Add some text-based fun to ANY novel, play, or short story with this easy-to-use worksheet where students choose a character and focus on evidence from the text as they examine the technique of direct and indirect characterization.
Higher-Level Thinking Lesson Plans and Printables for Any Book
Free Resource! What is an effective way to get your students thinking at a deeper level? Let me share what works well for my students! Free Resource for your classroom! Rachel Lynette has my idea posted on her blog! 1. Lesson Plans for any book (2 pages) 2. List of Character Traits for student notebooks (2 pages) 3. Possible Themes poster or printable 4. Evidence Web 5. Critique Questions (2 pages) 6. Reasoning Web 7. Example questions 8. Book Response Reasoning Printable ROCKIN RESOURCES
ELA Assessment - Exam with Test Review MINI-BOOK - Grades 6-8 Common Core
This 50-question Multiple Choice ELA Test comes with a 7-page MINI-BOOK so that students can review and practice Literary Terms and Common Core reading skills. Great tool as state testing time approaches, or use as a final exam!
Close Reading Nonfiction Texts for Upper Elementary - Each text is discreetly differentiated into four levels of difficulty, with reading levels ranging from high-fourth to high-eighth. Following each topic are second read, third read, and writing response activities. Options are included for your interactive notebooks. These could also be included in literacy centers or given as weekly homework. Each month contains four high-interest topics. $
Transitional Words: Spice Up Writing with Common Core Aligned Activities
Transitional Spicy Bites--Use these 32 slides with engaging activities and printables appropriate for upper elementary, middle school, and high school to convince students to use transition words to spice up their writing. Use it as a slideshow or print and assemble the slides or pages in packets or handouts. #CCSS #writing #transitions #transitionalwords #TPT #homeschool #highschool #middleschool