Teaching Resources

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Mar'14

Spring into Speeches and Meet CCSS in Content Areas

Speeches meet CCSS By Spring of the school year, your students likely are comfortable enough with you and their classmates …

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14

Feb'14

Talking and Writing about LOVE

Vocabulary of Love Valentine’s Day Activity Refer to the most recent reading or topic you’ve studied with your class. Ask …

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18

Nov'13

My New Book! – Teaching Writing

Check it out at Rowman and Littlefield: Education Ready for new teachers, those new to teaching middle school and those …

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12

Nov'13

Efficient Classtime

Practical ways to manage class time and help students stay on task. Adapt for your classroom.

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05

Nov'13

Physically Feeling Poetry

Understanding Mood and Rhythmic Devices A few strategies that both middle school and high school students find interesting follow. One …

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21

Oct'13

Using Internet for Research

Researching Internet An internet info lesson that proved to be an eye-opening experience for my students was one on internet …

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18

Oct'13

Writing Convincing Arguments

Writing Convincing Arguments* “You cannot convince a confused person, so keep things tidy and ordered.” Reading Critically “When you read, …

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14

Oct'13

TED Talks for Speech Classes

TED Talks for Speech Classes Check out this thread of conversations on the English Companion Ning about video to incorporate into instruction …

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30

Sep'13

Peer Feedback – Problem/Solution

Peer Feedback – Problem/Solution Students can be  better prepared to present for class or submit for grading speeches and essays …

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29

Sep'13

Code Switching and Blending

Which English? Switch or Blend? Students sometimes ask why English Language Arts teachers spend so much time on grammar.  Here …

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