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"Table Texting" is a strategy to use with any piece of text or topic. Pose a higher-level question that encourages thinking among students. Students respond to the question in writing. The teacher collects the papers and redistributes them. Students get to read other responses and reply. The process continues until all of the speech bubbles are completed. Great for upper grades.
Preparing Students for the Writer's Workshop, An 8-Day Common Core Unit. An Absolutely essential, and yet seldom taught unit.
Guided Reading Combo Pack: Fiction & Non-Fiction Discussion Questions/Printables
This is an 18 page resource full of 72 guided reading discussion questions for fiction and non-fiction texts. These higher level thinking questions are also on printable pages for students to write their responses. These are great to use for assessing comprehension!
United States Constitution Unit: 14 fun lessons to teach the U.S. Constitution
The United States Constitution Unit Plan! 12 very hands-on, engaging lessons!
This set of 10 cards reviews the three basic points of view- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. It also asks students to identify whether each selection is objective or subjective.
Updated version of Bloom Ball reports! Fun, colorful hands on projects.Templates in two sizes and in color and black/white. Two student report forms included. Fiction book report and Bio report. Can be used for any subject. Middle and high school teachers use them too! Complete instructions are included. Promotes higher level thinking skills! priced item
This CCSS aligned unit includes a variety of discussion questions, handouts and quizzes to give students a thorough understanding of Lorraine Hansberry’s award-winning play. $
100+ humorous items! LAUGHTER stimulates the brain which increases alertness and enhances retention of information. Many parts of speech units are lackluster. They neither motivate students nor meet their needs and interests. Humor is infused throughout the five engaging activities found in this 56-slide PowerPoint resource designed to further students’ knowledge of the parts of speech as well as provide opportunities for students to practice higher level thinking skills. #partsofspeech