Step-by-Step Writing Program with Interactive Notebooks | Rockin Resources
This STEP-BY-STEP WRITING® IS A COMPLETE WRITER'S WORKSHOP PROGRAM with all the tools needed for the entire year. It is filled with engaging lessons (scripted), anchor charts, modeling, mentor text, interactive notebook pages, practice, and all the forms, graphic organizers, checklists, and rubrics necessary to teach and assess writing. It
Guided Reading...for those high readers!
I really love to teach guided reading groups. It is always interesting and you really get to see how every student is unique in how they learn and process all the information. I like to see them make progress and move up reading levels and also REALLY comprehend what they are reading on another level. Amazing. I know many teachers may have struggled with this question before like I have...What do I do with those high readers? In second grade they are just not quite ready to start literature…
How to Teach Students to Cite Text Evidence - Caffeine Queen Teacher
Here's a step-by-step guide for teaching students to identify textual evidence and support answers to text-based questions with text evidence from passages.
3 ways to make student thinking visible
Help the learning process with these simple strategies for making studennt thinking visible. Perfect for middle and high school English classes.
Small Group Lessons Kids LOVE | Main Idea VIDEO — The Simple Classroom
If you’re new around here, you may not know that I am ALWAYS preaching on and on about managing your time in the classroom efficiently , especially when it comes to centers. This is because I am of the firm belief that centers clear space for the best teaching you can possibly give: small group
Adding Movement to your lessons!
Whether your students are lethargic or super-charged, adding movement to your lesson plans will help to solve both issues. Not only is it healthy to move throughout the day, but it can also help students focus and become more engaged with the content they are trying to master. Due to the nature of English classes, ELA ... Read More about 10 Ways to Add Movement in the ELA Classroom
Assigning a One-Pager as a Culminating Project
I recently assigned a one-pager final project to my sophomores for their culminating Night project. I wanted to combine as many rigorous ELA content ideas as possible, while also designing a fun project for students that provided them with a bit of choice. To make this project rigorous, I required my students to include multiple MLA-cited quotations with a literary analysis explanation. These are skills my students have learned and practiced all year long, so it was a way for me to assess…
Comma Rules Spoons Game 3 Games Included | Writing lessons, Teaching grammar, Writing classes
Help your students understand the rules about adding commas. This Spoons Game will help the students remember the different Comma Rules and help them apply the rules to their writing. Review and test prep disguised as a game. Let the learning and fun begin.This Comma Rules Spoons Game is set up for ...