Whole school reward system. Helps promote positive behaviour. Pupils collect house points in the form of tokens and post them into their houses tube. Weekly totals are shared in whole school assembly and at the end of the half term the class with the most points gets a reward. It has proved very popular with the children!
This is a great free figurative language cheat sheet to help you teach the various devices in your middle school classroom (could even be used in upper elementary!). Use this worksheet with other activities for students!
FREE! English Language Arts Word Wall for Grades 7-12. 60 words.*The CCSS requires your instruction to incorporate academic and content vocabulary. As you teach your units of study, just add the words you will cover in your lessons. Your classroom environment should include a word wall. During your observations it will be noted that you have your content vocabulary displayed.*