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the Literary Analysis Response Scaffolding the Literary Analysis Response in the Secondary ELA classroom.Scaffolding the Literary Analysis Response in the Secondary ELA classroom. Teaching Literature, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Ap Literature, Writing Strategies, American Literature, Teaching Ideas, Ela Classroom, English Classroom

Scaffolding the Literary Analysis Response

For several years now, I’ve watched students struggle year after year with the same concepts. They have a difficult time analyzing literature on a deeper level, and they also struggle with properly embedding their quotes. Rather than face the same struggles again this year, I anticipated the struggle and revised how I teach my students to read and write about short stories. It is working. Not only is it working, but it is working far better than I ever could have imagined. My students are…

Teaching tips for teaching the multi-paragraph essay in the middle school ELA or high school English classroom. Should teachers still teach the five-paragraph essay? Here's an argument for and against this structured writing format. High School Writing, Middle School Reading, Middle School Teachers, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Essay Writing, Writing Lesson Plans, Writing Resources, Writing Activities

Teaching the 5-Paragraph Essay: Is it Still an Essential Skill?

Teaching the 5-paragraph essay. Teaching tips for teaching the multi-paragraph essay in the middle school ELA or high school English classroom. Should teachers still teach the five-paragraph essay? Here's an argument for and against this structured writing format.#teacher #teachingwriting #secondaryELA #2ndaryELA #middleschoolwriting #highschoolwriting #teachingessay #essayteachingtips #5paragraphessay

English Teacher Tip: Grading Essays Effectively: Here's a look at my grading philosophy. These essay grading tricks for middle school ELA and high school English teachers will help make grading essays smoother, quicker, and more effective. Teacher tips for grading writing. #teacher #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #gradingessays #teachingwriting Close Reading Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, English Teachers, English Classroom, Teaching English, Teaching Posts, Teaching Writing

Grade Essays and Writing Effectively

English Teacher Tip: Grading Essays Effectively: Here's a look at my grading philosophy. These essay grading tricks for middle school ELA and high school English teachers will help make grading essays smoother, quicker, and more effective. Teacher tips for grading writing. #teacher #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #gradingessays #teachingwriting

the Literary Analysis Response Scaffolding the literary analysis response for the middle school and high school English classroom.Scaffolding the literary analysis response for the middle school and high school English classroom. Middle School Ela, Middle School English, 10th Grade English, High School Writing, High School Literature, Literary Essay, British Literature, Ap Literature, Teaching Literature

Teaching Literary Analysis

Scaffolding the literary analysis response for the middle school and high school English classroom. #secondaryELA #literaryanalysis #teachingliteraryanalysis

Back to School Writing Prompts for the Secondary Classroom. Writing prompts to use in the middle school and high school classroom during the first week of school. Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Back To School, School Stuff, High School Classroom, English Classroom, Ela Classroom, Secondary Teacher, First Year Teachers

Back-to-school writing ideas for the secondary classroom

Back-to-school writing prompts. Use these writing prompts the first week of school to get to know your new students. #backtoschool #secondaryELA

These classroom routines for the middle school ELA and high school English classroom will help your classes run smoothly. 12 Classroom Routines for the Secondary ELA Classroom. #secondaryELA #2ndaryELA #classroomroutines #classroommanagement #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #teacheradvice Classroom Routines, Ela Classroom, High School Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Procedures, English Teachers, Teaching English, Classroom Decor, Middle School Ela

Routines to Include in the Middle School ELA and High School English Classroom

These classroom routines for the middle school ELA and high school English classroom will help your classes run smoothly. 12 Classroom Routines for the Secondary ELA Classroom. #secondaryELA #2ndaryELA #classroomroutines #classroommanagement #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #teacheradvice

Start teaching your students remotely with this plan for remotely teaching middle school ELA and high school English. #remoteteaching #distanceteaching #secondaryELA Online Middle School, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, Virtual High School, High School Activities, Teaching Literature

Starting the School Year with Remote Teaching: A Guide for Secondary ELA

Start teaching your students remotely with this plan for remotely teaching middle school ELA and high school English. #remoteteaching #distanceteaching #secondaryELA

These classroom routines for the middle school ELA and high school English classroom will help your classes run smoothly. 12 Classroom Routines for the Secondary ELA Classroom. #secondaryELA #2ndaryELA #classroomroutines #classroommanagement #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #teacheradvice Classroom Routines, Ela Classroom, High School Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Procedures, English Teachers, Teaching English, Classroom Decor, Middle School Ela

Routines to Include in the Middle School ELA and High School English Classroom

These classroom routines for the middle school ELA and high school English classroom will help your classes run smoothly. 12 Classroom Routines for the Secondary ELA Classroom. #secondaryELA #2ndaryELA #classroomroutines #classroommanagement #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #teacheradvice

