A way to make students more accountable for their own work and to ensure everyone turns SOMETHING in on the due date. This will also be a great way to check in with kids who need help and to have as a record if I meet with parents to discuss student progress. Will print on a neon color paper and keep right next to the inbox. (6th Grade)
MEET & TEACH EBOOK on HUMANITIES -- 25 lessons by 25 teacher-authors **FREE for you to use in classroom tomorrow. This is my geography lesson on the Great Circle Route. It is a dynamic, cooperative lesson about why a curved line is shorter than a straight line when plotting distance on a map. It is guarantied to get your students talking about maps and globes in a whole new way.
Puzzling Poetry is a fun review game in which kids match poetic devices with their definitions and examples. You'll find this activity in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry. $