Included in this post is a reading genres poster. This poster is designed to help students identify different genres. Additionally, the poster compares genres and encourages students to explore new genres.
Genre: Historical Non-Fiction/Romance The big characteristics in the novel is that all of the Mirabel sisters find a man who they feel affection for and that the story takes place during an event that actually took place.
I adore this infographic by Naomi Bates, teacher at Northwest High School in Austin, Texas. Book trailers can be a great way to merge technology and literature. Check out these excellent tips for students creating book trailers.
One pinner said, "I have the students do this weekly and have created a scoring guide for it! The thinking when reading that is taking place is awesome! The thinking stems help kids and parents equally!
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OXYMORON: "I think it is safe to say thy acted like gentlemen murderers in that way" (Alvarez This is an oxymoron because gentlemen and murders contradict each other. Gentlemen do not murder and murderers cannot be gentlemen.
There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.