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    Hundreds of FREE short passages for students in grades 5-12, organized by theme. Each comes with questions for students and a guide for teachers. www.CommonLit.org

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    Vocabulary Activity Squares - vocabulary fun for students (definitions, sentences, synonyms, antonyms, pictures). TpT Freebie!

    Vocabulary Activity Squares

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    Inferring Character Traits: chart to track revealing character actions and what they say about that character.

    One Extra Degree: Inferring Character Traits!

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    Character traits vs. feelings A Literate Life

    A Literate Life - Anchor Charts

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    Character Traits Anchor Chart! Help students make sense of physical traits and personality traits when analyzing a character.

    Character Traits

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    Character Traits Anchor Chart (blog post includes a FREEBIE and an activity idea!)

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    Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer.

    Workshop Classroom: Teaching about character traits

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    The 6 major narrator types - infographic - My personal preference in writing is a variation on the limited third person: keeping the focus on one narrating character at a time...but having multiple narrators between scenes/chapters/etc.

    6 Narrator Types - Infographic | Now Novel

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    Teaching with Blonde Ambition: 4th Grade Reading Interactive Notebooks

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    Crazy Summer Story! We're taking this on our next family road trip. #summervacay

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    What are your favorite books for 4th grade? Here are mine.10 Perfect Read Alouds for 4th Grade :: PragmaticMom

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    Group work trick: Each student writes their own answer on a post-it, they bring the answers together and write a group answer in the center.

    Five For Friday - Test Prep and Angry Birds

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    Sight word crayon rubbings make practicing sight words very fun. {Sugar Aunts}

    Sight Word Crayon Rubbing Activity

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    Back to School - Parts of a Reader - Superhero themed posters - FREE Here you are 1 FREE poster for your super classroom!

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    Fluency Posters FREEBIE (Improving Reading Fluency)

    Fluency Posters FREEBIE (Improving Reading Fluency)

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    Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies. This project is so simple, and you can do it with any novel. This example is for Where the Red Fern Grows. This could be modified for use with Golden Sowers - summarize each book, etc.

    Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies

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    ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts

    ELA in the middle

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    ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts | Page 4

    ELA in the middle

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    Scholastic's "Common Themes in Books" handout. There are also quick graphic organizers to use as well with your lessons. Theme is usually a tough one for my kiddos to grasp the first time around.

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    from "I Teach. What's your super power?": Summarizing Freebie Somebody___ Wanted___ But ___ So ___ Then___

    I Teach. What's your super power?: Summarizing

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    Free! Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

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    Free! Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

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    ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts

    Inference chart

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    Teacher Trap: Understanding Characters

    Teacher Trap: Understanding Characters

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    Guided Reading Checklist

    Guided Reading Checklist Worksheets

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