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6th Grade ELA

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Teach Your Child to Read - Making Inferences- Activities and Lesson Ideas teaching students to make inferences - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Inference Activities, Library Activities, Classroom Activities, 5th Grade Activities, Classroom Ideas, Guided Reading Activities, High School Activities, Seasonal Classrooms, Preschool Bulletin

Teaching Inferences (With Free Mini Lesson)

Find fantastic resources for teaching inferences (with free mini lesson). The resources are ideal for 4th graders but also features ideas for grades 1-3.

Engaging teaching strategies and learning resources for middle school ELA and high school English students. Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, Ela High School, 6th Grade English, Ap English, Junior High English, Middle School Literature, 7th Grade Ela

Collaborative Short Story Review Poster Project

Your students will love this collaborative short story review poster project. Ideal for middle school ELA or the high school English classroom, this poster project places students in charge of the review and gets them thinking about literary elements. #collaborativelearning #shortstoryunit #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachingELA

This free analyzing graphic organizer works with almost any song. Help students use music to analyze poetry in a more engaging, creative way. This two-page graphic organizer is the perfect scaffolding for reluctant readers and writers or for secondary ELA Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching English, Teaching Themes, Teaching Literature, College Teaching, Middle School Reading, Middle School English

Song Analysis Activity for Any Song | Digital and Print

Teaching students to analyze poetry can be challenging. This free resource uses pop culture music (almost any song of your choosing will work) to engage students in discussion about lyric poems. Song analysis activities make teaching poetry fun!ContentsThis song analysis activity is included in diff...

Vocabulary Wheel - 3 Ways to Use Folding Resources to Teach VocabularyYou can find Vocabulary activities and more on our website.Vocabulary Wheel - 3 Ways to Use Fold. Vocabulary Instruction, Science Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Vocabulary Words, Vocabulary Foldable, Vocabulary Ideas, Teaching Vocabulary Strategies, English Vocabulary Games, Vocabulary Notebook

3 Ways to Engage Students with Folding Vocabulary Lessons — Galarious Goods

Over the last few months I've discovered interactive notebooks and folding resources - and I've fallen hard for them! I love the ways you can combine folding, colouring, words and ideas to create an interactive resource which helps students to explore and engage with the topic they are learning.&

Check out our large assortment of challenging themed environments to immerse your group in a mystery or adventure based escape room game! 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Guided Reading, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Tools

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE ESCAPE ROOM ACTIVITY

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE ESCAPE ROOM ACTIVITY: Help your students understand figurative language with this highly-engaging interactive escape room / break out activity! The activity focusses on the following terms: metaphor, simile, alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, oxymoron, pun, idiom, and allusion.

Middle school language arts - End of the Year Project Idea Literary Theme Park – Middle school language arts 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Sixth Grade, Second Grade, Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas

The Literary Maven: End of the Year Project Idea: Literary Theme Park

At the end of one school year, my principal announced that she wanted to see us all engaged in project based learning. It was the new buzz word, though not as popular as it is now, and despite having final units and weeks planned, we were now supposed to add a project into the mix. My students had just wrapped up reading and acting out Romeo and Juliet. And now we were engaged in a mini-argument essay on teenagers and their decision making capabilities. Finals were soon approaching. I wasn't…

Looking for a new way to introduce the novel, The Outsiders by S. In this digital breakout activity, an Escape Room-like game, students will interact with a variety of text and media to find the codes that will unlock a series of locks. 7th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Sixth Grade, Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas

Plot & Setting Digital Breakout Activity - Escape From Plot Mountain

This digital breakout is intended for reinforcing plot and setting terms including plot, chronological order, flashback, flashforward, foreshadowing, setting, mood, conflict, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. In this Escape Room-like game, students will interact wi...

A variety of movie clips to show irony, satire, foreshadowing, internal conflict, and more! Students love these movie clips so it& the perfect supplement to whatever you& reading or learning in class. 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, High School, English Teachers, Flipped Classroom

More Movie Clips to Teach Literary Terms – Engaging and Effective Teaching

There's a lot to be said for seeing irony, foreshadow, and satire playing out on the screen versus just reading about it. My visual students really thrive when they see it in action. And since all my students secretly love watching kids' movies, it's a win-win when I show these clips. (This is the second ...

Teach students to appreciate poetry by first introducing the skill of analyzing poetry 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Ela Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Ideas

10 Ways to Connect ELA to Real Life | Reading and Writing Haven

Looking for meaningful ways to make learning relevant? Connecting ELA to real life is fun! Here are 8 approaches both teachers and students will enjoy. #highschoolela #middleschoolela

Literary response task cards for ANY fiction text ready to help students pinpoint story elements and critically analyze the story or novel Middle or high school English c. 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Third Grade, Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading, Reading Activities, English Classroom

Task Card Activity for Literature: Apply to ANY Novel or Short Story!

Need a flexible way to assess a fictional text? Want to try task cards, stations, and small group collaboration? (Want something OTHER than a quiz to assess understanding?)Try this set of task cards to put some variety in your assessment of literary elements and texts! Ready to go for any whole-clas...

Are the characters in your students' narrative flat and predictable? Help your students develop well-rounded, multi-dimensional characters by completing character sketches of images of people from magazines and then crafting stories around these fully dev Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Prompts, Library Lessons, Writing Advice, Teaching Ideas, Narrative Writing

The Literary Maven: Creative Writing 101: Crafting Well-Developed Characters

Are the characters in your students' narrative flat and predictable? Help your students develop well-rounded, multi-dimensional characters by completing character sketches of images of people from magazines and then crafting stories around these fully dev

Close Reading Comprehension Color-Coding Grade - Print and Digital Versions Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Close Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Free Reading

Close Reading Comprehension Color-Coding 6th Grade - Print and Digital Versions

Printable PDF and digital Google Slides™ versions included for blended learning. The articles and stories require students to justify answers to questions by marking the text evidence that supports their responses. The highly motivating activities require kids to think about what they read. --- RESO...

25 Must-Haves for Your ELA Classroom Whether you are setting up your language arts classroom, or just looking for a mid-year refresh, here are 25 free tools, easy ideas, and inexpensive items I use every year to add fun and engagement to student learning. 6th Grade Ela, 5th Grade Classroom, 4th Grade Reading, Classroom Design, Classroom Themes, Third Grade, English Classroom Decor, Classroom Environment, Classroom Hacks

25 Must-Haves for Your ELA Classroom

As a teacher, I am always on the hunt for the perfect tools at the cheapest prices for my ELA classroom. Taking care of our students and keeping our learning centers stocked is just ingrained in our brain.