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Check out these paired passage suggestions for Wonder by R.J. Palacio! All texts are available free at www.CommonLit.org and come with CCSS-aligned questions, discussion guide, vocabulary, related media, and more.

Check out these paired passages for Wonder! Tie in nonfiction readings to a fiction novel. All texts are free and come with CCSS-aligned questions, discussion guide, vocabulary,media, etc.

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Guided Writing for Summaries (Fiction) Anchor Chart Would love before a student moves on to pick another chapter book!

Peer editing anchor chart

Peer editing anchor chart

Teachers share their awesome anchor charts and tried-and-true tips!

Teachers share their awesome anchor charts and tried-and-true tips!

dialogue prompt

dialogue prompt

Good counterclaim stems

These are key in teaching argumentation. Argument: Counterclaim sentence frames Use for writing argumentative essays

teachthought.com: 60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques

60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques by TeachThought Staff As frequently as a chef needs to check a sauce for taste, teachers should check for understanding.

30 Ready-to-Use Figurative Language Printables. Includes detailed explanation and examples along with plenty of guided practice.

These 30 ready-to-use figurative language printables are perfect for learning to identify and write seven common types of figurative language: simile,