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So you have to teach poetry, and it’s not your favorite. Or maybe you love it, but your students just don’t share that same passion. In either scenario, you’re in…

So you have to teach poetry, and it’s not your favorite. Or maybe you love it, but your students just don’t share that same passion. In either scenario, you’re in…

This is Part Two of a series discussing ideas for incorporating classic children’s books in ELA lessons for older students. To read Part One, click here. There’s definitely not a…

This is Part Two of a series discussing ideas for incorporating classic children’s books in ELA lessons for older students. To read Part One, click here. There’s definitely not a…

Mentor Text List for Reading Strategies: Literature.  This freebie includes a list of mentor texts for each of the following key reading strategies for literature: Inference, Theme, Characters, Figurative Language, Point of View, and Compare and Contrast.  Download this list at:  http://www.classroomfreebiestoo.com/2016/01/mentor-text-list-for-reading-strategies.html

Mentor Text List for Reading Strategies: Literature. This freebie includes a list of mentor texts for each of the following key reading strategies for literature: Inference, Theme, Characters, Figurative Language, Point of View, and Compare and Contrast. Download this list at: http://www.classroomfreebiestoo.com/2016/01/mentor-text-list-for-reading-strategies.html

Books that TEACH Figurative Language -   These are books with a purpose of teaching kids about figurative language. Some are explicit, while others are just plain silly and would need a little explanation for some children. Almost all of these texts are sure to make your child’s giggle box turn over. :)

Books that TEACH Figurative Language - These are books with a purpose of teaching kids about figurative language. Some are explicit, while others are just plain silly and would need a little explanation for some children. Almost all of these texts are sure to make your child’s giggle box turn over. :)

Choose a travel brochure and write a letter persuading your parents to take you there. Great Persuasive writing idea

Choose a travel brochure and write a letter persuading your parents to take you there. Great Persuasive writing idea