Analyzing Informational Text Manila Folders & Annotation Stations + DIGITAL
Analyzing informational text | Whole class activity | Graddes 7-12 | Works with ANY text
Book Club Printables for Upper Elementary
Looking for a change of pace during this CRAZY spring season? My students and I absolutely LOVE Book Clubs! They are a great way to keep things academic, while taking a bit of a break from your usual reading routines. I typically do Book Clubs during the weeks of statewide testing.
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Literature Circle Guidelines: You will have completed all assigned weekly reading. You will have completed a weekly role sheet. You will have completed one item from the Novel Study Choice...
ELA Relay: An Elementary Reading Game — The Simple Classroom
Fun reading game to practice cause and effect with elementary students. Reading activity for test prep or test review. ELA fun game for elementary classroom. 2nd grade reading game with nonfiction passages. Close reading game 2nd grade.
FREE Phonics Worksheets
This freebie includes 4 phonics worksheets from my MEGA Phonics Bundle. It includes the following worksheets:♥ Beginning Sound Match - Cut and paste the beginning sound next to its matching picture.♥ Beginning Sounds - Sort the pictures in the correct house (by beginning sound).♥ Write My Sound - Wr...
Summer Reading Creative Novel Project for Any Novel or Story Character Head
Includes rubric with 15 check points. Rubric guides students to a high quality product. Includes character head template. Includes pictures of 10+ student examples. Great for summer reading projects.
Making Inferences - Ashleigh's Education Journey
Detective Inferences is the best way to teach inferencing with students! Watch them actively engage in the drama to infer the top secret cases!
Classroom Writing Centers: VIDEO TOUR — The Simple Classroom
Creative writing projects for 2nd and 3rd grade students. Writing center organization that only needs to be changed out once every month or two. Organization for long-term projects and centers.
American Revolution Hands-On Activities for Middle School
Bring history to life for middle school students with hands-on American Revolution activities. These are a fun way to add writing and art into history studies.
A poetry strategy that works for upper elementary
When our standards changed and poetry was suddenly really important, a lot of us had to re-evaluate our approach. Poetry was being tested o...
Poetry Books for Kids
April is National Poetry Month, a time when we celebrate poets and their craft. Poetry is playful and introduces language to children in a unique way. Poems can provide a window into another world where we can understand the lives, perspectives, and experiences of different people and places. The best place I have found poems to share with kids is through books. Not all poetry books are created equal, so here are some of my favorite poetry books for kids.
8 Poetry Read Aloud Books for the Upper Elementary Classroom
Use this great list of poetry read aloud books for your upper elementary classroom during National Poetry month or anytime!
Point of View Eyeballs! - Young Teacher Love
I want to quickly share another cross-curricular project I did in my classroom this past week! We have been studying the Revolutionary War in social studies and point of view in ELA. So why not mix the two, right?! I got this idea from the fabulous blogger Sandy, over at Fearless in 5th! She has […]