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Check it out Potter Heads! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Novel Study Unit Harry Potter Classes, Harry Potter Activities, Harry Potter School, Harry Potter Classroom, Theme Harry Potter, The Sorcerer's Stone, Book Study, Teaching Reading, Learning

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Novel Study Unit Distance Learning

This 112-page novel study for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling features all of the essentials you need for a fun but effective unit. You will love the easy-to-use, student-friendly format. Questions are Common Core-aligned, and will provoke deeper thinking and thoughtful discussions.

Make ELA test prep fun with this nonfiction reading escape room activity! This challenge includes a nonfiction reading passage and questions that mirror state tests. This activity is ideal for middle school and high school English language arts students. Middle School Literacy, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, English Class, Elementary Teacher, 6th Grade Ela, 5th Grade Reading, Third Grade, Sixth Grade

ELA Test Prep Nonfiction Reading Escape Room Activity

Make ELA test prep fun with this nonfiction reading escape room activity! This challenge includes a nonfiction reading passage and questions that mirror state tests. This activity is ideal for middle school and high school English language arts students.

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Book Speed Dating

To introduce independent reading projects in class, I like to set my students up with books through SPEED DATING! It is a super fun and engaging way to get the kids involved with the books and choose the book that is just right for them. Perfect for middle school through high school age students.

Free: This product is an introduction to using book trailersto get students excited about reading. This product is an activity to show students different book options via trailers to help them choose a book for their independent reading projects in class. Book Clubs, Book Club Books, Middle School Ela, Back To School, Reading Projects, Independent Reading, Book Trailers, Teaching Reading, Used Books

Book Movie Trailers for Independent Reading Projects

This product is an introduction to using "book trailers," much like movie trailers, to get students excited about reading. This product is an activity to show students different book options via trailers to help them choose a book for their independent reading projects in class. This can be used for...

These projects can be used for independent reading books, literature circle projects, or a project for any book read! These are low to no-prep for the teacher, and fun, exciting, and engaging CHOICES for the students. Reading Projects, Book Projects, Reading Books, Books To Read, Middle School Ela, Independent Reading, Literature Circles, Student Reading, Any Book

Book Projects for ANY NOVEL

These projects can be used for independent reading books, literature circle projects, or a project for any book read! These are low to no-prep for the teacher, and fun, exciting, and engaging CHOICES for the students.

This project is designed for students to complete a movie poster based on the book that they completed. It is a fun and engaging way to get students excited about sharing the book that they finished beyond the traditional book report. This project can be completed with ANY novel in any grade level. Elementary School Library, Elementary Schools, Book Report Projects, Traditional Books, Library Activities, 5th Grade Reading, Middle School Ela, 5th Grades, Novels

Movie Poster Novel Study Project

This project is designed for students to complete a movie poster based on the book that they completed. It is a fun and engaging way to get students excited about sharing the book that they finished beyond the traditional book report. This project can be completed with ANY novel in any grade level.

This products is perfect for introducing drama as a genre and teaching students the basics of it. It also includes an activity using comic strips to help students use the elements of drama on their own. Elements Of Drama, Drama Activities, Middle School Ela, Student Teaching, Comic Strips, Students, Comics, Music, Room

Introduction to Drama Using Comics

This products is perfect for introducing drama as a genre and teaching students the basics of it. It also includes an activity using comic strips to help students use the elements of drama on their own.

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How to Create a Google Form to Help Streamline Behavior Documentation (a Step-By-Step Guide)

How to Create a Google Form and Connect It With a QR Code to Streamline Behavior Documentation: A Step By Step Guide! #mschat #middleschool #behaviordocumentation

Includes a free printable. This is a great activity that can be adapted easily for any subject any grade, grade, or grade. Respect Activities, Icebreaker Activities, Back To School Activities, School Ideas, Interactive Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Fifth Grade

Find the Fib: A No Prep, Engaging Activity

Includes a free printable. This is a great activity that can be adapted easily for any subject any 3rd grade, 4th grade, or 5th grade.

Looking for new poetry for your middle school and high school students? These 30 poems, recommended and tested by secondary ELA teachers in their own classrooms, are sure to engage and inspire your students during National Poetry Month or any time of year Teaching Poetry, Teaching Literature, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Strategies, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Poems For Middle School

The Literary Maven: A Poem A Day: 30 Poems for Secondary Students During National Poetry Month (or Any Other Time of Year)

Looking for new poetry for your middle school and high school students? These 30 poems, recommended and tested by secondary ELA teachers in their own classrooms, are sure to engage and inspire your students during National Poetry Month or any time of year.

Close Reading Highlighter Labels Love this idea! Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading! Also terrific for test prep for older grades. Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good reader Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Reading Lessons, Reading Groups, Reading Stamina, Close Reading Strategies

Close Reading Highlighter Labels

Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading! Also terrific for test prep for older grades. Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good readers focused on the task at hand.

Frog Spot: Bee Busy - A system for your Fast Finishers! What a fun and easy to set up system, I love this idea! First Grade Classroom, New Classroom, Classroom Setting, Classroom Setup, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Activities, Writing Center Kindergarten, Literacy, Physics Classroom

Bee Busy - A system for your Fast Finishers

I love teaching and being a teacher. There are a few tiny things that do annoy me in the classroom, however. Perhaps the most, is that little consistently-occurring question of "what do I do now?". For as long as I have been a teacher, and a little time before that, I have told my students "Be Busy". In just 2 words words, I am telling them both WHAT to do and HOW to behave. When I first introduce them to this idea, we explore what being 'busy' looks like. I have had "Bee Busy" stations set…

Day of School Activities for Big Kids First Day (or week) of School Activities. I really like "Can You Save Fred" From: Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big KidsFor For or FOR may refer to: First Week Of School Ideas, Beginning Of The School Year, New School Year, School Fun, School Days, High School, Back To School Ideas For Teachers, Back To School Crafts For Kids, School Stuff

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Every time I mentioned Back to School on my Facebook page at least one person mentions that it can't possibly be time yet! I know, I know! It's much too soon...but the fact is that it's coming. In fact, a district a few miles away from me starts school THIS FRIDAY! Throughout the summer, I have been compiling some brilliant first day of school activities from around the blogosphere. I always feel like I hear about the great activities too late--it's either a day or two before school starts…

Students use hash tags to practice one-word summary writing. Can use as quick check for understanding of events, people, or theories. What an outstanding strategy! Could even use at the end of a lesson to put on exit slip. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teaching English, Teaching Literature, Expository Writing, Narrative Writing, Academic Writing, Summary Writing

I {Heart} Notebooks 2.0

Students use hash tags to practice one-word summary writing. Can use as quick check for understanding of events, people, or theories. could use for a main idea / topic lesson as well!