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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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  • English Language Arts
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A simple matching starter of basic poetic features.Low Ability
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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These can be used to however you wish. They include: grammar corrections; synonyms; antonyms; and an activity on creating an advertisement. Aligned...
TESEnglish
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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Classmate tasks. Culminates in a short presentation using indirect speech.
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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A short lesson on simile and metaphor. I taught this to a mixed ability class. Requires lots of props! I took in a random bag of objects and had the...
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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Starter looks at neologisms in the Simpsons and rules for creating them. The handout contains a light hearted article on Shakespeare's neologisms and...
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
PPT covering four methodologies to help students learn to learn how to spell words they find difficult. Could be printed out and used for display...
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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These can be used as lesson starters or I've used them in the past as 'half time treats' in lessons
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
A PowerPoint and handout on Homophones.
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Full lesson plan and resources for similes and metaphors.
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
This handout has students look at pictures of characters and encourages them to use adjectives; similes and metaphors to create stronger descriptions...