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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
17 Images And Photos Of Space, Earth And The Moon Mission+ 31 Ways of using this resource in class

17 Images And Photos Of Space, Earth And The Moon Mission+ 31 Ways of using this resource in class

Are you teaching your students about space exploration? Are you looking for a pack of photos to create a display on space or stimulate a discussion and deeper thinking on this topic? I have collected together 17 different images taken from space or the shuttle heading to space. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about space images.
peterfogarty
Ancient Egypt Tombs PowerPoint + 31 Different Teaching Ideas About How To Use The Cards

Ancient Egypt Tombs PowerPoint + 31 Different Teaching Ideas About How To Use The Cards

Students can look at different Ancient Egyptian Tombs and what the Ancient Egyptians left in them in Ancient Egypt. It is a great way to promote talking and active resource in the classroom as the children discover the uses of the different objects left behind. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different items found in Ancient Egyptian Tombs. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Ancient Egyptian Tombs. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Ancient Egyptian Tombs objects. The students can then discuss why they think each one is important. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Reading Lit and Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 6 Bundle

Reading Lit and Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 6 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 30% with this mega-bundle, and get 1 month’s worth of activities! 21 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 • 20 assessments that include 82 multiple choice, 3 matching, 3 fill-in-the-blank, and 6 sorting 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: - “How Expensive Are Fruits and Vegetables Anyway?” by Jane Reed and Elizabeth Frazao - Adaptation of “Letter on Thomas Jefferson” by John Adams - “Bike To Work Day Celebrates Transportation” by Anthony Foxx - “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Thayer - “Little Lord Fauntleroy” by Frances Hodgson Burnett - “The Charge of the Light Brigade” by Alfred Tennyson - “Pollyanna” by Eleanor H. Porter • 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
Non-Fiction Texts in Spanish - Halloween/Day of All Saints/Day of the Dead

Non-Fiction Texts in Spanish - Halloween/Day of All Saints/Day of the Dead

Lectura fácil- textos de no-ficción es una serie de textos cortos referidos a un tema en particular que le permite al estudiante estar en contacto directo con la lectura básica del idioma español. Cada texto viene acompañado de una serie de preguntas directas para poder dirigirse al texto fácilmente y responder de forma completa y mecánica. Cada texto contiene vocabulario básico para una comprensión más efectiva. Estos textos pueden ser utilizados para lectura guiada, centros de lectura o lectura grupal con el objetivo de brindar información. Cada texto cuenta con imágenes ilustrativas relacionadas. El texto y las preguntas vienen en hojas separadas para poder manejar mejor el espacio. Espero que les guste esta idea que es muy necesaria en la enseñanza de la lectura principalmente de una lengua extranjera. ********************************************************************** En esta edición se presentan textos de no-ficción referidos a Noche de Brujas, Día de Todos los Santos y Día de los Muertos. Títulos de este set: 1. ¿Qué es Noche de Brujas? 2. Las Brujas 3. La Calabaza 4. ¿Dulce o Truco? 5. Juegos de Noche de Brujas 6. Las manzanas de caramelo 7. Día de los Muertos (México) 8. Los Disfraces en Noche de Brujas 9. Símbolos de Noche de Brujas 10. Día de Todos los Santos en España
hernigian
Cirque Du Freak Lesson Bundle!

Cirque Du Freak Lesson Bundle!

These engaging, varied, and informative lessons have been designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of the plot, characters, language, and key messages in Darren Shan's 'Cirque Du Freak.' All of the resources that you need to teach are included in the bundle: Whole lesson step-by-step PowerPoint presentations, informative and engaging , worksheets, activities, and lesson plans. Contained in the bundle are lessons based on: - 1. The Introduction; - 2. Context: Freak Shows; - 3. Describing the Freak Show; - 4. Steve Leonard Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging.
TandLGuru
Cirque Du Freak Huge Bundle!

Cirque Du Freak Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE CIRQUE DU FREAK LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Darren Shan's 'Cirque Du Freak.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Cirque Du Freak - Steve Leonard!

Cirque Du Freak - Steve Leonard!

This engaging and informative lesson helps students to understand and analyse how the character of Steve Leonard is introduced and developed throughout Darren Shan’s ‘Cirque Du Freak.’ In addition to considering how Shan uses foreshadowing in his introduction, students plot how Steve’s character develops as the events of the plot take place. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Reading and comprehending the opening chapters, understanding how Steve's character is initially presented to the reader; - Defining the key term 'foreshadowing', and considering how this technique has been used by Shan in his introduction of Steve; - Tracking the changes in Steve's character throughout the text; - Analysing the characterisation of Steve throughout the text, utilising textual evidence to back up ideas; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts; Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extracts from 'Cirque Du Freak' - Chapters 1-2; - Analysing Steve's Character Essay Template; - Character Development Graph Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 7 and 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 4 and 9 with minimal adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
EASTER BUNNY and BUNNY BUMS :: A Fictional and Non-Fictional Writing Craftivity

