Google Forms and QR Codes for the Classroom Mundane
I love my students - adore them, truly. But, somedays, I get tired of the monotony of the same questions. Seriously, if I don't have something in place, I could answer the same questions 150 times in one day. I like a classroom that manages itself - enter QR Codes and Google Forms. Last summer,…
We All Have a Story to Tell: Interactive Bulletin Board Classroom Decor
This interactive bulletin board is a way to encourage students to TELL THEIR STORY and share it with their peers. I've included 21 different journal writing prompts for students to choose in this resource. Simply print and display them in your classroom. WHAT'S INCLUDED: - Bulletin Board Direc...
The Literary Maven: Introducing Text Annotation Using the Gradual Release Process
Students can struggle with reading for a variety of reasons: rich vocabulary, lack of background knowledge, the author's writing style. To scaffold difficult texts, teach students to annotate through the gradual release process.
Literary Jenga: Reading Literature Game for ANY Novel Grades 7-12
This product provides a template for a game I've titled, Literary Jenga. It includes 54 task cards for each Jenga piece. The game is differentiated and competitive with each piece being a different number of points based on question complexity. For example: pink questions are 2 point and focus on...