Great for adding to a running notebook, or simply as an accountability activity for in-class reading.
This multi-step vocabulary journal requires students to track both the word, and the page, they took it from. They must provide a definition, in
Tired of grading essays? Looking for a more engaging, interactive, and collaborative method of assessment for your next compare & contrast at the end of a unit? Look no farther.
This project is designed for groups of 6, each member having an
Having a class that works well together is no small task, and starting with icebreakers sometimes just isn't enough.
This activity/lesson includes 3 copyable pages (2 worksheets & directions) as well as a guiding PPT for the lesson. As set up
An easy-to-use kit for teaching your students to think critically about what they read and engage with their text.
Dialectic journals require students to choose a passage, and then think critically about WHY they choose that passage.
Give your students a fun alternative to guiding questions, while still holding them accountable for the assigned reading.
This simple to use graphic organizer asks students to find something in the story (a character, idea, vocabulary word, etc.)
This unit-long packet is designed to hold students accountable for their in-class reading. The idea is to give student choices, allow them freedom to show their learning as they are most comfortable, while still maintaining high rigor and hitting
Let students show you their understanding, even if they aren't very good at writing.
This pre-set up graphic novel page allows students to turn their reading into a comic page, and lays out the expectation of how many panels, and that they should
Give students an engaging way to examine characterization in a text.
These structured graphic organizers require students to provide quotes, illustrations, descriptive adjectives, and three sentence biography for 4 characters from the text they
Give your students a focus for their reading.
This doubles-sided graphic organizer asks students to identify figurative language, symbols, theme, and allusion; as well as provide the textual evidence to back it up.
Give students a chance to connect to what they love.
This simple graphic organizer asks students to assemble a play list of their favorite songs/poems that they feel connect well with the text they are reading. Students have to provide the
Challenge students to think critically about characters and their world.
This activity asks students to choose characters from the text, and pair them up with a new acquaintance, someone, alive or dead, that the student feels the character would
A different kind of character analysis: the scrap book activity asks students to make inferences about characters based on what the students know.
This activity asks students to assemble a scrap book for a character from the text. They provide an
Grab students attention with this colorful poster! Everyone knows that annotations help us remember what we've read, but not everyone knows how to best make use of the pen/highlighter in their hands. It's time to get rid of the useless pages of