Centered around Common Core State Standards, Common Core: Elements of Literature is designed to help students understand such complex elements of literature as irony and symbolism. Practice pages, student charts, graphic organizers, research challenges, discussion starters, writing prompts, games, group activities, and recommended reading lists enable students to practice: Pinpointing character, setting, plot, and theme; uncovering common symbols in fiction; detecting similes, metaphors, and other figures of speech; spotting verbal, situational, and dramatic irony; and recognizing allegory, parody, and satire. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.
Milliken's Creative Writing books provide a variety of meaningful writing experiences. Activities are designed to allow each writer to draw upon his or her unique background of experiences to create poetry and prose. Ideas for sharing and extending writing across the curriculum are included. Writers are encouraged to use the steps of the writing process discussed the Guide to the Writing Process. A proofreading checklist and Holistic Writing Evaluation form are included.
Students today need more guidance than ever on how to interpret a trustworthy source. This exercise workbook will walk them through the definitions of primary and secondary sources, media literacy concepts, and how to analyze the validity of information with dozens of critical thinking questions to assess and analyze 11 types of primary sources! They’ll never have an excuse for using Wikipedia again. Get one for every student. ©2015.
Publisher: Teacher's Discovery
Product ID: TDY3P1846APDL
Grades: 7 - 12
Level(s): Middle School, High School
File Size: 13.21 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Physical Book): 9780756049805
Have Fun With Subject Pronouns! Introduce Spanish subject pronouns with “Guided Notes;” practice them with reproducible worksheets and fun activities that go beyond the worksheet; reinforce with a bingo, a crossword puzzle, and a word search; then wrap up with a short quiz! ©2014. Spanish, English. Beginning. Approximately 19 pages.
There's nothing like an argument to get students involved with the topics you're teaching. The debate format helps them get invested, form a passion for research and learning outside of the classroom. These debates are all high school appropriate. Topics include: famous explorers, religion, Greek and Roman empires, and more. Once you have the format down, you can create your own debate subjects! You will find ready-ro-use debate lessons, different debating styles, a scoring rubric, and ideas on how to expand and extend each debate. Follow-up questions included ensure that each student comes away with a well-rounded knowledge of the subject. ©2014. Reproducible.
American high school student Michael goes to Mérida for a semester to live with a Mexican family and improve his Spanish, he gets a lesson in archaeology and criminology when he encounters notorious bandits Paco “el peligroso”, Juan Carlos “el cojo”, Fernando “el feroz” and Nico “la nariz” after they have robbed the Museo de Arqueología. Hot on their trail they unknowingly follow the bandits through the Yucatan. A mystery thriller in 10 espidosdes presented in the present tense for Level I & II students. Locations are culturally athentic. Each espisode includes comprehension questions, extra activties, puzzles , an Art Part, an internet activity and a Critical Thinking Reflection. ©2014
This book contains over 20 different projects, all designed to reinforce key first-year concepts. With clear, step-by-step instructions and reproducible templates, students create 3D, interactive paper “foldables” in an easy, fun environment. Each finished project is a powerful reference tool, and allows your students to grasp complicated concepts in an easy-to-see and quick way. Includes 31 first-year topics like colors, numbers, gender, conjugation, irregular verbs and more. ©2014. English, French.
Reinforce what your students learn watching Quack! SAT® Vocab videos by using these workbooks along with the videos. Students not only retain the meanings of the words, but they also exercise their minds. The lessons include pronunciation, parts of speech, related forms, synonyms and antonyms, analogies, and context clues. All lessons include answer keys, tests, and test answer keys. There is also a word list with definitions. ©2013.
All ten of these fables are written mostly in the present tense for levels I & II Spanish students. Each fable comes with a twisted ending that the students will love. Also included with each fable are several activities that are reproducible and can be used as homework or a comprehension check. Aesop’s Un-Classic Fables in Spanish can be used as a reader, as mini-dramas to be acted out in teams or groups, as a puppet show for the younger students—or a combination of all three. This 96-page reproducible booklet comes with a how-to section, a general overview, standards covered, fables, activities, glossary, and answer key. ©2015.
Your students are introduced to key literary concepts using excerpts from eight popular novels that your students may or may not have read this year. Students will use the activities in this book to focus on these concepts and gain a better understanding of their uses in literature. Once students learn how to identify the concepts, they will see them everywhere! Examples include: symbolism & archetypes in The Scarlett Letter, imagery in The Great Gatsby, realism vernacular & moral dilemma in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and more. ©2014. Including answer key.
