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April is Poetry Month. Whether you're trying to help students understand and interpret the meaning of poems or you're trying to help them write their own poems the following five resources are worth exploring. (By the way I always wonder who gets to declare the something is "national X month?" That might be a good short research activity). To start the month you might consider using a relatively new TED-Ed lesson titled What Makes a Poem?ReadWorkshas aselection of famous poemsavailable on…
The Common Core has greatly increased the rigor of what we expect our students to do. What some people don't consider is that we often do so much WITH our students one-on-one and in small groups that they struggle to work on their own. This resource is geared toward helping teachers "teach" students how to be better independent readers. It addresses everything from introducing genres to picking good fit books to setting goals and monitoring behaviors during independent reading time.
How I made in-class silent reading work for me. These ideas are really good, especially for middle school teachers and high school teachers.