Escape Room - Reading Test Prep - Middle School
Escape room style reading test prep. Includes context clues station, non-fiction text structure, plot diagram practice, and practice with common reading vocabulary terms. This interactive escape room requires technology. This is a great form of test prep for any middle school ELA state test.
One Pagers : Assessment for Higher-order Thinking Skills | Adventures in Teaching One Pagers are great because they encourage creative thinking. There is no "right" answer, there is do specific question the student needs to answer.
Close Reading Comprehension Passages Google Classroom Distance Learning Packet
Text Time: 60 Close Reading passages presented at 2 reading levels (grades 3/4 and 4/5) with rigorous text-dependent questions. 1/2 Inforamational Text, 1/3 Literature, Poetry. High Interest and Curriculum based passages.
Nonfiction Text Structures & Features Cumulative Assignment
Last week, we finished our final project for our nonfiction text features and structures study. Now, we are working on summarizing nonfic...
SLPs--Check out these curriculum-based, high-interest activities (and YouTube links!) to help students who struggle with reading comprehension.
5 Short Stories With Surprise Endings Your Students Will Love to Analyze - The Teaching Cove
Find short stories difficult to teach? Here are five of my favourites that your students will love to analyze. A free lesson plan will be available, too!
Reading Literature Activity: Mapping Out a Novel Grades 6-12
Help students "map out" the most significant components of the novel by having them complete this interactive novel study for ANY piece of literature. Middle and high school ELA grades 7-12
If Montezuma had an Instagram Account
If Montezuma had an Instagram account, what would he say when Cortez arrived in 1519? My fourth graders have some ideas. We are finishing our study of the conquests of the Inca and Aztec emp…
The Literary Maven: Common Core Writing: Argument Writing
Writing argument essays can be a challenge for middle school and even high school students. Lack of quality information written at students' reading levels and access to technology to find that information are just two of the barriers. Try using text sets (provided readings) as you help your students craft their argument writing skills.
April Fool's Day and State Testing...
State testing and April Fool's day... Yeah... those two words should NEVER go together, but for some strange reason this is the second year in a row I am discussing the two in the same