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Download this Printable Writing Aid: Words that describe someone's voice... from Butterfly and Bear (blog)

Writing Aid - words that describe someone's voice

Author's Purpose Anchor Chart (picture only)

Notice and Note Signposts in your reading. Good questions for students to ask as they read.

Twitter / B10LovesBooks: Starting today, my sophies ...

Argument: Counterclaim sentence frames... from Twitter!

Make an inference/Provide a caption.

Anchor charts for Historical Reading Skills!

Intro to Historical Thinking | Stanford History Education Group

Simply the Middle: 8th Grade ELA Common Core Checklist

Simply the Middle: 8th Grade ELA Common Core Checklist

Question starters for critical thinking

Nonfiction Anchor Charts

Life in 4B...: 10/9/11 - 10/16/11

Argument: Counterclaim sentence frames

poetry tools anchor chart

The Classroom Key: A Week-Long Poetry Unit

his article by 8th grade ELA teacher Ariel Sacks is adapted from the opening pages of her just-released book Whole Novels for the Whole Clas...

Let Them Read Stories: Teaching Whole Novels | MiddleWeb

Free Technology for Teachers: Made From History is a Must-bookmark for History T...

Music Cues app- easily use music in the classroom- Rick Morris

Music Cues App - Sounds of Independence

This is the website for the Stanford History Education Group. This has access to so much useful information! It contains several videos based upon teaching students to read like historians, allowing them to delve into the deep memories of the world's history.

Home | Stanford History Education Group

As long as we're reading...

(Pic) Battle Of The Books: Paper Vs. Digital - PSFK

pattern to make cardboard boats

ikat bag: Narnia and the North!

Use for a lesson on word choice! :)

Avoid using the word 'very'

Click here for FREE tools to manage your students' quiet reading time. Easy grading for you!

I.C.E. — Introduce, Cite, Explain. An acronym for teaching your students how to properly incorporate citations into their writing. Perfect for English teachers at the middle school or high school level. Print out the poster and hang it up in your room!

Teacher Resources

ContextU - A Great Site for Exploring the Context of the Civil War