7th grade ela
Which TED Talks are the best for your English class? How can you use TED Talks to create engaging, inspiring lessons and get students to speak up in class? Don't miss this post on 5 of my favourite TED talks. Join the FREE printables library at the end of the post to access a FREE TED lesson plan - coming soon!
Help your students with reading skills and strategies. These handy reference anchor charts are great companions to interactive notebooks. There are so many ways to prep and use these reference charts! These also help parents when assisting their child with homework. Sentence stems, genres, reading skills and reading strategies are included! #reading #guidedreading #interactivenotebooks #referencecharts #anchorcharts #readingskills #readingstrategies
Great for ELA test prep! These short reading comprehension passages are great for middle school bellringers or warmups. The passages focus on context clues, central ideas, inferences and theme. These no prep printables are a perfect way to start class and work great as test prep.
Coming back to school after having two weeks off (or the summer off) can be really rough for students and teachers. The last thing anyone wants to do is get right back to work the first day back. It’s important for us to reconnect with our students, have some fun and listen to what they’ve been up to the last few weeks/months. Here are five activities that can help you do just that!
Why not teach common core standards for English Language Arts using Pixar short films, Ted Talks, popular film clips for students and other inspirational video clips for students? For example, have students practice CCSS.RL.1: Instuct students to watch the Inside Out Video Clip. Ask students to “Describe how the author used indirect and direct characterization to share each character’s personality.” For an entire year of highly engaging, no prep lesson plans and student activities,
Wrap up your novel unit with these engaging, challenge learning stations that will help your students practice literary analysis | Learning stations for any novel | Literary analysis activities | Novel unit | Novel study | Novel study resources | Secondary ELA | English teaching resources