Middle School Common Core Reading Selections for Grades 6-8
High Interest Content for Readers of All Ability Levels Based on ELA 6-8 Common Core Standards!
Middle School Common Core Reading Selections for Grades 6-8
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DOGO News - Kids news articles! Kids current events; plus kids news on science, sports, and more!
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DOGO News - Kids news articles! Kids current events; plus kids news on science, sports, and more! *Non-fiction news stories that will interest your students!!!
Video Of The Week - Your Life In Jellybeans - Kids News Article. I love the site for news articles that interest kids and I love the video for so many reasons.
A fun site for teachers and students
News articles for kids (simplified language)
DOGO News - Kids news articles! Kids current events; plus kids news on science, sports, and more!s a next-generation online network empowering kids to engage with digital media in a fun, safe and social environment. Current events for KIDS: K-3; 3-5; 5-8. [Features Current Events; Sports; Fun; Science; and more.]
Great Kid Friendly News Resources for Classroom Teachers
Educator Connection - WebSource – DNPS
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Travel delays? Skype can help you create a mobile office with a couple taps on your mobile phone. #Travel
Robert Frost-"The Road Not Taken"
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Robert Frost ... "Be happy, happy, happy, And seize the day of pleasure.".... The present Is too much for the senses, Too crowding, too confusing— Too present to imagine . excepts from poem Carpe Diem by Robert Frost
Robert Frost - Birches
Robert Frost- moved to New England at the age of eleven and became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, Massachusetts
"Carpe Diem" - Robert Frost Dead Poets Society
Robert Frost poem about blueberries
robert frost : stopping by woods on a snowy evening
Robert Frost Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words." - Robert Frost
John Steinbeck, despised and dismissed by the right and the left, was a real American radical.
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Steinbeck’s ‘Travels With Charley’ Gets a Fact-Checking - NYTimes.com
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"... I took one companion on my journey – an old French gentleman poodle known as Charley." - John Steinbeck, Travels With Charley
John Steinbeck and Charley - "Travels with Charley: In Search of America" is a travelogue written by author John Steinbeck. It recounts tales of a 1960 road trip with his French standard poodle, Charley, around the US.
John Steinbeck: American author who ventured across the US on a road trip with his dog, Charley. #140travellers
Reading Strategies 20 Best Practices
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Explore the thinking strategies students need to use before, during, and after reading to improve comprehension of nonfiction selections.
Identify and Analyze Text Structure
Content Reading Strategies: thinking used to comprehend
Content Area Reading Strategies!!
Reading Strategies for nonfiction texts
Identify Author’s Viewpoint: What Does the Author Think?
Journey North Teacher's Manual
Author's Purpose: Easy as P.I.E.! Persuade, Inform, & Entertain
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Author's Purpose PIE chart. (Image only.)
idea for pie day.. ELA in the middle |English, Language Arts. Authors purpose
AUTHOR'S PURPOSE: Easy a s P.I.E.! Persuade, Inform, & Entertain
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Author's Purpose (for reading and writing) This is a better way than those silly PIE charts that I found. I think my fifth graders would respond to this.
Why Did the Author Write It? - Author's Purpose Anchor Chart.
I like the anchor chart and that kids can add post-its with examples
Author's purpose - how about because they were hungry and were hoping to make a couple bucks? As an English minor I would have to say that college English was the first time English classes made sense all the time.
The Current State Of Literacy In America
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The hard truth is people have to be able to read and write, or they’re going to be at a severe disadvantage in life
Research reveals that the ability to read and write as adults is correlated to encouraging better reading and writing habits to children in order to help prepare them for school.
Perfect for teaching if..then reasoning for figurative language
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Idioms about the human body. What a great idea!
Body idioms- Ha! Perfect for teaching if..then reasoning for figurative language
Idioms about the Human Body. Lear English with TeaTime-Mag your free online magazine for learning English.
Language Arts Anchor Charts
figurative language-- 10 idioms about the human body
The Journey: 10 Idioms About The Human Body
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40+ #iPadApps for #Reading Disabilities ~ #edtech & #MLearning #ipaded #nswdecbyod #speced #austl
50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers: Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability.
Fearless Tech 4 Teachers!: Socratic Seminars Succeed With Tech Tools!
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The three columns of instruction Provided by National Paideia Center. Didactic Instruction Coaching Seminar http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/paideia/6887
Rethinking Literacy | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Literacy Design Collaborative Rethinking Literacy | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
My group genius (common core)
Teaching Author's Perspective or Author's Point of View
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GREAT Teaching Author's Perspective or Author's Point of View website
Teacher 2 Teacher
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"An Honest Look at the Common Core Standards" (regarding the ELA standards - I wrote this for the Teacher 2 Teacher blog)
Lots of education blogs
Logical Fallacies Infographic (A1)
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Thou shall not commit logical fallacies- poster and website
This is a lesson plan identifying common core standards for teaching vocabulary at any grade level. This lesson plan explains how to incorporate th...
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fotobabble talking photos
Add your voice to any photo
En la nube TIC: Expresión oral con Fotobabble.Esta herramienta de la web 2.0 nos permite insertarle audio a las imágenes.
Beyond the Bubble-Library of Congress Documents
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Beyond the Bubble unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress to create a new generation of history assessments. Developed by the Stanford History Education Group (http://sheg.stanford.edu), Beyond the Bubble is the cornerstone of SHEG’s membership in the Library of Congress’s Teaching with Primary Sources Educational Consortium.
Beyond the Bubble: History Assessments of Thinking
Primary Source Document-based US History projects from the National Archives
Beyond the Bubble- assessing 21st century skills in social studies. Great site people!
Beyond the Bubble - historical thinking skills assessments
Curriculum | Stanford History Education Group
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Curriculum | Stanford History Education Group--American history curric for upper grades
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Historical Scene Investigation
Case Files - history scene investigations. Uses primary sources
Make Classes Fun By Teaching History CSI Style. This is an absolutely AMAZING idea!
HSI: Historical Scene Investigation
David Coleman and the Six Shifts in ELA
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Coleman: Common Core Data is a Treasure Trove, But Poor Kids Are Just Low Hanging Fruit
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Vocabulary Study and Art Appreciation Critical Thinking AssessmentIntroduce your students to culture and art while enhancing their vocabulary! ...