideas and Details with the focus skills of Setting; Theme, Moral, Lesson and Plot. I used this one with my 8th graders during a Historical Fiction Unit Centered around the Holocaust. It covers the RIT ranges of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Minilessons, Guided Reading Books, Cooperative Learning
$2.99
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3.5
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
A great letter to send out to the media and staff/parents to invite them to see your Genius Hour or Passion Projects!
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Staff
Types:
Classroom Forms, For Parents, For Principals & Administrators
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
Goal setting sheet for all students to analyze their personal data and reflect/set goals.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Life Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, For Parents, For Principals & Administrators
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This is a great resource to have each student keep in their binder for book clubs, guided reading, debates, literature circles or whole class discussions. It gives them many stems to help guide their thinking and speaking with each other and has
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Literature Circles
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
Instead of having all of my middle school students write reader's responses to me, they write them to each other. Here are the directions, stems and rubric that I use to evaluate the pairs on their correspondence. Fun Fact: I actually use Edmodo
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Rubrics
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This packet contains everything that you need to get your NWEA/RIT/SKILL based Book Clubs rolling! You will receive a guideline on book club behaviors, a schedule for each group to fill out and create open ended questions on for homework, Strategies
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$4.99
1 rating
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This reflection page keeps every student in your book club group accountable for contributing/doing the work. They can do it every time they meet or just once a week even!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This is a great form for teachers that allows them to visit each group and record what they hear, what the group needs to work on and what mini-lesson/skill the group is working on or what you taught!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This is a great activity that I use with the kids to help them practice creating strong inferences or arguments using a photograph. The stems help them focus on the expectations and give them a small aide to help them get started. **I often post
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This is a simple Venn that I give in the beginning of teaching Legend, by Marie Lu.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Graphic Organizers
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By Tales of An Urban Teacher
This graphic organizer and exit slip correlated to an online book found at: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/kids/stories Focus skill: comparing and contrasting Romel's life and environment to theirs!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Science, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, EBooks, Graphic Organizers
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