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The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl Comic Style Workbook
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The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl Comic Style Workbook

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The Magic Finger Workbook has "comic style" worksheets and novel study activities for the story by Roald Dahl. It includes; a cover page with a background knowledge activity, details activities for character and setting, vocabulary (2 pages), idioms (1 page), comprehension questions (3 pages), a comic creating activity and a crossword puzzle (with answer key). Also included is a blank questions and a blank vocabulary page so you can add you own content. Clipart is intentionally absent from this workbook. It is designed so students can add their own artwork. __________ The Magic Finger Comic Style Workbook by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
How to Write an Adventure Story
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How to Write an Adventure Story

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A step by step, scaffolded approach to teaching your students how to write an adventure story with the elements; motivation, a journey with three challenges, a final challenge and the hero's or heroine's transformation. A lesson guide is included to suggest a method for leading students through a process of deconstructing and understanding a model story as part of creating their own adventure story. By using the workbook, special attention is drawn to a six-step writing process by the headings on the papers. The writing process detailed is: brainstorm, draft, share, edit, revise and publish. There is a checklist to aid students in monitoring their progress through a writing process. The preview gives a good overview of the content of the writing workbook. The workbook is printed on a loose leaf notebook style background. This is useful if you live overseas and have trouble finding the traditional loose leaf paper sold in North America. The final nine pages of the workbook are a larger size version of the model story found at the beginning of the workbook. These give students a good model to follow for proper paragraphing and use of dialogue. __________ How to Write and Adventure Story by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Wildfires Comprehension Foldable
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Wildfires Comprehension Foldable

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A double-sided worksheet for Wildfires that tri-folds into a pamphlet. It includes; an illustration section, two different vocabulary practices, a topic, main idea, supporting sentences activity or a Wildfires comic (according to teacher choice), comprehension questions (4), and a 5 star review/recommendation section. An instruction page and answer key are included. Created April 2016
Cendrillon Comprehension Foldable
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Cendrillon Comprehension Foldable

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A double-sided worksheet for Cendrillon, as published in Houghton and Mifflin Reading 4, that tri-folds into a pamphlet. It includes an illustration section, a vocabulary practice (10 words), a Diary Writing activity OR a Sequence and Summarize activity (according to teacher choice), questions (3), a compare and contrast activity and a 5 Star review/recommendation section. An instruction page and answer key are included. Revised April 2016
Hatchet Crossword Puzzle Pack
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Hatchet Crossword Puzzle Pack

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Detail and vocabulary based crossword puzzles for the novel Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. This is a fantastic addition to your novel study. Works great as an activity to encourage students to read closely. Also great as an open book pop quiz. There are five puzzles one each for; Chapters 1 to 4 Chapters 5 to 8 Chapters 9 to 12 Chapters 13 to 16 Chapters 17 to Epilogue. Answer keys are included. The preview provides a complete overview of the product so please download. Created May 2016
How to Write an Opinion Paragraph
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How to Write an Opinion Paragraph

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A step by step, scaffolded approach to teaching your students how to write an opinion paragraph with a topic sentence, two supporting sentences with two examples each and a closing sentence. There are two writing models; "Exercise and Eating Healthy" and "Think of Others". Each model has a graphic organizer to aid students in deconstructing the paragraph. This process helps students to intuit the structure of an opinion paragraph. It draws special attention to a six-step writing process; brainstorm, draft, share, edit, revise and publish. There is a checklist to aid students in monitoring their progress through a writing process. The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. Two pages of some pages are provided to account for US/UK spelling variations. __________
Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport Student Workbook
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Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport Student Workbook

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Common Core aligned worksheets and activities for Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport by Marjorie W. Sharmat as published in Scholastic Literacy Place. Common core aligned activities are two vocabulary activities which focus on using a combination of dictionary skills and context clues, ten comprehension questions with a focus on higher order thinking and creative activities, a story map, a fact versus opinion activity, two vocabulary puzzles and an informational reading extension. (10 pages of activities) Created Aug 2015
How to Write a Comparison and Contrast
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How to Write a Comparison and Contrast

