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Prologue from The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

Prologue from The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Test

This 34-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on the prologue from The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Writing Goals Poster and Stickers to Raise Standards in Writing

Writing Goals Poster and Stickers to Raise Standards in Writing

This poster has been used from EYFS to Year 4 as a way to raise attainment and encourage self-assessment and it has proven to be very effective. It has been particularly effective in EYFS. The poster is printed and displayed in the classroom and used each time children participate in writing activities to help them understand the features of their writing. When completing independent writing, these images are stuck into children’s books to remind them of their aims and also to self-assess their work at the end. We use Tickled Pink and Green for Growth but any system will work. Children then get a stick to match each target they have achieved. This pack includes A complete writing poster A simplified writing poster for younger children/less able. Ready to print stickers for each target Editable WALT and WILF with images to stick in children’s books If you would like the editable version of the poster, let me know once purchased and I can send it to you.
nikkijmullen
Oracy CPD - PPT and resources

Oracy CPD - PPT and resources

A complete hour long CPD on oracy, what it is, why it’s important and some simple, non-subject-specific activities that can help to promote and develop oracy in the classroom.
amydunkley1
Year 2 information text, 3 week non-fiction unit, planned and fully resourced, tourist attraction

Year 2 information text, 3 week non-fiction unit, planned and fully resourced, tourist attraction

Talk! Drama! Reading skills! Grammar skills! Games! Writing an information text! In this three week non-fiction writing unit, children look at an information text (a poster about the now destroyed Brighton Chain Pier). Then they play with the text and create new sentences of their own, developing key Year 2 grammar skills. Finally they create an information text of their own (Brighton Palace Pier), applying the skills taught in the previous two weeks. Every resource is included and most are resources are differentiated 3 ways - there’s a lot of work here! You could easily swap the model for an attraction local to you. You could also swap the outcome to an attraction near you - the skills in this unit are all transferable. Here are the objectives covered thoroughly across the three weeks: This unit revisits Y1 grammar: I can make up sentences. I can join my ideas using ‘and’. This unit introduces new Y2 grammar concepts: I can use commas for lists. I can use questions, statements, exclamation and commands. I can use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify [for example, ‘the polished stones’]. I can add a chunk (clause) using ‘and’ (coordination) This unit introduces the following Y2 terminology: noun, noun phrase, statement, exclamation, command, adjective, verb, comma This unit introduces these Y2 composition objectives: I can write an information poster. I can plan or say out loud what I am going to write about. I can use new words (vocabulary). I can write my ideas in sentences (continued from Y1). I can make improvements and changes with the teacher or with my friends. I can re-read to check that my writing makes sense. I can proof-read to check my spelling and punctuation [Are the ends of my sentences punctuated correctly?] I can read aloud what I have written clearly and with expression. Reading skills : I can spot meaning breakdown. I can repair a meaning breakdown. Enjoy!
extra golden-time
Literacy Writing Lesson

Literacy Writing Lesson

Creative writing lesson for primary school, using The Literacy Shed for inspiration. Self and peer checking included. https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
Stacyjoannewilson
Text Types Display

Text Types Display

Grammar posters to explain text types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with sentence types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Sentence Types Display

Sentence Types Display

Grammar posters to explain sentence types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Homophones Display

Homophones Display

Grammar posters to explain homophones. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and sentence types.
Stacyjoannewilson
Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

** Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny** ** Complete Lesson on Writing a Plan, related to Gangsta Granny by David Walliams** This download includes a complete, KS2, English study lesson on the seventeenth chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. Teachers will get full resources and plans for teaching school children about writing plans in the classroom. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a PowerPoint to explain the activity and then practice independently. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for kids to complete to reflect on the chapter read and share their ideas. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan PowerPoint slides for the lesson Example shared write Writing frame Chapter review sheets Planning sheet This is the seventeenth chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
The Hunger Games - Collins' Key Messages!

The Hunger Games - Collins' Key Messages!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to understand the key messages communicated by Suzanne Collins throughout ‘The Hunger Games.’ Students gain knowledge about Collins’ life, influences, and beliefs, in addition to developing their understanding of the other contextual features of the novel. They link this knowledge to what they read in several extracts from the text. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Gaining knowledge Suzanne Collins’ life in order to understand her influences in writing the novel; Researching features of social and cultural context; Linking their knowledge about Collins’ life and their understanding of context to what they read in extracts from the text (extracts from Chapters 1, 18, and 27); Determining Collins’ key messages in writing the text; Arguing the extent to which they agree with Collins’ key ideas; Self assessing their learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive;’ Extracts from The Hunger Games (from Chapters 1, 18, and 27); Research template; Essay template for the writing to argue piece; Writing to argue helpsheet; A comprehensive lesson plan; All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. Please note that students will need internet access for the introductory research task. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Storytelling and Writing Station Centre Spin-a-Story Set 3

