The Stand-Up Game: A Classroom Strategy. this short video gives a great tip on working with less than motivated teens. Great for middle and high school (and maybe even staff meetings!!) Watch at: https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/stand-up-game
Literature Analysis Using Socratic Seminar: Providing a framework for analytical creativity, Socratic Seminar nurtures deep thought through dialogue while encompassing many of the Common Core State Standards for reading, speaking, and listening. This strategy targets competence in analysis aligned with common core standards and expectations. Includes exemplars (questions) from American and world literature. Grades 9-12 $
24 task cards. Use these effective and engaging common core aligned task cards with ANY novel or short story to teach your students how to closely analyze literature. This product includes 24 post reading task cards that require students to analyze character, theme, setting, conflict, plot, author's tone, word choice, and much more. These task cards work perfectly for individual, small group, or whole class assignments, as assessments, or as interactive notebook pages.