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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry reading comprehension GAME

As seen in the NEW Simply Novel ELA Catalog: FOUR games to review setting, characters, plot and theme of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. ($)

Socratic Soccer Ball! A fun English Language Arts game and active way to do Socratic Seminars

72 Creative Ways for Students to Show What They Know

As we all know, students already get plenty of tests, so why not let your students show what they learned creatively? Whether your students are reading independent books or your class has just fini…

Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry pre-reading: the US in the 1930s jigsaw

This 2-day activity helps students learn more about the context of the setting and culture in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. On the first day, students are split into 5 different groups to research different aspects of the 1930s, including sharecropping, Jim Crow laws, and others.

10 Games to Play with any Vocabulary Words

Vocabulary instruction is so critical is today's classroom! A vast vocabulary will help students to become better readers and writers. V...

Commonly Confused Words

Infographic for commonly confused (misspelled or misused) words. A helpful infographic from Your Dictionary. Perfect for the classroom!