I love integrating visual media with the study of literature and this post has some great suggestions of ways for me to do just that! I hope to use these films in my classroom to promote analysis, curiosity and inquiry.
Writing Paragraphs - NO PREP Paragraph Building Activities - Structure, Style
How to Write a Syllabus - A well-designed syllabus is an essential tool for effectively managing a course. It gives students a clear understanding of your expectations and a road map for how the course will be conducted. When done right, a syllabus can pr
Middle and high school English teachers: save time grading journals and notebooks with this simple strategy from Room 213.
Bell ringers are an excellent way to engage your students as soon as they walk into your classroom. Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these daily bell-ringer / warm ups routine! This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes ev
Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!--use with novel and myth characters!
Reading Stations Activity for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
Are you an English teacher in need of engaging reading activities for your middle school or high school English class? Stage a progressive dinner of knowledge with fiction, nonfiction, and poetry texts or excerpts of your choosing. Students will take notes on paper plates and "fill their plates" with ideas for small group discussion. "Menus" offer reading strategies, discussion questions, and creative writing extension activities. Be sure to click through to check out a preview.
Implementing Stations In A Secondary Classroom: How to Use Them for Reading & Writing
Stations are an excellent opportunities for incorporating movement and collaboration into learning in the classroom. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed using stations for reading and writing activities as well as collaborative versus independent station work, assessing student learning, and managing student behavior during station work. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.
Why I Use Mentor Sentences to Teach Writing in my High School English Classroom
Teach your students about informative and explanatory writing with this CCSS aligned mini-unit. It is ideal for grades and it includes an editable, 26 slide PowerPoint presentation, and informative essay handout, peer edit worksheet, and a rubric.