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Common Core Based Homework Project Using Literature

After ending the Folktale Unit with my class, it was time for a culminating homework project.  Each student received a five-page template to create an iFolktale. What’s an iFolktale?  Just a template that looks like a…

Unique Ways to Teach the Central Message of Folktales

For the past few years, I have always taught finding the central message (or moral or lesson) of a story as a separate standard.  But I tried something different and it is working very well…

Focus on the Literature Standards with Amazing Folktales

After focusing on the non-fiction text and the informational text standards, it’s time to switch the focus to the literature standards.  To teach the literature standards, I use folktales.  My favorite author to use is…

How I Teach Character Analysis in the Common Core

Teaching character analysis is nothing new for California teachers, as it has always been in our ELA standards.  But the new Common Core standards take character analysis to a whole new level.  This is the…

Geometry on Google Slides®

These Interactive Digital Notebooks for Google Slides are now available in my TpT Store!

Click the link BELOW to see the Geometry Books!