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Grading student writing is a real pain sometimes. These quick-score writing rubrics for secondary classes make it go faster! There are rubrics for six different genres of writing, as well as a blank rubric template. Click through to download this FREEBIE for grades 6-12 now! #writing #freebie #grading #middleschool #highschool #teacherresources English, Teaching Strategies, Writing Rubrics, Formative Assessment, Teaching Resources, Writing Rubric, Teaching Materials, Teaching Practices, Teaching English
FREE Writing Rubrics for Secondary
Grading student writing is a real pain sometimes. These quick-score writing rubrics for secondary classes make it go faster! There are rubrics for six different genres of writing, as well as a blank rubric template. Click through to download this FREEBIE for grades 6-12 now! #writing #freebie #grading #middleschool #highschool #teacherresources
Grading creative writing can be a time-consuming process. Make it easier and faster by using this editable creative writing rubric! It has been aligned to standards for 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade, and you can customize the rubric to fit your specific creative writing assignment. It's perfect for high school English classes! Click through to learn more about this rubric. #creativewriting #writing #highschool #Englishlanguagearts #English #ELA High School, Grammar, English Language Arts, Writing Resources, Writing Assignments, Teaching Advice, 5th Grade Classroom
EDITABLE Creative Writing Rubric for High School
Grading creative writing can be a time-consuming process. Make it easier and faster by using this editable creative writing rubric! It has been aligned to standards for 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade, and you can customize the rubric to fit your specific creative writing assignment. It's perfect for high school English classes! Click through to learn more about this rubric. #creativewriting #writing #highschool #Englishlanguagearts #English #ELA
Middle school creative writing can be really imaginative, but it can also be a challenge to grade. Make grading easier on yourself with this editable creative writing rubric! You can personalize this rubric to fit your needs for your specific creative writing assignment for your 6th grade, 7th grade, or 8th grade English language arts class. It's aligned to middle school standards, too! Click through to purchase it now. #writing #creativewriting #Englishlanguagearts #ELA #middleschool Rubrics For Projects, 8th Grade English, Teaching Portfolio, Intermediate Writing, Writing Project
EDITABLE Creative Writing Rubric for Middle School
Middle school creative writing can be really imaginative, but it can also be a challenge to grade. Make grading easier on yourself with this editable creative writing rubric! You can personalize this rubric to fit your needs for your specific creative writing assignment for your 6th grade, 7th grade, or 8th grade English language arts class. It's aligned to middle school standards, too! Click through to purchase it now. #writing #creativewriting #Englishlanguagearts #ELA #middleschool
It's no secret that teacher burnout is on the rise (and has been for a long time) and that educators in every position are facing innumerable challenges. These lead to educators feeling negative and exhausted. This Gratitude Journal for Educators was created to help combat that by helping teachers, principals, SLPs, school librarians, and more integrate a daily gratitude practice into their routines. Prioritize your mental health now. Click through to learn more! #gratitudejournal #foreducators Teachers, Reading, Gratitude Journal, Teacher Organization, Teacher Hacks, Teacher Help, Daily Gratitude, Teacher Pay Teachers
Gratitude Journal for Educators
It's no secret that teacher burnout is on the rise (and has been for a long time) and that educators in every position are facing innumerable challenges. These lead to educators feeling negative and exhausted. This Gratitude Journal for Educators was created to help combat that by helping teachers, principals, SLPs, school librarians, and more integrate a daily gratitude practice into their routines. Prioritize your mental health now. Click through to learn more! #gratitudejournal #foreducators
Educators in all positions -- teachers, principals, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, and more -- have a great deal of responsibility placed upon them. The heavy workload and day-to-day challenges are draining, often leading to burnout. Help yourself prioritize your own mental health and emotional well-being with this Happiness Journal for Educators! Its purpose is to help you start a  gratitude practice and get into a self-care routine. Click through now! #happinessjournal #foreducators Guidance Counselors, Teacher Inspiration, Teacher Problems, Teacher Life, School Resources, Busy Teacher
Happiness Journal for Educators
