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Hi I am Kev, my wife Belinda and I run Innovative Teaching Ideas. We love to learn, and now have three little learners to guide through life. Above all we would love to hear your feedback and thoughts around our products and can make resources to meet your needs.

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Hi I am Kev, my wife Belinda and I run Innovative Teaching Ideas. We love to learn, and now have three little learners to guide through life. Above all we would love to hear your feedback and thoughts around our products and can make resources to meet your needs.
Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM
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Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM

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Download the most complete STEM ⚗✈️⚙➕ curriculum resource available! This popular eBook is loaded with activities, resources, and inspiration for your CODING, ROBOTICS, COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and DATA needs. ☀️ UPDATED FOR 2018 - NOW INCLUDES 20 NEW PAGES OF CONTENT, RESOURCES AND AMENDMENTS ☀️ THIS PRODUCT GETS FREQUENT FREE UPDATES. *************************************************************************** With 112 PAGES of resources, interactive multimedia, teaching ideas, and global insights for implementing DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGIESin the classroom, this book is purpose driven to guide you through providing a 21ST CENTURY CURRICULUM. If you find yourself encountering confusion, hyperbole, and unnecessary expenses that surround the STEM subjects, this eBook will clear the air and help you properly design your class. We follow a proven process of working with data, computational thinking, coding, and robotics that is adaptable to many different students as well as your available resources. It is an ideal resource for implementing the Digital Technologies component of the Australian Curriculum. It is fully aligned to the AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM, U.S. COMMON CORE STANDARDS, and the BRITISH CURRICULUM. Whether you have been begrudgingly dragged into this curriculum area or something of a guru who wants to take their students to the next level, this book is a must-have and a great addition to our highly popular suite of innovative eBooks. BE SURE TO READ THE REVIEWS FOR YOURSELF!! ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW About Innovative Teaching Ideas Terms Copyright © Innovative Teaching Ideas. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. See product file for clipart and font credits.
Full Year Visual Writing Prompts Bundle
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Full Year Visual Writing Prompts Bundle

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Get your English students fascinated with writing through this engaging pack of visual writing prompts! ABSOLUTELY NO PREP REQUIRED, just download and start teaching in minutes. *************************************************************************** ☀️2018 UPDATE: Just added over 200 DIGITAL Visual Prompt graphic organizers for 1:1 / BYOD / Google Classroom Users. *PLUS* 120 printable visual writing tasks for the classroom or homework. We have upgraded both the digital and paper based content. This versatile bundle of resources will open up your students’ imaginations as they learn about observing details, writing with precision, and using figurative language. Best of all, this pack contains one photo for every day of the school year. Instead of scouring the Internet for appropriate photos and spending hours every week building your own activities, you can finish your entire year’s writing preparation with a single click. Here’s what you get: ✍ Over 370 breathtaking, high-resolution photos selected to inspire thought and creativity for a variety of writing tasks. ✍ 40 weekly Snapshot writing activities to ensure that students of any age and ability can respond to the images with direction and purpose. ✍ 200+ Digital Graphic Organizers with awesome visual writing prompts that can be used in Google Classroom, One Note or any digital student / teacher device. ✍ Free download of our Snapshot Writing Tool ✍ 40 Weekly Newspaper report writing prompts and activities using photos and graphic organizers. ✍ Instructions and techniques for pairing the visuals with Snapshot Writing Tool to get the most out of your students. ✍ Two formats: a PowerPoint presentation for large classes and a 416-page eBook for personal or small group use. This download contains the following sections: ⭐ Weird and Wonderful ⭐ Moments of Terror ⭐ Bad 'Engrish' ⭐ Oddball ⭐ Epic Fails ⭐ Into the Wilderness ⭐ You Gotta See This ⭐ Animal Antics ⭐ What a Wonderful World ⭐ I See It But I Don't Believe It (Digitally-altered images) ⭐ Warm and Fuzzy ⭐ A Different Time This bundle has been used by hundreds of teachers and thousands of students around the world and continues to engage students of any age and ability in writing. Check out the great reviews below! *************************************************************************** Other Popular Products From Innovative Teaching Ideas - Search for these items on TES Year Long Visual Writing Prompts Fable Power Pack Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW
Titanic Digital Notebook (TITANIC Interactive Unit of Work)
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Titanic Digital Notebook (TITANIC Interactive Unit of Work)