Storytelling and Writing Station Centre Spin-a-Story Set 3

This storytelling and writing centre will enable students to tell and write humorous, creative stories, either on their own, with a partner or small group. Deciding on what to write in a story is often the hardest part for young writers. This resource helps eliminate that problem for students. These fun and engaging prompts will have your students excited to spin/throw and write their own stories! The cards provide endless combinations of characters, settings, props and wow! words, to entertain, have fun and get creative! Students can use this storytelling and writing centre over and over throughout the entire year, as the possibilities are endless! CONTENT • Cover • Table of Contents • Teacher Notes/Instructions • Centre Layout • Spinner • Cube • Character Cards x 6 • Settings Cards x 6 • Props Cards x 6 • Wow Words x 6 • Writing pages (various sizes) • Writing Help Mat • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 32 Storytelling and Writing Station Centre Spin-a-Story Set 1 Storytelling and Writing Station Centre Spin-a-Story Set 2
TeachersToolkit
Amulet poetry - explore and create poetry with patterns - four sessions - expanded noun phrases

Amulet poetry - explore and create poetry with patterns - four sessions - expanded noun phrases

I love using ‘Amulet’ by the amazing Ted Hughes as a model for children’s poetry writing. Here are four sessions that explore this rich and powerful poem in creative ways. By the end of session 4, children will have created powerful poems of their own. Suitable for Key Stage 2. Objectives covered: Part 1 Understanding a poem I can discuss a poem in a group, listen carefully to others and build on my own ideas. I can explore the meaning of tricky words and phrases. I can infer what the poet may have been thinking. Part 2 Reciting a poem I can read using intonation to add meaning I can visualise a poem I can recite a poem from memory Part 3 Exploring nouns and noun phrases and gathering ideas I understand the terms noun and noun phrase I can use precise nouns and rich descriptive language Part 4 Creating poems of our own I can create a magical poem with patterns Your class will love creating poems in the style of Ted Hughes!
extra golden-time
Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms and Antonyms

Suitable for Key Stage 2 students to encourage them to develop their vocabulary by using more interesting synonyms and antonyms.
lf299
Quiz Bundle: 5 Quizzes - Ideal  for End of Year / End of Term

Quiz Bundle: 5 Quizzes - Ideal for End of Year / End of Term

This bundle contains five one-hundred question quizzes. Ideal for end of year / end of term. Contents include End of Year 2018 Quiz Eggheads Summer Quiz Post Football World Cup Quiz Book Quiz Biology Quiz Click on the individual links for further details. All the quizzes are fully editable. Each quiz contains 100 questions, most contain multiple choice answers, with varying degrees of challenge. They can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. The answers can be found by clicking on the image on the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. An answer sheet is provided to allow individuals/teams to record their answers. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this ‘must have’ step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!
Krazikas
Accountable Talk Discussion Rubric/Checklist (Bonus Accountable Talk Stems)

Accountable Talk Discussion Rubric/Checklist (Bonus Accountable Talk Stems)

This product contains an Accountable Talk Rubric and Checklist that I made for my students within group discussions and/or collaborative activities. There is a bonus list of Accountable Talk stems that the students can use as a guide . Source Source:https://goo.gl/fAw3Dh Image Source:https://goo.gl/HQykjj Enjoy!! Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support!!
LightbulbTeaching
Dr. Mengele: Angel of Death (Cloze and Context Clue Activity) (Videos and Key Included!!)

Dr. Mengele: Angel of Death (Cloze and Context Clue Activity) (Videos and Key Included!!)

