Fluency rubric and great ideas for how to teach fluency.
Minecraft Writing Prompts for Learning With Minecraft series.
Figurative Language Treasure Hunt: Use With ANY Text - A fun close-reading activity for upper elementary and middle school students.
“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.
Use these opinion starters during reading, guided reading, discussions, writing, etc.Comes with Anchor chart and small sentence starter cards for each opinion sentence.
This is a great way to show students how persuasive piece of literature should be written. Students will love the connection between the Oreo and the structure. It will keep students on task and engaged! This connects with NYS ELA Standard 4.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Fabulous in Fourth!: Similes and metaphors...with student activity
Persuasive OREO Writing: Great idea for middle school! The students could even be given Oreos as a treat. It's a way easier way to explain persuasive papers to a younger crowd. I also feel that it could maybe only be a prop because any paper writing require more attention and more description than that.
Types of Sentences Anchor Chart: Simple, Compound, and Complex
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentence Sorting Activity (3rd-5th grade)
Why I don't use sentence fixing with my students - and what I do instead!
This Is What The “Harry Potter” Characters Looked Like In The First Movie Vs. The Last
DIY LEGO Tray play station; Portable an compact and great for keeping LEGOS contained. The best toys for creating imagination.
When we take a moment to look and listen, we see that nature is full of inspiration. This is especially true for children. For them the world isn’t just wonderful -- it’s also wonderfully new! Here are some nature-inspired LEGO building ideas to spark their creativity.
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