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Gr9 --Write a high school bucket list. Show slide show...omit #1, 3

--Write a high school bucket list. Show slide show.

Common Idioms Used in the English Language - An exhaustive 13-page list of nearly every common idiom used in the English language. A very good reference for students to help decode idiomatic language used in common conversation and literature. Especially helpful for ESL or middle to high school ELA students. (CCSS.ELA-Literarcy.RL) $

Idioms - Common Idioms Used in the English Language

Common Idioms Used in the English Language - An exhaustive list of nearly every common idiom used in the English language. A very good reference for students to help decode idiomatic language used in common conversation and literature.

"Myth #1: High school English teachers sit around all day reading and discussing great literature, and crafting Romeo and Juliet lesson plans.    Truth #1: High school English teachers sit around all day reading Sarah, Felipe, and Nick's crappy essays. English teachers have no time to read, except in the summer. In fact, if you love reading, become a Math teacher."    So true.

"Myth High school English teachers sit around all day reading and discussing great literature, and crafting Romeo and Juliet lesson plans. Truth High school English teachers sit around all day reading Sarah, Felipe, and Nick's crappy essays.

Marzano:  Using Marzano Question Stems...

Using Marzano Question Stems in a High School Classroom

Using Marzano Question Stems in a High School Classroom « Thirty-Something and Fabulous. The question can. Get deeper levels of thinking with ease! BEST PIN EVER!

On Purpose (pt. 1): Help High School Students Appreciate Rich Literature - 7sistershomeschool.com

On Purpose (pt. 1): Help High School Students Appreciate Rich Literature

Click HERE for middle and high school English class resources.

Click HERE for middle and high school English class resources.

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards- the most famous sermon in American history.  This sermon is normally included in American literature anthologies for high school students.  My comment - fear CAN be a motivator.  Edwards knew how to use it to the utmost.

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards- the most famous sermon in American history. This sermon is normally included in American literature anthologies for high school students.

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

The Literary Maven: 13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

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