Amelia Makalio
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This would be neat as a formative assessment.  Have the kids illustrate what they learned today, then post it on a bulletin as they leave for a "ticket out"

A post-it note art show! teen programming This is a great passive program for teens--we filled a board with post-it note artwork!

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9 Foods That Last Forever - honey - salt - cornstarch - rice - white vinegar - sugar - hard liquor - maple syrup

Common Core weekly reading homework...perfect for close reading strategies!

Tweek for elementary Common Core weekly reading homework.perfect for close reading strategies!

5 weeks of reading homework prompts. Can be reused every 5 weeks! 2nd-4th grade

5 weeks of reading homework prompts. Can be reused every 5 weeks! grade Since regular reading logs are a waste of everyone& time and evidence of highly ineffective teaching.

Figurative Language HUGE Unit:(Over 80 pages!) This unit has EVERYTHING you need to teach Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Idioms, and Hyperboles. The unit includes 11 worksheets, 5 Anchor Charts/Posters, Games, Activities, & Task Cards, A FLIP-FLAP Foldable, an idiom ABC mini-book, a Figurative Mini Book Language Book, a study guide, and a test.

Figurative Language Unit: This unit has EVERYTHING you need to teach Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Idioms, and Hyperboles. The unit includes 11

Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ~ Teaching Literary Elements with Common Core Alignment for Grades 4-8. Some Topics: plot, setting, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, internal conflict, external conflict, characterization, point of view, theme, tone and mood, simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, allusion, onomatopoeia, and MORE! See TpT listing for table of contents, CCSS alignment, and samples!

Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ~ Teaching Literary Elements with Common Core Alignment for Grades Links to other grade level Reading Notebook packets.

PERSUASIVE WRITING PROMPTS FOR BEGINNING WRITERS - TeachersPayTeachers.com

Help your little writers write persuasively with these 27 writing prompts! Each prompt allows your first or second grader to respond by writing persuasive

Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading | Scholastic.com

Help your students navigate the ins and outs of close reading as they learn to purposefully read and analyze complex informational text.