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You have found THE TITANIC resource you have been searching for!! 105 years in the making... If your have a one to one or BYOD program this independent unit on Titanic is unlike any other. Offering deep, personalized learning experiences incorporating proven learning technologies and quality teaching and learning. A meaningful use of technology within the classroom. Whether you use Google Classroom, Drive, Office or even an iPad you are good to go. No Prep required and it is all Completely Editable. This 40 slide digital interactive notebook is an unit of work on the world's most famous ship. The people, events, ingenuity and oversights which captured the worlds' imagination and and then changed history forever. It will engage your students through a huge collection of Editable Digital Graphic and Text Organizers, multimedia, resources and interactive tasks all themed around Titanic. Perfect as an English, literacy or history project. Activities Include - Digital Text Response Tasks - Digital Titanic Timelines - Digital Fact Vs. Opinion - Digital Newspaper text / graphic organizers and templates - Interactive Titanic video response task - Create your own Titanic Google Map task - Podcast audio response tasks - A variety of interactive Titanic Writing planners and templates - Digital Titanic Biography Response Tasks - Digital Data representation and graphing based upon Titanic - A range of open ended Titanic assessment tasks - Digital Self assessment tools ** Plus much more This is a deep unit of work guaranteed to both inform and showcase your students understanding of one the greatest achievements and disasters. This is the type of resource which validates and proves the worth of all that technology in your classrooms.
Coding Activities for Beginners (STEM & Digital Technologies)
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Coding Activities for Beginners (STEM & Digital Technologies)

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You are purchasing 10 independent tasks for students in grades 2 - 4 which focus on the following elements. - Codes & Cyphers - Understanding Binary - Direction / Navigation - Algorithms - Logic - Technology language and terminology - Computational Thinking - Problem Solving - Critical Thinking These tasks will go a long way in teaching students the key elements of STEM & Digital Technologies.
HUGE POETRY UNIT: 4 Full Weeks & 19 Styles of Poetry NO PREP REQUIRED!!
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HUGE POETRY UNIT: 4 Full Weeks & 19 Styles of Poetry NO PREP REQUIRED!!

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⚡ THE POETRY POWER PACK IS HERE ⚡ Want to make poetry FUN, ENGAGING AND RELEVANT? This poetry unit is a complete solution for teaching and learning poetry to students. ❤️ ABSOLUTELY NO PREP REQUIRED ❤️, just download and start teaching in minutes. *************************************************************************** With four full weeks worth of work, you can either go all in or return as required throughout the school year. These aren’t just NO PREP, either – our teacher feedback has repeatedly told us these poetry activities are so clear that their students can self-study at their own pace. We have spent over ten years compiling, refining, and classroom-testing this Poetry unit to get it to the quality that it’s at now. It has been used by teachers around the world in various formats and is now available for the first time as a complete solution to teaching poetry in your classroom in an engaging and professional manner. Whatever you need to teach we have you covered. We’ve designed activities and lessons for 19 styles of poetry, including: ✍ Acrostic Poems ✍ Ballads ✍ Clerihew Poetry ✍ Diamante poems ✍ Epitaph ✍ Free Verse ✍ Haiku ✍ Irish Limericks ✍ Monody ✍ Monorhyme ✍ The Ode ✍ Palindromes ✍ Pantoum ✍ Quatrains ✍ Shape Poetry ✍ Concrete Poetry ✍ Sonnets and Villanelle. For each style of poetry you will find: ✏ Visually bright, informative teaching guides designed to appeal to kids ✏ Annotated poetry samples narrated by a professional voice actor ✏ Quality external learning links and resources ✏ Individual templates to download and print in both grayscale and color ✏ Poetry Assessment Rubric to help students produce their own high quality poetry ✏ Curriculum links, including Common Core This unique bundle of resources, activities, and media comes in a single PowerPoint with dozens of templates and documents for you and your students. You will also gain access to a PDF version with this purchase. However you use it, this packet will ensure that you easily meet Common Core Standard 10 for grades one through five. *************************************************************************** Other Popular Products From Innovative Teaching Ideas - Search for these items on TES Year Long Visual Writing Prompts Fable Power Pack Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW
Paper Helicopter STEM Challenge (PBL)
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Paper Helicopter STEM Challenge (PBL)

