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Great mini videos each with their own list of suggested guiding questions and writing tasks.  Built for elementary school but by changing the questions could be used in middle school.

Great mini videos each with their own list of suggested guiding questions and writing tasks. Built for elementary school but by changing the questions could be used in middle school.

A short movie for kids teaching growth mindset - with a corresponding lesson plan

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Are you a big fan of wordless picture books?  What about upping the ante to wordless animated shorts?!  I was inspired by the adorable “Hola Llamigo” video that Sarah at Speech is Beautiful shared a link to a few weeks ago and used it with several students.  It was a novel, fun way to work on story re-telling, sequencing, vocabulary and inferencing so I started looking for more.  Here’s a list of a few along with a quick description (for [Continue Reading]

Are you a big fan of wordless picture books? What about upping the ante to wordless animated shorts?! I was inspired by the adorable “Hola Llamigo” video that Sarah at Speech is Beautiful shared a link to a few weeks ago and used it with several students. It was a novel, fun way to work on story re-telling, sequencing, vocabulary and inferencing so I started looking for more. Here’s a list of a few along with a quick description (for [Continue Reading]

Short of the Week - short videos for conversation/argument starters for argument writing.

Short of the Week - short videos for conversation/argument starters for argument writing.

Pixar's "Day and Night" short film. I used this today for a first grade science lesson on day sky vs. night sky and it was a PERFECT set. It highlights some of the good things about each to get the wheels turning in their head, and the kids really enjoyed it! I followed it up by a Venn diagram of day and night that we completed as a class.

Pixar's "Day and Night" short film. I used this today for a first grade science lesson on day sky vs. night sky and it was a PERFECT set. It highlights some of the good things about each to get the wheels turning in their head, and the kids really enjoyed it! I followed it up by a Venn diagram of day and night that we completed as a class.

Making Inferences with Short Animated Films

Making Inferences with Short Animated Films

My students always love watching the Disney/Pixar short animated films. This link is great because it includes a graphic organizer to go along with this mini film.

15 amazing animated short films

15 Amazing Animated Short films

Free Printables to Use with Animated Shorts (Problems and Solutions)

Using Animated Shorts to Teach Problems and Solutions

Free Printables to Use with Animated Shorts (Problems and Solutions)

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