Year of Bell Ringers: Motivational Monday Quotes Prompts Expansion Pack #1
Mondays are hard for students and teachers alike. Ease into the period with an inspirational quote and thought-provoking writing prompts. The quotes I used are meaningful and relevant to students; many of my students said they looked forward to reading and writing about the prompts each Monday. And ...
To Decorate or Not Decorate...That is the Question
I love looking at all the cute elementary teachers' classroom pictures. There's something so magical and inviting with all the colors, rugs, story time areas, and cute tiny tables and chairs. Then, as students get older and the desks get taller, classrooms start to turn...well, a little bland. What happened to the bright colors? The rugs on the floor? The polka dot curtains? The decorated doors? Are those things reserved just for the tiny tots in the primary grades? To be honest, I don't…
MLA Style & Format 9th Ed: Instruction, Practice, Examples Distance Learning
Teach your students how to cite their sources! Newly updated to include MLA 9th edition. This has also been updated for distance learning! Everything is included in an easy-to-use Google Slides document that can be shared digitally with students on a platform such as Google Classroom.MLA style and f...
5 Edgar Allan Poe Activities for Your Classroom
Ideas for teaching an Edgar Allan Poe Unit in middle school ELA and high school English. This blog post has 5 hands on, collaborative, engaging, and effective classroom activities that reluctant readers will find appealing. These ideas for teaching Edgar Allan Poe can be used any time of the year! #edgarallanpoe #middleschoolela #iteach678 #highschoolenglish
LONG WAY DOWN by JASON REYNOLDS
LONG WAY DOWN | LONG WAY DOWN DISTANCE LEARNING | LONG WAY DOWN INTERACTIVE This latest version contains the Slides only – not the print version. If you wish to print you can still print the Slides. by JASON REYNOLDS ✍ One page with information about my products. ✍ FOUR PAGES with suggested quotations to go with the images & page numbers from LONG WAY DOWN. ✍ 20 GOOGLE SLIDES to share with your students. CLICK TO SEE MORE!!
William Shakespeare, Author Study, Body Biography Project
This William Shakespeare Body Biography Project is filled with all you need to teach and promote the truly amazing British poet and playwright. This author study body biography is a collaborative research activity. If you are teaching a Shakespeare unit for Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, or for any of his works, this type of activity is a great way to kick it off!
Standards-based Movie Guide
Show movies in class and let your students analyze meaningful, standards-based ELA concepts with this engaging movie guide. Perfect for substitute lesson plans! Writing activities and more for middle and high school. #movieguide #elasubplans
How to Use Digital Agenda Slides to Organize Your English Language Arts Classroom
Do you use daily agenda slides with your students? If you answered, "yes", then you likely agree with the fact that they are a helpful visual reference for your students, while also assisting to build a routine within your classroom. If you answered, "no", then this blog post will help give you a better idea as to the purpose of agenda slides and HOW they can help you and your students. So, whether you've had experience with digital daily agenda slides or not, the following tips will help…
THE HOLOCAUST GROWING BUNDLE INTERACTIVE AND PRINT
THE HOLOCAUST GROWING BUNDLE INTERACTIVE AND PRINT DISCOUNTED BY 30% OVER 450 PAGES AND 146 SLIDES!! GREAT FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL PREP! PICK AND CHOOSE WHICH BOOKS TO DO THIS YEAR BUT CONTINUE TO USE THIS PRODUCT FOR YEARS TO COME! THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS 26 PRODUCTS AND IS GROWING. WITH EVERY NEW ADDITION THE PRICE GOES UP! • Elie Wiesel • PRE-READING ACTIVITY FOR NIGHT • HOLOCAUST CLOSE READING • PRIMO LEVI • HANNAH ARENDT • MAUS I AND II • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS
3 Ways to Get in Front of Weak Commentary
Rhetorical analysis for AP English Language students is a challenge. The essay that students understand evidence and commentary, style and substance. This free webinar will help students stay in front of it all and prevent weak analysis. #aplang #aplanguage #apenglish #aplangandcomp #rhetoric #rhetoricalanalysis #webinar #question2 #aplangexam
MAUS II (test, questions, teacher notes) PRINT OR DIGITAL
MAUS II (test, questions, teacher notes) PRINT OR DIGITAL 29 PAGES AND 22 SLIDES *10 PAGES OF TEACHER NOTES – some of these notes are my own but others are from the Jewish Virtual Library, The Holocaust Encyclopedia, and from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. *10 SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS IN PRINT FORM *12 SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS IN SLIDES *22 GOOGLE SLIDES! A MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEST with 20 questions, answers, and page numbers. CLICK TO SEE MORE!
Grading Writing: My philosophy to help students become better writers
If there are two things my students know, it is that I assign paragraphs often and that I grade them rather harshly -especially in the second semester. It’s not that I want my students to fail, or that I have a fear of assigning too many As, but more so, this is because I want them to succeed. Students need to master how to write a paragraph before they can tackle an essay. I want my students to be able to write a defined and well-supported paragraph when they leave my classroom so that they…
English Class Routines
Routine is something most teachers value in their classrooms. Check out three routines that can be added to your English Language Arts classroom.
9th & 10th Grade English Language Arts Resources ENTIRE School Year + DIGITAL
9th and 10th grade ELA materials and resources for an entire school year covering more than 30 different skills and 40+ activitiesThis 140+ page product is designed to help your students master a variety of different skills throughout an entire school year. Below, I've highlighted the different ski...
10 Ideas to Make Teaching RESEARCH Easier
Teaching research skills to middle school students is a gigantic task! Here are 10 Ideas to Make Teaching Research Easier!