A Resource Guide to use with The Giver aligned to the Common Core Standards includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, skill lessons, and classroom display materials.
Perfect for Black History Month! Socratic seminar is an excellent and engaging way for students to practice higher order thinking skills. This 56-slide PowerPoint resource with printables is a Socratic seminar featuring the poem “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes. A well-organized protocol for conducting a formal discussion or Socratic seminar based on Hughes’ poem and more than ten pre and post seminar activities are included. #socraticseminar #poetry #langstonhughes #blackhistorymonth
A cheap, easy routine for monthly independent reading! Use logs and calendars (instead of book reports) to record reactions and keep the focus on differentiating texts; can be assessed alone or in a reading portfolio! (CCSS Grades 6-8)