Literature circles are the PERFECT way to start or end any school year! Everything you need to organize groups, rubrics to grade preparation and participation, minilessons to get literature circles started, grading rubrics and tons of ideas for culminatin
AS A MATH TEACHER - Outstanding tips on classroom management for middle and high school students! Love the ticket system (will be easy to modify from my and grade system), bathroom and LMA passes. Also, calling students Mr.
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Learn about the SIFT Method of analyzing literature. Middle School English teachers have found this a valuable tool to help students analyze literature and poems. SIFT stands for Symbolism, Imagery, Figurative Language, Tone and Theme.
5 Tips for Making Research Meaningful to Students (Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach)