Free essay materials to help teen writers • English teachers! Use this 3-step format to teach strong concluding paragraphs. Great for middle school and high school students.
Making Inferences - Ashleigh's Education Journey
One of my favorite ways to introduce making inferences is through wordless picture books. They are a great first step toward this challenging skill, because it’s something students do on a daily basis. My students don’t necessarily realize that they are making inferences as they look at illustrations, so I guide them through the process …
Using Animated Shorts to Teach Inference (Book Units Teacher)
Using Animated Shorts to Teach Inference If you are looking for some high interest activities, try using animated shorts to teach reading skills. This post contains the animated short film “Lonely Isl
6 Non-Fiction Books that Read Like Novels
These eleven narrative and literary nonfiction books that read like fiction will keep you riveted, including Unbroken, What is the What, and others.
Hilarious Topics Teenagers Can Debate About
If you want to give your teenager mental exercises, give them hilarious topics to debate about. Debates are fun as there is no right or wrong answer.
Text Message Analysis Making Inferences Google Classroom Back to School
My middle schoolers loved this. Great for drawing conclusions, citing evidence and making inferences. They loved reading these text message conversations to analyze the messages and practice making inferences.
Read-Aloud Novels to Build Empathy in your Students
Build empathy with read-aloud novels! These are my top 5 books (and a bonus!) to help your students understand what it's like to walk in someone else's shoes. All of the novels will start some great conversations in your classroom!
The 8 Elements of an Argument Posters (CCSS)
The 8 Elements of an Argument Posters included 17 8.5x11 Posters. One poster for each of the 8 terms, which are defined with a practical example.Claim ReasonEvidenceExplanationSo what.CounterclaimCounterargumentConclusionPlus 4 posters of transition words/phrases to link claims to reasons, reasons to evidence, claims to counterclaims, and counterclaims to counterarguments.Posters of the four types of evidence, what aren't valid reasons, and the related common core state standards.
Best Plants for a Dark Classroom or Office – The Gifted Gabber
Are you interested in plants for a dark classroom or office this year? Or maybe you don't have a classroom or an office, but you have a dark home? Well, this crazy plant lady has a few tried-and-true suggestions for best plants for a dark classroom or office. Of course, one factor to keep in mind involves how much light your classroom actually receives. Why not fill up your space with leafy, beautiful plant babies? After all, Nasa studies show houseplants can have a positive effect on rooms…
Wings Motivational Bulletin Board Kit
Encourage and motivate students with this inspirational wing bulletin board design! Included are letters to spell out "Spread your wings and see how far you fly" along with a template and feather designs to create the perfect wings. Everything in this kit prints with black ink on 8.5 x 11 paper. ...
DIY Harry Potter Prophecy Ball
Make your own Professor Trelawney prophecy ball like the one in Harry Potter! Use it to make your own prophecy about the future, or use it as a prop for your cosplay.
Awesome 7th Grade Reading List ~ The Organized Homeschooler
This 7th grade reading list is perfect for middle school students. This book list was perfect for my homeschool girl. #readinglists #7thGrade #MiddleSchool #bookList