Some great ideas here.but seriously, I NEED that guided reading table! Middle school guided reading, literature circle, and guided writing area for small group work in the classroom.
Podcast Unit – Create Your Own Podcast PBL
This Podcast Unit is targeted for Middle School students and provides the background context and structure for teachers to implement a Podcast Project in their classroom.
15 Strategies to Ramp up Your Vocabulary Instruction
15 Vocabulary Words for Middle School Students to Use in Their Writing - Infographic / Blog Post TeachingELAwithJoy,com
4 Games to Help Kids Think Critically about Vocabulary
VOCAB GAMES (W) (R) 4 Games to Help Kids Think Critically about Vocabulary - FREEBIES Included with some awesome tips for expanding your students' knowledge of the words around them!
Reading Mini Anchor Charts
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently r
The Ultimate List of Free Grammar Games
The Ultimate List of FREE Grammar Games -- a huge list of games to teach parts of speech, punctuation, sentence types, and writing. Grammar doesn't have to be boring!
Short Story Resources For Teachers; great collection of resources, including short stories to teach literary elements, excellent literature to add to your curriculum, and ideas for helping students write stories themselves
FREE Blackout Poetry directions/worksheet for high school and middle school classes #freelesson #poetry #blackoutpoetry #teachers
5 Reasons Why Warm-Ups and Bell-Ringers Were a Failure in My Classroom
Check out this amazing resource for middle school and high school science warm ups. This is all the bell-ringers you would ever need for your classroom. #ScienceIsAmazing
Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)
**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer’s Workshop in your classroom! Lots of great tips 🙂
5 Short Stories With Surprise Endings Your Students Will Love to Analyze
Want short pieces of literature that your English class will love to discuss? English short stories for high school English or ESL classes. 5 of my favourite stories are in this post! Analyze short story literature with the best short stories for English
5 super cool films your ELA students will love. Introduce critical theory, develop understanding, inspire creative writing, and invite a wide-ranging debate: these films are just what you need!
In the Venn diagram of my life, my “Mom” and “English teacher” lives overlapped beautifully this week when my daughter’s middle school hosted a Poetry Night. Parents were invited to join their twee. by jana
Financial Literacy Websites
Websites to help you teach financial literacy. A fantastic resource to pass on to your students.
Book Set Recommendations for Middle School Literature Circles (Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach)
Book Sets for Middle School Literature Circles: -Book to Movie Book Set -First Book in a Series Book Set -Understanding Each Other Book Set -Coming of Age Book Set -Poetry Book Set