Hello darlings! Do you teach vocabulary to your students? I think this is one thing we are missing in the upper grades and we are doing a disservice to our students. As they move up levels in reading, the thing that I notice that holds my students back the most is the challenging vocabulary they ... Read More about Adding Vocabulary to your ELA Block
This blog post explores innovative and engaging lesson plans for any novel unit... ranging from task cards to book instagram pages to a novel podcast project. Student choice is key here, and students can find something they would like to complete in order to convey their reading, comprehension, and
Have you heard of orthographic mapping? Wondering what that means for how we permanently store words? Want to know the best way to make sure words become "sight words" for your children? In this blog post, I discuss several activities you can do to promote orthographic mapping with your students. These are authentic, meaningful activites to make the biggest impact on your children.
There is no limit to the amount of fun ELA activities English teachers need to keep their squirrely middle schoolers actively engaged. That’s why I’m thrilled to bring you 5 new middle school ELA games to add to your toolbox! Olivia Gold, a creative middle school ELA teacher from Florida, joins us today to share