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Secondary ELA Vocabulary List

A generic ELA vocab list with key. Originally intended for grade 9's but can be used for other secondary grades as well. Unfortunately only worked as a PDF.

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Cellphone Dialogue Blanks

Blank cellphones with three speech bubbles.

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Survivor Capture the Flag

Pinny Tag, Cooperation Game

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Sentence Quiz

This is a sentence quiz that I use as a diagnostic and progress assessment. I give it the first week of school, and before every report card. It is done "pop quiz" style, with no studying beforehand. The first side assesses a students use of proper punctuation, and the second side assesses the ability to answer in complete sentences (i.e. rewording the question in the answer). It is a great talking sheet to use for Parent Teacher Interviews and in student conferences.

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Words Their Way Spelling Inventory Blank Test Sheets

These pages can be used with the Words Their Way Spelling Inventories. Students record their responses.

Curriculum / "I Can..." Statement
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Alberta Math 8 "I Can" - Student Checklist

The Alberta Curriculum is written into "I Can" Statements for students to check off what outcomes they know. Can be used at the beginning of the year as a prelude into what to expect, throughout the year as a check-up, or at the end for final exam review.

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BIBLE TRIVIA CHALLENGE (Gr. 8+)

Opportunity for teachers to help students familiarize themselves with scriptural events and figures.

Long Range/Year Plan
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Grade 8 Long Range Plan

FSL Long Range Plan, grade 8

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Flag Match

Bilingual French/English resource I created for my sub binder as a no prep activity where students refine their web searching skills by using flag descriptors to discover which country each flag belongs to. This activity should be printed in color but if not possible at your school I have a color version printed to use under the document viewer and students receive black and white copies.

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Province Knowledge

Bilingual French/English resource I created for my sub binder for students to research details of the Canadian provinces and territories. Students look for the names of each province and territory as well as their respective official trees, birds, and flowers.

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TAG - peer feedback

A peer feedback resource where students will TAG their friends. T - TELL your friend something that you like about their work A - ANOTHER thing you like about their work G - GIVE your friend a suggestion to improve their work Students will then complete a reflection where they summarize what students said they did well and reflect on what they mentioned they could improve on. As well, it asks students to plan what they will do with this information in order to improve their project/work

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Backpacking in the Past Assignment

Assignment designed to help students compare Aztec and Spanish societies

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Japan Geography Assignment

Use this map assignment at the start of the Japan unit in Grade 8 Humanities to get students familiar with the country, and important locations.

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What Side of History do you Want to be on?

Students will select a historical hero or bully and complete a research write up about their impact.

Interview Preparation
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Interview Prep Questions and Answers - Junior High

Here is a series of interview prep questions that may come in handy as you prepare for an interview with a new school. These questions are typically asked at the junior high level but could be of benefit to teachers applying at the elementary or high school levels as well.

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Leadership Game Project

This project was designed for a grade 5/6 options Leadership class to encourage leadership skills. Rubric for assessing the project is attached.

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Coin Chart with Answer Key

Introduce or review pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, toonies, and loonies, along with cents and dollars.

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Peer Editing Technique

A handout outlining the peer editing technique Bless-Address-Press.

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Hamburger Paragraph

This worksheet will help your students to recognize the components of a "Hamburger Paragraph".

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How to Answer to What Extent Questions

Document designed to help students properly respond to To What Extent questions in Social Studies

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Task Based and Intercultural French Resources

The website has been developed by scholars and language educators at the University of Lethbridge. The mission of the Lethbridge Curriculum Developers (LCD) Group is twofold: 1) to provide quality resources to support French language instruction, and 2) to model how theoretical concepts can be translated into practice. The main emphasis of the LCD Group is the development of task-based materials (see Foundations section for an elaboration on task-based language teaching). To this end, the website includes clusters of task-based lessons and examples of tasks that fit within each of Willis’ (1996) six types of tasks. The LCD Group is also dedicated to promoting intercultural communicative competence (see Foundations section) in the second language classroom and has included a section of activity ideas and lesson plans to demonstrate how intercultural themes can be embedded in and complement second language instruction. https://tbltfrenchresources.weebly.com

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Sentence Writing Quiz

This quiz assesses using punctuation correctly and writing in full or complete sentences. I use it at the start of the school year as a diagnostic, and before each Parent Teacher Interview time, and again at the end of the year.

