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Annabel Lee PowerPoint
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Annabel Lee PowerPoint

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Teaching Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “Annabel Lee?” This 45-slide all-inclusive PowerPoint is all you need to guarantee a stimulating, thought provoking, Common Core-aligned lesson. Slides include the text, informative facts on Poe, prevailing themes, character descriptions, and rigorous discussion/essay questions. Your students will be transfixed by this poem and Poe’s haunting, beautiful world of eternal love. *This lesson is all-inclusive and sub-friendly. Keep them learning, even when you’re not there!
100 Synonyms for Said
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100 Synonyms for Said

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When teaching narrative writing, students (like adults - and even some authors!) will overuse said when adding dialogue tags. 100 Synonyms for Said will help students use other descriptors, such as shrieked, gloated, or quipped. The best way to introduce 100 Synonyms for Said is to have student highlight ten words they feel comfortable using – then use them! Have students keep 100 Synonyms for Said in their notebooks for easy access. They will be sure to screeeeeeech with joy!!!
Pretty Dolls PowerPoint: Anti-Bullying Lesson
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Pretty Dolls PowerPoint: Anti-Bullying Lesson

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The Pretty Dolls Anti-Bullying PowerPoint is a book and anti-bullying lesson all packed in one. Your students will be agog with this award-winning story that addresses Common Core Literacy Standards while teaching empathy in the classroom. PowerPoint includes recall and evaluation questions while promoting class discussion on respect for others. A perfect way to maximize your instruction by fostering character education while raising literacy scores. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RL.K.2, RL.1.2, RL.2.2, RL.3.2
Short Story Test
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Short Story Test

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Teaching the short story? Hold your students accountable with the 9-page Short Story Test that addresses characteristics of the short story, theme, setting, point of view, characterization, etc. This Common Core-aligned assessment will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic and can be used to assess before or after your short story unit. Multiple choice questions simulate those found on actual standardized tests. Product is super sub-friendly. Keep them learning - even when you’re not there! About Assessments: Assessment is the engine that drives student learning! Frequent assessment and feedback are crucial for helping students learn. When assessment works best, it does the following: • Provides diagnostic feedback • Helps educators set standards • Evaluates progress • Relates to a student’s progress • Motivates performance • Helps teachers and students self-evaluate Tip: Save trees and time! Make one class set of the tests and have students use a multiple choice answer sheet that can be scanned. Happy Assessing!
Inferences (Nonfiction) Task Cards
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Inferences (Nonfiction) Task Cards

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Teaching inferences? Amp up the fun and proficiency level in your classroom with these (32) Inference (Nonfiction) Task Cards. Product addresses this important reading comprehension skill with excerpts from nonfiction articles that simulate standardized testing questions. Answer key included. This Common Core-aligned product is perfect for standardized test prep and super sub friendly. Task Cards are an effective instructional tool and alternative to boring worksheets! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Irony Bundle
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Irony Bundle

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Teaching irony? Teach, practice, and assess this important literacy skill with the Irony PTA Skills Bundle! The PTA Skills Bundle includes three research-based, best practice products that allow for instruction, practice, and assessment: PowerPoints - 30 slides Task Cards - 30 Task Cards Assessment - 30-question test with answer key About PTA Skills Bundles: The Guaranteed-To-Succeed PTA Skills Bundles includes three research-based, best practice products (PowerPoint, Task Cards, and Assessment) that allow for instruction, practice, and assessment – the three most important components of your lesson. PTA Bundles are an all-inclusive easy way to teach skills and concepts while reaching 100% student engagement and proficiency in no time. Here’s how it works: You TEACH the skill with an easy-to-understand, comprehensive instructional PowerPoint. Students PRACTICE the skill as they review the content with high yield Task Cards that generate active engagement. You ASSESS the skill with a Common Core-aligned assessment that will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic. 10 Benefits of the PTA Skills Bundle: ➢PTA Bundles are instructional time-friendly! ➢PTA Bundles are perfect for standout evaluations. You’ll shine as your evaluator commends your use of materials, creativity, content, and assessment. ➢PTA Bundles are minimal prep work…it’s all there! ➢PTA Bundles include Common Core-aligned assessments will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic in this important ELA skill. ➢PTA Bundles are time savers…they last for years! ➢PTA Bundles include research-based high yield strategies that keep students actively engaged. ➢PTA Bundles are super sub friendly…Keep them learning even when you’re not there! ➢PTA Bundles have built in standardized test prep, so no need to stress come spring! ➢PTA Bundles make collaboration easy. Share the wealth of your knowledge and resources with your colleagues the easy way. ➢PTA Bundles are Easy for you – Engaging for them!! Add PTA Skills Bundles to your teaching library today!
Main Idea Task Cards
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Main Idea Task Cards

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Identifying the main or central idea is a literary skill often addressed on standardized tests. Make sure your students are prepared with these (40) engaging Main Idea Task Cards that focus on nonfiction, expository text. Task Cards can be analyzed in pairs, groups, or whole class instruction. Answer key included. A fun, effective instructional tool and alternative to boring worksheets! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Mood and Tone Test Assessment
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Mood and Tone Test Assessment

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Teaching mood and tone? Hold your students accountable with the Mood and Tone Test that addresses mood (the reader’s emotional response) and tone (the author’s attitude) with excerpts from classic and popular literature. This Common Core-aligned assessment will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic in this important ELA skill. (30) Multiple choice questions simulate those found on actual standardized tests. Product can be used for common assessments throughout your team or department and is super sub-friendly. Keep them learning - even when you’re not there! About Assessments: Assessment is the engine that drives student learning! Frequent assessment and feedback are crucial for helping students learn. When assessment works best, it does the following: • Provides diagnostic feedback • Helps educators set standards • Evaluates progress • Relates to a student’s progress • Motivates performance • Helps teachers and students self-evaluate Tip: Save trees and time! Make one class set of the tests and have students use a multiple choice answer sheet that can be scanned. Happy Assessing!
Short Story Literary Terms PowerPoint
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Short Story Literary Terms PowerPoint

