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6th grade ideas

6th grade ideas

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An Amazon Listing Cumulative Novel Project! Students make their own book listing for a novel they have read. They write a summary, select important quotes, write a review, and more!

Read about how "Paragraph of the Week" writing homework helped improve my students' writing!

DECEMBER Freebie! The real story of the discovery of the North Pole! (Hint: Santa was not there!)

If you need a great game to teach punctuation, don't miss this one! It's fun and kids love it! Other games and two grammar freebies are here too!

Dragon's Den Curriculum: BUG OUT!

Would your students rather be chased by a rhino or a hippo? Would your students rather have a pet chimpanzee or python? These are just a couple of the intriguing questions your class will ponder during this complete 4-week opinion-writing unit! $

What to Do When You're Done With a Lesson But Not With Class Time

Alternatives to Free Time at the End of Class

Technology Exit Slips - perfect for upper elementary and middle school! ANY SUBJECT!

Making Grading Faster: Homework Oopsies

Making Grading Faster: Homework Oopsies

Frindle! 87 page packet of ready to print student worksheets. Aligned with the Common Core. Extra bonus article about the Bill of Rights and freedom of speech and freedom of the press with questions and answers. A great way to integrate ELA with social studies!

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage -- mystery in the Deep South -- love the characters

Artistry of Education: Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.

Character Traits using Despicable Me and Brave clips

Good to help students decipher between these: character feelings/character traits

Absolutely awesome website!!!

Vocabulary Activities

I Love 2 Teach: Work with Words Menu

Looking for a new book report that will motivate your students to work for extra bonus points? Use these ready to print tri-fold worksheets with any fiction book. priced item.

Book Report Trifold Use With Any Book

Quotation Mark Showdown Task Cards (free)

SERIOUSLY, how have I never heard of this website before? This site is FULL of wonderful interactive reading strategy games...

WPSU Education - Blue Ribbon Readers

Common themes - theme related questions

Common themes - theme related questions

Free Fall Math Word Problem Puzzlers from Laura Candler

Puzzling Problems for Fall

88 Depth and Complexity Task cards for any novel, picture book, anthology story, etc. Can be used in grades 4-10+! $

Depth and Complexity Task Cards {Literature}

Free graphic organizers/printables for theme and summary (RL.3.2, RL.4.2, and RL.5.2)

Free!!! Character trait word strips, worksheet and ideas!!!!

Classroom Freebies: 42 Character Education Word Strips!

This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

Informational Text Structures: Common Core for 4th and 5th Grades

Teaching figurative language through Disney songs!!!! Cha-Ching! No pun intended!

Fiction Comprehension

Teaching With a Mountain View: Fiction Comprehension