Educators in all positions -- teachers, principals, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, and more -- have a great deal of responsibility placed upon them. The heavy workload and day-to-day challenges are draining, often leading to burnout. Help yourself prioritize your own mental health and emotional well-being with this Happiness Journal for Educators! Its purpose is to help you start a gratitude practice and get into a self-care routine. Click through now! #happinessjournal #foreducators
Push your students' understanding of Wonder by R.J. Palacio even further -- and give them a chance to hang onto this beloved novel a little longer -- with this creative writing assignment. Students will write a Part 9, or a chapter extension, to the novel Wonder, and it will be from the perspective of a character not given one in the original novel. This resource includes the prompt, standards alignment, a graphic organizer, writing sheets, and a rubric! Click through to learn more. #writing Ideas, Readers Workshop, Perspective, Common Core Reading, Elementary Writing, Student Writing
Wonder Chapter Extension Creative Writing Project
Push your students' understanding of Wonder by R.J. Palacio even further -- and give them a chance to hang onto this beloved novel a little longer -- with this creative writing assignment. Students will write a Part 9, or a chapter extension, to the novel Wonder, and it will be from the perspective of a character not given one in the original novel. This resource includes the prompt, standards alignment, a graphic organizer, writing sheets, and a rubric! Click through to learn more. #writing
Spelling can be monotonous, but it doesn't have to be! This winter-themed spelling choice menu provides a variety of different activities that 2nd-6th grade students can choose. Spelling test templates are included, as well! Click through to check out these spelling practice resources for elementary grades! #spelling #spellingpractice #spellingactivities #ELA #Englishlanguagearts #writing #elementaryschool #upperelementary Spelling Test, Spelling Practice Activities, Spelling Activities, Spelling Practice, Spelling Test Template, Grammar Task Cards, Grade Spelling, Spelling Words, Teaching Grammar
EDITABLE Winter Spelling Choice Board
Spelling can be monotonous, but it doesn't have to be! This winter-themed spelling choice menu provides a variety of different activities that 2nd-6th grade students can choose. Spelling test templates are included, as well! Click through to check out these spelling practice resources for elementary grades! #spelling #spellingpractice #spellingactivities #ELA #Englishlanguagearts #writing #elementaryschool #upperelementary
Self-care habits are crucial in order for educators to do their jobs effectively and compassionately. Unfortunately, though, many teachers, principals, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, and other educators don't get the time and opportunities necessary for maintaining a self-care routine. This blog post shares my top six self-care activities that I feel all educators should be prioritizing in their work lives. Click through to find out what they are! #selfcare #selfcareactivities #educator Selfie, Self Care Activities, Mental Health Activities, Self Improvement Tips, Positive Learning, Teaching Tips
6 Self-Care Activities for Educators
Self-care habits are crucial in order for educators to do their jobs effectively and compassionately. Unfortunately, though, many teachers, principals, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, and other educators don't get the time and opportunities necessary for maintaining a self-care routine. This blog post shares my top six self-care activities that I feel all educators should be prioritizing in their work lives. Click through to find out what they are! #selfcare #selfcareactivities #educator
Educators in all positions -- teachers, principals, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, and more -- have a great deal of responsibility placed upon them. The heavy workload and day-to-day challenges are draining, often leading to burnout. Help yourself prioritize your own mental health and emotional well-being with this Happiness Journal for Educators! Its purpose is to help you start a  gratitude practice and get into a self-care routine. Click through now! #happinessjournal #foreducators
Happiness Journal for Educators
Educators in all positions -- teachers, principals, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, and more -- have a great deal of responsibility placed upon them. The heavy workload and day-to-day challenges are draining, often leading to burnout. Help yourself prioritize your own mental health and emotional well-being with this Happiness Journal for Educators! Its purpose is to help you start a gratitude practice and get into a self-care routine. Click through now! #happinessjournal #foreducators
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank is a classic text commonly taught in middle school English Language Arts classes. Click through to read a post about how I taught a unit on The Diary of Anne Frank, including an explanation of a student choice final project. #AnneFrank #Holocaust #WorldWar2 #WorldWarII #WWII #WW2 #Englishlanguagearts #ELA #middleschool Humour, Middle School, Middle School Ela, Middle School Writing, Middle School English, Middle School English Language Arts, Middle School Language Arts
