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Writing Process Poster Set

Writing Process Poster Set

Use this set of writing process posters to give your students a little reminder of what to do during writer's workshop. These writing posters can be used as clip charts, or as classroom decor in your writing center. Ready for back to school! Explains the writing process - Prewrite, Write, Revise, Edit, Evaluate, and Publish. - Greg Smith
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Remembrance Day Acrostic Poems

Remembrance Day Acrostic Poems

Have your students get creative with these Remembrance Day acrostic poem sheets. Two different sheets for students to write poetry with imagery and words that appeal to the senses. Students write a poem about Remembrance Day by beginning each line with a word that begins with the letter on that line. The first sheet is REMEMBRANCE and the second sheet is POPPIES. - Greg Smith
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Growth Mindset Posters

Growth Mindset Posters

Get your students motivated and inspired with these Growth Mindset posters. 7 different posters, each in color and black and white. Includes a beautiful "I Have A Growth Mindset" tree, "Try Thinking...Instead of...", and five posters with inspirational messages. I hope these posters will be motivational reminders for your students to keep trying and never give up. Size 81/2 x 11. You may enlarge if you wish. Great for centers or hang by computers or other work areas. Thank you. - Greg Smith
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The Ransom of Red Chief TEST

The Ransom of Red Chief TEST

The Ransom of Red Chief TEST - This is a 13 question multiple choice test over the short story The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry. It also includes a constructed response (short answer) question. It is a quick assessment of student comprehension.
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Paraphrasing PowerPoint

Paraphrasing PowerPoint

In this Paraphrasing PowerPoint, students will learn the difference between writing a summary, paraphrase, and quotation, and the six basic steps to paraphrasing. Includes a practice slide for students to paraphrase, a partner checklist, and a 5 question quick check up on their understanding of paraphrasing, summarizing, and using quotations in their own writing. - Greg Smith
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Critical Thinking Reading Response Cards

Critical Thinking Reading Response Cards

Critical Thinking Reading Response Cards. Students can use these reading response cards to reflect on their reading and their own learning and perspectives. 20 cards for students to use to respond to their reading of any fiction story. Questions have rigor and require higher order thinking skills. - Greg Smith
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The Ransom of Red Chief VOCABULARY

The Ransom of Red Chief VOCABULARY

The Ransom of Red Chief VOCABULARY- includes a vocabulary list of 15 words with definitions from the short story The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry. It also includes a fill-in-the-blank study guide, where students must place the correct vocabulary words in the sentences using context clues. Good for assessment or practice. Key included.
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The Raven PowerPoint

The Raven PowerPoint

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe PowerPoint. Includes vocabulary words to know, the text of the poem with vocabulary highlighted, summary of The Raven with interpretation, symbols, and comprehension questions with answers. - Greg Smith
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Foldables for Interactive Notebooks

Foldables for Interactive Notebooks

Foldables for Interactive Notebooks - How to Create Foldables for Interactive Notebooks. Step-by-step directions on how to fold paper for eleven different foldables that you can use in interactive notebooks.
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Broken Chain by Gary Soto PowerPoint

Broken Chain by Gary Soto PowerPoint

Broken Chain by Gary Soto PowerPoint. Preview, read with included link to the story, and answer comprehension and literary questions with this PowerPoint and get your students ENGAGED in reading the story. Includes vocabulary words for students to investigate, information about the author, background information, words from Spanish activity, a quick write, link to the story, after reading questions, and slides on books by Gary Soto. 18 slides. Students can work on this independently on Chromebooks, in the computer lab, or on the computer at home as well. - Greg Smith
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Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper Introductory PowerPoint

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper Introductory PowerPoint

Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper Introductory PowerPoint. Introduces the characters, setttng, and plot of the story to build student interest in the book. Includes a link to a video trailer, some vocabulary words that students may need to know for better understanding. Preview the book with this PowerPoint and get your students interested in this award-winning book! 17 slides - Greg Smith
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Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher

Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher

Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher. Enjoy this classic game to build a sense of gratitude and thankfulness. Great activity for the last day before Thanksgiving break, or use it on Thanksgiving Day at home with the kids and family. Now includes two different cootie catchers! Activities are fun for all - such as "Describe your favorite Thanksgiving memory." or "If you could invite anyone to Thanksgiving dinner, who would it be?" Great conversation starters to use when everyone is gathered waiting for the Thanksgiving feast. Happy Thanksgiving! - Greg Smith
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Palindromes PowerPoint

Palindromes PowerPoint

Have fun with palindromes! This interactive PowerPoint explains what palindromes are, gives some fun examples, and then students can have fun figuring out the ten palindrome puzzles included. Some of the letters are given, and then they can click to get a hint. Another click will bring up the answer! Students will have fun with this activity! - Greg Smith
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Magic E Wand and Cards

Magic E Wand and Cards

Magic E Wand and Cards Set. Students will have fun making CVCe words with these magic e wands! They will master the difference between short vowel and silent "e" spelling patterns in this activity. Includes : 6 large magic e cards 20 large short vowel CVC word cards 12 small magic e cards 40 small short vowel CVC syllable cards Teacher Directions Student Recording Sheet Directions: Print, cut out and laminate the magic “e” stars and attach to craft sticks with tape or glue. Print out the short CVC word cards, cut apart and laminate. Place cards around the room. Students must read the words, hold the wand up to the word cards and cover the star with the magic e, and reread the new CVCE word they see. Students can record their words on the recording sheet. Optional: You can use the smaller magic “e” stars to continue the activity as a table game or center making nonsense CVC words into long vowel CVCE words. Font is Century Gothic.
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End of the Year Awards

End of the Year Awards

nd of the Year Awards. Editable in PowerPoint for your needs. Includes a blank award so you can fill in what you wish, and ready made awards designed for middle school for the following subjects: Language Arts Math Social Studies Science Art Band Orchestra Preforming Arts Chorus Physical Education Technology Computer Science Keyboarding Health Family and Consumer Sciences Home Economics Career Exploration Spanish French German Latin STEM Academic Bowl Reading Bowl All slides and all sections of the slides are editable so you can customize however you want. I hope you enjoy these and that you had a great year! - Greg Smith
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