Character Cell Phone, Fun Writing Activity, Use with ANY Literature Grades 6-12
Add a little fun to ANY novel, play, short story, or history unit with this easy-to-use worksheet.
To hand out in the beginning of the semester, so I have a better idea as to how to differentiate for each class and what works best for each student.
Student Surveys: Beginning, Middle, & End of Year: Grades 2-12 (FREE)! These three FREE surveys are perfect for any teacher who really wants to know what his/her students are thinking and expecting about school in the upcoming semester.
7 procedures to teach at the beginning of the year (Middle/High). I especially like the one about giving students 3 hall passes at the beginning of each semester. If they need to go to their locker, the bathroom, etc... they can use those 3 until they run out. Keeps the same students from always leaving the room. middle school, new teachers, first week, high school english, cork boards, teacher blogs, classroom management, first day, back to school
7 procedures to teach at the beginning of the year (Middle/High). I especially like the one about giving students 3 hall passes at the beginning of each semester. If they need to go to their locker, the bathroom, etc... they can use those 3 until they run out. Keeps the same students from always leaving the room.
This 19 slide highly interactive powerpoint includes the definition of cause and effect, and several different examples. Students will love the cus...
Summarization Strategy called "the incredible shrinking notes". Students start out writing a summary of a reading selection on the large index card. Students are then given the medium sized card and have to take the information from the large card and condense it onto the medium sized card. Finally, students are given the small card and must take the information from the medium sized card and condense it further onto the small card. Great way for students to get to the main point/idea!
Adjectives Song - catchy chorus (warning: it will stick in your head all day long)
Absolutely awesome website!!!
Fiction vs. Non-Fiction-What's the difference? (Fifth grade) students write genres of various types and place on correct columns of the poster.
Dialogue in story writing is often a very difficult task for young students to master. This poster gives some examples of correct useage and also offers a large vocabulary selection of alternatives to "said". Your students can liven up their creative writing greatly with this great reference poster. writing anchor charts, writers notebook, idea, poster, writing tips, creative writing, educ, dialogue writing, writing activities
to restore dry erase boards that are hard to erase: spray a clean board with wd40, wipe dry with paper towels. the wd40 fills in the dried pores of the board that hold in marker ink, making it easier to erase.
Writing Prompt: What would your life be like if you lived here? Entire Pinboard of Photographs to use as writing prompts!
Bloom's Taxonomy for iPads
sound to go with smartboard lessons