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5 Inspiring TED Talks To Transform Your English Class - The Teaching Cove
Which TED Talks are the best for your English class? How can you use TED Talks to create engaging, inspiring lessons and get students to speak up in class? Don't miss this post on 5 of my favourite TED talks. Join the FREE printables library at the end of the post to access a FREE TED lesson plan - coming soon!
Collaboration Placemats: Discussing Universal Themes
These placemats are perfect for discussions about theme when students are reading different novels. They provide a quick and easy way to guide them through effective group discussions, one that keeps them focused on task. They will reflect on how topics such as love, friendship, power, loss, and coming of age relate to their novels; then, they will work together to develop a theme statement that could cover each text. #teachingtheme #ela #middleschool #highschoolenglish
Why Reading Levels Don't Work in Secondary, and What to Do Instead - Reading and Writing Haven
Help middle and high school students make independent reading choices that will keep them coming back for more. Read about one approach in this post from Reading and Writing Haven. #middleschoolela #highschoolela
How to Teach Character Analysis Using Body Biographies
How to Teach Character Analysis Using Body Biographies | Have you been searching for a really fun, student-centered, interactive way to eliminate their boredom? Here is a student-collaboration activity that will get your students involved and excited for a character analysis for any novel, biography study, mythology, current events, creative writing, and character development. For grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. Middle School ELA | High School English #middleschoolteacher #highschoolenglish
A Book Tasting: A Valuable Lesson for Your AP Lit Readers - AP Lit & More
This lesson plan and free resource download will give you everything you need to throw a Book Tasting Party! This is a great activity to help students make smart independent reading choices! This lesson can work for grades 6 and up!
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Short Stories, Poems & Nonfiction for Secondary: Use this list of suggested informational texts, poetry and prose (all available to print for free online) for an entire year of English curriculum: 50 informational texts & U.S. Seminal Documents, 50 poems (19 written by African American and Latino Poets), 45 short stories (13 written by African American and Latino authors): Practice high school or middle school common-core standards for reading informational texts, reading literature and poetry!