Transformations can be so difficult for students to visualize. It’s really important for middle and high school students to engage in hands-on activities that facilitate a concrete understanding of the topics, without simply memorizing some rules. Click to read about four strategies to consider when planning your transformations unit including discovery lessons, activities, and games to teach reflections, rotations, translations, and dilations. By Free to Discover.
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
These poetry journals will help students reflect on their reading in a meaningful way. Use them as daily work, as station activities, or as homework.
3 FREE Character Graphic Organizers for Fiction Reading Comprehension! Student supports for analyzing character traits!
Reading Response Activities For Any Book, Novel or Short Story
Differentiated Written Activities For Any Book, Novel or Short Story. This written activities resource for any book will encourage your students to review and reflect on their reading material in imaginative and creative ways, and these work with any book! | @resourceforce
Guidelines for Critical Thinking... when speaking, reading, blogging, writing, living from Jennifer Jones' blog, Hello Literacy, who works with K-2 children. Love this simple summary of critical thinking.
Teach Junkie: Autobiography Writing..(.Note this packet is found on TpT under Ms.Fultzs Corner for $)...These are just the top 5 teaching ideas that I had time to highlight, you’ll see many more on Teach Junkie and featured on our Facebook page. So a huge thank you
This is a unique product, designed to get students discussing, reflecting, and thinking critically. Ten people's quotations are represented on mini-biography posters. These are people who changed the world with their words and ideas: Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rachel Carson, Nelson Mandela, Sojourner Truth, Mother Teresa, Joe DiMaggio, Jesse Owens, Albert Einstein, and Helen Keller.
Check Out These Related Units:Recount Writing Mini UnitSummary and Reflection Writing Mini UnitThis is a mini unit on persuasive writing. It begins with a diagnostic worksheet about persuasive writing then goes on to give several examples of persuasive essays.