Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations, including this one, from secondary English Language Arts teachers.
7 Amazing Anchor Charts | Scholastic.com The Teacher: Teresa Potosky, first-grade teacher, Dumont, New Jersey, and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher The Inspiration: “We create our anchor charts as a class,” says Potosky, who worked with her students to produce these charts while studying a unit that covered nouns and adjectives. “My students give me words or pictures to include. Often, they will give me ideas that never even crossed my mind.
Teacher Trap|Understanding Characters. This article contains some solid ideas for anchor charts, like the one pictured above, for teaching students to think about character development. The visuals and simplicity of the designs make these ideas suitable for use with ELLs.