$Do you have students who confuse main idea with theme? Clear up the confusion with this common core aligned, 34 page teaching pack. Posters for Theme, Main Idea, and Comparing Theme and Main Idea are available in a full color, digital format or a print friendly version. Illustrated signs are included for 18 themes commonly found in children’s books$
Spring Figurative Language Task Cards and Literal & Figurative Sort Cards
Use the Spring Figurative Language Task Cards as a center station, for an introductory activity to your daily class, for whole-class instruction, for a partner review activity, etc. Also included are a terminology page, which reviews the figurative language used on the cards (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and idiom) for students to use and save and a Figurative or Literal Sort Mini-Unit.
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
FREE resource to help you make the most of every teachable moment. Peanut butter and jelly partners will add some fun to your partners...and some easy and adorable organization! Teacher record sheet and desk tags included.
FREE: Use this set of free reading strategy task cards to help your students practice these important skills. Students can answer on notebook paper and use the included recording sheet to keep track of the cards they have completed. Another option is to use these orally in small groups. A suggested answer key is included (answers for most of these cards are subjective, so the answer key is only offered as a guide).
Great Trick for Identifying Subjects and Verbs in a Sentence PowerPoint
SUBJECT and VERB IDENTIFICATION~ This 88-slide PowerPoint makes learning fun! Students enjoy the entertaining animations, cartoon characters, and humorous dialogue. Students learn the trick of eliminating prepositional phrases to find the subject and verb of a sentence. Includes a list of common prepositions and practice worksheet! #preposition #verb #subject #PowerPoint $