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for my classroom -center ideas for middle school

for my classroom -center ideas for middle school

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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.

Current Events: Social Studies (Rubric included)

QUOTATION QUICK WRITES : Three-Step Formula: #1 Copy it. #2 Explain it. #3 Personalize it. (Brand new today)

Quotation Quick Writes: Copy It. Explain It. Personalize It.

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.

Middle School Math Moments (and more!): Playing Footloose

Punctuating Dialogue - This is a great, FREE activity from Teachers Pay Teachers.

Teaching the Write Way: Punctuating Dialogue

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.

Mrs. Philpot: Wife, Teacher and Pioneer Woman in Training

Work Stations for Middle Schoolers That Work

More Math Stations 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!

Following My Heart to First Grade: Daily 5 Stations

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. $

Parts of Speech Task Cards

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. $

Parts of Speech Task Cards

Shapes and Color-Coded Weekly Grammar Homework from I HEART MIDDLE on (3 pages) - Label the parts of speech in sentences each week using fun shapes and color-coding!

Teachers Notebook

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...$

Ghastly Grammar Mosaics! Halloween Parts of Speech

mosaic coloring pages for parts of speech | Paint by Part of Speech | Kidzmet Recipes for Success

Paint by Part of Speech

Parts of Speech Coloring Page from Simply Special on - (1 page) - Test your students' knowledge of the parts of speech with this fun coloring page!

Parts of Speech Coloring Page |

Squarehead Teachers: Turkey "Color by part of speech" page for kids. (similar to color by number but with parts of speech!) Free Thanksgiving worksheet!

Thanksgiving Parts of Speech Worksheet

Parts of Speech Marker Mania ($), 8 different pages where kids color-code parts of speech, starts with only 2 parts of speech and moves up to 5, fun for a whole group activity, center, or homework

The Classroom Key: Making Parts of Speech Stick

This site has GREAT literacy center activities -- just print them out, laminate, and add to your classroom. Great for early finisher tasks!

Using task cards in small groups (or whole class) to review answering fiction comprehension questions. Provide evidence within the text, and who doesn't love color coding!?$

Teaching With a Mountain View: Fiction Comprehension

Tweet me! {using "twitter" in the classroom as Reading Response prompts} FREE

Literacy Centers in the classroom with upper elementary/middle school students

Literacy Centers in Middle School

Paraphrasing is a difficult skill to master. These bite-sized paragraph task cards can make it easier. Comes with sample answer key and a PARAphrase It! poster. $

Paraphrasing Task Cards (Advanced Set for Grades 4-8)

Assessment for Reading Workshop...This is pretty awesome! I love all her ideas and printables.

Assessment in My Reading Workshop |