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Haha I totally drew something like this when I was teaching 4 th grade this one looks a lot better than mine!

Graphic Organizer Bundle: Plot, Main Idea/Details

FREE Wreck This Journal Classroom Packet. www.teachervision... Enter TeacherVision's Wreck This Journal Sweepstakes by December 3, 2012 for your chance to win copies of Keri Smith's book for your entire class!

Station Work for ELA Centers. I plan to make some of these for my 8th Grade Reading Class.

mrs. prince & co.: Visual Plans and Sticky Note Reading Strategies!

Write "terms to know" on the board and then have each student erase one and tell the class something about that term (definition, connection, example, etc.). Follow link to read about using a graffiti board as an Activating Prior Knowledge lesson. I can totally do this on the first day of school!

THANK YOU. Middle school and even high school appropriate classroom management ideas that are practical, useful, and boost economy of effort for teachers and students. Oh, joy, finally a resource that calls my name! So many excellent ideas for a professional, mature yet functioning, fun, and learning-filled classroom!

Spend a little time now creating customized sticky notes, save a lot of time later grading writing assignments! This assessment tool helps you note two writing strengths and one area to keep working on, teaching students to improve the content of their writing, not just the grammar and mechanics. Also great for self-assessment and peer-editing! #writingassessment

Quick Writing Assessment

Understand the differences in the different genres on the STAAR Reading Test

STAAR Reading Genres

Texas Teacher Round-up {resources and ideas for the TEKS}

Texas Teacher Round-Up: About

The ultimate list of educational websites.

88 Depth and Complexity Task cards for any novel, picture book, anthology story, etc. Can be used in grades 4-10+!

Depth and Complexity Task Cards {Literature}

Close Reading focus board. Freebie printable so you can make it in your classroom!

Rowdy in Room 300: Close Reading

Test-taking reading strategies.

Higher Order Thinking Skills Question Templates.PDF Think about how these might apply to attending a performance, a talkback.

Google Drive Viewer

Pennies for Paperbacks - have students donate their change, when the jar is full buy a book for the classroom library (take suggestions from the class)

Middle school

Classroom Freebies Too: Descriptive Writing Picture Prompts

Projects to Engage Middle School Readers: trailers, podcasts, more

Projects to Engage Middle School Readers

Context Clues Posters. A handout for your elementary reading notebooks. 7315

Context Clues Posters

Plotting Help

8 Reasons Authors Don’t Complete Their Manuscripts