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Why not teach common core standards for English Language Arts using Pixar short films, Ted Talks, popular film clips for students and other inspirational video clips for students? For example, have students practice CCSS.RL.1: Instuct students to watch the Inside Out Video Clip. Ask students to “Describe how the author used indirect and direct characterization to share each character’s personality.” For an entire year of highly engaging, no prep lesson plans and student activities, download my G
Teach Reading Comprehension Skills Using Short Films
I love using short films to teach reading comprehension skills, and my students love watching them! Why do I love using them? Show a short film and students are engaged! Visual learners and students who typically struggle with reading comprehension, including English language learners (ELLs), have greater success practicing comprehension skills with shorts. Most shorts do not have dialogue, they're all action. My students, regardless of their level of language proficiency, "get" the lesson…
Guided Reading: Sharing the Learning! - Conversations in Literacy
Guided reading groups are up and going! Students are using strategies and making so much progress which makes me so happy. And it makes parents happy too! Seesaw Plus for Sharing Student Portfolios with Parents Parents want to see what is happening with their child’s learning and Seesaw is the easiest way I have found […]
First grade is an exciting time of transition for your little ones! To help you have the best year ever, we’ve scoured our own WeAreTeachers HELPLINE! and the Web for the best tips and ideas for this special grade. Whether you’re …