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Teaching Comma Rules

The Common Core State Standard requires fifth grade students to learn five comma rules.

28 Mini Thesaurus Charts perfect for writing journals! Comes mini and standard size!
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Thesaurus Synonym Charts

28 Mini Thesaurus Charts perfect for writing journals! $3.75

MobyMax Reading Skills is a FREE Curriculum for K-8 Schools that helps students critically analyze complex informational texts. Students learn how to explain key ideas and details, understand the structure of informational texts, integrate knowledge and ideas, and use evidence to support points. MobyMax is specifically designed for teachers. Reading Mastery, Guided Reading, 5th Grade Reading, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Specialist, Teacher Resources, Teaching Tools

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MobyMax Reading Skills is a FREE Curriculum for Schools that helps students critically analyze complex informational texts. Students learn how to explain key ideas and details, understand the structure of informational texts, integrate knowledge and id

Where the Wild Things Learn: Famous Friday Freebies and Five Random Things!

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Restating the Question Anchor Chart.  Helps students visualize how to put the question in the answer! Races Writing Strategy, Race Writing, Writing Complete Sentences, 6th Grade Writing, Writing Activities, Third Grade Reading, Teaching Writing, Writing Strategies, Glad Strategies

Restating the Question Lesson

Restating the Question Anchor Chart. Helps students visualize how to put the question in the answer! Post includes the lesson for developing and using this chart.

PERSUASIVE BROCHURES! A great alternative to persuasive letter writing, and they can be adapted to any subject area. Social Studies Projects, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Research Projects, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Writing, Classroom Activities, School Classroom, Teaching Ideas

The Inspired Classroom: State Brochure, PERSUASIVE BROCHURES! A great alternative to persuasive letter writing, and they can be adapted to any subject area.

This is a COMPLETE mnemonic unit on eighty-four Greek and Latin roots that are the building blocks of thousands of English words. By the time your students are finished with this unit, they will have memorized the meanings of these eighty-four common Greek and Latin roots. As a result, they will be able to figure out the meaning of thousands of English words. I made it about five years ago for 8th graders. Been using it ever since for a variety of grade levels! 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Sixth Grade, Teaching English, Teaching Latin, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tools, Common Core Vocabulary

This is a COMPLETE mnemonic unit on 84 Greek & Latin roots that are the building blocks of thousands of English words.

Use Word Spokes within Word Study & Vocab Development--Greek and Latin root-word instruction is an essential component of vocabulary development. (There are three types of root words: prefixes, suffixes, bases.) If students apply the meaning of word parts to unfamiliar words, they can determine the meaning of new content-area academic vocabulary. According to literacy expert Timothy Rasinski, this is known as the generative principle: one root can generate the meaning of 5-20 new words. Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Vocabulary Words, Vocabulary Ideas, Academic Vocabulary, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Grammar, Teaching Reading, Prefixes And Suffixes

Use Word Spokes within Word Study & Vocab Development--Greek and Latin root-word instruction is an essential component of vocabulary development. (There are three types of root words: prefixes, suffixes, bases.) If students apply the meaning of word parts

Rules for Comma Usage | ELA in the middle on WordPress.com.

Rules for Comma Usage

Rules for Comma Usage | ELA in the middle on WordPress.com.

Check out these paired passage suggestions for Wonder by R.J. Palacio! All texts are available free at www.CommonLit.org and come with CCSS-aligned questions, discussion guide, vocabulary, related media, and more. Rj Palacio, Wonder Palacio, Wonder Book, Wonder Art, Wonder Novel, 6th Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Middle School Reading, Teaching Reading

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Check out these paired passages for Wonder! Tie in nonfiction readings to a fiction novel. All texts are free and come with CCSS-aligned questions, discussion guide, vocabulary,media, etc.

Synonym Garden; can be done with other items as well. Great Kagan activity: write one and pass it : ) Writing Activities, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Writing Ideas, Student Teaching, Teaching Language Arts, English Language Arts, Shades Of Meaning, Classroom Displays

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Vocabulary Pin 2 Synonym flower using paint samples. Could use for digraphs, word families, blends, rhyme, alteration etc. Ideal for a bulletin board or classroom display.

FREE Figurative Language Poster Set!  FREE posters include Alliteration, Hyperboles, Idioms, Proverbs and Adages, Personification, Onomatopoeia, and Similes and Metaphors.  Each poster has a brief description of the figure of speech as well as an example.  This is a sister product to my figurative language bundle.  The bundled products are common core aligned and all include instructional pages as well as task cards and printables.  ENJOY THIS FREE POSTER SET! 4th Grade Writing, Fourth Grade, Third Grade Reading, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Reading Resources
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Excellent Classroom Poster on How to Cite Information from Internet ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Writing Skills, Study Skills, Research Skills, Research Writing, Academic Writing, Teaching Writing, Research Paper, Essay Writing, Teaching English

Excellent Classroom Poster on How to Cite Information from Internet

Excellent Classroom Poster on How to Cite Information from Internet ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - how to cite online information using MLA

Free! Figurative language anchor word wall cards. Hyperbole, personification, alliteration, metaphor, simile, idioms, & more. For a quick, spontaneous ELA writing activity, I like to attach a few of these to the white board, give the students post-its, an instruct them to write an example of each and stick it on the board near the corresponding poster. If time permits, after every student has at least one on the board, they go get a random one and evaluate it. Grammar Anchor Charts, Alliteration Anchor Chart, Alliteration Examples For Kids, Poetry Anchor Chart, Language Arts Posters, Grammar Posters, Grammar Wall, Punctuation Posters, Writing Posters
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ELA Word Wall Cards for Figurative Language

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