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Thinking Deep with Inferencing - Love this inference activity - Deep Thinking Thursday. This post is a step-by-step guide for doing this with your students!

Argumentative Writing Kinesthetic Mnemonic. Fun way to review material. Power teaching using hand and body motion to tell information

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Message in a Bottle Book Project

Message in a Bottle Book Project - a great Common Core aligned project that could be used after an independent read, lit circles or even a whole class novel. Students identify theme, describe character, setting, and POV. Includes standard alignment, teacher and student instructions, student handouts, and rubric. $3.25

An activity that gets your students to focus on the pre-writing stage before your students begin persuasive and/or argumentative writing.

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Saying These Words Incorrectly Can Get You In Trouble, Here’s How To Fix That

Good infographic: Battle of the Commonly Misspelled or Misused Words: "Your" vs "You're" etc. by YourDictionary #spelling #writing #homonyms

Attacking the Common Core Standards: Informational Texts-Part One.. The picture says high school - the information in the blog is applicable for upper elementary and middle school grades, too.. Take a look at the line of questioning...

Help your students write great thesis statements with this fun class activity! From Laura Torres at Composition Classroom.

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End of the Year FUN Unit

End of the Year FUN Unit (SAMPLE PAGE) Students are challenged to read 100 books over the summer or anytime of the year. Book log is included.

I put together this bulletin board today for poetry month!