New Year's Resolutions Foldable - Great activity to use before or after winter break to discuss goal setting with students! 3 versions of the foldable included, along with a short writing prompt, and bookmarks!
Essay Writing: Mastering the Introduction and Thesis Statement. Teach your middle school and high school English students how to write amazing thesis statements and essay introductions with this teaching resource.
If poetry is taught the right way, students should be cheering at the thought of a Poetry Workshop day. This blog post outlines the "why" of Poetry Workshop along with tips and tricks that I have picked up to make any poetry unit a raging success in your middle school classroom.