What is it that you want your students to be able to do with a particular set of vocabulary or a particular grammar point? Some students will be lucky to learn a tricky conjunction, some will take this concept a bit further, and others will be able to use this in a way that will make your head spin! No matter how far they take the skill, there are basic core concepts that you must teach and that all your students need to master. These activities do that by adjusting the degree of difficulty of a particular task to match various students' level of readiness. With over 675 activities covering 75 topics with three levels basic, proficient and advanced. ©2013.
The purpose of Expository Writing Activities is to break down the concepts related to the composition of informative, persuasive-argumentation, and fictional narrative writing modes into smaller, focused lessons to make it easier for students to manipulate, practice, and implement. This book also includes notes for basics of expository and narrative writing and the writing process, as well as simplified activities for editing and revising student writing. With activities, examples, and topics, these materials and activities will make essays flow easier from students, creating writing success. ©2014. Reproducible.
Motivate, engage and improve student performance using tried and true classroom games and cooperative learning activities. This new edition features the same great content as the original, but with a fresh look and more student handouts. Each game and activity features the time it takes to complete, a supplies list, directions, hints and more. Works in Social Studies, English language arts, Science and World Language classrooms. Includes: Search and Destroy, the Memory Game, Tic-Tac-Toe, Relay Race, Football and many more! ©2011. Reproducible.
Ten units you can use to introduce and reinforce high-frequency vocabulary and grammatical structures. Topics include greetings, family, body parts, time telling, food and beverages, and more. Each of the 10 units introduces new vocabulary and grammar as well as reinforcing information from the previous units. Each unit contains worksheets, activities, projects, quizzes and answer keys for easy assessment. ©2006. French. Beginning. Reproducible.
Our 65+ Flipped Lessons for French Culture book helps introduce students to French culture using lessons as out-of-class assignments or as in-class computer activities. Lessons are excellent tools for students to experience the French worldview. “Flipping” is when the teacher no longer lectures but uses class time to work with the students, interacts with students and do more guided learning. Flipping the classroom gives students a greater knowledge of French culture than ever before, as teachers will have additional time to teach vocabulary and grammar through in-class assignments. Includes worksheets for the students to complete and bring to class for discussions. ©2014. Reproducible.
Conversational practice like you'be never seen it before. These hilarious dialogues about music, sporting events, relationships, movies and much more are written in a casual style that uses current Spanish slang and keeps students engaged and laughing! Also includes comprehension activities for each dialogue. ©2006. Spanish. Beginning, Intermediate. Reproducible.
Teach Basic Expressions With Fun, Classroom-Tested Activities! Introduce basic expressions in Spanish with “Guided Notes;” practice them with fun reproducible worksheets AND activities that go beyond the worksheet; reinforce with a bingo, a crossword puzzle, and a word search; then wrap up with a short quiz! ©2014. Spanish, English. Beginning. Approximately 18 pages.
Nonfiction High School is designed to help your students comprehend the world of nonfiction reading. The six chapters cover Humor, Appreciating Nature, Independence, Hope, Military, and Famous Quotes. Each chapter contains two nonfiction stories, or speeches with one worksheet for each story or speech. By using this workbook as your guide, incorporating nonfiction pieces becomes easier and more enjoyable for you and your students. Answer Key and Glossary of Terms are included. ©2014. Reproducible.
The Complete Spanish Teacher’s Handbook is now better than ever! Aligned with Voces® Spanish 1 Digital Courseware, all 70+ topics are geared toward first-year students and teach everything from the basics like numbers and colors to end-of-the-year lessons like tense and grammar. Each topic includes a brief explanation and/or vocabulary list, followed by activities. These 200+ activities are fully reproducible and include exercises like fill-in-the-blank, translation, and writing practice. ©2015. Beginning, Intermediate levels.
Useful for multiple levels. An effective way to reinforce and review Spanish verb tenses. The student will gain confidence as he recognizes familiar verb endings and the hidden picture begins to emerge. Try it after a chapter test, as homework, or as a test itself! Middle and high school. Download contains 20 puzzles with answer key. ©2015.
The only verb drill book you'll ever need! Handy conjugation charts visually demonstrate verb usage and rules. The book's 24 chapters are packed with dozens of exercises, including verb grids, sentence correction, incorrect usage recognition, crossword puzzles, fill-in-the-blank sentences and word matches--plus teacher answer keys. And just for fun, we've thrown a few fake verbs into the mix for students to find and define! The verb drills cover regular, irregular, stem-changing and reflexive verbs in 13 different forms or tenses. Reproducible. ©2010.
