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Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 11 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 10 assessments that include 41 multiple choice, 1 true/false, 1 sorting, and 6 matching questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln” by Wayne Whipple - “Female Warriors” by Carrie Chapman Catt - “The Military Argument” by Alice Stone Blackwell - “Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches” by President Obama • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Technical Meanings - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Technical Meanings - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. This product includes: • 3 links to instructional videos or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as connotation and denotative • Examples of how authors try to bridge the gap so that readers can understand their writing • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Making Connections Within a Text - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Making Connections Within a Text - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as analogy • Examples of how to make connections within a cause-and-effect text structure • "Currency in the United States of America" by Wisewire • "America’s Women Veterans" by the Department of Veterans Affairs • An excerpt from "Farewell Address of 1961" by President Eisenhower • "Is a Sloth Really Slothful?" by Wisewire • An excerpt from "Second Inaugural Address" by President Franklin D. Roosevelt • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Analyzing the Structure of Paragraphs – Playlist and Teaching Notes

Analyzing the Structure of Paragraphs – Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RI.8.5 with this playlist. They will identify various structures and structural components used for informational texts. Students evaluate the role of particular sentences in developing and refining key concepts. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos, audio files, or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as causal and refining • Examples of how to identify and analyze key concepts • An excerpt from "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas" by Chief Justice Warren • "Currency in the United States of America" by Wisewire • "School Uniforms Do More Harm Than Good" by Wisewire • "The Many Benefits of School Uniforms" by Wisewire • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Poetry analysis checklist for any poem

Poetry analysis checklist for any poem

Poetry analysis checklist/handout with notes. Suitable for GCSE and Common Core grades 7,8,9,10. This resource makes analysing poetry easy for students who don't know where to start. It enables students to engage with ANY poem independently and increases their confidence so that even unseen poetry won't seem as daunting. With practice, using the checklist, it will become second nature to them. Clip art - http:teacherspayteachers.com/store/krista-walden Border - http://the3amteacher.blogspot.com
flissthecat
Symbol of doors in Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Symbol of doors in Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

LO: To explain the symbolism of doors in “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”. Students will answer comprehension questions about the cultural symbolism of doors and then read an extract comparing Jekyll's doors, showing awareness of him having two different sides.
aliceboyd1995
Analysing language in Chapter 1 Lord of the Flies

Analysing language in Chapter 1 Lord of the Flies

Resource includes extract, key words, definition of foreshadowing for students, writing frames and differentiated assessment criteria. LO: To be able to analyse how language is used by Golding to show the theme of conflict and danger in Chapter 1.
aliceboyd1995
An Inspector Calls: Essay Bundle

An Inspector Calls: Essay Bundle

Three essays written for learners studying 'An Inspector Calls', ideal for those that would benefit from an insight into some of the play's background influences.
shd132
Introducing Crime  - 124 slide Powerpoint

Introducing Crime - 124 slide Powerpoint

This is a free resource to assist the teaching of AQA A Level Crime Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett