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23 Amazing Books For Kids Who Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Books like Diary of a Wimpy Kid that kids will love. A variety of chapter books on this list.

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Entertaining Books For Kids Who Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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Warmhearted Wednesday | K-Day {Kindness on ABC Countdown}.

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7 Middle Grade Books That Teach Kids Empathy

Looking for books that emphasize the importance of kindness and empathy? 7 middle grade books about empathy that kids will love!

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7 Middle Grade Books That Teach Kids Empathy

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To celebrate Harper Lee's life and work, we remember her most influential novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

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If a student disagrees or wants to counter a claim, these sentence starters are a good way to keep the discussion engaging and positive.

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Improve student writing and grammar without boring drills! Engage students and have fun while increasing writing sophistication with Mentor Sentences,

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Why I Use Mentor Sentences to Teach Writing in my High School English Classroom

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A Little Cheat Sheet To Avoid Using The Word ‘Very’ -- Picture from the movie 'The Dead Poets Society'

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Text Structure-Anchor Chart Reading Informational Text

Teaching Text Structure- Anchor Chart

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The Ultimate List of Free Grammar Games

The Ultimate List of FREE Grammar Games -- a huge list of games to teach parts of speech, punctuation, sentence types, and writing. Grammar doesn't have to be boring!

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The Ultimate List of Free Grammar Games - Psychowith6

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Free - Activities to collect sentences from literature that use different grammar concepts! Great for middle & high school English class & Common Core.

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Grammar in Literature Activity: Use for Any Novel!

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Looking to breathe some life into your lit circle routine? Check out this blog post!!

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Literature Circles

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4 Games to Help Kids Think Critically about Vocabulary

4 Games to Help Kids Think Critically about Vocabulary - FREEBIES Included with some awesome tips for expanding your students' knowledge of the words around them!

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4 Games to Help Kids Think Critically about Vocabulary

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Group work - each student writes own ideas on a post-it, then group discusses and gives a collective answer.

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Anchor Chart: How do readers know when to stop?

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GREAT idea - would be good for a public speaking unit. Use TED talks during the year culminating with students creating and delivering their own TED talk at the end.

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How TED is Transforming my English Class {plus FREEBIES!} - Post #1

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My Adventures Teaching Junior High English: First days of Interactive Notebooks

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My Adventures Teaching Junior High English: First days of Interactive Notebooks

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Crafting Connections: Anchors Away Monday {7.28.14} Theme

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Need non-fiction materials that will thrill and challenge your students? Check out this full-period lesson focusing on Steve Jobs' use of ethos, pathos, and logos. Multimedia fun for middle and high school students.

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Assessment in My Reading Workshop

Assessing using Fountas and Pinnell reading behaviors... from an article by Beth Newingham

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A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Are you thinking about holding a socratic seminar in your classroom? Or maybe your last whole class discussion didn't work out so well? Read on for why fishbowl discussions are the way to go and how to help students prepare for, participate in, and reflect on class discussions.

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Successful Socratic Seminars: Help Students Prepare, Participate & Reflect on Classroom Discussions

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Crimes Against Grammar

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End of the Year Project Idea: Literary Theme Park

Engage your students with this end of the year project idea, a literary theme park. Students will review plot, setting, characters, theme, and symbolism as they design a park based on any short story, novel, or play and then present to the class. Also makes a great summer reading assignment!

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End of the Year Project Idea: Literary Theme Park

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Middle School Teacher Blog: Some of the Best Things in Life are Mistakes: Back to School!

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Reading literature interactive notebook for grades 6-9. Perfect for any novel or short story throughout the entire semester.

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