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Jan'18

Advertisement Analysis Assignment

Persuasion – Advertisements One way to introduce students to the power of persuasion and to show them evidence of logical …

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Dec'17

Sensitivity to Holidays

Writing About the Holidays The holiday season, for many, extends from November through February.  Families will be celebrating Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas, …

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21

Sep'17

Collected in the Summer for Use All Year

Tips for Teaching Here are some  interesting links, ideas, and video you may find useful as you plan lessons to …

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02

Sep'17

BACK TO SCHOOL ASSESSMENTS

CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF Students like to know what they know so they’ll know what they need to learn. …

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03

Aug'17

Ready for New School Year?

New School Year – Are you ready?  “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, …

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24

Jun'17

Writing to Learn

Informal Informative Writing Admit Slip Hand out 3 x 5 cards, or slips of scratch paper as students enter the …

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24

Jun'17

Emotion Words for Tone and Mood

Do you find it tough trying to get yours students to be more precise and use just the right word …

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13

Mar'17

Managing Grades

It’s Not Too Late to Modify Grading Guidelines Four approaches to grading revolutionized my planning and grading for teaching middle, …

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Jan'17

Celebrate and Educate

Black History Month and Common Core In the United States, February is Black (African-American) History Month, a time when many …

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24

Jan'17

Picture Books in Middle and High School

Picture Books for Older Students Plan now to avoid SPRING SLUMP. In many schools, May is the winding down month …

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