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Literary Techniques with video clips (symbolism, foreshadowing, flashback, atmosphere, plot twist)

reading, writing - Eric Carle talks about how he came to write "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". I treasure this video. Your kids will like it too.

This is a great video explaining different parts of a non-fiction book: headings, sub-headings, captions, diagrams, glossary, the difference between fiction and non-fiction etc. The video is 6:32 long.

Dropping these 5 words and phrases is going to make your writing a whole lot stronger.
from Matador Network

Infographic: These 5 words are making you a weaker writer

from All Access Pass

Teaching Figurative Language with Media

Use these short videos to teach older children figurative language and inferences…fantastic post!

from YouTube

6th Grade Character Traits ELA

6th Grade Character Traits ELA - YouTube-You name the character traits of the characters-partner or group activity