How I Taught the Diary of Anne Frank - Leslie Auman
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank is a classic text commonly taught in middle school English Language Arts classes. Click through to read a post about how I taught a unit on The Diary of Anne Frank, including an explanation of a student choice final project. #AnneFrank #Holocaust #WorldWar2 #WorldWarII #WWII #WW2 #Englishlanguagearts #ELA #middleschool
Teachers, school administrators, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, school social workers -- you are ALL putting in a lot of hours at your jobs and pouring yourself into serving your students. That's completely admirable, but it's also draining you! This FREE Self-Care Challenge for Educators helps you put yourself and your mental health first. Plus, when you complete the challenge, you can enter to win a prize! Click through to sign up. #selfcare #mentalhealth #educators #teachers #teach Mental Health, Teacher Morale, Teacher Support, Time Management Tips, School Leadership
Free Self-Care Challenge for Educators
Teachers, school administrators, school-based SLPs, guidance counselors, school social workers -- you are ALL putting in a lot of hours at your jobs and pouring yourself into serving your students. That's completely admirable, but it's also draining you! This FREE Self-Care Challenge for Educators helps you put yourself and your mental health first. Plus, when you complete the challenge, you can enter to win a prize! Click through to sign up. #selfcare #mentalhealth #educators #teachers #teach
It's no secret that teacher burnout is on the rise (and has been for a long time) and that educators in every position are facing innumerable challenges. These lead to educators feeling negative and exhausted. This Gratitude Journal for Educators was created to help combat that by helping teachers, principals, SLPs, school librarians, and more integrate a daily gratitude practice into their routines. Prioritize your mental health now. Click through to learn more! #gratitudejournal #foreducators Gratitude, School Organization, Teacher Burnout, Back To School Bulletin Boards
Gratitude Journal for Educators
It's no secret that teacher burnout is on the rise (and has been for a long time) and that educators in every position are facing innumerable challenges. These lead to educators feeling negative and exhausted. This Gratitude Journal for Educators was created to help combat that by helping teachers, principals, SLPs, school librarians, and more integrate a daily gratitude practice into their routines. Prioritize your mental health now. Click through to learn more! #gratitudejournal #foreducators
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank is a common text taught in 6th to 8th grades. This final project acts as a summative assessment and gives students CHOICE in which project they complete! Click through to read about everything that's included in this final project for The Diary of Anne Frank! #AnneFrank #middleschool #novelstudy #6thgrade #7thgrade #8thgrade Lesson Plans, Common Core Kindergarten, Summative Assessment, Student Choice, English Language
The Diary of Anne Frank Project
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank is a common text taught in 6th to 8th grades. This final project acts as a summative assessment and gives students CHOICE in which project they complete! Click through to read about everything that's included in this final project for The Diary of Anne Frank! #AnneFrank #middleschool #novelstudy #6thgrade #7thgrade #8thgrade
Readers come back to Auggie's perspective in these next two parts of the book - Parts 6 and 7. Plus, readers get to learn a little bit about Miranda's perspective. Click through to learn more about this reading comprehension test over Parts 6 and 7 of Wonder by R.J. Palacio. #wonder #novelstudy #ELA #choosekind Reading Comprehension, Reading Comprehension Test, Readers
Wonder Comprehension Test for Part 6 August and Part 7 Miranda
Readers come back to Auggie's perspective in these next two parts of the book - Parts 6 and 7. Plus, readers get to learn a little bit about Miranda's perspective. Click through to learn more about this reading comprehension test over Parts 6 and 7 of Wonder by R.J. Palacio. #wonder #novelstudy #ELA #choosekind
One of the most important teaching techniques teachers should aim to do is to amplify student voices. Pedagogy sometimes indicates teachers should be the authoritative voice in the classroom, but it should really be our students. This blog post shares 54 ways to amplify student voices in the classroom, so click through to get new teaching ideas. Engagements, Effective Teaching Strategies, Student Centered Learning, Student Voice, Increasing Student Engagement, Teaching High School, Student Teaching
42 Ways to Amplify Student Voices in the Classroom • Leslie Auman
One of the most important teaching techniques teachers should aim to do is to amplify student voices. Pedagogy sometimes indicates teachers should be the authoritative voice in the classroom, but it should really be our students. This blog post shares 54 ways to amplify student voices in the classroom, so click through to get new teaching ideas.