Context Clues and Word Elimination (Cloze Method) strategies have been proven to enhance the comprehension of higher level texts. Due to this finding, I have used these methods with my middle school students. First, I copied and pasted the entire article, *The Road to the Nuremberg Trials*, onto a Google Doc. Then, I chunked each paragraph or separate passage within the text. Secondly, I placed engaging visuals that directly aligned with the text within the text. Thirdly, I read through the passages again to denote Tier 2 and 3 terms that I knew that my students may not know and eliminated them. I placed a line or blank line in its place. I checked to ensure that there were definitive words/phrases around the missing word that could verify or prove the term's meaning within its context. Fourthly, I created multiple choice terms: Three (3) are icorrect and one (1) was the missing term. Fifth, I added an EXPLANATION box where the students are to explain why their answer choice was correct using EVIDENCE from the text. ** NOTE: During the process, the students must go through the following steps: 1. Read the passage. 2. Read the terms. 3. Think about what word would LOGICALLY fit in the missing blank based upon the sentences and terms within the text. 4. Indicate your word choice. 5. Turn and Talk with your group members to explain your thinking. 6. Explain your findings in COMPLETE SENTENCES using EVIDENCE FROM the TEXT to JUSTIFY your answer choice. ** This process is first scaffolded by me using Think-Alouds and annotations several times as I gradually release the level of responsibilityy to the students. **Activity Key** For demonstration purposes, I have included a key for the activity. The responses are based on the proficient and advanced levels (3 and 4). Please feel free to modify it as you deem necessary. ** Bonus Video** I have included two videos based upon the **Context Clue and Cloze methods.** ** Best Practices: High School Reading Strategies Instructor: Mary Katherine Keeting and Robert Seebring** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y00Oe-cODw&t=82s **Cloze Procedure by Andrea Powell** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz8v7bffUTY&t=4s Note: The documents are in PDF. Please feel free to use DocHub or other program to allow you and your students to write in the activity using a computer. Image Resource: Information Resource: https://goo.gl/eAVEhD Enjoy!
LightbulbTeaching
Wordsearch puzzle for Hamlet - William Shakespeare (30 words)

Wordsearch puzzle for Hamlet - William Shakespeare (30 words)

This is a preview of the Shakespeare wordsearch pack up for sale on the Kids’ Printouts account. This is a 30-word wordsearch and like wordsearches in general, is a great task to include in children’s learning to help them recall information about the story, reinforce spellings, encourage discussion, and to prepare them for a comprehension activity. It’s also great for pattern recognition and drawing lines too!
kidsprintouts
“A Crippled Boy” A Vietnamese Folk Tale by My-Van Tran Multiple-Choice Reading Test

“A Crippled Boy” A Vietnamese Folk Tale by My-Van Tran Multiple-Choice Reading Test

This 26-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz “A Crippled Boy” A Vietnamese Folk Tale by My-Van Tran has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, point of view, making inferences, and vocabulary. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated! Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED) (From Corestandards.com): Students are expected to: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! This lesson is student-centered, meaning: –it allows you to become a facilitator! –happier teachers! –happier students! –happier administrators!
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Book Review, Book Review Format, Book Review Spinner, Book Review Display

Book Review, Book Review Format, Book Review Spinner, Book Review Display

Book Review, Book Review Format, Book Review Spinner, Book Review Display This is a fun way for your pupils to review the books they read. You can use this resource in all sorts of ways - print out and give for homework; make available in the reading corner for independent work or use as an English activity. Includes 2 A4 PDF sheets. To make the spinner you’ll also need scissors and a paper fastener. Happy reviewing!
MissPepperPot
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 5)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 5)

This product is JAM-PACKED with interactive read aloud lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Blackout by John Rocco -I Will Not Read This Book by Cece Meng -Ish by Peter Reynolds -Lon Po Po by Ed Young -Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown -Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe -Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson -The Dark by Lemony Snicket -The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires -The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters

Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters

Figurative Language Posters, 20 Figurative Language Posters Brighten up your classroom walls quickly and effectively with these beautiful Figurative Language Posters! These posters will help your students understand and use various figurative language techniques. Includes 20 posters (A4 PDF) - Alliteration Allusion Anaphora Assonance Consonance Euphemism Hyperbole Idiom Imagery Irony Litotes Metaphor Onomatopoeia Oxymoron Paradox Personification Pun Simile Synecdoche Tautology
MissPepperPot
The Hunger Games - Pointless Game!

The Hunger Games - Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless’, this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in ‘The Hunger Games.’ Round 1. The characters in The Hunger Games Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings and Objects Round 4. Themes in The Hunger Games The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Fact and Opinion Worksheet III (25 Questions) (Key Included)

Fact and Opinion Worksheet III (25 Questions) (Key Included)

This product contains 25 sentences. The student will indicate whether each statement is a FACT or an OPINION. Next, the student is asked to write an explanation for each response. Key is included Enjoy!! Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support. Image Source: Activity Source: https://goo.gl/TuJQ3s
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Idiom Quiz II (15 MC Questions) (Key Included)

Idiom Quiz II (15 MC Questions) (Key Included)

This product includes an Idiom activity. It has 15 multiple choice questions. Each question has a short passage that uses the idiom in context. Enjoy!! Key is included. Imaage Source: Activity Source: Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support.
LightbulbTeaching
Guided Reading Stickers

