Polish your students' analysis and writing skills! This fun activity also aligns with the Common Core State Standards. Students visit four Limerick Analysis Stations around your classroom analyzing rhyme scheme, rhythm, tone and mood, and content.
Common Core Aligned Independent Reading: Memoirs as Mentor Texts
In this unit of study, students will choose independent reading narrative texts to use as mentor texts. This packet includes a goal setting sheet and reading tracker for independent reading, Common Core aligned activities modeled after short response writing on standardized testing in which students analyze their independent reading text and apply that analysis in their own memoir writing, a reflection on their reading that is modeled after the NYS exam extended response, a checklist for…
Author vs Author: Comparing Author's Writing Through Literary Elements
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March Madness Poet vs Poet Packet with poems, rubrics, short answers, and more
Task cards for independent reading for secondary ELA! Implementing a successful independent reading program means teachers need a well-oiled machine in terms of all of the logistics: record keeping, accountab
Read it Write it Learn it Teaching Resources for middle and high school ELA that are standards-based, meaningful, engaging, and interactive. Students will be learning more than you ever imagined and have fun doing it. Resources for independent reading,
Every year as state exam time approaches, I conduct three review sessions after school (of course I offer fabulous prizes to those who attend! Treats = motivation!), and I use these THREE PowerPoint presentations and worksheets for the sessions. Review sessions help to build skill, strategy, motivation, and excitement for Common Core State exams.
Narratives as Mentor Texts: Independent Reading, Literature Circle Activities
Everything you need to make it to summer vacation in one bundle! The Narratives as Mentor Texts set for middle school ELA includes 70 pages of lesson plans, activities, games, literature circle guidelines, student workbook, and a step by step guide to help students to write their own polished narrative writing piece. End the year stress free and enjoy the time you have with your students by sharing a meaningful and engaging learning experience! Check out more at…