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Annabel Lee PowerPoint
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Annabel Lee PowerPoint

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Teaching Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “Annabel Lee?” This 45-slide all-inclusive PowerPoint is all you need to guarantee a stimulating, thought provoking, Common Core-aligned lesson. Slides include the text, informative facts on Poe, prevailing themes, character descriptions, and rigorous discussion/essay questions. Your students will be transfixed by this poem and Poe’s haunting, beautiful world of eternal love. *This lesson is all-inclusive and sub-friendly. Keep them learning, even when you’re not there!
100 Synonyms for Said
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100 Synonyms for Said

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When teaching narrative writing, students (like adults - and even some authors!) will overuse said when adding dialogue tags. 100 Synonyms for Said will help students use other descriptors, such as shrieked, gloated, or quipped. The best way to introduce 100 Synonyms for Said is to have student highlight ten words they feel comfortable using – then use them! Have students keep 100 Synonyms for Said in their notebooks for easy access. They will be sure to screeeeeeech with joy!!!
Pretty Dolls PowerPoint: Anti-Bullying Lesson
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Pretty Dolls PowerPoint: Anti-Bullying Lesson

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The Pretty Dolls Anti-Bullying PowerPoint is a book and anti-bullying lesson all packed in one. Your students will be agog with this award-winning story that addresses Common Core Literacy Standards while teaching empathy in the classroom. PowerPoint includes recall and evaluation questions while promoting class discussion on respect for others. A perfect way to maximize your instruction by fostering character education while raising literacy scores. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RL.K.2, RL.1.2, RL.2.2, RL.3.2
Grammar Task Cards
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Grammar Task Cards

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Turn your students into Grammar Gurus with a comprehensive set of Grammar Task Cards. These (32) Common Core-aligned task cards cover ELA skills such as punctuation, capitalization, fragments, run-ons, spelling, and usage. Task Cards can be analyzed in pairs, groups, or whole class instruction. Answer key included. A fun, effective instructional tool and alternative to boring worksheets! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Main Idea Test Assessment
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Main Idea Test Assessment

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Teaching main or central idea? Hold your students accountable with the Main Idea Test. This Common Core-aligned assessment will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic in this important ELA skill. (30) Multiple choice questions simulate those found on actual standardized tests. Product can be used for common assessments throughout your team or department and is super sub-friendly. Keep them learning - even when you’re not there! Assessment is the engine that drives student learning! Frequent assessment and feedback are crucial for helping students learn. When assessment works best, it does the following: • Provides diagnostic feedback • Helps educators set standards • Evaluates progress • Relates to a student’s progress • Motivates performance • Helps teachers and students self-evaluate Tip: Save trees and time! Make one class set of the tests and have students use a multiple choice answer sheet that can be scanned. Happy Assessing!
The Tell-Tale Heart PowerPoint
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The Tell-Tale Heart PowerPoint

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Teaching Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart?” Kick off this suspenseful classic with a comprehensive, student-friendly 30-slide PowerPoint that is guaranteed to pique students’ interest. Slides include informative facts on Edgar Allan Poe, themes, symbols, character descriptions, and captivating scenes from the film adaptation. Presentation includes engaging Common Core essays and writing activities.
Parts of Speech PowerPoint
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Parts of Speech PowerPoint

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Teaching parts of speech? Help your students reach proficiency with this comprehensive, instructional PowerPoint. Presentation addresses all eight parts of speech, including: nouns, verbs, pronouns, prepositions, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections - with examples and kid-friendly pictures. Assess your students with a formative/summative review that will let you know their comprehension level. Easy for you - engaging for them!
Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have a Dream PowerPoint
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Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have a Dream PowerPoint

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Teaching Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech? Celebrate this eloquent speech and inspirational leader with a comprehensive, student-friendly 31-slide PowerPoint. Product includes connection questions, pre-reading vocabulary, fascinating facts on Dr. King, comprehension questions, writing activities, and an opportunity to compare and contrast “I Have a Dream” with Langston Hughes’ poem “Dreams.” Perfect for celebrating MLK Day, Black History Month - or any other time! Activities are culturally relevant, engaging, and Common Core-aligned. Your students will love this.
Novel Study Task Cards
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Novel Study Task Cards

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Teaching a novel? Add rigor and fun to your unit with these (40) engaging Common Core-aligned Novel Study Task Cards. Task cards can be used with any novel and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc. Students will also have the opportunity to get creative as they answer questions such as, “What would the protagonist text, Tweet, or post on Facebook?” Novel Study Task Cards can be used for D.E.A.R., literary centers, small groups, or whole group instruction. You and your students will love this! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Main Idea Task Cards
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Main Idea Task Cards

