Use this rubric when grading student writing. It will help you to be more objective and consistent. ...
FREE Huge list of words to help students make better word choices in their writing! Handout includes:
Sonnets – Iambic Pentameter – Shakespeare’s Poetry Like You’ve Never Seen Before
Shakespeare's sonnet structure like you've never seen before. Dazzle and inspire your students with this dynamic presentation. From a simple iambic pentameter line ("Trapeze, fall down, go boom, get up, again.") to a discussion of two of Shakespeare's most famous sonnets, there's plenty to amuse and challenge your class here. Full, 50-minute lesson materials included.
$7.00. This supply and demand unit is very comprehensive, and includes SEVERAL cartoons, video clips, activities, PowerPoints, handouts, and tests.
Print off this blank "Pinterest" board and have your students fill it in with images and quotes from book characters, famous authors, historical figures, scientists and more!
Five Themes of Geography: Interactive Notebook Unit and Notebook Flippables Notes, flippables, activities and Power Points included!!!!
$3.00. In this simulated activity, the teacher takes on the role of employer/interviewer, and the student takes on the role of interviewee. Students are interviewed during class, and one lucky one receives the fictitious job! My former students have periodically approached me to inform me about how much they used from this activity in order to secure their coveted jobs.
FREE. In this activity, students are given information about plants that are grown with and without the assistance of mycorrhizae. Quantitative data is given. Students graph the data and answer 8 data analysis questions.
Students cut and glue letters to spell "snow" in this emergent reader. Only $1
FREE. Scientific Method: Can You Write a Clear Lab Procedure? In this simple activity, the student will build a unique and unusual structure. The student will then write instructions for how to build the structure. Students will swap sets of instructions and attempt to build the structures of other students using the instructions written by the other student.
$3.50. This simulation is one of my favorite activities to run in class! In short, special interest groups will be lobbying politicians for their support in changing legislation. You may, if you would like, make this a competition between the interest groups to see which interest group can garner the most amount of support from the Congressional representatives.
Absolute & Relative Location Assignment: NFL Football Teams + Google Earth Tour
$3 Absolute and relative location are two basic, important geography tools that all students must master. Why not teach students these vital skills in a fun, active way? This assignment will do just that. While there are many available assignments to teach these concepts to elementary school and middle school/junior high school students, here's one with a twist! Students will locate all 32 NFL football teams using absolute and relative location.