Holy cow, 271 pages of Post-it activities for teachers. This might be a pin now, read later. This is a cheap, easy way to get students up and moving while still learning and it gets them thinking of different types of questions to ask. Love post-its!
Daily paragraph with ten built-in errors of basic spelling, grammar, punctuation, or capitalization. Daily exposure is sure to cement some very important skills as it lays the foundation for improving students' test scores.
This district has laid out each part of the CCSS and made a unit/scope and sequence to go along with it. They've made a lesson for every part of the core FOR EVERY GRADE! You can find all of this on the district's website ( just click the icon)
Six Word Memoir - Have students write one at the beginning of the school year at the middle school level instead of the same old "get to know you" activities. Could also be a great kick-off to Poetry Workshop.
Use Powerful Language-Strong Verbs Unit! Based on Common Core Standards! Get rid of those boring verbs! This a two week (or more) Writing unit based on Common Core Writing Standards, grade Use this unit to promote .