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Identifying the main or central idea is a literary skill often addressed on standardized tests. Make sure your students are prepared with these (40) engaging Main Idea Task Cards that focus on nonfiction, expository text. Task Cards can be analyzed in pairs, groups, or whole class instruction. Answer key included. A fun, effective instructional tool and alternative to boring worksheets! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe PowerPoint
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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe PowerPoint

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“Nevermore” has there been a more engaging PowerPoint for Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven.” Presentation hits Common Core objectives as students engage in building background, vocabulary review, deep thinking comprehension questions, and a culminating activity where students make their own symbol crest. PowerPoint contains built-in differentiation for remedial or ELL classes.* A perfect presentation for an upcoming evaluation as you and your students will perform like literary stars. *Text in red shows differentiation for lower-level classes.
Finding the Main Idea PowerPoint
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Finding the Main Idea PowerPoint

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Teaching how to identify the main or central idea of a text? Amp up the fun and proficiency level of your students this comprehensive, instructional PowerPoint: “Finding the Main Idea.” 32-Slide presentation addresses direct versus implied main ideas and how to identify each, with a focus on expository, nonfiction text. Assess your students with a formative/summative review that will let you know their comprehension level. Easy for you - engaging for them!
Hound of the Baskervilles PowerPoint
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Hound of the Baskervilles PowerPoint

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Teaching Sherlock Holmes’s The Hound of the Baskervilles? Kick off your unit with with a comprehensive, student-friendly 63-slide PowerPoint that is guaranteed to pique students’ interest in this classic detective novel. Common Core-aligned product includes facts on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the mystery genre, anticipation questions, vocabulary review, literary elements, discussion questions, and writing activities that enhance analysis of this thematically rich, spine-tingling text. Product presentation will last the entire unit.
Hound of the Baskervilles Final Exam Test
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Hound of the Baskervilles Final Exam Test

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Teaching Sherlock Holmes’s The Hound of the Baskervilles? Assess your students’ comprehension level and access higher order thinking skills with this 10-Page Final Exam Test. Questions include multiple choice, short answer, and a rigorous five-paragraph essay. Common Core aligned. Answer key included.
Annabel Lee Final Exam Test
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Annabel Lee Final Exam Test

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Teaching Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee”? Assess your students’ comprehension level and access higher order thinking skills with the 11-Page “Annabel Lee” Close Reading Final Exam Test. Questions include multiple choice, short answers, and a rigorous five-paragraph essay on the thematic message. This product is Common Core aligned, all-inclusive, and super sub friendly - keep them learning even when you’re not there! Answer key included. Close reading is a high yield strategy that ensures maximum literary benefits and proficiency as seen in increased test scores.
Mood and Tone Task Cards
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Mood and Tone Task Cards

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Teaching mood and tone? Amp up the fun and proficiency level in your classroom with these (32) Mood and Tone Task Cards. Product addresses mood (the reader’s emotional response) and tone (the author’s attitude) with excerpts from classic and popular literature. Answer key included. This Common Core-aligned product is perfect for standardized test prep and super sub friendly. Task Cards are an effective instructional tool and alternative to boring worksheets! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Mood and Tone PowerPoint
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Mood and Tone PowerPoint

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Teaching author’s style with mood versus tone? This is a literary concept often addressed on standardized tests. Make sure your students are test-ready with this comprehensive, interactive 38-slide PowerPoint that includes numerous examples and kid-friendly pictures. Assess your students with a formative/summative review that will let you know their comprehension level. Easy for you - engaging for them!
Edgar Allan Poe Task Cards
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Edgar Allan Poe Task Cards

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Teaching Edgar Allan Poe? Add rigor and fun to your unit with these (40) engaging Edgar Allan Poe Task Cards that can be used for any Poe short story or poem. Product will reinforce Poe’s themes of gothicism, suspense, and mystery as well as literary concepts such as mood, tone, symbol, red herring, flashback, foreshadowing, and unreliable narrator. You and your students will love this hands-on, student-centered activity! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Poetry Analysis Task Cards
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Poetry Analysis Task Cards

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Teaching poetry? Add rigor and fun to your unit with these (40) engaging Common Core-aligned Poetry Analysis Task Cards. Task cards can be used with any poem and will reinforce concepts such as address, stanza, theme, figurative language, and symbols, etc. You and your students will love this hands-on, student-centered activity! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Lucy and CeCee Curriculum Guide
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Lucy and CeCee Curriculum Guide

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Used as a whole class instructional aid or in small group literature circles, the curriculum guide reinforces literacy and common core language arts standards and is highly recommended for reluctant readers. It is a student/teacher-friendly, hands-on classroom resource that includes the following items: • Introduction • Double Entry Journal • Discussion Questions • Literature Response Frame • Write Your Own Diary Entry • Word Search • Create a Bookmark • Character Analysis • Other Activities