Too Cool for Middle School

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By Too Cool for Middle School
Allow students to go to an area of your room and reflect on their behavior with these 3 questions on the Behavior Reflection Sheet. Includes a line for the parent's phone number so that you can follow up afterward.
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
44 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Using slides to organize daily classwork and homework has been a game-changer for me this year! No longer do I have to write out the agenda for each class on the board, and then also type it into Google Classroom. My students know what is expected
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
15 ratings
3.9
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By Too Cool for Middle School
My favorite scene in Moana is when she discovers who her people really are--and who she is!--by studying the historical artifacts in the cave her grandmother shows to her. Use this scene as a guide to introduce historical concepts and historical
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.L.6
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Using slides to organize daily classwork and homework has been a game-changer for me this year! No longer do I have to write out the agenda for each class on the board, and then also type it into Google Classroom. My students know what is expected
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
This chart contains all of the 6th grade ELA CCSS reading information standards, along with a column to plan out lessons that align to each standard. I've also included a list of key vocabulary words within this set of standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.7, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, RI.6.10
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4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Using slides to organize daily classwork and homework has been a game-changer for me this year! No longer do I have to write out the agenda for each class on the board, and then also type it into Google Classroom. My students know what is expected
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
This chart contains all of the 6th grade ELA CCSS literature standards, along with a column to plan out lessons that align to each standard. I've also included a list of key vocabulary words within this set of standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
6th
Types:
Unit Plans, Literature Circles, English (UK)
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.6.7, RL.6.8, RL.6.9, RL.6.10
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4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Create a Silk Road in your classroom for your students to experience what it was like to travel and trade from Dunhuang all the way to Antioch! These signs will designate locations along the Silk Road in your classroom and tell travelers the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cultural Activities
$3.00
5 ratings
3.7
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By Too Cool for Middle School
EVERYTHING you need to do an amazing Mystery Hangout with another class anywhere in the world! Mystery Hangouts are a great way to build geography skills, teamwork and cooperation within your class, and meet students from somewhere else! Your kids
Subjects:
Geography, For All Subjects, Classroom Community
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
CCSS:
SL.6.1, SL.6.1b, SL.6.1c, SL.6.1d, SL.6.2
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6 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
This chart contains all of the 6th grade ELA CCSS language standards, along with a column to plan out lessons that align to each standard. I've also included a list of key vocabulary words within this set of standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.6.1a, L.6.1b, L.6.1c, L.6.1d, L.6.1e, L.6.2, L.6.2a, L.6.2b, L.6.3, L.6.3a...
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4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Structured Academic Controversies are one of my favorite ways to teach reading, writing, analysis, speaking and listening all in one lesson! They help students learn vital skills about how to respectfully disagree with and learn from others, and how
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Civics, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.2, CCRA.SL.3, CCRA.SL.4
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
This chart contains all of the 6th-8th grade CCSS reading standards for social studies, along with a column to plan out lessons that align to each standard.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
1 rating
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Students can write their own questions for any content! Use this template with informational text like a history or science textbook, or use with a novel or story. Students will write their own questions about a topic, and then they can answer each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
This chart contains all of the 6th-8th grade CCSS writing standards for social studies, along with a column to plan out lessons that align to each standard.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Your students will love learning about traditional Jewish celebrations by watching hilarious music videos and answering questions all within a Google Slide. They'll learn about:HanukkahLatkesRosh HashanaJudah MaccabeePassoverThis lesson works best
Subjects:
Ancient History, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
$2.00
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By Too Cool for Middle School
8th Grade ELA teachers, rejoice! When I have the standards posted around me (rather than just in a file on my computer) I do so much better with planning my lessons and assessments to meet the standards. I can pull each standard out and post it on
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th
Types:
Posters
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
This chart contains all of the 6th grade ELA CCSS speaking and listening standards, along with a column to plan out lessons that align to each standard. I've also included a list of key vocabulary words within this set of standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Oral Communication
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
SL.6.1, SL.6.1a, SL.6.1b, SL.6.1c, SL.6.1d, SL.6.2, SL.6.3, SL.6.4, SL.6.5, SL.6.6
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By Too Cool for Middle School
A great way for students to organize information as they read informational text!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.8.3
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Too Cool for Middle School
Are your students excited to see Ava Duvernay's "A Wrinkle in Time"? Get them thinking about the themes, characters, setting and plot of the book and the movie with this analysis activity. This would be great as a final assignment after your class
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.7, RL.6.9
$2.00
3 ratings
3.7
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By Too Cool for Middle School
These film notes are meant to be used with the Crash Course US History YouTube video, "Where US Politics Came From" by John Green.
Subjects:
Civics, Elections - Voting, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Homework
$1.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching middle school for 6 years, and loving every minute! I've taught 6th and 8th grade English, as well as 6th and 8th grade History. Somehow the 7th graders keep eluding me!

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Masters in History, Teaching credentials in Social Science, English and P.E., Bachelor's in Liberal Studies and Kinesiology (all from CSU Fullerton--go Titans!)

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My favorite way to connect with teachers online is through my YouTube channel, Too Cool for Middle School. I also love to blog about teaching, mom life, and ethical fashion at www.toocoolformiddleschool.wordpress.com

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