Want short pieces of literature that your English class will love to discuss? English short stories for high school English or ESL classes. 5 of my favourite stories are in this post! Analyze short story literature with the best short stories for English
Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities.
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. Great for middle school and high school English Language Arts. By Bespoke ELA
Why I Don't Use Literature Circles in High School... And What I Do Instead
I remember Lit Circles in the grade &, like most group work, some kids did the work & some did not. So this article helps address some of the problems with Lit Circles, without throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
10 Things for English Teachers to Have on Hand that Make it Look Like You Have a Plan
High school English teachers and middle school English teachers looking for the most engaging (and time saving) lesson plans -- look no further. This is a treasure trove. I especially like the Fidget Spinner topic.
18 Infographics That Will Teach You How To Write An A+ Research Paper Or Essay
This pin hits the mother-lode of helpful infographics about research paper or essay writing. I would certainly either post or push out these different infographics to help my students learn to be better writers.
All writers of essays need to know how to write a thesis statement. Unfortunately, this proves difficult for inexperienced writers so teaching thesis statements should be the first step in teaching students how to write essays.