Speaking, Speech & Debate

07

Jan'18

Advertisement Analysis Assignment

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

Read More

10

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, …

Read More

27

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 …

Read More

10

Jan'17

Oral Book Report Prep

Practice together, then assign students oral reports on independent reading books. Adapt the handout for a whole class or small …

Read More

30

Sep'16

Evaluating Proposed Solutions

Educators today are using blogs as a way for students to practice writing persuasive and argumentative essays based on current events. …

Read More

10

Aug'16

Students Starters Enhance Teaching

Student Starters Now is a good time to plan on releasing more responsibility for learning to your students. The first …

Read More

01

Aug'16

Activating Strategies for Reading

Reading: Activating Thinking Here is a chart strategies to get students thinking about new units, new books, or new readings.  Many are interactive …

Read More

10

Jan'16

Reflecting and Projecting on Practice

Midyear – A Good Time to Start Anew? Are you a new teacher? A veteran in the classroom? Or a …

Read More

24

Jun'15

Organizing a Week of Speeches

Speaking and Listening in CCSS Consider the two sides of communication: the SPEAKER and the LISTENER as you continue to …

Read More

28

Feb'15

Women’s History Month – Research and Poetry

In the United States, March is Women’s History Month. 2015 National Women’s History Month Theme and Honorees: Weaving the Stories …

Read More
top

Teaching English Language Arts