Common Core: Elements of Literature, Grades 6 - 8

Author: Linda Armstrong

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 48

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Centered around Common Core State Standards, Common Core: Elements of Literature is designed to help students understand such complex elements of literature as irony and symbolism. Practice pages, student charts, graphic organizers, research challenges, discussion starters, writing prompts, games, group activities, and recommended reading lists enable students to practice: Pinpointing character, setting, plot, and theme; uncovering common symbols in fiction; detecting similes, metaphors, and other figures of speech; spotting verbal, situational, and dramatic irony; and recognizing allegory, parody, and satire. --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.

Poetry Comprehension, Grades 6 - 8

Author: Schyrlet Cameron

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Poetry Comprehension for grades 6 to 8 focuses on the reading standards for ELA to help your students improve comprehension skills. With this book, students will acquire and apply the skills necessary for analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating poetry. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

Common Core Math Activities, Grades 6 - 8

Author: Karise Mace

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

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Centered around Common Core State Standards, Common Core Math Activities features hands-on lab activities that allow students to explore and gain deeper understanding of mathematical concepts. From Wrapping Packages to Crime Scene Investigation, students will be challenged to pull from previous mathematical knowledge and extend it as they investigate mathematical relationships and concepts. This 96-page resource features teacher pages which include materials, pacing, and helpful tips for each lab. Each activity is designed to help develops problem-solving skills. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

Common Core Math Workouts, Grade 7

Author: Karice Mace

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Each page in the Common Core Math Workouts for grade 7 contains two “workouts”–one for skills practice and one for applying those skills to solve a problem. These workouts make great warm-up or assessment exercises. They can be used to set the stage and teach the content covered by the standards. They can also be used to assess what students have learned after the content has been taught. Content is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and includes Geometry, Ratio and Proportional Relationships, The Number System, Expressions and Equations, and Statistics and Probability. The workbooks in the Common Core Math Workouts series are designed to help teachers and parents meet the challenges set forth by the Common Core State Standards. They are filled with skills practice and problem-solving practice exercises that correspond to each standard. With a little time each day, your students will become better problem solvers and will acquire the skills they need to meet the mathematical expectations for their grade level.

Understanding Informational Text Features, Grades 6 - 8

Author: Schyrlet Cameron

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 112

Designed to help students more easily navigate the world of nonfiction reading, Understanding Informational Text Features is a helpful resource for all middle-school learners. It is aligned to Common Core State Standards and focuses on common text features such as type, index, glossary, table of contents, captions, charts, and more! 64 pages

Guiding Adolescent Readers to Success

Author: Mark Donnelly

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 993

This is an easy-to-follow resource that explains how to transition successful Guided Reading strategies into the upper grades. It provides strategies, differentiation suggestions, and practical tips for successfully incorporating various genres of literature into instruction to keep students motivated and interested in reading. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports the Common Core and other state standards.

Common Core Language Arts Workouts, Grade 7

Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, and Language Skills Practice

Author: Linda Armstrong

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 64

View: 797

The Common Core Language Arts Workouts: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, and Language Skills Practice series for grades six through eight is designed to help teachers and parents meet the challenges set forth by the Common Core State Standards. Filled with skills practice, critical thinking tasks, and creative exercises, some are practice exercises, while others pose creative or analytical challenges. These workouts make great warm-up or assessment exercises. They can be used to set the stage and teach the content covered by the standards or to assess what students have learned after the content has been taught. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

Reading Comprehension, Grade 7

Author:

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 682

Reading Comprehension for grade 7 is designed to aid in the review and practice of reading comprehension skills. Grade 7 covers standards such as main topic and key details, literary terms and devices, summarizing, inferring, and vocabulary practice. The book includes engaging nonfiction and fiction passages and stories to appeal to all readers. The 100+ Series Reading Comprehension books span grades 1 to 8. The activities in each book reinforce essential reading comprehension skills by providing practice with sequencing, main idea, predicting, and inferring, as well as story elements, character, plot, and setting. The books include engaging grade-appropriate fiction and nonfiction passages and stories. Each book has 128 pages and 100 pages (or more) of reproducible content to help students review and reinforce essential skills in reading comprehension. The series is correlated and aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

The Common Core Grammar Toolkit

Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 6-8

Author: Sean Ruday

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 174

View: 444

The Common Core’s language standards can seem overwhelming—students need to learn specific, complex grammar rules at each grade level. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This comprehensive guide makes grammar instruction fun and meaningful. You will learn how to... • Teach the Common Core’s language standards for grades 6–8 by presenting each grammar rule as a useful writing tool. • Use mentor texts—excerpts from great literature—to help students understand grammar in action. • Promote metacognition along the way, so that students become responsible for their own learning. The book thoroughly covers how to teach the Common Core’s language standards for grades 6-8, on topics such as understanding intensive pronouns, using commas to set off nonrestrictive clauses, maintaining consistency in style and tone, forming verbs in different moods, and much, much more. You’ll learn how to present each of these grammar rules to your students as tools that will help them improve their writing. You’ll also find classroom snapshots that show the tools in action, and handy, reproducible charts that you can use with your own students. Bonus! The book includes a free annotated bibliography, which is offered as a Supplemental Download on our website. The bibliography lists high-quality young adult literature and gives examples of key grammatical concepts found in each work, so you can use additional mentor texts with your students.