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How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!

Plot Chart Diagram Arc - Pixar Short Films Study (w/ Answer Keys)

How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!

FREE downloadable poster on how to cite information from the Internet. You know they are going to do it- they may as well do it right....

Excellent Classroom Poster on How to Cite Information from Internet

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

This links to an article about six word memoirs from "O, The Oprah Magazine." I'd love to know yours! What six words would you use to tell your story?

Mini-Memoirs: Your Life Story in Six Words

Sure your life story could fill a thousand pages - but sometimes a few words are all you need.

I always have empty bulliten boards... would love to do some of these with modern pictures and print them all off to use to fill up the bulliten board as a refernece during the year

The Hobbit Final Project (Archetypes Project & Argumentative writing

This serves as a summative assessment or character analysis/novel study type project in English Language Arts based on "The Hobbit." Students are required to choose a character from the Hobbit and base it on one of the archetypes they have learned about in the semester. They are required to then ...

***Non-Fiction Scavenger Hunt***You are going to love, love, love this product! This non-fiction scavenger hunt can be used for any informational text. The piece asks for your students to find three text features from the list, identify the authors purpose, analyze the title, and find the central idea of the text.*You can have your students work on this individually, pairs, as a group, and you can make it a challenge and competition!

Non-Fiction, Informational Scavenger Hunt for ANY Piece of Informational Text!

***Non-Fiction Scavenger Hunt***You are going to love, love, love this product! This non-fiction scavenger hunt can be used for any informational text. The piece asks for your students to find three text features from the list, identify the authors purpose, analyze the title, and find the central idea of the text.*You can have your students work on this individually, pairs, as a group, and you can make it a challenge and competition!

Middle and high school English teachers: save time grading journals and notebooks with this simple strategy from Room 213.

Grade Student Responses Quickly - Learning in Room 213

Enlgish teachers, gIve yourself back some free time: with these strategies you can grade student responses quickly and easily.

When your hard work pays off, you want to sing. :)

25 Things Only Teachers Will Understand

There's no doubt that teaching is one of the hardest jobs around. From managing a roomful of students to solving problems not always on the lesson plan, teachers are our superheroes. Here are a few images that help sum up your week. (: by Clara Galán

The 61 Best Teacher Memes On The Internet

The 61 Best Teacher Memes On The Internet

Has teaching pushed you to your limit? Recharge and laugh at some of these classic teacher memes we've rounded up, with special thanks to our WeAreTeachers Helpline community. By WeAreTeachers. Visit us at weareteachers.com