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Very Short Stories For Middle School - good for beginning of the year to set writing habits!

Very Short Stories for Middle and High School Students to Read Online

Here are some free short stories to read online. These very short stories are perfect for high school or middle school students, or anyone who loves reading. There are examples of many types of stories for English readers.

Head Over Heels For Teaching: Song lyrics to teach figurative language!

Tunes and Tried It Tuesday!

I'm very excited to be linking up with Nick's first linky party, Tunes Tuesday ! What a great resource to teach grammar! He's so clever! ...

Macbeth<br>Main Characters | English Literature Educational Posters

Macbeth Main Characters | English Literature Educational Posters

From our English Literature poster range, the Macbeth Main Characters Poster is a great educational resource that helps improve understanding and reinforce learning.

Begin class with these common core aligned Shakespeare bell ringers.

Shakespeare Bell Ringers to Inspire Discussion

Begin class with these common core aligned Shakespeare bell ringers.

The Literary Maven: 15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

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. Read on for 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.

Macbeth Quotations | English Literature Educational School Posters

Macbeth Quotations | English Literature Educational School Posters

The Macbeth Quotations poster is ideal for classroom walls and school hallways. The large A1 size makes the bright and informative chart highly readable from a distance, complementing every learning environment.

Inside the courtroom | Cool Infographic Images

▶ Figurative Language Examples in Songs: Part 1 - YouTube

Figurative Language Examples in Songs: Part 1

▶ Figurative Language Examples in Songs: Part 1 - YouTube

Teaching students to understand poetry does NOT need to be a challenge. See the seven steps that break it down and make it manageable. These seven steps will work great for your 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th grade classroom or home school students. Use this for Literature lessons, a poetry unit, during National Poetry month in April, for test prep, and much more. #poetry #poetrylessons #iteachmiddleschool #middleschool

Teaching Students to Comprehend Poetry in 7 Steps - Study All Knight

Teaching students to understand poetry does NOT need to be a challenge. See the seven steps that break it down and make it manageable. These seven steps will work great for your 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th grade classroom or home school students. Use this for Literature lessons, a poetry unit, during National Poetry month in April, for test prep, and much more. #poetry #poetrylessons #iteachmiddleschool #middleschool

A timeline of the major events in the plot of Macbeth

Key plot detail - Plot summary - GCSE English Literature Revision - BBC Bitesize

A timeline of the major events in the plot of Macbeth

When you think about what you want students to learn from The Crucible, think about what they'll remember five years from now.

What Your Students Should Learn From The Crucible  - Gil Teach

When you think about what you want students to learn from The Crucible, think about what they'll remember five years from now.

Alternative facts? Lies and manipulation? A population that just lets it happen? It's the plot of Orwell's Animal Farm, a political allegory that was meant to warn people about the dangers of political manipulation. What a perfect text to engage your students in something relevant and useful.

Animal Farm Activities & Lessons with an Inquiry Approach

Alternative facts? Lies and manipulation? A population that just lets it happen? It's the plot of Orwell's Animal Farm, a political allegory that was meant to warn people about the dangers of political manipulation. What a perfect text to engage your students in something relevant and useful.

These high school lesson plans for Miller’s The Crucible emphasize the drama’s theme of McCarthyism.

Lesson Plans for Teaching The Crucible in the Context of McCarthyism

These high school lesson plans for Miller’s The Crucible emphasize the drama’s theme of McCarthyism.

(22) Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification, Onomatopoeia, and Idioms in Popular Songs - YouTube

Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification, Onomatopoeia, and Idioms in Popular Songs

Can you identify the figurative language in these songs?

This product contains two methods for crafting commentary that will help them not only write analysis but also take it to a deeper level.This mini-lesson also contains sample paragraphs to show the difference between PLOT SUMMARY vs. COMMENTARY, peer revi

Writing Commentary for the Literary Analysis Essay: Strategies for Success

This product contains two methods for crafting commentary that will help them not only write analysis but also take it to a deeper level.This mini-lesson also contains sample paragraphs to show the difference between PLOT SUMMARY vs. COMMENTARY, peer revi