Middle School Language Arts
The Best List of Reading Response Questions Ever.
Middle school teacher discussing guided reading, and how to implement reading and writing workshop into the middle school classroom.
Write "terms to know" on the board and then have each student erase one and tell the class something about that term (definition, connection, example, etc.).
Collaborative posters: Each student has one colored marker. Students are not allowed to swap colors with other students. Teacher can assess at a glance who contributed what to the activity.
Peter Pappas designed an amazing free document for teachers called: 18 Literacy Strategies for Struggling Readers. It is a 50-pg PDF. He includes How I Use It tips for EACH graphic organizer. If you teach reading, check out this resource. DIRECT LINK