Use this engaging resource to teach students how to annotate text. This can be a tricky topic. How can you help students develop their own style without taking the joy out of reading with long checklists of requirements? Teaching annotation skills helps students remember what they read, and draw on it effectively for discussion and writing. That’s where this memorable mini-project comes in to help students develop their annotation style. #annotationskills #creativeela
Save time with nonfiction reading passage with vocabulary, questions, & research on Nostradamus. Lesson includes critical thinking skills with high-level article for teens. Quick & easy setup and clear directions for literacy centers or substitute teachers. Use reading passage as printable resource or on the computer through Google slides. Students love learning about 16th century prophet, Nostradamus. #elateachers #teachersfollowteachers #TPT #highschool #highschoolelateachers
Utah Rise Grade 8 Reading Literature - Review all of the Reading Literature Standards for grade 8 through tasks cards! They can be used individually, or in groups as centers. This product also comes with an answer sheet. This set of 25 task cards covers all of the 8th Grade Reading Literature Sta...
For a period in my career, I came to hate poetry. Students never knew how to handle it, I could package the lessons correctly, and I never knew quite what I was teaching with poetry. Overtime, I have worked through these struggles. I have developed a system that helps all students approach poetry. Now, instead of hating poetry, teaching poetry is a classroom superpower! Today, I want to share 5 creative lessons for teachers that hate poetry! #PoetryIsFun #TeachingPoetry #SecondaryELA #English
Looking for fresh teaching ideas and resources for your English Language Arts middle school or high school classroom? Search no further than The Literary Maven, a blog written by a high school ELA teacher specializing in reading interventions. Read on for easy to implement ideas to make instruction in your classroom simpler and more effective.
Students are presented with a scenario and are asked to identify/make an association as to what cooking/baking related item is needed as part of the provided scenario. Students are provided a response array of three response options, to identify and select the accurate response from. These can also be printed and used for task cards, and students can gesture to or circle with an expo marker the accurate response.
This life skills based series of functional vocabulary words focuses on food/grocery items and words surrounding grocery shopping. Students will learn to identify different food/grocery items with this series of functional vocabulary words. For this lesson students are presented the item in image form, and are asked to identify its name from an array of three response options.
Utah Rise Grade 7 Reading Literature - Review all of the Reading Literature Standards for grade 7 through tasks cards! They can be used individually, or in groups as centers. This product also comes with an answer sheet. This set of 25 task cards covers all of the 6th Grade Reading Literature Sta...
Looking for ideas for sustainability activities in high school or middle school? Check out this post for your science class or environmental science course planning. With pop culture, nonfiction, and research projects, you can be teaching about sustainability in and beyond the classroom. These eco-friendly lesson plans are a great addition for all science teachers of middle school science and high school science! Read the blog post at www.TeachSpectacularScience.com for details.
Here's 5 superb improv games that were class favorites when I was teaching high school speech and drama. They're great exercises, combining learning about mental flexibility, focus, communication, concentration, body language and empathy, with good fun.Try them as icebreakers or warm-ups: - quick fire activities to get your class or group focused and ready for work.Be warned - the first two are riotously noisy!
Analyzing poetry is a skill all our students need to develop. While students are required to investigate poems often, poetry analysis is still something that many students struggle with. That's why I'm a big fan of practice! I love to give students lots of opportunities to closely read and analyze poetry.