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Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative...
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Connecting Ideas

For Teachers 7th - 8th
The proper way to connect ideas in a sentence is covered in the comprehensive resource. First, learners discuss how to use and, but, and or to connect ideas. Then, they explore the use of other commonly used words. Finally, they look at...
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Connect Ideas in an Essay Using Example, Addition and Contrast Transition Words

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Adding transition words makes a text easier to understand for the reader and adds rhythm and flow to the piece as a whole. Your young writers will learn to how to read information in order to apply appropriate transitions to connect...
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Plato’s Best (and worst) Ideas

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The Noble Lie, the featherless bird, and the womb as a live animal are a few of Plato' less-than-noble ideas explored in a short video about one of the world's greatest philosophers.
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Main Ideas and Supporting Details

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get your learners to think about the structure of writing with this activity concerning main ideas and supporting details. Each class member selects a story to read and fills out a graphic organizer listing the main idea and details in...
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Reading Strategies: Main Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Identify the main idea and the supporting details of a story in a literacy resource from Discovery Education. Complete with procedures, vocabulary, and assessment activities, this is a great way for pupils to practice their outlining...
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Meanwhile: Transition Words That Connect Ideas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Read Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch to illustrate the use of transition words effectively. Discuss each transition word used, and have learners find transition words in other books. Consider making a class chart of transition words found...
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The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Poetry and Ideas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Consider Robinson Jeffers' philosophy of life, which he called Inhumanism, by looking at two poems, "Credo" and "The Place for No Story," and an included handout. Class members discuss the meaning of Inhumanism and connect the ideas to...
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas

For Teachers K - 2nd
You can keep this printable idea sheet and use when you're in a tight spot. It contains cross-curricular ideas that span every subject while relating to the African tale, "Anasazi the Spider." Learners will act, write, move, count, and...
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Main Idea Analyzer

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Show the connection between the main idea and supporting details with a graphic organizer. Pupils fill in the main idea of a text in the circle and the supporting ideas in the boxes connected to the circle.
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Vocabulary Practice: Connecting Ideas

For Students 5th - 6th
In this similar sentences worksheet, students read 8 sentences. From three choices, students circle the letter of the sentence that has the same meaning as the first sentence.
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40 Ideas for 40 Days

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
From constructing a colorful paper chain for learners to keep track of their Lenten goals to baskets of plastic eggs filled with suggestions for observing Holy Week, here you'll find a variety of activities and ideas for the forty days...
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Boxes and Bullets: Main Idea

For Teachers 5th
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, 5th graders read a passage from an article about an octopus. Students practice organizing informational texts by filling out a graphic organizer with boxes and bullets. Students...
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Connect Ideas Using Transition Words, Phrases, and Clauses

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Why do transitions matter in writing? It's difficult to persuade someone when your writing isn't clear, so experienced writers use transition words to make their work easy to comprehend. Get your class to practice this skill by showing...
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How to Respond to Other's Comments or Ideas

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Help your pupils respond to one another during a class discussion by providing some sentence starters. The handout includes a list of starters that will aid students as they agree with, comment on, disagree with, and add to the ideas of...
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With Your Own Two Hands: Are You Changing the World or "Waiting for the World to Change"?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Can your pupils change the world? Explore this question with Ben Harper's song "With My Own Two Hands" and John Mayer's "Waiting for the World to Change." After listening to the songs, they discuss the tools at their disposal for...
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Main Idea

For Teachers 7th
What could you pack for a trip if you don't know the destination? After writing a list of items they would want to bring, fourth graders learn that the "trip" is to the South Pole - revealing the need to understand all available...
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Main Idea in Informational Text

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Readers identify main ideas and supporting details using informational texts. For this literacy lesson, they make predictions and read the text to find the main ideas. They use a table diagram to define the main idea and supporting...
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Main Idea with SENTEO Component

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore "main idea." In this main idea and details reading comprehension lesson, students view a Brain POP video about main idea and then identify sentences displayed on the SMART Board that would be included in a paragraph...
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Connecting Ideas in Primary and Secondary Sources: What Led to the Attack on Pearl Harbor?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Let'a make some sense of those thoughts! Scholars continue thinking about the different perspectives about Pearl Harbor. They analyze quotes from War in the Pacific, Day of Infamy, and Fourteen-Part Message. Readers tape each quote to...
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Twenty-Five Great Ideas for Teaching Current Events

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Teaching current events can be an amazingly-rewarding part of your teaching week. This resource presents twenty-five ways to incorporate current events into your curriculum. It offers some outstanding ideas, such as providing your...
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Relationships Between Ideas

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
This grammar packet, designed for language learners, focuses on the different methods English speakers use to indicate the relationship between ideas. Exercises include an examination of correlative conjunctions, parallelism,...
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Shorten the Length

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn how to summarize by identifying main ideas and supporting details. Readers cross out unimportant information as they read through a text. Is it a random detail? Cross it out! They then draw a concept map, placing the main idea in...
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Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...

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