Guided Reading Stickers

Stickers set to print correctly on A4 16 sticker pages. Great to stick into home/school diaries to let parents know they have been part of a guided reading session and who with.
Kayleighp92
Context Clue Quiz (4 MC Questions) (Key Included)

Context Clue Quiz (4 MC Questions) (Key Included)

Context Clue quiz. The students read a sentence with a highlighted term. Based on how the term is used in the sentence, or in its context, the students will determine the proper definition from four answer choices. Key included Image Source: https://goo.gl/gdvNzF Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support.
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Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 4)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 4)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 11 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 11 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -What Do You Do With An Idea by Kobi Yamada -What Do You Do With A Problem by Kobi Yamada -Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet -Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming -A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts -Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi -Let Me Finish by Minh Le -Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett -Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson -The Wednesday Surprise by Patricia Polacco -Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 3)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 3)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen -This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen -We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen -Someday by Alison McGhee and Peter Reynolds -The Curious Garden by Peter Brown -The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry -They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel -Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts -Voices In The Park by Anthony Browne -Yoko by Rosemary Wells If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Get the Spanish Dictado Plans for this unit: Spanish Weekly Dictado / Dictation Lesson Plans - Mentor Sentence Mania Unit 3 Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 2)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 2)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus -Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers -Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard -The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce -My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits -Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann -Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tomie DePaola -Olivia by Ian Falconer -On a Beam Of Light by Jennifer Berne -Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Get the Spanish Dictado Plans for this unit: Spanish Weekly Dictado / Dictation Plans Mentor Sentence Mania Unit 2 Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 1)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Unit 1)

This product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 10 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 10 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Journey by Aaron Becker -Quest by Aaron Becker -Return by Aaron Becker -A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers -A Very Unusual Dog by Dorothy Joan Harris -Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty -Dear Greenpeace / Dear Mr. Blueberry by Simon James -Frida by Jonah Winter -How To Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham -Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty -I Can Read With My Eyes Shut by Dr. Seuss -Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! Get the Spanish Dictado Plans for this unit! Spanish Weekly Dictado Lesson Plans - Mentor Sentence Mania Unit 1 Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 -30 books)

Read Aloud Lesson Plan and Activities Bundle (Mentor Text Mania Vol 1 -30 books)

This product is JAM-PACKED with interactive read aloud aligned lesson plans, activities, anchor chart ideas, and writing prompts for 30 of your favorite picture book mentor texts! (See the complete list below) 30 weeks of Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop lessons. The plans include teacher scripts with strategic stopping points and questions for students and anchor chart ideas. It also includes prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Activities cover skills such as: Using evidence to describe, infer, and draw conclusions Summarizing Identifying and supporting author’s message / lesson Identifying and supporting character traits Explaining figurative language Identifying emotions, feelings, and vivid language Supporting opinions Comparing characters Comparing texts to other texts Defining words using context clues …and more! There are also multiple writing prompts for every book that are text-dependent and require using text evidence to explain. Activities are for the following books: -Journey by Aaron Becker -Quest by Aaron Becker -Return by Aaron Becker -Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet -Emmanuel’s Dream by Laurie Ann Thompson -Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty -Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty -Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming -The Curious Garden by Peter Brown -The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry -The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein -The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins -The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas -They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel -A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts -Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts -A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers -In Mary’s Garden by Carson Kugler and Tina Kugler -Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi -Let Me Finish by Minh Le -The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce -My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits -Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett -Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson -The Wednesday Surprise by Patricia Polacco -Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes -What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamada -What Do You Do With A Problem? by Kobi Yamada If you don’t own all these books, I encourage you to take advantage of your library! They are all wonderful texts to share with your students! ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ ✰ ✭ Copyright © Josh Teaches Everything
rageth
The Hunger Games - Katniss Everdeen!

The Hunger Games - Katniss Everdeen!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to understand how the lead protagonist of Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games’ – Katniss Everdeen - develops as a character throughout the novel. In doing so, students learn how she develops and acquires the key skills, characteristics, beliefs, and values to become the complete dystopian heroine. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Comprehending how Katniss is initially introduced to the reader; Reading extracts from Chapters 3, 7 and 14 of The Hunger Games, identifying how Katniss’ character develops; Analysing how her character fits the role of the ‘Dystopian Hero/Heroine’, and matching her traits to the different features of this character form; Applying their understanding by creating their own Dystopian Hero/Heroine; Self assessing their learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive;’ Extracts from The Hunger Games (from Chapters 3, 7, and 14); Character Profile for Katniss Everdeen; Blank Template for Creating a Dystopian Hero/Heroine; A comprehensive lesson plan; All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 5 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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