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Can you make the ultimate paper helicopter? Do you understand the principles of flight and gravity? How will you design, enhance, “tinker” and most importantly record your data and evidence of your findings? All these essential questions will be answered through these excellent HANDS ON STEM activities. Everything is here for you NO PREP REQUIRED The only materials required are paper, paper clips and scissors. This project can be distributed individually via Google Classroom, OneNote or a similar platform or you can teach it to the entire class. All content and materials are easy to follow and fully prepared. Become an engineer today and have some great fun learning about the basic principles of flight and gravity.
Digital Graphic Organizers for all subjects: 101 Google Classroom Thinking Tools
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Digital Graphic Organizers for all subjects: 101 Google Classroom Thinking Tools

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☀️⭐Huge update for 2018 - Now with ⚡101 Digital Graphic Organizers⚡ making this the largest product of it's kind on TES☀️⭐ now also includes a printable PDF version of every tool. Introduce your students to 21st century learning with this GROWING BUNDLE OF 101 EDITABLE & PRINTABLE (if you must) GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS. ✌NO PREP REQUIRED!!!✌ Go paperless, and let your students express their knowledge and creativity through the power of technology and collaboration inside and outside the classroom with ease. Whilst you don't have to have a 1:1 or BYOD classroom to benefit from this bundle, it has been purpose built to deliver through platforms such as ✔ GOOGLE CLASSROOM, ✔ OFFICE 365, ✔ G-SUITE ✔ DROPBOX or any CLOUD BASED LEARNING PLATFORM. These beautiful digital templates will remove the paper trail whilst providing the opportunity to access these templates without assistance (All instructions are included on each graphic organizer.) leaving you to focus on doing what you do best... Teaching. This is an ever growing bundle of Graphic Organizers with around 5 added each month. Buy now whilst it's cheap to receive all future additions for free. ⭐ TEMPLATES INCLUDED ⭐ Organizing the facts (Reading and Writing) Story Sequencing Graphic Organizer Timelines Event Map Graphic Organizer Story Map Graphic Organizer A Story Map Graphic Organizer B Journalistic Report Graphic Organizer Plot Elements Graphic Organizer Story Sequencing Graphic Organizer Conflict / Resolution Graphic Organizer Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer Double Venn Diagram Single Concept Map Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizer Problem and Solution Graphic Organizer Text Comparison Tool Alphabet Knowledge Organizer Facts Vs Opinion Graphic Organizer Observation Response Graphic Organizer U Plan Narrative Organizer Vocabulary Dissection Tool Character Traits Graphic Organizer Character Analysis Tool Animal Research Graphic Organizer Biography Research Graphic Organizer My Opinion Graphic Organizer Biography Research Tool Book Vs Film graphic Organizer Cause and Effect Wheel Problem and Solution Chart Flow Diagram Cycle Diagram Y Chart Spider Diagram Writing Stimulus Tool Newspaper Report Planner Writing Stimulus Tool B 3-2-1 Fiction Follow Up Vocabulary Concept Map Animal ? Creature Graphic Organizer DeBono's Thinking Hats Family Tree Graphic Organizer Computational Thinking Graphic Organizer Pictograph Generator Blank Bar Graph Horizontal Bar Graph Design Thinking Graphic Organizer Question Tower Key Facts Graphic Organizer Fish Bone Graphic Organizer Learning Triangle Plus Too many others to list here...
Information Report Writing Unit
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Information Report Writing Unit

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An week of Information Report Writing awaits you. Absolutely no prep required. This editable PowerPoint bundle will allow you to teach your students how to write excellent Information reports using a proven model based on research skills, writing strategies and engaging content. The bundle includes lesson plans, teaching materials, assessment rubrics and checklists all presented in a great looking presentation targeted at students in years 3 - 6.
Spelling Activity Matrix & Task Cards: 42 Bloom’s Activities
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Spelling Activity Matrix & Task Cards: 42 Bloom’s Activities