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A step by step, scaffolded approach for teaching your students how to write a four-paragraph comparison and contrast essay. There is a writing model from which students complete a graphic organiser to guide them in deconstructing the model essay. This process helps students to intuit the structure of a comparison & contrast essay. There are graphic organisers for compare & contrast words and phrases, research,Venn Diagram, introduction and conclusion. There is also an editing symbol guide and a "works cited" guide. It draws special attention to a six-step writing process; research, draft, share, edit, revise and publish. There are check boxes for monitoring students' progress through the writing process. The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. This is useful if you live overseas and have trouble locating the loose leaf style notebook paper found in North America. Two versions of certain pages are provided to account for alternative US/UK spelling __________ How to Write a Comparison & Contrast by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
How to Write a Biography
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How to Write a Biography

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A step by step, scaffolded approach to teaching your students how to write a five-paragraph biographical essay. There is a writing model from which students complete a graphic organiser to guide them in deconstructing the model essay. This process helps students to intuit the structure of a biography. There are graphic organizers for research, introduction and conclusion. There is an editing symbol guide and a "works cited" guide. It draws special attention to a six-step writing process; research, draft, share, edit, revise and publish. There are check boxes for monitoring students' progress through the writing process. The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. This is useful if you live overseas and have trouble locating the loose leaf style notebook paper found in North America. Revised and updated on Mar 2015. NOTE:This workbook contains two copies of some pages to account for the two spellings of organiser/organizer. __________ How to Write a Biography by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen Quizzes and Test
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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen Quizzes and Test

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Detail based multiple choice quizzes and a test for the novel Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Each quiz has ten multiple choice questions and a four question short summary section. The final quiz (test) has 20 multiple choice questions, a sequencing section, and a long answer question. The quizzes are not single answer multiple choice questions. Some of them have more than one answer so they are bit more difficult than usual multiple choice quizzes. The quizzes are for chapters 1 to 4, 5 to 8, 9 to 12, 13 to 16, and 17 to Epilogue. Answer keys are included. ___________________ Hatchet Quiz Time by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
The Ballad of Mulan Student Workbook
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The Ballad of Mulan Student Workbook

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Common Core aligned worksheets to supplement The Ballad of Mulan as published in Houghton Mifflin Reading 3.1. Included are: two vocabulary activities which focus on using a combination of dictionary skills and context clues, ten comprehension questions with a focus on higher order thinking skills, a sequencing activity, three making inferences activities, two vocabulary puzzles and an informational reading extension about China. (12 pages of activities) An answer key is included.
How to Write a Descriptive Essay
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How to Write a Descriptive Essay

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A step by step, scaffolded approach to teaching your students how to write a five-paragraph descriptive essay about an animal. There is a writing model from which students complete a graphic organiser to guide them in deconstructing the model essay. This process helps students to intuit the structure of an essay. There are graphic organisers for research, introduction and conclusion. There is an editing symbol guide and a works cited guide. It draws special attention to a six-step writing process; research, draft, share, edit, revise and publish. There are check boxes for monitoring students' progress through the writing process. The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. This workbook is included in the How to Write Essay Bundle (Biography, Comparison & Contrast, Descriptive Essay) at a discounted price.
Types of Writing Posters
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Types of Writing Posters

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Persuasive, Expository, Comparison and Contrast, Descriptive and Narrative writing are covered by this brightly coloured set of A4 landscape posters. Nine posters detailing the types of writing. Mentor texts are included with the posters making them great teaching tools. Poster headings include; Five Types of Writing What is an Essay? Persuasive Expository Comparison and Contrast Descriptive Narrative Fictional Narrative Non-fiction Narrative These look great when printed on photo quality paper. __________ Types of Writing Poster Pack by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Geometry 2D Shapes Posters
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Geometry 2D Shapes Posters

