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Dia de los Muertos PowerPoint
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Dia de los Muertos PowerPoint

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Day of the Dead. Learn about the Mexican holiday with this animated and engaging Dia de los Muertos PowerPoint. Explore the traditions that make this three day holiday (October 31 - November 2) special - altars, skulls, masks, parades, make-up, and more. - Greg Smith
Paraphrasing PowerPoint
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Paraphrasing PowerPoint

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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
The Four Seasons PowerPoint
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The Four Seasons PowerPoint

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The Four Seasons - PowerPoint teaches the basic differences of the four seasons, and how the seasons affect what people wear and what they do. Greg Smith ©2016 Gregory Smith.
The Road Not Taken
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The Road Not Taken

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The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. Differentiated Activities. Assignment menu and tiered activities for the poem that support differentiated instruction. Enjoy!
Main Idea PowerPoint
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Main Idea PowerPoint

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Use this Main Idea PowerPoint to help students learn how to find the main idea. Details strategies for students and includes a practice selection that students can read and find the main idea. Supports common core standards. - Greg Smith
Food Chains
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Food Chains

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Food Chains Word Search Puzzle. Fun word search puzzle all about Food Chains. Black and white ink friendly word search puzzle that your students will love. Includes 26 different words related to Food Chains. Includes solution. Thanks and enjoy! Terms included are: abiotic animals autotroph biotic carnivore chain competition consumer decomposer detrivore ecosystem energy feeder food herbivore heterotroph nutrients omnivore organism photosynthesis plants predator prey producer scavenger web Food Chains | Food Web | Science | Printables | Worksheets | Word Search | Puzzle
Book Report Assignment
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Book Report Assignment

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Book Report Assignment. Give this project to your students for an independent reading assignment. Students can choose to complete a comic strip, a greeting card, a collage, a movie poster, or a magazine advertisement. Assignment sheet includes directions, the five choices for student project with specifics, and a 100 point evaluation checklist. Have students turn in the sheet with their completed project, so you can easily grade. Print and go. Enjoy! - Greg Smith
Holes Novel Study
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Holes Novel Study

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Holes by Louis Sachar Literature Guide. Novel study of book Holes includes several vocabulary lists, 8 quizzes on the book, one end of book test, reading response journal writing prompts for each chapter, and a list of good websites to use when teaching the novel Holes. Keys included in literature guide. - HappyEdugator
Remembrance Day Acrostic Poems
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Remembrance Day Acrostic Poems

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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
Harriet Tubman
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Harriet Tubman

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Harriet Tubman Word Search Puzzle. Fun word search puzzle all about Harriet Tubman. Black and white ink friendly word search puzzle that your students will love. Includes 28 different words related to Harriet Tubman. Includes solution. Thanks and enjoy! Harriet Tubman | Women's History Month | Black History Month | Printables | Worksheets | Word Search | Puzzle
The Raven PowerPoint
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The Raven PowerPoint

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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
Story Elements
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Story Elements

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Story Elements. This story elements summary sheet can be used with any short story. Review the main story elements, such as plot, characters, setting, theme, conflict, climax, resolution, protagonist, antagonist, point of view, mood, and tone. Ten questions for ten points each makes it easy to grade. Useful as a substitute activity, a review, an open book test, a center activity, individual or group activity. - Greg Smith
Coretta Scott King Biography PowerPoint
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Coretta Scott King Biography PowerPoint

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Coretta Scott King - Her Life Story. This PowerPoint presentation highlights the main events of the life of the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and her fight for justice and peace. A quick overview of her life and her legacy. - Greg Smith
Columbus Day PowerPoint
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Columbus Day PowerPoint

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Students will enjoy the traditional Columbus Day poem that starts with "In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue..." illustrated with this animated PowerPoint. Afterwards, they can learn a song set to the tune of Mary Had A Little Lamb, that will help them remember what they learned. - Greg Smith
Birds Word Search
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Birds Word Search

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Birds Word Search Puzzle. Fun word search puzzle all about birds. Black and white ink friendly worsdearch puzzle that your students will love. Inludes 59 different kinds of birds. Includes solution. Thanks and enjoy! Birds | Birds Activities | Types of Birds | Birds Printables | Birds Worksheets | Birds Word Search
Writing Process Poster Set
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Writing Process Poster Set

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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
Reading Genres Posters
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Reading Genres Posters

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Reading Genres Posters...posters for your classroom, media center, or school to support your reading program. Includes posters for the following genres: Poetry Non-fiction Fantasy Biography Realistic Fiction Autobiography Traditional Literature Mystery Historical Fiction Science Fiction Education is the pathway to the future. Reading is fun! - Greg Smith
Detention Notice - Editable
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Detention Notice - Editable

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Use this parent letter to notify parents of an after school (or other) detention assignment. It is editable, so you can change the wording to adjust it for your own classroom needs. Easy to hand to a student when you wish to require them to serve detention for misconduct, with convenient check boxes for behavior, a place for parent and student signature, and parent comments. Hopefully, you won't have to use it much, but it is nice to have if you do hold detentions. Appropriate for middle school or junior high. - Greg Smith
Memorial Day Free Jumble
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Memorial Day Free Jumble

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Looking for fun Memorial Day activities? Have your students try this free Memorial Day Jumble Word Puzzle. It will help them develop spelling and vocabulary skills, and they won't even realize they are learning. Enjoy! - Greg Smith