Are you an educator of some kind? Or are you a Teacher-Author who now works from home? I've created a Self-Care Challenge just for you! This FREE challenge encourages you to choose self-care activities from the board and complete them so that you prioritize your mental health and overall well-being. When you complete it, you can enter to win a prize! Perfect for busy teachers, principals, teacherpreneurs, speech-language pathologists, and more. Click through to sign up! #mentalhealth #selfcare School Counsellor, Mindfulness For Teachers, Elementary School Counselor, Middle School Counselor, School Counselor, School Counseling, Health Teacher
Free Self-Care Challenge for Educators and Teacherpreneurs
Are you an educator of some kind? Or are you a Teacher-Author who now works from home? I've created a Self-Care Challenge just for you! This FREE challenge encourages you to choose self-care activities from the board and complete them so that you prioritize your mental health and overall well-being. When you complete it, you can enter to win a prize! Perfect for busy teachers, principals, teacherpreneurs, speech-language pathologists, and more. Click through to sign up! #mentalhealth #selfcare
Spelling can be monotonous, but it doesn't have to be! This winter-themed spelling choice menu provides a variety of different activities that 2nd-6th grade students can choose. Spelling test templates are included, as well! Click through to check out these spelling practice resources for elementary grades! #spelling #spellingpractice #spellingactivities #ELA #Englishlanguagearts #writing #elementaryschool #upperelementary
EDITABLE Winter Spelling Choice Board
Spelling can be monotonous, but it doesn't have to be! This winter-themed spelling choice menu provides a variety of different activities that 2nd-6th grade students can choose. Spelling test templates are included, as well! Click through to check out these spelling practice resources for elementary grades! #spelling #spellingpractice #spellingactivities #ELA #Englishlanguagearts #writing #elementaryschool #upperelementary
Honest Educator Series | Teacher Struggles | Teaching | Teaching is a hard profession for a variety of reasons, and most people don't deny that. Teachers and other educators - principals, SLPs, guidance counselors, and the like - have tough jobs, and sometimes we think we've failed. This post explores eight reasons why I think I failed as a teacher and explores some of the taboo topics of the field of education. Click through to see if it resonates with your teaching experience. People, Teaching Career, Counselors, Teaching Humor, Elementary Teacher
8 Reasons Why I Think I Failed as a Teacher • Leslie Auman
Honest Educator Series | Teacher Struggles | Teaching | Teaching is a hard profession for a variety of reasons, and most people don't deny that. Teachers and other educators - principals, SLPs, guidance counselors, and the like - have tough jobs, and sometimes we think we've failed. This post explores eight reasons why I think I failed as a teacher and explores some of the taboo topics of the field of education. Click through to see if it resonates with your teaching experience.
Make life easier for yourself buy purchasing this BUNDLE of reading comprehension tests for Wonder by R.J. Palacio! These tests have been aligned to standards for grades 4-6, so they're perfect for upper elementary classrooms. Each test has the student version and then an answer key for the teacher. There are five tests, which cover all eight parts of Wonder. Plus, this bundle includes an EXCLUSIVE creative writing project! Click through to make your teaching of Wonder and August Pullman easier! Elementary School Resources, Teaching Life
Wonder by R.J. Palacio Comprehension Test BUNDLE
Make life easier for yourself buy purchasing this BUNDLE of reading comprehension tests for Wonder by R.J. Palacio! These tests have been aligned to standards for grades 4-6, so they're perfect for upper elementary classrooms. Each test has the student version and then an answer key for the teacher. There are five tests, which cover all eight parts of Wonder. Plus, this bundle includes an EXCLUSIVE creative writing project! Click through to make your teaching of Wonder and August Pullman easier!
Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a truly excellent novel choice for upper elementary or early middle school grades because of the themes of kindness it teaches. Auggie's story continues in Parts 2 and 3, assessed by this comprehension test. Click through to learn what is included with this formative assessment! #Wonder #novelstudy #ELA Language Arts
Wonder Comprehension Test for Part 2 Via and Part 3 Summer
Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a truly excellent novel choice for upper elementary or early middle school grades because of the themes of kindness it teaches. Auggie's story continues in Parts 2 and 3, assessed by this comprehension test. Click through to learn what is included with this formative assessment! #Wonder #novelstudy #ELA
The story of Auggie Pullman in Wonder by R.J. Palacio has won over kids everywhere. But, do they understand what they're reading? This bundle of comprehension tests and a creative writing project will help you keep tabs on students' understanding! Click through to learn more about this bundle. #Wonder #novelstudy #ELA #upperelementary Teaching, Read Aloud
Wonder by R.J. Palacio Comprehension Test BUNDLE for Back to School
The story of Auggie Pullman in Wonder by R.J. Palacio has won over kids everywhere. But, do they understand what they're reading? This bundle of comprehension tests and a creative writing project will help you keep tabs on students' understanding! Click through to learn more about this bundle. #Wonder #novelstudy #ELA #upperelementary
