Opinion Writing Unit
Teach kids how to write an opinion piece in a SIMPLE way that the kids understand! This Opinion Writing unit includes FRAMES, EXAMPLES, POSTERS, and PROMPTS. It is designed to TEACH students how to write an opinion piece STEP BY STEP. The young students need lots of examples and practice before th...
Interactive Notebooks - Yet Again
I am determined to get ALL of the pictures I took a few weeks ago of my language arts interactive notebook before the end of school! I hope to actually get it done faster than that. I have a few other things I want to blog about before the end of the school year. Seriously, this is the last set of pictures I have from a few weeks ago. Any new ones will be newer pictures taken recently. Here are some more pictures of various activities that we have included in our interactive notebooks so far…
Teaching Literary Analysis
Guide students through the five steps of understanding and writing literary analysis: choosing and focusing a topic, gathering, presenting and analyzing textual evidence, and concluding.
Social Sundays: The 1 Website I won't teach History Without
This is my favorite US history website for finding primary resources, ideas, and for students.
New Reading Passages for 7th & 8th Grade
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