EASTER BUNNY and BUNNY BUMS :: A Fictional and Non-Fictional Writing Craftivity

The EASTER BUNNY and BUNNY BUMS Not your ordinary EASTER BUNNY Craft! This is a great unit to work on Fictional and Non-Frictional Writing while creating an adorable EASTER Craftivity. Your kiddos will love creating and putting on their own personal touches on these Easter Bunnies. This unit can be used with children who believe in the Easter Bunny and non-believers. :: Fictional Writing Topics :: • I if I were the Easter Bunny • How I caught the Easter Bunny • How the Easter Bunny makes Eggs :: Non-Fictional Writing Topics Can-Are-Have Writing & Research Writing :: • All About the Easter Bunny • All About Bunnies • All About Rabbits :: Additional Pages include :: • Biography pages • Blank Title pot pages • Various writing pages with bunny clipart • Writing pages with no clipart • All pages are ruled or interlined Check out the Preview to see everything included! If you do not see what you want, please email and I will happily create it for you.
lmilonas
Bat Craft  ::  Bat Activity  ::  Halloween Craft

Bat Craft :: Bat Activity :: Halloween Craft

Bats in the Classroom! A creative way to teach about Bats using this unique 3D Bat Craft. Whether hanging from the ceiling or sitting on the shelf, your students will love creating and putting on their own personal touches on these Cute Bats. This Bat Art Project makes an excellent addition to your Bat classroom décor. Personally, I love hanging upside down from the ceiling in my classroom. Paper lanterns are great for developing fine motor skills such as: folding, coloring, painting, gluing, cutting, listening and following directions. Embedded within this Bat Project there are several activities to extend your students learning about the Bats. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students…so many possibilities. This unit can be approached in several ways. Either as a quick Bat project that will take about 2 hours to complete. Or as long, in-depth Bat Research Activity that will take upwards of a week to complete. In my classroom, creating the basic lantern will take my kiddos about 2 hours (coloring and assembly). I often have my kiddos write on the back of the Bat lantern and the underside of the Bat wings facts about Bat. With older grades, I have my students do an Bat Research Project. Not only do they have to research about an Bat species, they work on recreating their Bat lantern to look as realistic as possible. You can easily use this project to spiral into Bat literature and science in so many ways. Included: • Printed Bat templates • Clear step-by-step instructions • Bat sample photos … check out the preview to see everything included! ***************************************************************************** Keywords: :: Bat Craft :: Bat Crafts :: Bat Activity :: Stella Luna :: Bat craft template :: Bat art :: Bat art project :: Bat lantern :: Bat classroom decoration :: Bat decor :: Bat research project :: Bat models :: Paper Lantern :: Ms Lil :: Halloween Crafts :: Halloween Activity ::
lmilonas
Butterfly Craft  ::  Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly Craft :: Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly, Butterfly A creative way to teach about Butterflies and Butterfly life cycles. Decorate your classroom and teach your kiddos about the beauty of these delicate insects. Your kiddos will love creating and putting on their own personal touches on these unique Butterfly Lanterns. Paper lanterns are great for developing fine motor skills such as: folding, coloring, painting, gluing, cutting, listening and following directions. Embedded within this Butterfly project there are several activities to extend your students learning about the Butterflies. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students…so many possibilities. This unit can be approached in several ways. Either as a quick Butterfly project that will take about 90 minutes to complete. Or as long, in-depth project that will take upwards of a week or two to complete. In my classroom, creating the basic lantern will take my kiddos about 90 minutes (coloring and assembly). Adding on Butterflies or Butterfly life cycle cut-outs will take an additional 45 to 60 minute block of time. I normally have my Kiddos write about each life cycle stage or facts about Butterflies on the back of the cut-outs. Included: • Printed Butterfly lantern templates • Numerous Butterfly trims and Life Cycle trims • Realistic Butterfly Cut- outs….check out the preview to see everything included! ***************************************************************************** Keywords: :: Butterfly Craft :: Butterfly Activity :: Butterfly Life Cycle :: Insect Craft :: Insect Life Cycle :: Metamorphosis :: Lepidoptera :: Paper Lantern :: 3D Craft :: Insect Craft :: Bug Craft :: Insect Activity :: Bug Activity :: Butterfly Theme :: Ms Lil :: Butterfly Decoration :: Butterfly Kite ::
lmilonas
4th of July ::  Independence Day  ::  American Flag

4th of July :: Independence Day :: American Flag

4th of July Celebration A creative way to decorate your classroom or home for Independence Day while learning about the importance of the American Flag. These Stars and Strips lanterns will look stunning hanging from your ceiling or as a windsock hanging outside. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students. These lanterns are great for developing listening and fine motor skills. There are so many different possibilities to create the perfect lantern to celebrate Independence Day and American Pride. Each lantern creation is designed with a printed lantern template and many options for the top and bottom trims. These lanterns look great when adorned with stars or streamers. Included: • Close up pictures of completed lanterns • Background classroom information • Lantern ideas • Prepping the lesson • Step by step… instructions • Printed flag lanterns • Multiple Top & Bottom trims :: Check out the preview to see everything included! :: *********************************************************************** Keywords: :: 4th of July :: Independence Day :: American Flag :: 4th of July craft :: Independence Day craft :: American Flag craft :: 4th of July activity :: Independence Day Activity :: American Flag activity :: 4th of July lantern :: Independence Day lantern :: American Flag lantern :: 4th of July windsock :: Independence Day windsock :: American Flag windsock :: American symbols :: White House craft :: paper lantern :: Ms Lil ::
lmilonas