Category: Task Cards

Reference Materials Mini Lesson

Reference Materials Anchor Chart

This free ‘Reference Materials Mini Lesson’ contains three activities. The lesson is designed to help students determine which reference materials are needed to locate specific types of information. The lesson goes over six types of reference materials. These include dictionaries, thesauri, manuals, encyclopedias, atlases, and almanacs.

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Peter Pan Book Unit ~ Context Clues

Free Peter Pan Book Unit ~ Each week collect one resource until you have the complete Peter Pan Book Unit.

Peter Pan Context Clues Resources

Students can figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar word by using context clues. By using other words and sentences near the unfamiliar word, along with your knowledge of the topic, students can get a good idea of what the new word means. Continue Reading

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Peter Pan ~ Similes, Metaphors, and Personification

Free Peter Pan Book Unit ~ Each week collect one resource until you have the complete Peter Pan Book Unit.

Peter Pan Similes, Metaphors, and Personification

Peter Pan Similes, Metaphors, and Personification Graphic Organizers

In the first part of this figurative language lesson, students create a foldable graphic organizer. On the organizer, students write the definitions for metaphor, simile, personification, and hyperbole. Students then write an example sentence for each type of figurative language. Finally, students illustrate their examples. Each corner of the organizer folds to the center to form a diamond shape that will fit into an interactive notebook. Continue Reading

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Context Clues Task Cards

Download these FREE task cards. The task cards contain passages from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Context Clues Task Cards

These task cards are ideal for many game-like activities including SCOOT. In this practice, students read passages from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Students determine the meaning of one bold word from each passage in a multiple choice format. Students do not have to read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to enjoy using these task cards. Click here to get the task cards.

Scoot Activity

Playing Scoot turns using a set of task cards into a game. You play by placing one task card on each student’s desk. For easier recording, place the cards in numerical order. Give each student one copy of a sheet to record answers. Continue Reading

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Punctuation Task Cards

Download these FREE task cards. The task cards contain passages from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. In this practice commas, dashes, and parentheses have been omitted. Student rewrite the sentences placing the correct punctuation around non-restrictive clauses.

Turn punctuation practice into a game-like activity with these FREE task cards. The task cards contain passages from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Task Cards

In this practice commas, dashes, and parentheses have been omitted. Student rewrite the sentences placing the correct punctuation around non-restrictive clauses. This collection of cards is set up to work well with the game Scoot. Also, students do not have to read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to enjoy using these task cards. Click here to get the task cards. Continue Reading

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Back-to-School Procedure Task Cards

Free Editable Procedure Task Cards

Teaching Procedures

Teaching procedures during the first weeks of school can become monotonous for students. Because of this, I have created task cards which work well with the game Scoot. Instructions for Scoot are included in the download.

Scoot Activity

Playing Scoot turns using a set of task cards into a game. You play by placing one task card on each student’s desk. For easier recording, place the cards in numerical order. Give each student one copy of a sheet to record answers. Continue Reading

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