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We the Jury find Mr. Grinch....We are finally putting the Grinch on trial for his crimes. In this activity, students will explore various examples of "evidence" and decide whether the Grinch is guilty or innocent. This powerpoint takes you through
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, W.7.1b
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"The Grinch" Plot DiagramRead the short story "The Grinch" by Dr. Seuss and have your students complete this plot diagram! Easy way to assess RL 6.3, 7.3, and 8.3!CUSTOMER TIPS:1. Earn TpT credits to use for future purchases! After you log in, go
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.00
$0.80
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The Teacher is Missing Sub PlansSuper easy sub plans! And they make great Emergency Sub Plans too! All you need is students with active imaginations and paper/pencils! There is even an easy sub plan to leave for directions, just add the page/length
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.6.3, RL.7.3, RL.8.3, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4
$1.00
$0.80
5
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History of Chocolate Gallery Walk ActivityGreat for a Valentine's Day nonfiction connection!Take your students through the history of chocolate with its origins in Mezo-America all the way to how chocolate is viewed today! Fun nonfiction reading
Subjects:
Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
RI.6.6, RI.7.6, RI.8.6
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$0.80
5
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Complete Novel Unit- "A Christmas Carol" by Charles DickensJust in time for the Christmas season! Super easy to implement and can be differentiated for different levels of readers! Includes:-pre-read activities (with a nonfiction twist!)-class
Subjects:
Literature, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Literature Circles
$6.00
$4.80
4
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"I am" Poem with Symbolism from "A Christmas Carol"Teaching symbolism with "A Christmas Carol?" Why not assess your students understanding of the symbols in "A Christmas Carol" by having them create an "I am" poem? Super fun and creative way for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.00
$0.80
3
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone- Digital/Distance Learning Novel UnitTEMPORARY PRICE DROP FOR MONTH OF SEPTEMBER ONLYNormally a $5 unit, this month I am dropping it to $3 to help you get prepared for those distance/remote learners!So one of my
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Literature Circles, Interactive Notebooks
$3.00
$2.40
4
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Harry Potter Themed Classroom ItemsIs your classroom going to be decorated in Harry Potter themes? Then you need these items!Includes:-Classroom Calendar (I recommend on a poster printer and then laminate)-Calendar Months and Numbers (will need to
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$1.00
$0.80
4
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Imperialism Concept Application Activity With AvatarAre your kids struggling with the application of imperialism? The easiest way to get them to understand imperialism (after teaching) is to watch the movie Avatar! I look forward to this unit
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, British History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment
$1.00
$0.80
2
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Trading Card for Gandhi ProjectThis is a fun way for students to teach themselves about Gandhi using technology. This pairs well with imperialism units, biography units, or civil rights units. This worksheet outlines what students need to research
Subjects:
World History, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.00
$0.80
2
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By Totally a Middle School Teacher
2 Step Equations with The GrinchIs it that time of the year when students know the long-awaited winter break is coming? But you still need to teach? Try this easy to implement worksheet. It has 10 word problems that get students completing two-step
Subjects:
Math, Word Problems, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.00
$0.80
2
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Vocabulary Quiz for "Seventh Grade" By Gary Soto Students must spell words and identify the meaning of the word based on context clues.Nightly vocabulary homework assignments included!All of my vocab quizzes follow a very similar format!CUSTOMER
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
L.6.4, L.7.4, L.8.4, CCRA.L.4
$1.00
$0.80
1
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Vocabulary Quiz- "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens Part 1Students must spell words and identify the meaning of the word based on context clues.Also includes a nightly homework assignments!All of my vocab quizzes follow a very similar
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
L.6.4, L.7.4, L.8.4, CCRA.L.4
$1.00
$0.80
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Renaissance and Reformation Interactive Notebook UnitIncluded In this Unit:-Powerpoint that take your students thought the interactive notebook pages with video links!INB Pages/Activities: -Quotes to analyze (Renaissance and Reformation)-Key Terms
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks
$3.00
$2.40
1
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"A Christmas Carol" Novel Test- Common Core Aligned Questions20 question test (all multiple choice) on:-RL 6.1, 7.1, 8.1 Textual evidence & inference-RL 6.2, 7.2, 8.2 theme-RL 6.3, 7.3, 8.3 How setting impacts the plot, story elements,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
$1.00
$0.80
1
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The Giver Vocabulary Chapters 1-5 Vocabulary Quiz and HomeworkStudents must spell words and identify the meaning of the word based on context clues.Quizlet study link included!Also included nightly vocabulary homework assignments!All of my vocab
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
L.7.2, L.7.2b, L.8.2, L.8.2c, L.9-10.2c
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$0.80
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Titanic "I am" Poem ProjectEvery April, we start reading Titanic nonfiction texts. Not only do I get nonfiction text skills, but I keep my kids somewhat sane after "spring fever" has began to set in.For this project, students pick an inanimate
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment
$1.00
$0.80
2
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By Totally a Middle School Teacher
Word Problems with Integers and The GrinchIs it that time of the year when students know the long-awaited winter break is coming? But you still need to teach? Try this easy to implement worksheet. It has 10 word problems that deal with integers but
Subjects:
Math, Word Problems, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Assessment
$1.00
$0.80
1
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Titanic "Captain" Themed Pair ActivityIncludes: -Webquest for Captain Smith-Poetry analysis for "O Captain, My Captain"-Higher Order Thinking Questions (rigor/relevance)-Titanic "I am Poem" and student examplesCUSTOMER TIPS:1. Earn TpT credits to
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Assessment
$2.00
$1.60
1
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"Ashputtle" by the Grimm Brothers Vocabulary Quiz and HomeworkStudents must spell words and identify the meaning of the word based on context clues.Also included nightly vocabulary homework assignments!All of my vocab quizzes follow a very similar
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
$1.00
$0.80
1
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I have been teaching Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies for 6 years. And I love (most) every minute of Middle School!

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I graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's in English Literature and Political Science with a concentration in Law and a minor in History. With my background, I love to include history texts and law pieces, as they are so high interest to my students!

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