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Reading Literature Interactive Notebook for grades 6-9! Character development, figurative language, plot development, citing textual evidence, vocabulary

Reading Logs | Increase your student's reading comprehension! Icons of Depth Complexity, Thinking Maps, Graphic Organizers This 21 page Language Arts file allows students to reflect upon their nightly reading and write about it in a meaningful way.

your job / my job beginning of the year activity setting not only teacher, but student expectation. Def tweak it to fit my style more.

Hawk's Nest: 1st 7 days of school recap (part 1)

A typed version of another graphicI pinned. Persuasive Essay Graphic Organizer

Divergent Research & Mapping Activity - practice critical-thinking skills www.teacherspayte...

Divergent Novel Research & Mapping Activity

This is a COMPLETE mnemonic unit on eighty-four Greek and Latin roots that are in thousands of English words. By the time your students are finished with this unit, they will have memorized the meanings of these eighty-four common Greek and Latin roots. As a result, they will be able to figure out the meaning of thousands of English words. I made it about five years ago for 8th graders. Been using it ever since for a variety of grade levels.

iHeartLiteracy: Technology in the Classroom

iHeartLiteracy: Technology in the Classroom

Free List of Personality Adjectives: Place at stations and have students turn adjectives into verb phrases (e.g. loud = bangs pots and pans) Direct link to words:

List of Personality Adjectives

This website deals with the problem of students that go on to college and did not get the basic skills.

Death to high school English

this website gives you ideas for classroom set-up. Click on how many students are in your class and it will give you different layouts for desks

11 Tips for Teaching About Theme in Language Arts | WeAreTeachers | Great Books Foundation

We Are Teachers

Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Students love to play their way into correct language answers through games. Entire year of ready no-prep-needed materials. #GrammarActivities

Interactive Grammar Lessons for Entire Year - Gr. 6 - 12+

Good explanation of The Salem Witch Trials for students reading The Crucible

How to Make Wordle Bookmarks - great for end of the year gifts - or as an authentic extension to a lesson on adjectives or character traits

Mrs. Rios Teaches: Wrapping Up a Great Year and Wordle Bookmarks!

LitTunes - Many pop tunes have a chorus — and every academic writing paper is anchored to a thesis statement. Connecting these two fundamental building blocks of effective writing is the focus of Kelly Riley's challenging unit of five lessons, designed to teach conceptual frameworks, critical thinking, and academic writing skills to high school English students.

LitTunes Lesson Plans

12 Great Ways to Use Google Drive by Susan Oxnevad - ThingLink

12 Great Ways to Use Google Drive by Susan Oxnevad - ThingLink

Runde's Room: Genius Hour - Starting Passion Projects in the Classroom

Runde's Room: Passion Projects in the Classroom

Poetry Stations : For High School and Middle School English: Crazy English Teacher

Poetry Stations : For High School and Middle School English

TED Talks are videos of thought-provoking, yet brief presentations given at the Technology, Entertainment, and Design conference. TED has also licensed independently organized events (TEDx) across ...

Great TED Talks for English Teachers

Classroom routines made easy with QR codes linked to Google forms--Must do this for book check out!!

Classroom Routines Made Simpler with QR Codes

A Letter to Next Year's Class

Runde's Room: A Letter to Next Year's Class

Using Mind Maps to teach Literature--teacher creates the framework--what students should look for, etc. Students then use this as a guide for reading and discussion, adding their own comments.

Mind Maps for Teachers

Student this for the first week of school. Possibly have 2 writing samples one from beginning of year and one from the end?

Take your students through the canon of American literature with dynamic, multimedia presentations.