Six Word Memoir - Have students write one at the beginning of the school year at the middle school level instead of the same old "get to know you" activities. Could also be a great kick-off to Poetry Workshop.
This could be a fine handout or poster for reminding all students, but especially ELLs still struggling with English grammar, of the most common writing errors and how to first spot and then correct them.
Great idea for individual student organization for the teacher. SOOO MANY classroom organization ideas including using bins, baskets, closet space, hang your laminated anchor charts for reuse over the years, etc!
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While students are working problems, walk around the room with a handful of green pens. When someone finishes the problems correctly, they get a green star and a green pen. Now they are qualified to coach and star papers for other students, and so on, unt
These middle and high school English bell ringers are an excellent way to engage your students as soon as they walk into your classroom. This full-year resource will help your students improve grammar, vocabulary, writing, and figurative language!