Reading Response Pages for Literature (PRINT & DIGITAL)
Get students thinking deeply about their reading! A huge collection of response pages designed in an engaging notebook format. Use individually or create customized reader’s notebook packets. Use with virtually any piece of literature. Differentiated at three levels. Common Core aligned. Perfect for guided reading, book clubs, and practicing key reading skills. (Gr 2-5) $
Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans - Teaching Ideas 4U by Amy Mezni
As much as I love to read, sometimes I dreaded teaching reading. I was reading by four and everything in language arts came easily to me – it just clicked. When I had students that didn’t improve their reading with my strategies, I didn’t understand why. Now that I am working with my son, I […]
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer for ANY Article or Nonfiction PassageThis graphic organizer will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction article or passage you've read.Students will find facts, opinions, express their own opinion, main idea and supporting details, author's purpose, and text structure.
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer for ANY Article or Nonfiction PassageThis graphic organizer will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction article or passage you've read.Students will find facts, opinions, express their own opinion, main idea and supporting details, author's purpose, and text structure. by Sarah John E1PKp on Indulgy.com
5 Pixar Short Films to Use in Secondary ELA — Bespoke ELA: Essay Writing Tips + Lesson Plans
In this blog post by Bespoke ELA, you will find 5 Pixar short films to use for teaching skills in secondary English Language Arts in grades 6-12. Students will use the short films as a means of discussing theme, irony, suspense, subtext, point of view, and more. by Bespoke ELA
Strategy #3 - Read-Around Groups (Engagement Strategies Series)
The BEST way to get kids to revise and edit their writing is with Read-Around Groups! Read this blog post to find out more!
Analyzing Informational Text Manila Folders & Annotation Stations + DIGITAL
Analyzing Informational Text Using Manila Folders AND Annotation Stations are designed to help students understand the deeper meaning behind scholarly sources.With the Common Core Standards being introduced, there is a strong emphasis on incorporating informational text in the ELA classroom. This p...
ELA Interactive Notebook Activities BUNDLE (essay, grammar, punctuation, etc.)
This English Language Arts interactive notebook bundle can be used as writing skills mini-lessons throughout the year and are a perfect addition to an existing interactive notebook or perhaps the start of a new one.
Teach This Lesson Tomorrow - Writing a Parody
Looking for an engaging lesson to teach tomorrow! Your students will love writing song parodies!! Check out my blog post to see how I do it :)
5 super cool films your ELA students will love
I love using short films in my classroom. I bet you already have a collection that you use again and again. Well, me too. I use short films ...
Getting Your Students to Think and Respond with Depth and Complexity.
As teachers, one of our most important goals is to teach our students to think critically. This life-long skill really transcends all programs, standards, and curriculums. If we can teach students to think critically, success will follow. It sounds so simple, yet we know it can be a daunting task. One of the most effective ways I have found to accomplish this goal is by incorporating 11 powerful "thinking tools" into my instruction. These "thinking tools" were developed for the U.S…