Six Word Memoir - Have students write one at the beginning of the school year at the middle school level instead of the same old "get to know you" activities. Could also be a great kick-off to Poetry Workshop.
An acronym for teaching your students how to properly incorporate citations into their writing. Perfect for English teachers at the middle school or high school level. Print out the poster and hang it up in your room!
Watch this later. EXCELLENT synopsis of how American Lit was fueled by history. This short video also introduces themes and names the kids will need to know, too. Perfect introductory video for my grade American Lit class.
On the first day of school I write my kids a letter telling about myself, and then their task is to write a letter back to me. It gives the kids something simple to do while I deal with parents, school supplies and any other first day hiccups. The letters