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2D Shapes Poster Pack is a set of visual aids focused on various two-dimensional shapes and their characteristics. The preview offers a complete overview of the set so please download it. The concepts covered are: Two-dimensional shapes (A4 size) Regular Polygons vs. Irregular Polygons (A4 size) Simple, Complex, Concave and Convex Polygons (A4 size) Pentagon, Hexagon, Heptagon, Octagon, Nonagon, Decagon (A5 size) Triangles (A4 size); Equilateral, Right, Isosceles, Right Isosceles, Scalene, Right Scalene, Acute and Obtuse (A5 size) Quadrilaterals(A4 size); Rectangle, Rhombus, Square, Parallelogram, Trapezium, Isosceles Trapezium, Kite (A5 size) Curved Shapes (A4 size); Circle, Ellipse, Arch, Crescent, Annulus, Wedge (A5 size) Trapezoid and Isosceles Trapezoid (A5 size) to account for US/UK differences. _____________________________ Geometry 2D Shapes Poster Pack by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Grandfather's Journey Comprehension Foldable
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Grandfather's Journey Comprehension Foldable

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A double-sided worksheet for Grandfather's Journey as published in Houghton and Mifflin Reading 4 that tri-folds into a pamphlet. It includes an illustration section, a vocabulary practice (10 words), a sequence and summarize activity or a sequence and create a comic activity (according to teacher preference), comprehension questions (5), a 5 star review/recommendation section. An instruction page and answer key are included. Revised April 2016
Organisms in Our World Reading Activity Pack Bundle
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Organisms in Our World Reading Activity Pack Bundle

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Organisms in Our World is a bundle of Animals in Our Lives and Microorganisms . These are science themed reading activities focused on topics; Domestic Vs. Wild Animals Domesticating Animals and Plants Animals Helping Us (Service Animals) Microorganisms and You Five Kinds of Microorganisms (Bacteria, Viruses, Algae, Fungi, Protozoans) There are thirteen pages of reading activities, one diagram of each of the microorganisms, two crossword puzzles, one animals in our lives quiz and one microorganisms quiz. A complete answer key is provided. These are science themed reading activities with a focus on using context clues to build vocabulary and to increase comprehension. They would make excellent center activities. These were created with English language learners in mind. __________
Adventure Story Map
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Adventure Story Map

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Adventure story map focuses students attention on the unique characteristics of an adventure narrative. The concepts are hero/heroine, a difficult journey, challenges a final challenge and character transformation are addressed in this graphic organizer. Please take the time to review and to follow my store on TES. (^_^) I also have a blog where you can get other freebies from time to time. ThinkingLearningCreating.com ____________________ Adventure Story Map by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Geometry 2D Shapes Worksheet
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Geometry 2D Shapes Worksheet

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Geometry 2D Shapes worksheets has two activities. One focuses on polygons. The other focuses on triangles. An answer key is provided. It was created for English language learners but works nicely in any learning environment. I would appreciate it if you follow my shop here on TES. (^_^) Visit me at Thinking, Learning, Creating _______________________ Geometry Shapes Our Lives by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Super Scary Halloween Writing Sheets FREE
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Super Scary Halloween Writing Sheets FREE

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This is a free sample of Super Scary Halloween Writing Sheets. But whatever you do...don't download them because they are super scary. (^_^) __________ The complete Super Scary Halloween Writing Sheets are uniquely designed and useful all year long. Of course they are especially great for Halloween. But they are not for the faint of heart. Like I said, they are super scary. There are four Halloween themed cover sheets for students to illustrate and a fifth blank cover sheet for students' creativity. The design of the writing sheets is not quite right but don't take my word for it. Download it and see for yourself. You have been warned!! Notable features are: 1. Portrait and landscape designs. 2. Four styles of cover pages. 3. Additional blank cover page for student created designs. 4. Two versions of most writing sheets with regular and penmanship lines for younger writers. 5. A page number box for multiple page writing. 6. Four styles of comic strip templates for those students who love to draw comics. 7. Full color and low ink versions are provided. 8. Minimal use of clipart leading to more student creativity and usefulness year round. 9. A complete absence of chevrons, polka dots and bubble headed clipart. (Because those are way too scary even for me!!) The number of unique pages is 31. Including the low ink versions there are 62 sheets total. You can purchase the Super Scary Halloween Writing Sheets here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/super-scary-halloween-writing-sheets-11120494 __________ Super Scary Halloween Writing Sheets by Michael Allen Kelly is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License