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Managing Middle Schoolers: After some years of experience, and a lot of trial and error, I finally feel like I can teach middle schoolers. I might go as far to say I actually love teaching middle schoolers.

Interesting way to have students evaluate themselves with exit tickets

Class Organize: Exit Slip, Exit Ticket, Ticket out the Door

Free Reading Comprehension Printable Die: Students have fun rolling the die, and then pointing out key details from a piece of literature. After reading a story, kids get in a group, roll the die, and answer it. This activity will help them look for key details and familiarize them with important components in a story. Easy, fun idea from E is for Explore!

Common Core Organizers & Activities BUNDLE Grades 9-12 - super value!

Social Studies:all about communities This looks like it could be a good writing exercise in English, too, and a good "get to know you exercise."

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter - Edudemic

Fall Creative Writing Activities & Handouts: Fall-themed chance poetry exercise

Use #GrammarFail examples to emphasize the importance of #English class

FREE Online Inference Game~ Students get one clue at a time until they're able to solve the riddle. This activity from is a fun way for students to practice inference and prediction. Answers go from easy (day) to hard (mummy) as the student's skill improves!

Common Core English Standards: Grade 8 | Common Core Standards | Learnist

Ready to print student worksheets, for The Crucible, center around the four acts of this classic play by Arthur Miller. These ready to print student worksheets can be used year to year. The sheets are designed to make it easy for students to take notes during each act, respond to text, make comparisons, make connections with other literature they have studied, state opinions, write personal reflections, determine antagonists and protagonists, interpret quotes and more. priced item

A 14 page packet of Moby Dick literary activities. Included: rising/falling action, climax, foreshadowing, symbolism, interpretation of quotes, characters, themes, religious and spiritual implications and more! FREE

Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these daily bell-ringer routines! This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes everything you need to start each class off with an engaging activity! All you have to do is choose the day of the week for each, and your planning is complete.

Ticket out the door is to "Tweet" or comment about topic.. This is an effective use of social networks AND exit slip!... Use post-it's for a smaller scale board

OBJECTIVES BOARD: I write the objectives in kid friendly language, draw a simple, circular web on the board and box or underline important concepts and words. Its clear and easy and everyone knows what we are doing! ...So simple.(just type subjects in a cool font and back with colored paper.. Its a keeper!

Impressive list

Love this goal setting freebie! Great to hang up for open house.

This is one of FIVE themes that I have made for my ULTIMATE Teacher Binder collection! :) You will NEVER have to thumb around your desk and filing cabinets for what you need. You will already have it in your binder...organized and neatly placed! After teaching for 6+ years, I finally did it and I'm super proud of it! I spoke to several of my fellow educators and found out what they needed at their fingertips and this is what I came up with. 240 pages of organization! $

Looking for new journal prompts or discussion starters that kids relate to? Download this FREE packet of 210 starters.

Persuasive Essentials Poster

Argumentative Essentials Poster

Good replacements for "I don't know." Just needs to look a little lore Middle School

8 whole class journals for the students to write in. Select 8 students each week to write in one of the journals. The next week, 8 different children will be selected to write, and so on. By the time were finished, each journal should have about 25 different entries written in them. Students will be able to read what their classmates have written as well.

Anchor Charts for Writing and Reading!