Writing in General
Claims, Evidence, Reasons
Narrative (Show - Not Tell)
Fall Boom Cards for Addition Facts to 20
These fun Fall Boom Cards are for addition facts to 20. There are 22 self-correcting cards and 2 instructions cards. This deck includes 2 different styles of math boom cards to practice addition facts. These cards are decorated with Fall themed leaves, trees and apples making them a fun Fall math ac...
Middle School ELA Remote Learning
Help your middle school students learn how to cite evidence with this e-learning lesson!Students will:1. Read an argumentative prompt2. Determine a purpose for reading3. Read a text and highlight or underline sentences based on the purpose for reading4. See a video that goes through all these s...
Teaching Annotation with Google Keep — Mud and Ink Teaching
Over a decade of teaching, I feel like I’ve heard it all! This year, however, I feel like I’ve found a new and sustainable way of reframing how I look at annotation. Yes, it does involve some tech, but don’t be intimidated! It’s a low-tech approach and works on multiple devices.
Walking Through Standards Based Grading: Part 3 and a Teacher Data Tracking Tool - Young Teacher Love
I am back for part 3 of standards based grading (click here to read part 1 and click here to read part 2). Not only am I back to share the “HOW?” of standards based grading, but I’m also here to share with you an incredible reporting tool I created that I am so excited about! […]
Digital Tracker with DROP DOWN Menu! ANY Grade ANY Class! EASY & QUICK!
This is a Digital Formative Assessment Tracker with drop down menu options, very similar to my other digital tracker. However, this tracker is SO MUCH QUICKER! This tracker can be used to collect formative assessment data daily! It can be used in for ANY subject and ANY grade. The great thing about ...
Digital Data Tracking Spreadsheet for Google Drive
Automatically organize, calculate, and color code your student growth data with this easy-to-use Google Sheets data tracker.Using your own student data, this spreadsheet will automatically:calculate individual student growth calculate an overall growth average for all scorescalculate the total numbe...
Paraphrasing Quoting Summarizing: Digital Activities for Instruction
This Digital Paraphraphrasing, Quoting, and Summarizing teaching resource is ideal for middle school and high school students and is optimized for digital learning, distance learning, and Google Classroom. Help your students improve their paraphrasing, quoting, and summarizing skills with this inte...
How to Teach Elaboration in Writing | The Literacy Loft
–Does any of this sound familiar? If you’re reading this post, I bet so. When we say “add more details” – what exactly does that mean? Do you know? Do your students know? Maybe, possibly, but we all know that doesn’t help a child understand their next steps. Part of teaching writing in the elementary grades …
Digital Bell Ringers for Middle School ELA
Stop wrestling with the photocopy machine and switch to digital, standards-based bell ringers for the entire middle school ELA school year! Master the standards of reading literature, reading informational texts, writing arguments, writing informative texts, writing narratives, and writing research ...
ELA: Love and Reading on Instagram: “We’ve been practicing first reads in Read 180 & emphasizing the need for multiple-readings of academic texts. This week we are working on…”
88 Likes, 5 Comments - ELA: Love and Reading (@ela.love.and.reading) on Instagram: “We’ve been practicing first reads in Read 180 & emphasizing the need for multiple-readings of…”
Annotate the Text: 5 Concrete ideas for teaching text annotation - Performing in Education
Grab Your Free Escape Game!This escape room is a great activity to build classroom community! Sign up now to download it for free. SUBSCRIBE I jumped on the “close reading” bandwagon pretty early on, so I’ve had a lot of time to try it and reflect back on my complete and utter failures using it. […]