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How Many Is That

Hands on place value activity for students in upper elementary. Count grains of rice! Easily differentiated for learners who need more of a challenge... or less.

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Comparing Worldviews

Students are challenged to look at a series of different worldviews and compare them to the Western Worldview. Students are encouraged to look at aspects of each worldview which they might approve of, and which aspects they might not.

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Introduction to Worldviews Lesson

Introduces students to the concept of worldviews, and why it's important to learn about worldviews

Bulletin Board or Visual
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Growth Mindset Posters in FRENCH

6 posters with Growth Mindset quotes in French

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La demarche scientifique

Un guide pour les étudiants à effectuer un laboratoire de sciences. Click here to download the matching bulletin board and other resources https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwKZ9k2YxPs6eTEzSkxDdFBuOXM

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Advertising and School Identity Project

Unit Project for ELA 8 - Advertising and Media.

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Problem Solving Task Cards

Problem Solving Task Cards

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What Am I writing prompt

Writing prompt to create riddles in order to practice descriptive writing. Was originally used for ESL but could be adapted to work with any grade!

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Imagine a World Without Canada

A great introduction to any history class.

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Problem solving strategies and checklist

Used for weekly problem solving

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Emotional Self Portrait Powerpoint lesson

The focus is on creating emotions through through the use of colour and composition. for this assignments students used cameras.

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Zentangle Booklet

It goes with the powerpoint as a resource for students.

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Zentangle powerpoint

Powerpoint, used to discuss the elements of line and shape. Could be used as a sketchbook assignment, to make cards. fill in animals, etc.

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The Debaters Assignment

Debate with facts and humour on a given topic! Students will go face to face debating either for or against. Based on the CBC Radio comedy show “The Debaters”, face off to see who has ability to persuade their classmates which side they should take! They might not agree with the position they are arguing, but that’s part of the fun!

Bulletin Board or Visual
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Most Likely To Awards

Award certificates for end of the year activity with a homeroom or class

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Grade 8 Social Final Exam Review

Final Exam Review PowerPoint for Social 8 - filled with lots of ideas for games and activities to review the content.

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Aztec and Spanish QR Code Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunt which has students using QR codes to decipher the mystery phrase which leads them to a prize. Note: QR Code answers vary based on the app - should come out reading "On the stool - textbook page 234"

Long Range/Yearly Plan
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Social Studies 8 Long Range Plan

Grade 8 Social Long Range Plan

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The Renaissance Review Crossword

Activity to help review for Renaissance unit exam or final exam

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Grade 8 Final Exam Review Checklist

Review checklist / study guide for Grade 8 Social Studies

Report Card Comment
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Social Studies Grades 7 8 9 Report Card Stems

Social Studies report card stems for Social 7,8, and 9, terms 1,2,3

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Creating Word Problems Addition and Subtraction

***FRENCH RESOURCE*** Worksheet to have students create their own word problems.

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LA Film Study

A year end educational twist to watch a movie

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Top 10 Assignment

Assignment which has students rank the main reasons for the fall of the Aztec Empire in a Top 10 style countdown, like those from WatchMojo or Sports Center.

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Taxation Lesson

Lesson on different types of taxation as well as tax evasion

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Poetry Booklet

This booklet contains several activities to help students learn about the figures of speech and poetry. It has space for student to write many different types of poems, including a Haiku, Cinquain, Diamante, autobiographical, I Wish, Limerick & Free Verse. Also, it has them analyze three different poems. The PDF contains the link to the original Google Drive version on the last page, so you can make a copy and modify it as necessary.

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Phone Exit Passes

This formative assessment tool can be used to gauge student understanding of a lesson or concept. Simply print them off and students can use these mock social media templates to "share" what they have learned. Since they are blank, they can be used in many different subjects!

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Economy of the Aztecs and the Spanish

Lesson outlines the economies of both the Aztec and Spanish and challenges students to judge which economy was superior

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Why did the Aztec Empire Fall Anticipation Guide

Anticipation Guide to pre-assess and activate student knowledge regarding the fall of the Aztec Empire

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