DEAR Daily Editing, Extension, Essay, Application, Revising, & Reading Teacher Appreciation Theme
This is a great tool to practice wholistic reading and writing with your students using Teachers Appreciation week as a theme.
Part One: Editing conventions/grammar of a poem to a Teacher Pages 1-3
This passage has 7 multiple choice questions about capitalization, usage, punctuation, and spelling. There is also one open ended short answer question that requires an answer in a complete sentence.
Part Two: Revising Content/Organization & Development of a Poem to a Teacher Pages 4-6
This passage has 7 multiple choice questions about adding, removing, replacing or moving transitions, word choices, order of words, and one open ended question that requires one or two sentences answering a question involving inferencing and drawing a conclusion.
Part Three: Reading for Comprehension Pages 7-9 Reading Relating TEKS Based on difficult questions on previous state tests.
Answer Key for Editing, Revising, and Reading: Page 10
Part Four: Student Poem for Teacher
Pages 11 and 12
Letter to my Teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week Page 13
Opinion Essay on the qualities of an effective teacher; Page 14-17
Expository Essay: Page 18
3rd-4th Grade; One quality of a good teacher
6th -9th Grade:
importance of a good education
Persuasive Essay: Page 19
10th-12th Grade: Whether or not a teacher can have an impact on student success in school