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Character Street Art Project for Middle and High School English

With this unusual project from Spark Creativity, English teachers introduce students to the world of street art and designers like Banksy and Shepard Fairey, then invite students to create their own street art from the perspective of a character in their current text.

15 ELA Discussion Warm-Ups

With these great no-prep printable activities, you'll start every discussion with engaged students. Each activity gives students a chance to review the previous night's reading with an engaging 10-15 minute assignment. Assignments include creating a comic strip version of the text, writing script for a talk show with characters as guests, creating an iPod playlist for a character, identifying key events from the reading in a timeline, designing a piece of graffiti for a character, and many…

How I Made In-Class Silent Reading Work for Me

How I made in-class silent reading work for me. These ideas are really good, especially for middle school teachers and high school teachers.

15 ELA Discussion Warm-Ups

With these great no-prep printable activities, you'll start every discussion with engaged students. Each activity gives students a chance to review the previous night's reading with an engaging 10-15 minute assignment. Assignments include creating a comic strip version of the text, writing script for a talk show with characters as guests, creating an iPod playlist for a character, identifying key events from the reading in a timeline, designing a piece of graffiti for a character, and many…

Netflix Queue for a Literary Character, English Classes Grades 6-12

In this no-prep in-class activity from Spark Creativity, you'll put students' time watching T.V. to good use as they craft a Netflix Queue for a literary character.Students will have fun considering the many television shows out there as they think deeply about their character and defend their choices with reference to the text.

Introducing Evidence: Upper Elementary and Middle School Printable

Introducing Evidence: Verbs of Attribution Sentence Stems Upper Elementary and Middle SchoolHelp your students engage their reader! This Omega English product contains 13 pages of sentence stems that will assist your students when introducing evidence.

Yearly Powerpoint Game License 2015-2016

Here's a yearly subscription to my games! By purchasing this yearly subscription, you gain access to any new game I create for the 2015 - 2016 school year. Simply purchase, fill out your information, and you'll receive a folder containing any new games I plan to create this year (August 2015 - July 2016). This includes any holiday games I create for the current school year (example: Christmas Advent Event which guarantees at least 25 games). All for one simple price of $25.

Technology Tasks to Learn with More Brain in Mind

I hope you enjoy these tech tasks designed to blend into lessons so students can research, learn and create online. Find tasks here to: - introduce new students to one another as the term begins, - design videos together, - impersonate others to discover different points of view, - teach peers as they learn themselves, - Twitter what if questions in response to text,

Research Project Bundle: Outline Organization and Essay Writing: Teen Issues

Use for ANY RESEARCH TOPIC The packet includes instructions, exemplar guidelines, outlines and drafting templates for each of the following steps: *Choose Research Topic & Collect Sources *Record Citations *Take Research Notes *Outline Body Paragraphs *Create Thesis Statement *Draft Introduction *Draft Body Paragraphs *Write Conclusion *Create a Works Cited *Edit *Publish - Perfect for writing workshop, first year teachers or literacy center ideas #researchproject

Shelley's Frankenstein Debate, High School ELA

Great Frankenstein Resource. Follow "Spark Creativity" at TPT for all the latest creative classroom materials from this innovative store!