High School – Speaking

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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 …

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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 …

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Dec'14

Sensitivity to Holidays

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

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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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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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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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Apr'13

Why Teach Media Reading?

We sometimes wonder if taking the time to teach students to read the media is worth valuable classroom instructional time.  …

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Apr'13

Hands On – Creative Project – Media Photos

Viewing and Writing about Photos from Around the World   Preliminary Activity:  Direct students to a website similar to 24 …

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Jun'12

Range of Resources – Common Core Aids

Common Core Teacher Resources Click on any of the lines to be taken to explanations, assignments, and other examples of …

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Feb'12

Connect Literature and Current Events

Most of us are required to teach both fiction and non-fiction reading and writing. One assignment that pulls to the …

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Teaching English Language Arts