Teacher Truth! How can I get this made into a HUGE door poster - I tell students it's not a democracy, it's my world and I'm the queen!
The ABC's of On Demand Writing - from Kelly Gallagher A great strategy to help students organize their ideas for timed written assessments.
ABC and D of On Demand Writing Strategy | BetterLesson
Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts…
Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts/Kelly Gallagher
Teaching With a Mountain View: Theme & Evidence Anchor Charts
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Shakespearean Insults and Flattery Contests, Creative Fun with Shakespeare
In one version, students use Shakespeare’s language to hurl insults, poetry-slam style. In the other version, students try to flatter and impress using unique combinations of Shakespeare’s honeyed words. Two separate engaging and creative lessons.
My Mom was cleaning out her basement and came across some things that belonged to my Grandmother. This was one of those things. She knew I was having a rough day(s)... so she texted it to me. It took 6 texts to type it all... And at the end, she said, "Hope it made you smile. Sounds like something she would say!"
I love this. It's so true. Please, if you get a chance, stand up for someone being bullied.
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Common Core Nonfiction List | Scholastic's Partnership with Schools - list of great nonfiction arranged according to grade level bands and themes
WOW! 10 min - the history of English
A YEAR OF ENGLISH CLASS STARTERS: Prompts, Literary Terms, Quotes & Discussion
Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these daily bell-ringer routines! This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes everything you need to start each class off with an engaging activity! All you have to do is choose the day of the week for each, and your planning is complete.
choice board for enrichment and early finishers...color coded by subject...change choices often
Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments
Nerd Quirk #43: You keep all your old materials from previous classes with the justification that "they might come in handy someday"...I have kept every single thing from every English class I've taken since my Sophomore year of high school...