Higher Order Thinking

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The Literacy Effect

You know that collective sigh, the one that choruses around the room when you enthusiastically announce, "Class, the next unit we'll be en...

you are teaching Theme, Spork is a great book to use as a Mentor Text for Upper Elementary! Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching 5th Grade, Elementary Teaching, Reading Centers, Reading Strategies

12 Mentor Texts Your Students Will Love for Teaching Theme

Since it is summertime and so many of us are already in planning mode for next year, I wanted to utilize my Mentor Text series post this month to share books to help you teach your students about THEME! If you like any of the books you see in this blog post, you can click on the picture to find the affiliate link for the book on Amazon. The Bad Seed I repeatedly saw this book online and had to get my hands on a copy, and it totally lives up to the hype. In my opinion, there are multiple…

Make your socratic seminar digital with this SMARTePlans digital Socratic… Teaching Methods, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Google Docs, Google Drive, Teaching Technology, Educational Technology

Digital Socratic Seminar for Google Drive - SMARTePlans for Distance Learning

This Digital Socratic Seminar teaching resource is ideal for middle school and high school students and is optimized for digital learning, distance learning, and Google Classroom. Conduct a Socratic Seminar in your 1:1 classroom with this digital, interactive Socratic Seminar Google Drive resource.

Make finding theme relevant and engaging for your secondary ELA students with I'm Shook! Powerful Themes in Literature worksheets. Four worksheets help your students to explore and reflect on the development of theme. Teaching Literature, Teaching Themes, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Learning, Ela Classroom, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom

Finding Theme Worksheet for Secondary ELA by Read it Write it Learn it | Teachers Pay Teachers

Make finding theme relevant and engaging for your secondary ELA students with I'm Shook! Powerful Themes in Literature worksheets. Four worksheets help your students to explore and reflect on the development of theme. Students start by differentiating between motif, main idea, and theme in a picture...

Adjectives of Taste, Adjectives of Sound, Adjectives of Touch List - English Grammar Here

Adjectives of Taste, Adjectives of Sound, Adjectives of Touch List Table of Contents Adjectives of SoundAdjectives of TasteAdjectives of Touch Adjectives of Sound Cooing Creepy Deafening Faint Hissing Loud Melodic Noisy Purring Quiet Raspy Screeching Soft Thundering Voiceless Weird Whispering Adjectives of Taste Bitter Delicious Fresh Greasy Juicy Spicy Sour Nutritious Rotten Salty Strong Sweet Tart Tasteless Weak Yummy Adjectives of Touch Boiling Breeze Broken Bumpy Chilly Cold Cool Creepy…

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Article of the Week BUNDLE, Volumes 1-4, Traditional/Digital, Distance Learning

Want your students to read more nonfiction while enjoying it and getting more out of the experience? Want to get ready for standardized reading assessments and improve your students' reading and comprehension skills? With these no prep, highly-interesting, and challenging articles for high school le...

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Easy lessons for reading workshop

Here are all the mini lessons you need to teach reading! All the standards are taught for both literature and informational texts.

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Distance Learning Reading Unit of Study: Characters, Setting, and Events

Characters, Setting, and Events Print and Digital is a character analysis unit of study that focuses on characters overcoming obstacles, point of view, retelling, illustrations in text, and comparing and contrasting characters. This unit is perfect for blended learning classrooms and distance learni...

Analyzing Theme: a common core essay for ANY novel Here is a free CCSS aligned essay that works for ANY fictional text.Here is a free CCSS aligned essay that works for ANY fictional text. Teaching Literature, Teaching Themes, Teaching Writing, Essay Writing, Teaching Tools, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Ap Literature, Literature Circles

FREE! Analyzing Theme: a common core essay for ANY novel

This essay is aligned with the common core standards and works as a final essay for any novel or fictional text. This essay asks students to analyze how the theme of the story emerges, how it is refined, and how it is fully developed by the end of the novel. This download includes a student handout...

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Five Ways to Use Epic! in the Classroom (That You May Not Have Thought Of!) - Learning at the Primary Pond

I highly recommend Epic! for use in the listening center, but there are SO many other great ways to use it. In this post, I'm sharing 5 of my favorites!

A reader response journal for the novel The Watson's Go to Birmingham Students have a prompt for a prereading journal entry, create a summar. Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Birmingham 1963, 7th Grade English, 6th Grade Reading, Higher Order Thinking, 5th Grade Classroom, Literature Circles

Watson Go To B'ham Reader Response

A reader response journal for the novel The Watson's Go to Birmingham 1963. Students have a prompt for a prereading journal entry, create a summary with a partner for multi- chapters, then make observations, predictions, ask questions, or record insights from their reading. Denise Ebbs...

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The Hate U Give Digital Novel Unit

This digital novel unit bundle for The Hate U Give has everything you need to teach the novel with Google Apps™. This comprehensive bundle includes a complete student workbook, character activities, analysis activities, and novel quizzes. This unit is fun and easy to teach. All answers keys are incl...

The Giver Activity Project and Lesson. Introduce students to the novel, theme, and setting with this fun and engaging activity. 8th Grade Reading, 8th Grade Ela, Middle School Reading, Sixth Grade, Grammar Activities, Library Activities, Classroom Activities, Ela Classroom, English Activities

The Giver Novel Study Activity: "MY UTOPIA"

NOTE: This project can be purchased as part of a UNIT PACKET offered in my store. If you are interested in the UNIT PACKET for The Giver, click on the following link for more details and a Free preview: THE GIVER UNIT PACKET ********THE GIVER UTOPIA PROJECT:Get your students ex...

College Discover Getting Your Students to Think and Respond with Depth and Complexity. Getting your students to think and respond with depth and complexity. Critical thinking at its best! 6th Grade Ela, 4th Grade Reading, Fourth Grade, Middle School Reading, Sixth Grade, Second Grade, Critical Thinking Books, Critical Thinking Activities, Thinking Strategies

Getting Your Students to Think and Respond with Depth and Complexity.

An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Novel Study

This novel study for The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis, contains 127 pages of resources, including comprehension and vocabulary by chapter, reading response activities, assessments, and more. Focus standards include figurative language, theme, character analysis, plot, and setting. No-prep,