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Beth Olesen
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! 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, 10th Grade English, High School Writing, High School Literature, High School History, Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading

Modern Tech + Classic Lit.

My freshmen are wrapping up our study of The Odyssey this week, and I couldn’t help but share their adorable efforts on a recent in-class activity. Like a proud parent who tapes gold-star papers to the refrigerator, I often post awesome creations on my classroom’s back wall of cabinets. Make it onto the cabinet display?…

to Teach Reading and Writing Skills My students love using pictures to learn their reading skills!My students love using pictures to learn their reading skills! Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Math Lessons, Reading Projects, Reading Quotes, Spanish Lessons, Third Grade Reading, Middle School Reading

Using Pictures to Teach Reading and Writing Skills

For years, I have witnessed, over and over again, the value of using pictures to teach reading skills in my classroom. I always use the...

What You Pin Textmapping Textmapping is a strategy for fostering close reading Read all about it here Aimed at middle school but easily adaptable for all grades Links to. Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Notes, Reading Art, Math Lessons, 6th Grade Reading

Practicing What You Pin: Textmapping

A blog about teaching middle school ELA and math.

Help your students understand the difference between Text to Text, Text to Self, Text to World, and Text to Media. This is a great anchor chart to display in your classroom. by carrie Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Learning Log, Reading Passages, Close Reading

Help your students understand the difference between Text to Text, Text to Self, Text to World, and Text to Media. This is a great anchor chart to display in your classroom.

Teach Your Child to Read - Why I love the book Strategies That Work and FREE posters for your classroom! - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Reading Groups, Piano Lessons, Teacher Resources, Reading Genres, Guided Reading Activities, Reading Nooks

Reading Strategies that Work!

An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.

Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: 5 Strategies to Improve Reading Fluency. Maybe record students reading and have them self-assess Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Ell Strategies, Reading Groups, School Resources, Writing Skills, Reading Fluency

The Literacy Effect

As teachers, we are constantly receiving formative assessment data on students and taking anecdotal notes to track and store that data. T...

Use this awesome tool to find classroom videos and use television in your lesson! Teachers can use ClassHook to improve student engagement and content retention in the classroom by making connections to popular television shows and movies. Teaching Technology, Educational Technology, Instructional Technology, Technology Management, Instructional Strategies, Business Technology, Educational Websites, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips

ClassHook Helps Teachers Use Television Clips in Their Classroom - Class Tech Tips

Instead of searching through YouTube for perfect classroom television clips to start a lesson or illustrate a concept, ClassHook helps teachers.

17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 is upon us, and there are so many new and exciting advances in technology coming our way. I always geek out learning about the latest gadgets, but I especially love learning about new ways that technology can im Teaching Technology, Educational Technology, Newest Technology, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Teacher Apps, Google Teacher

17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017

17 Challenges for Teachers in 2017! 2017 is upon us, and there are so many new and exciting advances in technology coming our way. I always geek out learning about the latest gadgets, but I especially love learning about new ways that technology can improve learning in the classroom.

Make predictions about how the video will end and talk about the lesson learned or moral of the story. Before reading, a great resource for practicing predictions. I would need to make a hand out to go with it. Predicting Activities, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Learning, Film Gif, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Visual Literacy, Third Grade Reading

Carrot Crazy (An Animated Film)

Two hunters fight over the meal of a day, in a clever and creative skit. Created by (MUST CHECK OUT) http://www.youtube.com/user/loganscelina More Tags Tags-...

Take a look at this free handy guide to help you plan out how to best structure your time with students during your reading/writing instruction time! Middle School Literacy, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Teachers, High School, 6th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade

How Should I Structure My Literacy Block?: RW and WW Time Recommendations

You have 45 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes, or maybe even more or less to teach reading, writing, or both to your middle school students. How do you manage your time to fit it all in? For the answer to this question, download this freebie which includes different recommendations for how to fit in...

Students love these funny Ted Talks that also inspire and teach valuable lessons. Includes ideas for how to teach them in the classroom. Appropriate for students of all ages. schule Hilarious Ted Talks for the Classroom – Engaging and Effective Teaching Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Labels, Effective Teaching, Gifted Education, Physical Education, Ted Talks Education, Ted Talks Leadership

Hilarious Ted Talks for the Classroom – Engaging and Effective Teaching

Funny Ted Talks to use with middle & high school students to teach delayed gratification, not procrastinating, overcoming rejection, and playing as an adult

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