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Grammar

29 Printable Grammar Worksheets That Will Improve Students' Writing

Teachers, literacy coaches, principals, and administrators all want to improve the writing of students. The ability to write effectively and...

Tiffany Rehbein

Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Cope

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Vocabulary

Pumpkin Patch Fall Vocabulary Activity, Grades 1–12

Pumpkins-to me no vegetable has more connotations associated with it. Pumpkins remind me of Fall and Halloween and Thanksgiving and pumpkin pie and...

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Vocabulary

8 Printable Halloween Language Arts Worksheets!

Download eight free Halloween language arts worksheets that will engage students in learning and make your classroom feel truly spooktacular! The...

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Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Concise

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Grammar

Activities for Parallel Structure Practice, Grades 6–12

Using parallel structure makes it easier for readers to understand writing. Give your students practice on these important concepts with the parallel...

Tiffany Rehbein

Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Subservient

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Vocabulary

Using Learning Centers to Enhance Vocabulary Instruction [5 Free Printables]

I often find that students need variety and a short time frame to keep them focused on learning; therefore, I really love setting up vocabulary...

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Vocabulary

Role of Librarian in Schools –7 Ways They Can Help Teachers, Principals, and Administrators

English teachers, academic coaches, and administrators never have enough time, resources, money, or books. However, I have found an unlikely source for...

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Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Meager

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Residue

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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8 Ways to Integrate Greek/Latin Roots into Vocabulary Routines

I often get asked about how best to teach Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes. In this article,  I'm going to share eight ways I integrate...

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Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Premeditated

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Grammar

Creative Ways to Teach Parts of Speech in Middle School and High School

In this article, you'll find tips for reviewing or teaching parts of speech in middle school and high school. Plus, download five creative printables...

Tiffany Rehbein

Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Equitable

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Vocabulary

6 Things to Include in a Substitute Teacher Binder

One of the hardest things a teacher has to do is plan for a substitute. Likewise, one of the hardest jobs a person can have is to be a substitute...

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Vocabulary

8 Strategies for Teaching ELL Students Vocabulary Words

I have been friends with each of the three English Language Learner (ELL) teachers that have served my district since I began teaching, but I...

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Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Cozen

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Vocabulary

Vocabulary Assessment and Inventory Worksheets for Educators

One of the most important aspects of vocabulary instruction is vocabulary assessment. Without knowing how many words your students already know, and to...

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Vocabulary

Power Word of the Week: Sullen

Vocabulary development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. It doesn't matter if a student is learning a new grammar rule or...

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Grammar

Back-To-School Writing Prompts [Includes Printable Worksheets]

Use simple back-to-school writing prompts to assess writing skills and learn important information about each student in your room!

Tiffany Rehbein

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