REVISION LEARNING STATIONS - Learning in Room 213
My tenth grade students have been immersed in the writing process this week. Their task is to complete a persuasive research essay, but we took our time, focusing on the steps writers can take to revise their essays. They started with an outline and a draft, and then each day I presented mini-lessons on things […]
Google Drive Classroom Planner - A Modern Teacher
Save time and money by using a google drive classroom planner! Here are 7 reasons why you should start using this game-changer today!
The Literary Maven: 15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.
Informational Text & Reading Literature with Film Clips: Grade 6-8 Lesson Bundle
Teach EVERY middle school reading literature and reading informational text common core state standard for grade 6-8 using inspirational and engaging videos! 15 no prep lessons include editable lesson plan, student handouts, rubric, Answer Key, PowerPoint slides and Google Slides for no prep distan...
The Literary Maven: 13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.
Getting Started With Home School - Home Schooling Today
If you are considering a home school program for your child but are still new to this type of concept, here are some things that you need to keep in mind to put you on the right track as well as to ensure that your child’s home school learning goes well and effectively. … Continue reading "Getting Started With Home School"
Reading Fluency Activities for Older Students
An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.
25+ Slam Poems Appropriate for Middle School and High School | Teacher Off Duty
Interested in using slam poetry examples in your classroom, but not sure which poem would best? I’ve got you. Slam poetry is a little bit of an obsession of mine, and as a teacher that has taught grades 6-12 ELA, I’m always scrolling through slam poems to find ones that are both inspiring, awesome, and appropriate…
Teaching The Process of Literary Analysis - Learning in Room 213
Do your students really understand how to analyze a text? Use these classroom-tested strategies to teach the process of literary analysis to your students.
7 Tips for Decorating English Classrooms for Teens
There are three kinds of teacher-decorators: those who were born for Pinterest , those who can’t , and all the ones in between ...
Integrating Poetry All Year Round
Poetry is short and sweet, but for some reason it can be the hardest thing to fit into the everyday ELA curriculum. With a few simple shifts, poetry can become a regular part of your ELA classroom, helping students to master the standards and become better readers and writers. Planning for Poetry Plan for poetry to be
Reading Vocabulary Escape Room - Middle School - Test Prep
Assist your students with answering vocabulary questions. Questions include choosing the correct dictionary definition, locating context clues, and determining meaning of words. This resource is great for any middle school reading test prep. This resource REQUIRES technology. Please do not purchas...