These This or That Exit Slips are designed to provide students with fun and creative ways to reflect on and showcase their learning after any lesson. There are 20 different exit slips in this resource! Each exit slip or ticket out the door includes 2 choices for students to showcase their learning. They’ll have the chance to select the prompt that most inspires them. After reviewing each prompt choice, students can choose to do the “This” exit slip task or the “That” exit ticket task.
This systematic writing program guides and empowers students towards excellence in writing. These step-by-step lessons are a complete writing program to teach students four specific stylistic tools to incorporate into their descriptive writing: a. Impact of Language (powerful word choice with adje...
A Critical and Creative Thinking Approach to Tuck Everlasting.Tuck Everlasting is a 48-page novel study guide. The novel study is chunked into nine sections. There are pre-reading activities and culminating activities. Each of the nine sections contains:a.Student comprehension questions on a literal, inferential and evaluative level.
I’ve done a variety of activities on the first days of school, but I keep coming back to stations. Each year I choose activities based on the message I want to send to students about what is important in my classroom, mixed with the first day/week business that needs to be accomplished. This year my focus was on getting to know my students as readers and kickstarting my independent reading routine.
Digital and printable tasks for the ground-breaking 2020 drama-documentary ‘The Social Dilemma’. Each task is designed to unpack and draw out the critical lessons of the documentary and encourage students to reflect on their own social media and technology use. Perfect for in-class, distance-learning or hybrid settings.
FULL Digital and Print informational text lesson on the hit game of 2020 'Among Us'. Lesson includes pre-reading predictions, vocabulary activity, original article, multiple choice and short answer questions and extended persuasive paragraph response with rubric. Optimised for Google Suite, Microsoft or print editions to support in-class, hybrid and distance learning.
Includes 30 cards with coordinating, correlative, and subordinate conjunctions. Way better than conjunction junction! Students work alone, with partners, or with a group to sort the types of conjunctions. I have been working on building grammar for a variety of circumstances: as bell ringers and morning work, as sponge activities, during intervention, or at stations.
You're curious about Labor Day and, deep down inside, students are too. Here are a few interesting facts about Labor Day to satisfy your curiosity, and, if you are teacher, to share with students so they can reflect on it through writing, discussion, or further reading. Plus a free lesson that includes a passage, poem, and writing!
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, students start with 10ish minutes of silent reading time. Students choose independent reading books from the library. Each year, my team has a discussion about how to hold students accountable for independent reading. Over the years, I've tried lots of different methods for holding students accountable and for limiting the amount of sleeping and fake reading. Some of my favorite methods include writing to respond, literary analysis stations, and presentations!