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A Poem A Day: 30 Poems for Secondary Students During National Poetry Month (or…
Looking for new poetry for your middle school and high school students? These 30 poems, recommended and tested by secondary ELA teachers in their own classrooms, are sure to engage and inspire your students during National Poetry Month or any time of year.
Twist this and have your teachers write this for themselves. Edit the questions to reflect your goals for your school year! Fun first day activity: Have kids write a letter to themselves at the end of the year.
10 Best Websites for English Teachers
The 10 sites I go back to again and again for fun, easy-to-use resources. Bookmark these for your own class, or send 'em to your favorite English teacher!
Leaps Into Literature
Looking for new ways to engage your students in literature, especially with classics that might seem old and outdated? Literary postcards are an activity that can be used with any literary text, at any grade level, time after time, year after year.
Printables for Ages 8-10
FREE Rebus Printable~ These optical illusions use pictures to represent words or parts of words. Great creative thinking activity! Follow this link to check out this and many other free printables by Scholastic.