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Objective: Student will choose a Library Pictionary topic card, draw the topic, and let other students guess the topic based on their drawing. Inc...

This free resource uses a "scavenger hunt" activity to help Grades 4 - 8 students better understand how to locate authors, books and topics in the school library. $0.00

"Table Texting" is a strategy to use with any piece of text or topic. Pose a higher-level question that encourages thinking among students. Students respond to the question in writing. The teacher collects the papers and redistributes them. Students get to read other responses and reply. The process continues until all of the speech bubbles are completed. Great for upper grades.

A Scrabble Addiction Gone to Extremes - Would love to make one of these in the media center!

Here's a learning objective exit slip where students reflect on their learning and self-assess their understanding.

QR code "What is it?" game to practice making inferences, while integrating Health and food group concepts! Students infer based on card clues and check their inference using the QR code. QR codes link to labeled photographs of the correct answer. Self checking.

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This fun Bingo game will help your students review the different subjects found in each of the nonfiction Dewey sections in your library media center! This download includes 32 different BINGO cards, “Pull” cards for the library media specialist, a tracking sheet and the directions page. I’ve also included a Dewey chart for you to copy and give to your students to use as they play the game. $

• Popplet is a tool to capture and organize your ideas • Students use Popplet for learning • Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually • Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them

QR codes are a blast! Add them to any lesson to rev up the students' excitement about learning. With these 28 Context Clues Task Cards with QR Codes, you'll not only build your students' vocabulary skills, but you'll see the excitement as the children use a mobile device to instantly check their answers. www.facebook.com/positivelypassionateaboutteaching

Reading Response Questions Cards.... great for whole group questions and reading response... plot, author, setting, mood, character, and more! $ Great to have on hand every day!

FREE handout to help your high school students master MLA formatting.

• A new literacy tool for a new generation • Inspire students to write and read better, and more often • Beautiful art inspires student and jumpstarts their writing

• Glogs are interactive posters loaded with text, graphics, music, and videos • Instructions for using this poster program, screen shots with text bubbles, an activity, student exemplars and a marking scheme are included in this lesson

FREE Fact Swap Review Game for Any Subject. To begin, each student writes three facts about the subject in the top three boxes. Then students walk around the classroom swapping facts. A student must give a fact in order to get one. At the end, each student should have 9 different facts!

Use these posters to launch a conversation about digital citizenship! They can be posted in the room as a constant reminder. There are also student notebook pages for students to complete.

Help students learn the different genres with this genre sort.

• Prezi is a presentation tool that helps students organize and share their ideas • Instead of slides and bullet points (PowerPoint), Prezi offers a zoomable canvas, which makes it fun to explore ideas. This lesson contains… 1. Instructions and Tips 2. Screen Shots 3. Exemplars 4. 2 Activities 5. a Marking Scheme

This package will help you set up your own Library Crossword Center! Included: set up instructions, center sign, primary and pastel colored labels for letter bins, and 22 library-related crossword topics. For more information about using a crossword center in your library, please see my blog entry about my crossword center: http://mrslodgeslibrary.blogspot.com/2012/01/library-crossword-center.html *Please note, you will need additional materials to set up this library center.

Teach your students how to properly embed quotations in their writing. CCSS Aligned. Includes ESL Differentiation. Writing. Grades 7-12. Teaching writing. Secondary English. High school. Middle school.

Fun nonfiction Halloween activity in your elementary library media center! Included is a worksheet/scavenger hunt that has 13 Dewey nonfiction call numbers. Students then browse your nonfiction shelves to locate those numbers on the spine labels of books and then draw what the subject is on the worksheet. You may have the students work alone, in pairs or in groups depending on their ability. I reward them with some smarties or candy corn when they finish. My students really this! $