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Short Story Literary Terms is the perfect 32-slide PowerPoint to kick off your short story unit while adhering to Common Core standards and exposing your students to academic vocabulary words. Students will have a clear understanding of literary terms and concepts, such as symbolism, protagonist, conflict, and irony so that they are prepared to read and analyze like a college professor. PowerPoint covers the short story attributes as well.
The Tell-Tale Heart PowerPoint
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The Tell-Tale Heart PowerPoint

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Teaching Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart?” Kick off this suspenseful classic with a comprehensive, student-friendly 30-slide PowerPoint that is guaranteed to pique students’ interest. Slides include informative facts on Edgar Allan Poe, themes, symbols, character descriptions, and captivating scenes from the film adaptation. Presentation includes engaging Common Core essays and writing activities.
Irony Test Skills Assessment
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Irony Test Skills Assessment

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Teaching irony? Hold your students accountable with the Irony Test that addresses situational, verbal, and dramatic irony. This Common Core-aligned 10-Page assessment will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic in this important ELA skill. Multiple choice questions simulate those found on actual standardized tests. Product can be used for common assessments throughout your team or department and is super sub-friendly. Keep them learning - even when you’re not there!
Short Story Task Cards
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Short Story Task Cards

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Teaching short stories? Add rigor and fun to your unit with these (40) engaging Common Core-aligned Short Story Analysis Task Cards. Task cards can be used with any short story and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc. Students will also have the opportunity to get creative as they answer questions such as, “What would the protagonist text, Tweet, or post on Facebook?” You and your students will love this! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Elements of Drama PowerPoint
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Elements of Drama PowerPoint

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Teaching a play? Kick off an inspirational unit with this student-friendly, engaging 95-slide Elements of Drama PowerPoint. Product introduces students to drama with background information on the Greek theater, dramatic elements/terms, famous plays, and an opportunity to act out the most famous scene in all of theater - Romeo and Juliet’s balcony scene, which can be a lesson in itself!
Main Idea Test Assessment
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Main Idea Test Assessment

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Teaching main or central idea? Hold your students accountable with the Main Idea Test. This Common Core-aligned assessment will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic in this important ELA skill. (30) Multiple choice questions simulate those found on actual standardized tests. Product can be used for common assessments throughout your team or department and is super sub-friendly. Keep them learning - even when you’re not there! Assessment is the engine that drives student learning! Frequent assessment and feedback are crucial for helping students learn. When assessment works best, it does the following: • Provides diagnostic feedback • Helps educators set standards • Evaluates progress • Relates to a student’s progress • Motivates performance • Helps teachers and students self-evaluate Tip: Save trees and time! Make one class set of the tests and have students use a multiple choice answer sheet that can be scanned. Happy Assessing!
Inferences PowerPoint
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Inferences PowerPoint

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Help your students infer proficiently on standardized tests with this comprehensive, instructional 32-slide PowerPoint: Making Inferences. Presentation addresses test strategies, important signal words, sentence stems, and practice questions with answers. Easy for you - engaging for them!
Irony PowerPoint
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Irony PowerPoint

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Teaching the concept of irony? Help your students understand this literary device with the 30-slide PowerPoint: Isn’t It Ironic? Presentation addresses verbal, situational, and dramatic irony with examples and kid-friendly pictures. Students will have an opportunity to show what they have learned as they analyze Shel Silverstein’s ironic poem, “Smart.” A wonderful review for standardized test prep. You and your students will love this!
Inferences (Fiction) Task Cards
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Inferences (Fiction) Task Cards

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Teaching inferences? Amp up the fun and proficiency level in your classroom with these (32) Inference (Fiction) Task Cards. Product addresses this important reading comprehension skill with excerpts from literature that simulate standardized testing questions. Answer key included. This Common Core-aligned product is perfect for standardized test prep and super sub friendly. Task Cards are an effective instructional tool and alternative to boring worksheets! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Inferences (Fiction) Test Assessment
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Inferences (Fiction) Test Assessment

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Teaching inferences? Hold your students accountable with the Inference (Fiction) Test (14 Pages/30 Questions). This Common Core-aligned assessment will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic in this important ELA skill. Multiple choice questions simulate those found on actual standardized tests. Product can be used for common assessments throughout your team or department and is super sub-friendly. Keep them learning - even when you’re not there!
Inferences (Nonfiction) Test Assessment
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Inferences (Nonfiction) Test Assessment

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Teaching inferences? Hold your students accountable with the Inferences (Nonfiction) Test (13 pages/30 questions). This Common Core-aligned assessment will let you know in no time who is advanced, proficient, basic, and below basic in this important ELA skill. Multiple choice questions simulate those found on actual standardized tests. Product can be used for common assessments throughout your team or department and is super sub-friendly. Keep them learning - even when you’re not there!
Lucy and CeCee Curriculum Guide
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Lucy and CeCee Curriculum Guide

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Used as a whole class instructional aid or in small group literature circles, the curriculum guide reinforces literacy and common core language arts standards and is highly recommended for reluctant readers. It is a student/teacher-friendly, hands-on classroom resource that includes the following items: • Introduction • Double Entry Journal • Discussion Questions • Literature Response Frame • Write Your Own Diary Entry • Word Search • Create a Bookmark • Character Analysis • Other Activities