Commonly Misspelled Words
Literary devices interactive dictionary... Help students explore figurative language with fun, engaging activities! Grades 5-8 $
Perfect little anchor chart for the first week of school! :) Great way to discuss solving problems in the classroom!
A great example of using close reading. Teaching To Inspire In 5th: How to Embed Close Reading in a Reading Lesson
Brilliant alternative to the (clunky, unhelpful) 5-paragraph essay. Including a thesis statement format that is dynamic and engaging!
Love this! Maybe do this outside class door and change the theme each month. Idiom, simile, personification, etc...
writing prompt... good first week get to know you thing to do...
A WHOLE unit on writing personal narratives in the elementary classroom! The lessons even include suggested mentor texts. The best part...it is all FREE! This will be a wonderful addition to my writing workshop.
Teaching in Room 6: Story Wheels - students respond to a fictional text in six sections.
great way to show the differences between types of literary nonfiction