Bell Ringers - Common Core - Expository Writing Prompts. Thirty writing prompts based on famous quotations. There are five quotes for each theme of six themes: Success, Inspiration, Self-reliance, Happiness, and Relationships. These can also be printed out on index cards and turned into fun task cards.
FREE Star Wars Text Generator for K-12 teachers! Make Star Wars themed lesson directions or morning messages. Elementary, middle, and high school students will definitely pay attention when they hear the Star Wars music and see the scrolling space words! Could also use for creative writing prompts, listing groups of students for centers, viewing short reading passages, or publishing students' writing in a fun new way! Star Wars in the classroom equals fun for everybody. :)
Diary of Anne Frank Play Acts I and II and Masterpiece Theatre Movie Comparison! This is an extension activity for after reading the play version of the Diary of Anne Frank by Goodrich and Hackett.The Diary of Anne Frank play version is the perfect play to introduce the genre of drama, as well as teach students about WWII and the holocaust.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Journal Unit Plan. Providing students with a structure and routine while they read a novel is invaluable in the middle school classroom. These chapter journal entries all follow the same structure and provide such a routine for students while reading Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Students have two tasks to complete for each chapter - a double entry journal and reading comprehension questions.