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Hello, all. Welcome to the Lightbulb Teaching Shop! We specialize in educational resources which promote higher-order and critical thinking skills. As fellow educators, we know that time is a precious asset to every teacher. As a result, we offer time-saving activities along with effective instructional strategies that you can use to enhance student achievement and lesson formulation time. So, please, feel free to browse our store and come again at any time. Happy Teaching!!

Hello, all. Welcome to the Lightbulb Teaching Shop! We specialize in educational resources which promote higher-order and critical thinking skills. As fellow educators, we know that time is a precious asset to every teacher. As a result, we offer time-saving activities along with effective instructional strategies that you can use to enhance student achievement and lesson formulation time. So, please, feel free to browse our store and come again at any time. Happy Teaching!!
Angela's Ashes Close Read (Excerpt: Chapter1)
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Angela's Ashes Close Read (Excerpt: Chapter1)

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This activity is a Close Read within a graphic organizer. The left column has text and the paragraphs are numbered. The right column asks the close read questions and allows space for students to type or write in the responses. The following activities are included in the Close Read: Direct questions Stop and Jot (S & J) Turn and Talk (T & T) Constructed Response (CR) Annotation Vocabulary Context Clues Enjoy!! Image Source:
Eat Creepy Crawlies! Critical Thinking Reading and Science Activity (Entire Unit)
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Eat Creepy Crawlies! Critical Thinking Reading and Science Activity (Entire Unit)

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This is a fun activity that involves an informational text article that shows how eating insects can help save the world. The activity encourages the student to answer a critical thinking question: How can eating insects save the world? The questions has the students take what they have read and go further and infer how that information can impact the world in a positive way. To help the students so this, we have included a graphic organizer that allows the pupils to make note of the key concepts that answer the question. Then, the student is asked to synthesize the textual information with their prior knowledge to identify how eating insects can help save the world within a Brief Constructed Response (B.C.R). The learning process is further enhanced by the student engaging in a self-assessment involving the steps necessary to effectively complete the activity. As a convenience to the teacher, full keys are included as a tool for differentiating and driving further instruction. Inset Picture Bug Hamburger Source: https://bit.ly/2m6PLeO 12 Creepy Crawlies You Can Actually Eat – Youtube video: https://bit.ly/2J6Vmuv Thank you for downloading our product. Lightbulb Teaching strives to help enhance the educational experience for both teachers and students.
Literature Circles for Middle and High School Levels ---Bonus Videos!!
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Literature Circles for Middle and High School Levels ---Bonus Videos!!

