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Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth

Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth. Take time to reflect on student learning and create “Mindset Moments.” To learn more about mindsets in the classroom, and especially the difference between fixed and growth mindsets, please check out my earlier post on this subject, "New Year, New Mindset."

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Short, Famous Poems For Middle School

Short, Famous Poems For Middle School/ High School Students; some of these I know, but I am excited to read a few of them that I have never heard of before now :)


Social media sheets as exit tickets are perfect for the classroom! Students love displaying their learning this way


24 Must-Share Poems for Middle School and High School


16 Reading Strategies to Teach This Year

What reading strategies do students need to know? Find out here and keep track with a free chart!

from Homeschool Creations

Amazon Animals Chalk Pastel

Amazon Animals Chalk Pastel - uses a mix of chalk and oil pastels to create a fun art project. #art

from LetterPile

Short Stories with a Twist Ending

Short Stories with Twist Endings--perfect for students.

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Harry Potter Literary Device Posters

Harry Potter literary device poster set for Harry Potter classroom decor and Harry Potter novel study More

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Clay Art Vocabulary handout/poster

Here is a great resource for your clay vocabulary needs for elementary and middle school. It is hand-drawn for that sketchbook feel and can be distributed as handouts or printed large on a poster maker - your school probably has one!


The great thing about poetry is that it can be engaging, yet efficient; a couple read-throughs may take only a few minutes and can refresh your students on any number of skills, including close reading, determining central idea, interpreting figurative language, and citing text evidence.