From building a classroom community virtually to planning for remote instruction to teaching virtually from an empty classroom, I answer back to school remote teaching questions in this blog post. Back to school with virtual teaching. Building Classroom Community | First Day of Remote Teaching | First Week of Distance Learning | Teaching Remotely | Back to School with Distance Teaching | Teaching High School English Remotely Middle School Ela, Back To School, High School, Building Classroom Community, Professional Development For Teachers, Ela Classroom, First Year Teachers, Teaching Resources, Classroom Resources

Distance Teaching at the Start of a New School Year | Back to School with Remote Learning

From building a classroom community virtually to planning for remote instruction to teaching virtually from an empty classroom, I answer back to school remote teaching questions in this blog post. Back to school with virtual teaching. Building Classroom Community | First Day of Remote Teaching | First Week of Distance Learning | Teaching Remotely | Back to School with Distance Teaching | Teaching High School English Remotely

The first week of school is crucial for building trust and establishing your classroom culture. That is why I like to spend a little bit of time getting to know my students, assessing their knowledge, and teaching some crucial information. Teaching High Schools, Teaching Grammar, Ela Classroom, Classroom Community, Classroom Ideas, Middle School English, Middle School Art, High School Reading, First Year Teachers

My English Curriculum: The First 6 Weeks

The first week of school is crucial for building trust and establishing your classroom culture. That is why I like to spend a little bit of time getting to know my students, assessing their knowledge, and teaching some crucial information. #buildtrust #first6weeks #growthmindset #assessingstudents #annotatetext #shortstories #highschoolELA #secondaryELA

Remote Teaching at the start of a new school year is daunting. Here's a guide for how to start the new school year, build classroom culture and community, and engage students in the first couple of weeks of back-to-school distance teaching. How to start the middle school ELA and high school English classroom when you are teaching remotely. Distance teaching ideas for secondary ELA at the start of a new school year. #distanceteaching #remoteteaching #classroomcommunity #backtoschool Online Middle School, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, Virtual High School, High School Activities, Teaching Literature

Starting the School Year with Remote Teaching: A Guide for Secondary ELA

Remote Teaching at the start of a new school year is daunting. Here's a guide for how to start the new school year, build classroom culture and community, and engage students in the first couple of weeks of back-to-school distance teaching. How to start the middle school ELA and high school English classroom when you are teaching remotely. Distance teaching ideas for secondary ELA at the start of a new school year. #distanceteaching #remoteteaching #classroomcommunity #backtoschool

Congratulations! You just accepted your first teaching job! Now what? This post is filled with advice for the first-year teacher to help get the new school year running smoothly! #firstyearteacher #newteacher #teacheradvice #teachertips #newhighschoolteacher #ELAteacher #preserviceteacher #teacher Teaching Jobs, Teaching Strategies, Student Teaching, Learning Resources, First Year Teachers, New Teachers, The New School, New School Year, Close Reading Strategies

Advice for the First-Year Teacher

Congratulations! You just accepted your first teaching job! Now what? This post is filled with advice for the first-year teacher to help get the new school year running smoothly! #firstyearteacher #newteacher #teacheradvice #teachertips #newhighschoolteacher #ELAteacher #preserviceteacher #teacher

Block scheduling provides lots of creative opportunity for your classes, even though it may seem intimidating at first. In this post, find out how to transition from short classes to block schedule. I think you're going to love it! First Year Teachers, New Teachers, English Teachers, Teacher Blogs, Teacher Resources, Creative Teaching, Teaching Kids, Performance Poetry, Block Scheduling

How to Transition to Block Schedule

Block scheduling provides lots of creative opportunity for your classes, even though it may seem intimidating at first. In this post, find out how to transition from short classes to block schedule. I think you're going to love it!

Looking to students in the secondary classroom? Middle and high school students will love these lesson plan ideas for provoking thought and engagement. Education Middle School, High School Biology, Middle School Classroom, High School Students, Student Teaching, Math Teacher, Teacher Resources, Teaching Art, Teaching High Schools

Lesson Openers to Excite & Engage

Looking to #engage students in the secondary classroom? Middle and high school students will love these lesson plan ideas for provoking thought and engagement. #middleschool #teaching #lessonplanning

5 Ways to Improve Your Listening Test Scores Teaching Language Arts, English Language Arts, Teaching English, Listening Test, Listening Skills, Listening Activities, English Classroom, English Teachers, Teaching Strategies

5 Ways to Improve Your Listening Test Scores

If you teach at a school that administers the PARCC, SBAC, or CAASPP, these standardized tests will assess your students’ listening skills. And typically, this is the strand in which most students perform the lowest. However, knowing how your students perform on the listening portions of these tests is helpful because it enables you to help your students boost these skills and improve the overall performance on the test. I, too, teach at a school that administers one of these tests, and the…