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    40 inspirational speeches in 2 minutes

    GREAT video for students about the power of a bystander being an "upstander." get clip & the kids really do get it. 2 minutes.

    Teach your students the RIGHT way to build an email with this 45-minute lesson. Click HERE!

    This “I Dream” poetry and speech analysis resource is perfect for Black History Month. In 20 tasks, students analyze three dream related poems by Langston Hughes and one excerpt from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. If you are looking for No Prep, have students complete each task or slide as it presented. However, with little prep, the printed slides can become 20 literacy task cards to be used in a 5-7 day literacy center. Middle and High School

    Entire semester of speech and communication activities! 8 comprehensive units! $

    45 minute lesson plan for ELA grades 7-10! Informational text covering social media addiction in teenagers!

    "Table Texting" is a fun, interactive strategy you can use with any piece of text or topic. The key is to pose a higher-level question that encourages thinking among students. Students respond to the question in writing. The teacher or facilitator 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. At the end, students get to read their classmates' responses. Dialogue

    This 76-page packet is called Lifesavers: Last-Minute Language Arts Lesson Plan Worksheets for Grades 5-8. Why is the packet called Lifesavers? Simply put, these little worksheets are ready-made to slide into a lesson plan at a moment’s notice. Worksheets allow students to practice dictionary skills, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, commonly confused words, oxymorons, similes, metaphors, personification, aphorisms, colloquialism, and many more!

    iHeartLiteracy: Technology in the Classroom

    10 Story Starter Posters (free)

    #thisgirlcan celebrates women doing their thing no matter how they do it or how they look. Inspiring more activity.

    Need non-fiction materials that will thrill and challenge your students? Check out this full-period lesson focusing on Steve Jobs' use of ethos, pathos, and logos. Multimedia fun for middle and high school students.

    Teach students to be effective leaders and collaborators--both of which are 21st century skills. This puzzle is one of the items in a "Teaching Collaboration Skills" resource.

    Recess Trouble.... a boy who wasn't included in recess games. A quick lesson on what to do if no one will let you play.

    Inferring: Bullying - my favorite!!

    Seven Ways to Turn your day around- 7 coping skills role modeled….5th and 6th graders will LOVE this! A great discussion starter too!