When is the last time that you made sure you exercised once or twice a week? What about the last time you got a massage? Practiced meditation? Use this Self-Care Journal for Educators to help you bring these habits into your school routine. As a teacher, principal, SLP, Teacher-Author, or guidance counselor, you surely need this support with self-care habits! Set two goals per day and get inspired by quotes. Click through to get more details. #selfcare #selfcarehabits #mentalhealth #educators Meditation, School Routines, Guidance
Self-Care Journal for Educators
When is the last time that you made sure you exercised once or twice a week? What about the last time you got a massage? Practiced meditation? Use this Self-Care Journal for Educators to help you bring these habits into your school routine. As a teacher, principal, SLP, Teacher-Author, or guidance counselor, you surely need this support with self-care habits! Set two goals per day and get inspired by quotes. Click through to get more details. #selfcare #selfcarehabits #mentalhealth #educators
In-class presentations can be really daunting for students, especially elementary students! However, both the Texas TEKS and the Common Core State Standards have standards for public speaking and listening in the upper elementary grades. This EDITABLE student overview sheet and rubric resource allows you to assess your students' oral presentation skills in any subject area! There's a teacher rubric, a peer rubric, and a self-assess rubric. Click through to buy. #publicspeaking #upperelementary Elementary Grades, Presentation Skills, Common Core State Standards, Class Presentation
Oral Presentation Rubric for 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, and 5th Grade
In-class presentations can be really daunting for students, especially elementary students! However, both the Texas TEKS and the Common Core State Standards have standards for public speaking and listening in the upper elementary grades. This EDITABLE student overview sheet and rubric resource allows you to assess your students' oral presentation skills in any subject area! There's a teacher rubric, a peer rubric, and a self-assess rubric. Click through to buy. #publicspeaking #upperelementary
Looking for a resource to teach your students about kindness? Wonder by R.J. Palacio is an excellent place to start. This comprehension test covers Part 1 of the novel, from Auggie's perspective. Read about how Auggie learns what it's like to go to school for the first time. #Wonder #reading #ELA Reading Resources
Wonder Comprehension Test for Part 1 August
Looking for a resource to teach your students about kindness? Wonder by R.J. Palacio is an excellent place to start. This comprehension test covers Part 1 of the novel, from Auggie's perspective. Read about how Auggie learns what it's like to go to school for the first time. #Wonder #reading #ELA
Engage your students in practicing grammar skills with this bundle of winter-themed grammar task cards! The bundle includes three grammar task card sets that cover grammar topics appropriate for 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade standards. Answer keys are included to make scoring students' answers a breeze! Click through to learn more about these task card sets for middle school. #Englishlanguagearts #ELA #grammar #middleschool #6thgrade #7thgrade #8thgrade Grammar Skills, English Grammar Worksheets, Grammar Worksheets, Grammar Practice, Grammar Review, Teaching 6th Grade
Christmas, Winter, and Valentine's Day Grammar Task Cards BUNDLE
Engage your students in practicing grammar skills with this bundle of winter-themed grammar task cards! The bundle includes three grammar task card sets that cover grammar topics appropriate for 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade standards. Answer keys are included to make scoring students' answers a breeze! Click through to learn more about these task card sets for middle school. #Englishlanguagearts #ELA #grammar #middleschool #6thgrade #7thgrade #8thgrade
Opinion writing can be a little tricky for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students because they mix it up with persuasive writing. This editable writing rubric will help you keep your students on track with their opinion writing assignments, which includes expressing their point of view on a topic and supporting it with sound reasoning. Created for the upper elementary English language arts classroom, this customizable resource is perfect for you! Click through to grab it. #ELA #writing Persuasive Writing, Coaching, Opinion Writing Rubric, Writing Skills, Teaching Language Arts
Editable Opinion Writing Rubric for 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, and 5th Grade ELA
Opinion writing can be a little tricky for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students because they mix it up with persuasive writing. This editable writing rubric will help you keep your students on track with their opinion writing assignments, which includes expressing their point of view on a topic and supporting it with sound reasoning. Created for the upper elementary English language arts classroom, this customizable resource is perfect for you! Click through to grab it. #ELA #writing
Even in elementary school, kids need to learn how to give a presentation to their classmates. This print-and-go in-class presentation rubric is aligned to standards for grades 3-5. Click through to learn about what's included in this low prep resource! #oralpresentation #publicspeaking #inclasspresentation #speech #elementaryschool #upperelementary #3rdgrade #4thgrade #5thgrade #teachingresources Elementary Schools
EDITABLE Oral Presentation Rubric for Upper Elementary
Even in elementary school, kids need to learn how to give a presentation to their classmates. This print-and-go in-class presentation rubric is aligned to standards for grades 3-5. Click through to learn about what's included in this low prep resource! #oralpresentation #publicspeaking #inclasspresentation #speech #elementaryschool #upperelementary #3rdgrade #4thgrade #5thgrade #teachingresources