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Knew most of these. But my goodness are these useful when working.

27 things to do with students who are not paying attention.

Spelling homework ideas FREE

FREE Spelling Homework Ideas

make an instagram bulletin board of their favorite books with hashtags under the pictures of genre, title, author, characters, setting...

Sixth Grade Tales: Monday Made It - Bulletin Boards & a Freebie

100 Writing Prompts: Do you have students that say, “I don’t know what to write about!”? Here is a quick fix! Put these writing prompt labels in a folder, and let children choose a label when they are stuck and just can’t think of anything to write about. Eliminate the headaches from journal writing time with a variety of writing prompts that are easy for students to utilize. $

100 WRITING PROMPT LABELS: An Instant Writing Station

"Wall of champions" post its to demonstrate 80% or higher on assessments


Inferencing: There are little to know words spoken. What do you infer will happen?

Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these daily bell-ringer routines! This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes everything you need to start each class off with an engaging activity! All you have to do is choose the day of the week for each, and your planning is complete.

Comma story - Terisa Folaron | TED-Ed

Post-it notes for students to use to show when they find figurative language in books.

Head Over Heels For Teaching: Educents Poetry Bundle

READ-O Take-Home Literacy BINGO for Middle School Students ~ I love this idea! It makes students accountable for their reading and there are a lot of ways in which you can use the BINGO board to implement classroom rewards and incentives. #nsc417

READ-O Literacy BINGO Game Homework

Great list of things teachers should do (or at least, think about!)

Point of View FREEBIE for Halloween (1st Person, 2nd Person, 3rd Person Limited, 3rd Person Omniscient) This 2 page worksheet contains four passages!

FREE print-and-teach materials to use with ANY TED Talk. Works for EVERY subject area!

Questions to Ask About Reading (For Parents!!)

Teaching In The Fast Lane: Take Home Binders and a Freebie!

wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1

Use the following words in a ten-minute free write: 1. BENCH, 2.GRIPPED, and 3. WOODEN or GREEN. **Standards: L5, W3, W10 (distinguishes among connotations such as giggle/snicker/guffaw, uses precise words/phrases, writes routinely within time frames) ** Lesson link: (Photo source link below)

Middle school - Would you rather...have kids justify their thinking. Facilitating discussion before writing...give supportive details to opinions

Classroom Freebies: Halloween Would You Rather Questions

New anchor chart for revise vs. edit. This is definitely an area my kids struggle with so we'll see how it works!

20 Terms Every Test Taker Should Know Poster

20 Terms Every Test Taker Should Know Poster

CC Essentials: Grammar Ninja is VERY addicting with its video-game style. What a fantastic way to practice the parts of speech! Scroll down for the game....lots of other great ideas on this post!

Teaching with TLC: Fun Ways to Teach the Parts of Speech

Fifth in the Middle: Noun Foldable, Turkeys in Disguise, and Gift of Giving

Formative Assessments - New STICKER

Quick & Easy Formative Assessments UPDATED

Formative Assessments - New STICKER

Quick & Easy Formative Assessments UPDATED

Fun Vocabulary Activities for High School | eHow