Language creation project to teach about language structure and translation. Simple enough for middle school, but can be enhanced for high school. Includes web links with examples of procedures. Teaches linguistic basics and group collaboration on a project.
This sample of my 3rd grade Interactive Literacy Notebook for RL CCSS includes information about setting up interactive notebooks and one component for Reading Strategies: Metacognition. Students will learn how to "Tune into My Thinking".
Get your year off to a terrific start with the wonderful book, Because of Winn Dixie. The twelve activities in this packet will help you establish class expectations or rules and get to know the students in your class.
This unit is based on the Common Core Curriculum Maps from Commoncore.org. The Maps suggest the focus standards, literary text, informational texts, poems, art and some of the activities. Taking these suggestions I created the specific lessons/activities included in this packet.
There, their and they're are three of the most challenging words for students. Do I use there, their or they're? This common question is heard from teachers in grades 1-6. Helping students use homophones correctly is always a challenge.
Everything you need to make stand-up word building easels which are perfect for literacy centers. The easels (copied on cardstock) will stand up on student desks so letter cards are easy to see and move around.
Help students break away from boring sentences and Step up to Sensational Sentences. Students will see how to use creative words and rearrange the structure of their sentences to add variety to their writing.