The Curious Apple: Non-Fiction Reading Response Choice Board Bundle
Close Reading FREEBIE helps keep track of where you are while Close Reading!!! GREAT to hang up in your room for the students to get a visual reminder of where you are!!
Hamlet Infographic | Course Hero
Musings from the Middle School: Literature Circles
These easy to use rubrics are created with a Marzano grading scale in mind. All you need to do is print the template, stick the post its, and print again. Have them stocked up in your drawer for your next assignment! Students will love the consistency this rubric can bring to your assignments and parents will love the posted grades! Teachers will love the convenience!
Print rubrics onto labels, then stick them onto student work. Love this idea!
Check out these Independent reading activities that will make student reading time more meaningful. Lots of independent reading ideas, anchor charts, and resources. Grab the free graphic organizer while you are there!
The Middle School Mouth: Dystopian Literature Circles
TED Talks for kids. For those breaks from playing Minecraft.
TED Talks, FREE Worksheet to Use With ANY TED Talk, Public
Middle School Mayhem: Analyzing TED Talks
'Poetic Places' uses geolocation to hit you up when you happen across a place described or recorded in literature, poetry, and paintings.
The Classroom Key: Taking the Rocket Science out of Close Reading - looks like a great resource!!
This is a great list!! Could be good for most ages! SmallWorld: 100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers
Erin Condren teacher planner with post-its - tutorial and free template to replicate this picture!
Online Activities: Practice new ways of listening
posting objectives on the board. I like the "I can" statements.
Short stories for middle school classroom. I agree with all except "Young Goodman Brown"--that's a little advanced for middle school kids
Students use hash tags to practice one-word summary writing. Can use as quick check for understanding of events, people, or theories.
Hall Pass - Print on card stock and put into ID badge holders on coil key chains (both from Walmart). Blank pass at end can be written on with a whiteboard marker and then erased (for students who have to go somewhere else in the building). These are waterproof (seal the top opening with packing tape or buy self-seal ID badge holders) and kids wear them high up on their arms so they don't get wet/dirty in the bathroom.
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Students must highlight their name before putting it in the tray. Great way to make sure all papers have names!