The great thing about poetry is that it can be engaging, yet efficient; a couple read-throughs may take only a few minutes and can refresh your students on any number of skills, including close reading, determining central idea, interpreting figurative language, and citing text evidence.
Ever have one of those moments at the end of a Friday school day where your students are making too much noise and you don’t feel like doing any work? Well you have come to the right place! These set of silent class games are best to play if you are trying to get rid of that headache you got from yard duty or you want to introduce your weekend with some peace and quiet! - See more at: http://funclassgames.com/silent-class-games/#more-165
This packet contains 5 worksheets that will help your students prepare for their Student Led Conference. There worksheets included in the packet are: 1-planning chart for conversation 2-artifact/evidence checklist 3-short/long term personal and academic goal setting 4-academic goals by marking period 5-reflection form These worksheets are designed for middle and high school students to complete in an advisory setting.
Managing Middle Schoolers: After some years of experience, and a lot of trial and error, I finally feel like I can teach middle schoolers. I might go as far to say I actually love teaching middle schoolers.
The bulletin board behind the desk is called "Change Your Words - Change Your Mindset!" This year, I'm working to help my kids develop a growth mindset. Many of them have had a fixed mindset instilled in them through their families. They have been raised to believe that they are either a "math person" or "not a math person." This summer, I read Carol Dweck's Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.
Math = Love: Growth Mindset and SBG Bulletin Board Downloads