Graphic organizer helps students create short and effective summaries for a work of fiction.
Use this scavenger hunt to get students learning about the book that came before the movie while also honing their research skills.
I always start and end the year with narrative writing in some form. While I often focus on things like voice and ideas with this genre of writing, it really is all in the details when it comes to helping the reader see what you are talking about on the page.
Wait—before you assume that’s just plain weird and click on a story with more educational value, at least hear me out.
The purpose of the assignment is for students to understand a negative definition and reflect on how they define friendship according to a negative definition—that is, identifying whatRead More
April 18, 2019Maria Lee One of my favorite strategies to use with English Language Learning (ELL) students is Concept Attainment. This strategy helps ELLs connect prior knowledge withRead More
American Street just sounds like the perfect symbolic name for a book whose main character is an immigrant. Right? American dream on American street? Sounds pretty perfect.
Senioritis, according to anyone who’s ever been one, is when motivation and effort levels flat line, usually during senior year, resulting in tardiness, absences, and poor grades.
February 28, 2019 Aimee Ross Credibility first: I have 27 years of experience as a high school English teacher and five as an adjunct for a local communityRead More