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By The Middle School Classroom
This realistic fiction writing unit includes the following lessons: 1) Making a writing goal and generating ideas for a realistic fiction story 2) Generating Ideas: Imagining Stories from Ordinary Moments 3) Selecting a seed idea/story idea 4)
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Handouts, Assessment
$8.00
91
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By The Middle School Classroom
These mystery writing unit plans include the following minilessons: 1) What makes a good Mystery story? 2) Planning Problem/ Solution 3) Planning Clues 4) Planning Characters 5) Planning Setting 6) Planning story: plot beginning, middle, and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Handouts, Assessment
$5.00
86
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By The Middle School Classroom
This is a rubric you can use to evaluate students during a discussion. By using this assessment during a discussion, students can earn positive points for positive behaviors and can earn negative points for negative discussion behaviors. It is a
Subjects:
Reading, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$1.00
31
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By The Middle School Classroom
This is a unique and engaging way to introduce how to make an inference with your students. For this lesson you will tell students that you want them to help you solve a mystery. Tell them that you have some new neighbors that you have never met
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$4.50
85
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By The Middle School Classroom
During this activity students will create two different models of paper airplanes and then conduct an experiment to discover the design that flies the longest using what they know about air resistance, force, motion, and design. The product
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$1.25
39
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By The Middle School Classroom
This activity requires students to think deeper about how a bill becomes a law because they will need to write a book about it for children. Here is part of the prompt provided in this product: Soon you too will be the author of a children’s book!
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
$1.25
45
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By The Middle School Classroom
This product includes forty games and activities you can play with students to build your classroom community. Each game is described thoroughly so you can successfully play them with your students! The games that are included are: 1) Hangman 2)
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Problem Solving, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
32
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By The Middle School Classroom
This is a unit you can use with your students to help them write well developed and interesting realistic fiction stories! The minilessons in this unit include: 1) Goal Setting and Generating Ideas 2) Imagine Stories from Ordinary Moments 3)
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons
$6.50
49
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By The Middle School Classroom
This unit follows Common Core State Standards and includes the following: 1) Detailed lesson plans for you to follow each day. There are 19 lessons, so the unit will take you about a month. 2) Opinions Writing Checklist - handout 3) Quick Edit
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Handouts
$8.00
46
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By The Middle School Classroom
This PowerPoint gives students an introduction to what a memoir is. It lays out the expectations for a typical memoir writing unit. It includes the following: 1) Brainstorming page about what a memoir is and why people write memoirs 2) A reading
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$2.50
42
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By The Middle School Classroom
This Powerpoint is a great supplement to any mystery reading unit you may teach. It touches upon the following topics: 1) Ingredients of a Mystery 2) Mystery Games - Culprit and Mafia 3) Types of Mysteries 4) Mystery Elements (suspects, detectives,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Thematic Unit Plans, Minilessons
$5.00
44
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By The Middle School Classroom
This packet is a great way to hold students accountable when in book clubs. It includes: 1) Cover page 2) Character struggles page 3) Character perspective page 4) Where do I belong? pages (2) 5) Nonfiction connections page Every time students
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
32
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By The Middle School Classroom
This template is a great way to scaffold instruction when you are teaching students how to write a non-fiction book. By purchasing this book template, you will have the opportunity to show students all of the text features you expect them to include
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
36
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By The Middle School Classroom
Starting book clubs up with your students? Do you need a Powerpoint presentation to explain what should happen in book club, explain book club expectations, and explain book club accountability? Then this is for you! This Smartboard presentation
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$2.00
27
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By The Middle School Classroom
This is a unique and engaging way to introduce how to make an inference with your students. For this lesson you will tell students that you want them to help you solve a mystery. Tell them that you have some new neighbors that you have never met
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Whiteboard
$4.50
41
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By The Middle School Classroom
This Powerpoint thoroughly explains what schema means and how to use it as a reading strategy. This smartboard compares your schema (background knowledge) to a spider web because like spider webs, our brains "trap" information that help us become
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
31
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By The Middle School Classroom
This is a great resource for any teacher teaching a unit on Civil Rights. The unit focuses around the novel "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" by Christopher Paul Curtis. Here are the lessons that are included: 1) Introduction to the Civil Rights
Subjects:
Reading, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$4.00
37
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By The Middle School Classroom
This product includes files that every reading teacher should have. This fifty-seven page document includes the following: 1) Friday follow-up assessments: These are quick forms of assessments I use every Friday to make sure students are capturing
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$8.50
46
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By The Middle School Classroom
This minilesson helps students understand why it is important to determine importance while reading. Students go through a variety of activities that help them ask themselves, "What is going on and what is the most important thing I should take away
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
36
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By The Middle School Classroom
After my students finish reading their historical fiction book club book, I have them complete a project called "Quilting the Past." The description of this project is below: You and your book club have been reading your book critically and looking
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Rubrics
$2.00
19
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