Flowers for Algernon

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Website where students can upload photos of themselves and fill it with words about themselves and their interests! I think this would be great for a poetry unit or a back-to-school activity. Then can be hung in the classroom or outside in the hallway! School Days, Art School, Ap 12, Tagxedo, Do It Yourself Inspiration, Creative Inspiration, Thinking Day, School Counseling, Looks Cool

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Website where students can upload photos of themselves and fill it with words about themselves and their interests! Pre-Writting Ideas

Powerful lesson plan on bullying and meanness. It's from YourKids Teacher: Erasing Meanness. Check out the entire lesson and consider customizing something like it for a unit on bullying. Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Meeting, Classroom Ideas, E Mc2, Classroom Community, School Counselor, Middle School Counseling, Teaching

Erasing Meanness

When my kids came back from spring break this week, they were greeted with shampooed carpets, new collaboration desk clusters, fully...

DISCUSSION TABLES Pick a passage from a book you are reading {read aloud, book club book, etc.} and glue it to the center of bulletin board paper and have the students write their thoughts about the passage and respond to their classmates. Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Classroom Activities, Guided Reading, Close Reading, Reading Groups, Group Activities, Summarizing Activities, Classroom Ideas

Tabletop Twitter - Conversations in Literacy

I learned about Tabletop Twitter at a workshop with Robert Probst. It is a great way for students to interact with each other in writing. All students get to participate at the same time and it gives them a chance to voice their thoughts to each other. On top of that, it is a quiet […]

The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i. one on characters, one on setting etc). Third Grade Reading, Student Reading, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Close Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Groups, Second Grade, Reading Stamina

The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i.e. one on characters, one on setting etc). Each stations has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answer. The question can be posted on the butcher paper, or on the wall. Students must support their answer with evidence from the story.

Reading Graffiti Board--Put up black paper, provide silver Sharpies, and let students write one quote from a book. They'll be reading more critically to find that one perfect quote! Could make into a classroom book too Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Reading Activities, Reading Strategies, Guided Reading, Reading Resources, Reading Mastery, Reading Wall, Literacy Activities

Reading Graffiti

Last week I had the pleasure of watching Donalyn Miller speak at a conference here at the Lake of the Ozarks. I blogged briefly about it he...

As my graders studied Flowers for Algernon and looked at how Charlie is a… Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Middle School Teachers, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, School Fun, School Stuff, School Ideas, 8th Grade Reading

As my 8th graders studied Flowers for Algernon and looked at how Charlie is a dynamic character, I had them tweet from Charlie's point of view after significant progress reports. Students enjoyed reading each other's tweets every few days and enjoyed creating #'s that were specific to the story.

Rorschach InkBlot Test Card X by Hermann Rorschach Symmetrical abstract forms used for psychological analysis. Rorschach Test, Flores Para Algernon, Complicated Grief, Flowers For Algernon, Personality Characteristics, Bussiness Card, Test Card, Graphic Design

Flowers for Algernon: Building Background/Rorschach Testing

SciFi + InfoText = AHa! Plan your 60-minute lesson in English / Language Arts or Literature with helpful tips from Devon O'Brien

"Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes. Charlie talking to Burt about his intelligence levels 😢 Quotes From Novels, Literary Quotes, Quotes To Live By, Flowers For Algernon Quotes, Daily Quotes, Me Quotes, Random Quotes, Hidden Book, Logo Word

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Quotes, lyrics, poems, words, thoughts... typewritten. Visit the Typewritten store! about & FAQ...

Theme Activity/Worksheet (Flowers for Algernon or Other Works) Help Teaching, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Middle School Novels, Middle School English, 7th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Flowers For Algernon, Pull Quotes

Theme Activity/Worksheet (Flowers for Algernon or Other Works)

This is an activity/worksheet that I created to help students with the concept of theme. First, students are asked to think and brainstorm about the most important word in a story (I use it with Flowers for Algernon, but it could be adapted to use with any other work). Then, they pull quotes from th...

Paint used to create Rorshach tests after reading Flowers for Algernon, but actually created beautiful art. Middle School Ela, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, High School, Middle School Art Projects, Art School, School Stuff, Freak The Mighty, Flowers For Algernon

Paint used to create Rorshach tests after reading Flowers for Algernon, but actually created beautiful art.

This multiple intelligences project list is designed for use with Keyes short story, "Flowers for Algernon." The project list covers project choice. Middle School Classroom, Future Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Help Teaching, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, 8th Grade English, Middle School English, Flowers For Algernon

"Flowers for Algernon" Multiple Intelligence Project List and Rubrics

This multiple intelligences project list is designed for use with Daniel Keyes's short story, "Flowers for Algernon."The project list is based on Howard Gardner's work and covers project choices for linguistic, mathematical, kinesthetic, spatial, interpersonal, interpersonal, and musical intelligenc...

This is a PowerPoint presentation that helps to teach 15 vocabulary words for the short story version of Flowers for Algernon. The activity keeps s. Sorting Activities, Vocabulary Activities, Vocabulary Words, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, English Class, Teaching Shapes, Teaching Ideas, Flowers For Algernon

Flowers for Algernon High/Low Vocabulary Activity

This is a PowerPoint presentation that helps to teach 15 vocabulary words for the short story version of Flowers for Algernon. The activity keeps students engaged by allowing limited movement at their desk and around the room. I have also included: -directions -handouts -a paired human sorting ...

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