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SmallWorld: 100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers

One student comes up to you to ask you a question, then the rest flock to you like they heard a silent dog whistle.

The Pinspired Teacher: My Teacher Pet Peeve & an Attention Getter

WOW! Give each student in the school 1/4 of a circle and then put them all together to make this mural!

Fabulous in First: Linking up Late

Higher level thinking - have them come up with questions to a given answer to assess their knowledge!

Determining the theme

Juice Boxes and Crayolas: Teaching About Theme

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Punctuation

This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege

This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege

10 Grammar Mistakes: Teaching the difference between who and whom

WeAreTeachers: 10 Grammar Mistakes & 10 Lessons to Fix Them

600 Other Ways to Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary

600 Other Ways To Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary's infographic about the difference between editing and proofreading.

Editing vs. Proofreading |

Realities of a teacher.

This article provides a framework for how to write essay conclusions that are clear, strong and powerful. The concepts are applicable to the essays of middle school and high school writing all the way up through writing in college and graduate school.

How to Write the Conclusion of an Essay

Icebreaker questions for parties

Icebreaker questions for parties

Punctuation helps readers hear you the way you want to be heard. Make sure you do it correctly!


Persuasive Writing!! Find this anchor chart and more at A walk in my shoes...

A walk in my shoes...: Persuasion Anchor Chart

Persuasive Writing graphic organizer ` - create your own using lots of other writing ideas

Snazzy In Second: Oh, Pretty Please! .... Persuasive Writing


These middle school writing prompts will give your middle school students many essay writing ideas.

Middle School Writing Prompts

The Big, Bad Middle School Classical Literature List - 100 Classics - Grades 5-8 or Ages 9-14+

How to Hook a Reader - Analyzing 10 Good Opening Lines

Laura Mizvaria: How to Hook a Reader

Musical Chairs Writing! When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off.

Musical Chairs Reading at Miss Sporn's Class

Memes for your classroom: Dress code with Sarcastic Wonka

100 ways to say Great

100 Ways to Say “Great!”