Alphabet activities to keep your classroom lively. Introduce the Spanish alphabet with “Guided Notes,” practice with a partner activity and some easy and fun games, reinforce with a bingo, then wrap up with a short quiz! Spanish, English. Beginning. 8 x 11 inches. Approximately 14 pages.
A multi-level, student-centered activity book. This three-part book provides paired speaking, reading and writing practice. Students act as movie stars, write articles for famous magazines, gossip about hot topics in Mexico and use authentic photos from Madrid to construct a picture story. ©2005. Levels 3 and 4.
Brain-based Learning for Beginners is designed as a complete teaching resource! Teachers will appreciate the notes, reminders, clear explanations and practical activities. Students will be firing synapses over the bell ringers, games, songs and projects appealing to different styles of learners. Unconventional, brain-based teaching fosters creative, successful results in the classroom. Packed with fresh teaching ideas based on current brain science, these classroom-tested materials are a smart buy. Reproducible. ©2011. English, Spanish. Beginning.
Cover months and seasons with fun activities. Introduce months and seasons vocab with “Guided Notes;” practice it with reproducible worksheets AND some simple but fun activities that go beyond the worksheet; reinforce with a bingo, a crossword puzzle, and a word search; then wrap up with a short quiz! ©2014. Spanish, English. Beginning. 8 x 11 inches. Approximately 19 pages.
Our 80+ Flipped Lessons for Spanish Culture book helps introduce students to Spanish culture using lessons as out-of-class assignments or as in-class computer activities. These lessons are excellent tools for students to experience the Spanish worldview. “Flipping” is when the teacher no longer lectures but uses class time to work with the students. They interact with students and do more guided learning. Flipping the classroom gives students a greater knowledge of Spanish culture than ever before, as teachers will have additional time to teach vocabulary and grammar through in-class assignments. Worksheets included are for the students to complete and bring to class for discussions. ©2014.
Ready to reproduce, project and download. We found authentic pieces of “realia” from Paris and Brussels and put them together in this fantastic package. Full of advertisements, menus, maps, recipies, brocures, on-site photographs and more. Over 1000 real snapshots into the lives of Parisians and Brusselaars. Divided into 10 categories such as Food, Fashion, Pop Culture, Family and Home, Shopping etc., each with activities for beginning, intermediate and advanced students. You will be able to reproduce all of the pieces of realia, so create your own supplements for lesson plans. ©2011. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced.
Students will love to race and finish these Internet scavenger hunts! A smorgasbord of questions, all in English, cover multiple topics about the Hispanic world. After the race, students use the knowledge they gained to complete a cultural mini-project on that topic. Updated to include mini-projects, puzzles and games for added reinforcement. Answer key included. ©2005.
This book contains activties to supplement your existing curriculum or serve as stand-alone activities to blend into your current lesson. Teach your students how to analyze, investigate, examine, and consider current events in order to understand the context and meaning of them them. Encourage them to investigate to find truths or evidence to form opinions - consider their opinions, and those of others in order to make final determinations. This collection provides you the tools to help your students breakdown currect events found on the internet, in magazines, newspapers and broadcasted. Activities that range from independent daily lessons to long-term group and individual projects ©2014.
A complete lesson on making inroductions in Spanish. Teach students to introduce themselves and someone else! Go over the phrases they’ll need with “Guided Notes,” practice them with reproducible worksheets and simple classroom games (like “How Well Do You Know Your Classmates”), reinforce with a crossword and a bingo, and wrap up with a short quiz! ©2014. Spanish, English. Beginning. 8 x 11 inches. Approximately 19 pages.
Tired of plain old Paco and Maria in Spanish texts? Meet the Monstruos! This friendly monster family will take your students on 14 different adventures that include trips to The Family Feud, a psychologist, a birthday party, an aerobics class and more. Each adventure contains a vocab list and game, a dialogue that your students present to the class, grammar and vocabulary activities, and a song and dance section. A monstrously good time! All directions are in easy Spanish. ©2005. Reproducible.
Activities for learning Spanish adjectives! Introduce students to Spanish adjectives and how to use them with “Guided Notes;” practice with reproducible worksheets and some simple but fun activities (like “Adjective Charades”); reinforce with a bingo, a crossword puzzle, and a word search; then wrap up with a short quiz! ©2014. Spanish, English. Beginning. 8 x 11 inches. Approximately 20 pages
Introduce students to Spanish family vocab with "Guided Notes" practice using them with reproducible worksheets and some simple but fun activities (like making up riddles with family vocab!); reinforce with a bingo, a crossword puzzle, and a word search; then wrap up with a short quiz! ©2014. SP, ENG. Beginning. 8 x 11 inches. Approximately 24 pages.