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What are Literature Circles? In literature circles involve small groups of students who gather together to discuss a piece of literature in depth. The discussion is guided by pupils’ response to what they have read. You may hear talk about events and characters in the book, the author’s craft, or personal experiences related to the story. Source: www.litcircles.org/Overview/overview.html This form of grouping helps the students to dive into complex literature in several different ways. For example, within this study packet the students will take the following roles: 1. Discussion Director 2. Vocabulary Enricher 3. Literary Luminary/Observer 4. Contemplative Connector ** ** Role Graphic Organizers Each role has a thorough and easy to use graphic organizer. I have also included a videos that demonstrates the intricacies of **secondary literature circles. **** Bonus Videos I have included some excellent videos that outline the intricacies of** Upper Level Literature Circles.** ** Developing Collaborative Conversations Through Literature Circles The San Bernardino Unified School District with Instructor Yosan Hailemariam at Curtis Middle School (7th Grade) ** Lit Circles by Tiffany LoSasso** EDUCATOR TIP: This product is in PDF form. Nevertheless, you could upload it onto a PDF writing document program such as DocHub so that your students can easily use their computers to complete the graphic organizers.
Of Mice and Men Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart
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Of Mice and Men Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel Of Mice and Men. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on coming on loyalty, friendship, isolation, prejudice,justice, and innocence. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The K.W.H.L Chart can be used before,during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about loyalty. W stands for what the students WANT to know about loyalty. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and K.W.H.L charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQtiStdDaYw Book Cover Source:
Holes Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video Included !!)
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Holes Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video Included !!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel Holes and the study of justice. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as justice, prejudice, and destiny. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about justice. W stands for what the students WANT to know about personal justice. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEvLRtDKT0c Image Source:
The Witch of Blackbird Pond Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video Included!!)
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The Witch of Blackbird Pond Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video Included!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel The Witch of Blackbird Pond. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as bigotry, truth, and colonial lifestyle. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before,during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about bigotry and intolerance. W stands for what the students WANT to know about bigotry and intolerance. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source: https://goo.gl/Hba4Sa Image Source: Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support!
Bridge to Terabithia Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Bonus Intro. Video!)
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Bridge to Terabithia Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Bonus Intro. Video!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel Bridge to Terabithia. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as friendship, imagination, gender roles, and death. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about friendship. W stands for what the students WANT to know about friendship. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source:https://goo.gl/E58Whm Image Source: https://goo.gl/Dfdjj2 Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support!
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart
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The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on loyalty, betrayal, redemption,gifts, and forgiveness. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before,during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the betrayal and loyalty. W stands for what the students WANT to know about betrayal and loyalty. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source:https://goo.gl/SMKdhk Image Source: https://goo.gl/vwCQUr
Sounder Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video!!)
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Sounder Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel Sounder and the study racism. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as racism, coming of age, and courage.The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about racism. W stands for what the students WANT to know about racism. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Image Source: https://goo.gl/DTz4cs Video Source:
A Wrinkle in Time Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart  (BONUS Introduction Video Included!!)
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A Wrinkle in Time Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Introduction Video Included!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel A Wrinkle in Time and the study of the struggle of good vs. evil. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as good vs. evil, communication,differences, and appearances. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the struggle of good vs. evil. W stands for what the students WANT to know about the struggle of good vs. evil. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source: https://goo.gl/thjP27 Image Source https://goo.gl/dvkMqn
Walk Two Moons Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Bonus Video!!)
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Walk Two Moons Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Bonus Video!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel Walk Two Moons. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as closure after the death of a loved one, a quest for peace, a mother’s absence, and coming of age. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before,during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about finding closure after death. W stands for what the students WANT to know about finding closure after death. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy!
Dear Mr. Henshaw Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Two BONUS Videos Included)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Two BONUS Videos Included)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the Dear Mr. Henshaw novel and the study of divorce. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as divorce, latch-key kids, and coming of age. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about divorce. W stands for what the students WANT to know about divorce. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about divorce. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. L stands for what the student LEARNED about divorce. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. **Bonus Videos **I have included two bonus videos with this product: The book trailer of the book, Dr. Mr. Henshaw: https://goo.gl/WwRRXq Interview with Beverly Clearly: https://goo.gl/C1Aovf Image Source: https://goo.gl/uSrV8m
The Giver Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video Included!!)
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The Giver Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video Included!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel The Giver and the study of personal freedom. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as coming of age, death, differences, and individual vs. society. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the personal freedom. W stands for what the students WANT to know about personal freedom. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source: https://goo.gl/EZ2H6p Image Source:
Number the Stars Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Book Trailer Video Included!!)
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Number the Stars Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Book Trailer Video Included!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel Number the Stars and the study of the Holocaust and racism. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as truth, the Holocaust and coming of age. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the Holocaust and racism. W stands for what the students WANT to know about the Holocaust and racism. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Image Source: https://goo.gl/tfXSpt Video Source:
The Haunted House Cause and Effect Activity
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The Haunted House Cause and Effect Activity

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This product is a fun activity that allows the students to practice their cause and effect skills within the literary text. The student read the text, then denoted cause and effect examples within a graphic organizer. Next, the students synthesize the textual evidence into a brief constructed response. Lastly, the students analyze their solution process by completing a student self-assessment. This activity provides extensive graphic organizer and brief constructed response keys. Haunted House Image Source: https://goo.gl/ndtiot Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support.
The Phantom Tollbooth Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (With BONUS VIDEO!!)
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The Phantom Tollbooth Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (With BONUS VIDEO!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel The Phantom Tollbooth. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as the importance of learning, wisdom vs. ignorance, and language. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before,during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the importance of learning. W stands for what the students WANT to know about the importance of learning. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source: Image Source: Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support!
To Kill a Mockingbird Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart  (BONUS Video!!)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Video!!)

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This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel To Kill a Mockingbird and the study prejudice. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as prejudice, tolerance, guilt, ignorance, and courage.The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about prejudice. W stands for what the students WANT to know about prejudice… H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Video Source: Image Source: