"In the Common Core State Standards middle and high school students are being asked to write arguments where they can write a claim that is supported by evidence. Many students find this difficult. To help them, it is easier to teach them to identify a claim and its evidence before they are asked to create one. Enclosed you will find 16 task cards. Each task card contains a controversial topic and evidence from one side of a debate" from Engaging Them All (on TpT)
Students pondering the best change to make at Revision Station 1.
LEARNING STATIONS FOR INDEPENDENT READING: Use learning stations in middle and high school English when students are reading their own novels.
The Ultimate List of FREE Grammar Games -- a huge list of games to teach parts of speech, punctuation, sentence types, and writing. Grammar doesn't have to be boring!
TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: The Pop-Up/Mobile Makerspace Moment - creating a mobile LEGO makerspace
5 *FREE* worksheets which can be used for analyzing literary elements OR for planning narrative writing.
Task cards for on-grade-level reading skills
I'm searching for how I want to implement work stations, small groups, etch. This may work.
ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts
Neat idea to promote different styles of research to find the "Question of the Week"
Current events are a great way to keep kids informed of what is going on in the world around them. This current event sheet and rubric allows students to choose an article that interests them to share with the class. They must highlight important key events, answer questions and write a summary. Students then present their current event to the class on an assigned day.
QUOTATION QUICK WRITES : Three-Step Formula: #1 Copy it. #2 Explain it. #3 Personalize it. (Brand new today)
Blog post about Footloose - a very engaging review activity! I like this idea but would add some stations with diagrams or pieces that that they would have to put together and show me.
Punctuating Dialogue - This is a great, FREE activity from Teachers Pay Teachers.
Bundle of FICTION and NON-FICTION Activity Sheets! Perfect for Reading Centers and Guided Reading groups. Aligned with the Common Core Standards! $
Mrs. Philpot: Wife, Teacher and Pioneer Woman in Training : Stations in the Middle School Classroom
Using stations in the middle school classroom.
Work Stations for Middle Schoolers That Work
Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher: Daily 5 Stations...add Close Reading to the Daily 5 stations. Mixes reading and writing and Word Work!
What a great post about how to set up testing review stations! Tons of pictures - makes so much sense to do test prep this way!
This set includes thirty half-page task cards. Each card includes a short activity for practice with one or more parts of speech. $
This set includes thirty half-page task cards. The cards have white backgrounds with bright and colorful borders. Each card includes a short activity for practice with one or more parts of speech. There are three cards each about nouns, verbs, pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, and conjunctions, and one card about interjections. In addition, there are eight cards that are each about several or all of the parts of speech. $
Shapes and Color-Coded Weekly Grammar Homework from I HEART MIDDLE on TeachersNotebook.com (3 pages) - Label the parts of speech in sentences each week using fun shapes and color-coding!
This is a fun little set of Grammar "Color By" pages for your students to use when learning to identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Incl...$