How to Study and Take Notes from a Textbook
7 tips to help students learn how to take notes from a textbook so they can more effectively and efficiently read, understand and remember the information.
Literary Devices Interactive Dictionary: Exploring Figurative Language + Digital
Literary devices interactive dictionary... Help students explore figurative language with fun, engaging activities! Grades 5-8
25 Language Arts Graphic Organizers for You and Your Kids
Language arts graphic organizers: story maps, double entry diary, concept wheel, 5 paragraph essay planner, think-pair-share chart, Venn diagrams for 2 or 3 topics, . . .
Reviewing Theme with Frozen's "Let it Go"
Happy day, friends! Reviewing before our BIG test, I was excited to pull from something my kids are loving right now – GoNoodle and Frozen! With all kinds of testing right now (scrimmage, MAP, Iowa, KPREP, Common Assessments) brain breaks have been a saving grace. I was on GoNoodle looking for our next break and...
Top Ten Education Apps for Middle Schoolers
Whether you're traveling or looking to keep your kid on top of their game, these education apps for middle schoolers can go anywhere with you.
Classroom Organization for Secondary Teachers
Classroom Organization Secondary Classroom Organization A guide to more focused students, less stress, a smoother year, and a happier you. Work smarter, not harder. There are two major components included in this product: a short, easy to read guide (25 pages) AND folders organized by category wi...
Presidents Day Close Reading Passages, Text-Dependent Questions & More
I’m back with my next Close Reading resource! I posted my Winter Close Reading Passages, Text-Dependent Questions & More, and if you want to see more, click HERE or the “Purchase Here” button at the bottom of this post. In addition to my Winter pack, I also posted my Presidents Day Close Reading Passages, Text-Dependent […]
25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area
25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area reading-strategies-graphic
Teaching Inferences (With Free Mini Lesson)
Find fantastic resources for teaching inferences (with free mini lesson). The resources are ideal for 4th graders but also features ideas for grades 1-3.
Grade 7 Middle School Common Core Reading Resources
Click Here For Grade 6 Daily Common Core Practice Click Here For Grade 7 Daily Common Core Practice Click Here For Grade 8 Daily Common Core Practice These daily Common Core passages take only a few minutes to complete each day. They have been a huge help for the students that I work with, and they provide a quick way to review literature concepts that have been taught weeks earlier. Week 17 was just completed. It includes informational text and political cartoons that discuss historical…
Reading Stations Activity for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
This fun reading activity "progressive dinner"™ asks students to read different fiction, nonfiction, and poetry texts or excerpts of your choosing, take notes, and engage in small group discussion. If you're looking for a structured way to practice critical close reading skills in a hands-on and int...
Make Worksheets in 6 Easy Steps - Lindsay Bowden
Make worksheets using programs you probably already have! These 6 steps will get you started creating your own resources today!
25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom by Degree of Difficulty | Edudemic | Technology in Education
So you’ve got one or a few iPads that you want to use in the classroom. You could visit the Apple App Store’s education section and peruse the many offerings… do some Google searches to figure out what’s good… or just use this print-friendly image below to get started! Via Steven Engravalle