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Spelling = frustration for a lot of kids, but it doesn’t have to! This editable Bloom's Spelling Activity Matrix, PowerPoint, and task card set means no prep for you and fun, fast learning for your students. We have aligned this matrix to Bloom’s Taxonomy as well as Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences. By following the matrix, students take control of their own learning and decide which activities they will do. It addresses all aspects of spelling in language that students of all ages can understand, so it’s not just for kids - ESL teachers can just as easily make this a go-to resource. This matrix will help your students discover how to use their spelling words effectively and creatively. This download contains a PDF version and an editable Word document that you can modify for any age or audience. Like what you see? For more creative ideas and new product updates, be sure to sign up for our email newsletter, and visit us on Facebook to take part in our exclusive giveaways. *************************************************************************** Other Popular Products From Innovative Teaching Ideas - Search for these items on TES Year Long Visual Writing Prompts Fable Power Pack Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW
What is Computational Thinking? Classroom Posters
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What is Computational Thinking? Classroom Posters

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This 6 part high resolution poster series not only looks amazing but will clearly define what computational thinking is and how to perform it. Computational Thinking is a thinking strategy which is becoming a mandatory component of curriculum around the world Computational Thinking is a logical approach to problem solving. It can be applied to ANY problem, task or system. It has four parts which identify problems and formulate solutions. Computational Thinking can be applied with or without a computer. All of these elements can be seen in the preview file. *************************************************************************** Other Popular Products From Innovative Teaching Ideas - Search for these items on TES Year Long Visual Writing Prompts Fable Power Pack Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW About Innovative Teaching Ideas Terms Copyright © Innovative Teaching Ideas. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. See product file for clipart and font credits.
FAIL - First Attempt in Learning Poster
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FAIL - First Attempt in Learning Poster

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FAIL seems to be somewhat of a catch phrase with teenagers at the moment when they want to put someone down. We must however remind students they can sometimes be our first attempt in learning so we don't repeat the same mistakes. *************************************************************************** Other Popular Products From Innovative Teaching Ideas - Search for these items on TES Year Long Visual Writing Prompts Fable Power Pack Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW About Innovative Teaching Ideas Terms Copyright © Innovative Teaching Ideas. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. See product file for clipart and font credits.
Free Hundred's Chart bundle
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Free Hundred's Chart bundle

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This is a collection of four printable pages designed to help students build a knowledge of all numbers 1 - 100. Included in the pack is 1 - 100 high resolution poster Prime Number high resolution Poster Blank 100 chart for students to complete Completed 100 chart for skip counting with counters etc. This is a useful resource for junior mathematicians who want to get a better understanding of numbers, the decimal system, prime and composite numbers.
Aesop's Fable Unit (Reading & Writing Fables for Meaning, Moral and Message.)
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Aesop's Fable Unit (Reading & Writing Fables for Meaning, Moral and Message.)

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What engages kids even more than listening to a good story? ☀️PARTICIPATING IN IT!☀️ That’s what they’ll be doing with AESOP'S FABLE POWER PACK, which offers a COMPLETE, NO-PREP UNIT. *************************************************************************** This HUGE BUNDLE offers a mix of hands-on, printable, and digital media resources. By the time you have finished this pack, your students won’t just be able to READ and COMPREHEND fables, but will also be WRITING their own unique fables with structure and purpose. That’s why this is one of the best reviewed products we have to offer – it keeps kids excited and engaged for over a week as you work through the following areas: ✔ What Is a Fable and Its Purpose? ✔ Who Is Aesop, The Father of Fables? ✔ 12 Famous Interactive Fables by Aesop (Professionally Narrated) ✔ Scripted Fable Theater - Turn These Fables into a Drama Class ✔ Deconstructing Fables for Meaning ✔ Planning and Assessment Rubrics for Writing Fables ✔ Fable Writing Workshop ✔ Character Traits Worksheets and Activities for All of Aesop's Creatures ✔ Digital and Paper Based Resources for Publishing Fables ✔ Fable Glossary and Curriculum Links. The entire collection is provided to you in EDITABLE PowerPoint and Word formats and also available as a printable PDF eBook. Each lesson is a complete plan that eliminates your preparation time, but if you need to modify the content to suit a particular class, you can easily do so. We even hired a professional voice actor so that you can listen to these fables with your class in style! ****************************************************************************** Like the sound of this? For more creative ideas and new product updates, be sure to sign up for our email newsletter, and visit us on Facebook to take part in our exclusive giveaways. *************************************************************************** Other Popular Products From Innovative Teaching Ideas - Search for these items on TES Year Long Visual Writing Prompts Fable Power Pack Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW
Maths Posters Big Bundle
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Maths Posters Big Bundle

