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Have your students blog their book reviews! - - - Check out this blog from MacKenzie in Mr. Broylen's 2012-13 LA Class!

Have your students blog their book reviews! - - - Check out this blog from MacKenzie in Mr. Broylen's 2012-13 LA Class!

If your students are doing biographies, this site will be VERY helpful...lots and lots of short biographies available.

Lots and lots of short biographies on actors, artists, humanitarians, business people, and more.

Get tired of commenting in the margins of student papers?  Use this free tool to record personal feedback for your students! - Jing

Get tired of commenting in the margins of student papers? Use this free tool to record personal feedback for your students!

High School Authors - HS students writing children's story ebooks with Ipads. from Yolanda Barker's Blog

High school authors: students could choose from 3 apps: Puppet Pals, Toontastic, or Story Kit to write a children's story

Anchor chart - helpful and to the point

Use Recount instead Retelling Anchor Chart. Good for kids who need to work intensively on basic reading skills. Paired, possibly, with visuals for kids with limited proficiency or processing issues.

SO powerful. A must read for any teacher. One of the best things I have ever read on Pinterest!

MUST READ----- Every Friday Chase’s teacher asks her students to write down the names of 4 children.

Teaching With a Mountain View: An Amazon Listing Cumulative Novel Project!

An Amazon Listing Cumulative Novel Project!

It& no secret that I love a good cumulative novel project as an assessment. I usually spend the entire novel brainstorming how we can sum .

Five Card FlickR - Tell a story with 5 photos.  (If Flickr is blocked for your students, you can use this same idea with another source of images.  Try the American Memory collection for historical fiction or a site like Morguefile.

Five Card FlickR - Tell a story with 5 photos. (If Flickr is blocked for your students, you can use this same idea with another source of images. Try the American Memory collection for historical fiction or a site like Morguefile.

Six Word Memoir - Use as beginning of the year get-to-know-you activity & put on classroom community bulletin board for display. Update throughout the school year with new ones as we grow.

Six Word Memoir - Have students write one at the beginning of the school year at the middle school level instead of the same old "get to know you" activities. Could also be a great kick-off to Poetry Workshop.

Create your own comic - Turn a Web page into a comic.  Sweet tool for storytelling!

Create your own comic - Turn a Web page into a comic. Sweet tool for storytelling!

Adverbs Fun Worksheet and Word Search. Students need to identify adverbs in 20 sentences and then find them in the wordsearch. Fun practice that he...

Adverbs Activity - Fun Word Search and Grammar Worksheets

Adverbs Fun Worksheet and Word Search. Students need to identify adverbs in 20 sentences and then find them in the wordsearch. Fun practice that he.

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