Standards-Aligned Question Stems--Turn On Your Brain. Using my “I can” statements from last summer and combining that work with work from other sources (referenced in the document), one high school English teacher from Michigan, Robert Belprez, created the following chart as a quick-reference guide for integrating the common core into 9-10 grade ELA classrooms. Download the complete document here: Question Stems.
Students must find 20 adjectives that describe themselves. (This could be adapted into a great drawing assignment - hats, animal features, small bodies, etc - for end of the year extra time or a sub plan!)