This is a list of "No Excuse Words" to be used by upper elementary students when writing.  My students are always spelling basic sight words wrong in 5th grade!  This can be placed in a writing folder or made into a poster as a resource for the room.

This is a list of "No Excuse Words" to be used by upper elementary students when writing. My students are always spelling basic sight words wrong in 5th grade! This can be placed in a writing folder or made into a poster as a resource for the room.

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Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

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Spelling Doodle-- fun way to practice weekly spelling words, could adapt for content area vocabulary too

Spelling Doodle-- fun way to practice weekly spelling words, could adapt for content area vocabulary too

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Reciprocal Teaching Freebie from  Teacher Inspired  http://teacherinspired.blogspot.com/p/freebies.html   Adapted from the work of Lori Oczkus author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work. ( IRA, 2010)

Reciprocal Teaching Freebie from Teacher Inspired http://teacherinspired.blogspot.com/p/freebies.html Adapted from the work of Lori Oczkus author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work. ( IRA, 2010)

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Help your students learn a new word a week with these 40 word posters (that's more than enough for the entire school year!)

Help your students learn a new word a week with these 40 word posters (that's more than enough for the entire school year!)

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Spiral Language Homework, Morning Work, or Centers for the ENTIRE YEAR of FIFTH GRADE! Aligned with 5th grade Common Core Language standards {Grammar & Word Study}. These sheets are 100% EDITABLE, and come with answer keys. $

Spiral Language Homework, Morning Work, or Centers for the ENTIRE YEAR of FIFTH GRADE! Aligned with 5th grade Common Core Language standards {Grammar & Word Study}. These sheets are 100% EDITABLE, and come with answer keys. $

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Great for spelling words and math all at once! Déterminer un mot qui vaut 100$. Détermine la valeur de ton nom. Lequel de tes sujets vaut le plus?

Great for spelling words and math all at once! Déterminer un mot qui vaut 100$. Détermine la valeur de ton nom. Lequel de tes sujets vaut le plus?

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Spelling Activities: Free Graffiti Wall Spellingt Printable for use with any weekly spelling list. Great for homework or in class revision.

Spelling Activities: Free Graffiti Wall Spellingt Printable for use with any weekly spelling list. Great for homework or in class revision.

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