Heroes At Home
Students present information on a Native American role model in the community to the class. They gain an understanding of what a role model is. They discuss role models and choose one to interview for their presentation to the class.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Inspiration: Comparison Analysis
Spanning virtually all subjects, this digital approach to Venn diagrams gives compare and contrast a 21st century spin. Written specifically as a guide to Inspiration Software, but the visuals make it useful even without access to this...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Maniac Magee: Fishbowl Discussion
Split the class into two groups for a fishbowl discussion using of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee. The first group initiates the conversation by reviewing the important points of Chapter thirteen while group two members are listening,...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Walk Two Moons: Discussion Web
Is Phoebe a good friend to Sal or not? After reading chapters twenty-five and twenty-six of Walk Two Moons, class members use the provided graphic organizer to develop an argumentative piece. Writers must decide if the two main...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Closely for Textual Details: "The Wolf You Feed"
Close reading doesn't mean to literally read text close to your face, but rather to pay attention to particular details in order to develop a deep and purposeful understanding of text. The first part of a five-part resource provides an...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Phineas Gage: “Medicine: Then and Now” Pre-Reading Activity
What did medicine look like a hundred years ago? Two hundred years ago? Invite small groups to conduct research on the history of a chosen medical advancement before reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science....
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Tuck Everlasting: Discussion Web Strategy
Guide learners through a discussion about Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting with a helpful graphic organizer. As they read through the novel, individuals note their reactions to statements about the book's themes, and fill out a chart...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Circle Packet
Looking to set up literature circles in your class? Use these materials to support pupils when they meet in groups. Pupils take on various roles over the course of reading and meet with their groups to share the work they have done on...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Present Continuous Structure
Talk about what you're doing right now with the present continuous tense, also known as present progressive. A short video guides your class through different ways to convey a present condition with a helpful graphic organizer and...
6 mins 3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable