Category Archive: Task Cards

Dec 15

Reference Materials Mini Lesson

  This free Reference Materials Mini Lesson contains three activities 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.  Activity #1 In the first activity, students create a foldable graphic …

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Jan 04

Peter Pan Book Unit ~ Context Clues

Peter Pan Context Clues Resources     Peter Pan Context Clues Organizers Two context clues foldable graphic organizers are included in the pdf file. Three versions of these organizers are provided depending on the needs of your students: one with blanks for students to write the definitions and examples; one with the definition provided but with blank spaces for students …

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Dec 14

Peter Pan ~ Similes, Metaphors, and Personification

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, …

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Oct 01

Context Clues Task Cards

  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 …

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Aug 27

Punctuation Task Cards

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 …

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Aug 06

Back-to-School 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 …

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