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The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse

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By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
This is a simplified version of my other STAAR essay planning sheets. I had to modify them for my summer tutorials. This finally helped some of them understand how to elaborate. If you have any suggestions that works in your classroom, please
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts
$2.00
45
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By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Who doesn't love a mad lib?! Students will have fun writing a parody of Shakespeare's Sonnet 18. All they have to do is fill in the blanks, but they must also follow the iambic pentameter and rhyme scheme. It's a fun way to review Shakespeare's
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
62
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By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need a way to help your students plan their STAAR essays? This planning sheet includes: 1. Introduction-with a hook and a thesis 2. Two Body Paragraphs-with topic sentences, transitions, and two reasons and elaboration 3. Conclusion-with a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts
$1.00
46
Digital Download PDF (0.29 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Love Gretchen Bernabei's kernel essay structure, but you need a planning sheet? Use this with your students to help them throughout the writing process. Check out more of her stuff on http://trailofbreadcrumbs.net. After downloading the pdf, if
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$2.00
14
Digital Download PDF (0.13 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need a quick flapbook for poetry analysis? I've used this for both middle school and high school.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Interactive Notebooks
$1.00
12
Digital Download PDF (0.05 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need help in making your own STAAR questions that will have the same rigor as the test? Use these sentence stems from the released test items to help you develop your own quizzes and tests.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Test Prep
$1.00
29
Digital Download DOC (0.04 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need a rubric with a grade chart to help you score your students persuasive essays? This rubric is for the STAAR test, but it can be used for any persuasive essay.
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Rubrics
$1.00
23
Digital Download PDF (0.08 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Want to spice up those bland file cabinets with labels to match your classroom theme? Download these file cabinet labels to modify as needed.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Printables
$1.00
18
Digital Download PPT (0.83 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need a planning sheet for the STAAR EOC? Here's a planning sheet, the lined paper, and a rubric with a grading chart for the English II and English III Persuasive Composition.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th
Types:
Test Prep
$1.50
20
Digital Download PDF (0.25 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need a planning sheet to help your students with the new STAAR EOC test? Here's a planning sheet, an example of the lined paper used on the test, and a grading rubric. I hope that you find this as helpful as I do. Let me know if you have
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Test Prep
$1.50
18
Digital Download DOC (0.10 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Use this quick planning sheet to help your students write the STAAR personal narrative. It reminds them of the elements needed to score a 4. This is a Word document that you can modify to suit your needs/terminology.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$2.00
9
Digital Download DOCX (0.06 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Use this chart to analyze literature with your AP or Pre-AP students. DIDLS-diction, imagery, detail, language, and syntax. Students have to provide examples and then answer So What?
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
19
Digital Download PDF (0.25 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need something to review persuasive writing before the big day? See if your students can sell ice to an Eskimo or candy to Willy Wonka! Also, analyze one of the essays from the 2013 released test together. What's included: -How Persuasive Are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$2.00
12
Digital Download PPT (9.42 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
This includes a writing prompt in the read, write, and think format, a planning sheet, lined final draft page, and a rubric.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$1.00
17
Digital Download PDF (0.28 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Do you need a simple way to teach your students to use textual evidence when writing? Teach them to Show you the TEXT! This simple acronym can be used for STAAR open-ended essay questions, AP essays, or any literary or research essays. Table of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$2.00
11
Digital Download DOC (0.13 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Do you or your students need help remembering who all of the Lord of the Rings characters are? Here's a packet that will help you keep them straight. This packet is used with the new Peter Jackson movies. An answer key is included!
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Movie Guides
$5.00
4
Digital Download DOCX (0.48 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
This is a template that you can either print or upload to your website for your students to create a character profile similar to a Facebook profile. It makes teaching characterization fun.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
14
Digital Download DOC (0.56 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Do your students need a planning sheet for the STAAR EOC Test? Here's one for the English I and II Expository Essay.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Test Prep
$1.00
23
Digital Download PDF (0.18 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Need a fun persuasive essay topic to keep your students motivated to write? Use this prompt after viewing or reading THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW. This includes a STAAR read, think, write prompt, planning sheet, lined paper for the final draft, and
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$2.00
10
Digital Download PDF (0.34 MB)
By The Curly Girl's Classroom by Stacy Shellhorse
Trick your students into writing! Have your students write Tweets of 140 characters or less to summarize the BME (beginning, middle, and end) of stories.
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts
$1.00
14
Digital Download PDF (0.23 MB)
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