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Never worry about your wall again! With 68 high-resolution, vibrant posters covering all major math concepts from grades 1-6, you will have a valuable reference for your students to refer to all year. We created these easy-to-understand, attractive posters to match Common Core and Australian Curriculum standards, but they will neatly fit into any other curriculum worldwide. As a resource that will be front and center in your classroom, we knew it was important for them to capture students’ attention. So, we hired professional graphic artists to put these together. It was worth it – they look amazing. For a complete table of contents, check the preview file. Some of our major topics include:  Mean, Median, Mode, and Range  Fractions, Decimals, and percentages  100 Counting Chart  Telling Time  Shapes  Understanding Expanded Notation  Prime and Composite Numbers  Understanding Fractions  Months and Seasons  4 Set Series on Angles  2 Variations of Fraction Walls  Understanding Decimals and Place Value  Less Than and Greater Than  Roman Numerals  Understanding the Math Toolbox  Understanding the Metric System  Shapes and Quadrilaterals  Times Tables Charts to 12  and much more! Looks good? If you would like more creative ideas and new product updates, be sure to sign up for our email newsletter, and visit us on Facebook to take part in our exclusive giveaways. *************************************************************************** Other Popular Products From Innovative Teaching Ideas - Search for these items on TES Year Long Visual Writing Prompts Fable Power Pack Teaching Digital Technologies and STEM ***************************************************************************** YOUR REVIEWS ARE ESSENTIAL IN KEEPING OUR PRODUCTS LOW PRICED AND REGULARLY UPDATED!!! IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO US!!! PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW About Innovative Teaching Ideas Terms Copyright © Innovative Teaching Ideas. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. See product file for clipart and font credits.
Guided Reading Toolkit: 125 Reading Response Tasks, Games, Projects for ANY BOOK
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Guided Reading Toolkit: 125 Reading Response Tasks, Games, Projects for ANY BOOK

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This collection of ☀️125 READING ACTIVITIES☀️ covers all essential reading skills for primary students. NO PREP REQUIRED! works with all text and media types. ⭐ Updated for 2018 ⭐ to now include our HUGE E-BOOK plus a BONUS 88 PRINTABLE TASK CARDS. More Activities!! More Creativity!! More Flexibility!! *************************************************************************** Thousands of teachers have adopted this as a GO-TO RESOURCE for INDEPENDENT and GROUP tasks. READ THE REVIEWS for yourself below. It is tough engaging students during GUIDED READING sessions, so solve that problem FOR THE YEAR with this massive reading response bundle. JUST ADD A BOOK, OR EVEN A MOVIE. ***WHAT YOU GET*** ✔ 60+ activities requiring students to WRITE in a range of genres and styles ✔ 40+ activities incorporating ARTISTIC and CREATIVE skills ✔ 30+ TECHNOLOGY based activities, including 20 open-ended iPad tasks ✔ 25+ GROUP based tasks ✔ 20+ tasks requiring RESEARCH, ENQUIRY and EXPLORATION of concepts within a text. ✔ 50+ tasks you can use with FILMS, GRAPHIC NOVELS and DIGITAL LITERACIES. ✔ 15+ activities involving DRAMA, MUSIC and ROLE PLAYING ✔ 15+ GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS that can be applied to any text All in a beautifully presented eBook that can be PRINTED, displayed on an INTERACTIVE WHITE BOARD or as ACTIVITY CARDS. There is much, much more! Please check out our reviews below.