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MGM Cartoon "Symphony in Slang" (1951) for teaching IDIOMS!

Teaching Idioms

Need a new twist on teaching idioms

symphony in slang. This is one of my favorites as a child. It made me laugh everytime.

English Idioms: The Body - Kaplan International Colleges Blog

Idioms about the human body. - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!

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Free - Teaching metaphors with Robert Frost using comics.

Higher Order Thinking

This sentence has five words. I love this.


Teaching Fourth: Using Picture Books to Teach Cause and Effect. A great list of suggested books for teaching cause and effect.

This is an extensive bundle of materials for teaching the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare. There are 108 pages included in this file,

Pigeons - Cute animation cartoon Another illustration of making Inferences.

Teaching about government systems with gummy bears!

Grab this 30 page FREE packet to use when teaching story elements (character, setting, problem and solution) in your classroom. Most of the packet can be used for any text, but some of it was created especially for stories by Kevin Henkes.

The Plot Chickens - Teaches elements of story writing

Making Inferences Role Play Activity

This list of 88 Character Traits will come in handy when you are teaching about character!Use when teaching Common Core RL 3.3, and RL 4.3 spec...