Teaching English Language Arts

Middle and High School Language Arts

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May'14

Prepare for Exams

Prepare to Assess Successfully You can begin now and ensure that your students will be ready to do well on …

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Apr'14

POETRY DISCUSSION Questions

POETRY DISCUSSION Questions

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Apr'14

Earth Day – Lyrics and Punctuation

Earth Day Inspires Writing   April 22  is Earth Day as proclaimed by the United Nations in 2009.  Here’s an …

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Apr'14

Pattern Writing

 Commemorative Essay about Favorite Author  A commemorative essay is a type of writing that celebrates or simply analyzes an important …

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Apr'14

Poetry Month April 2014

Inspiring Poetry Cartoon Challenge your students to work in small groups to find poems that could be “filed” in the …

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Mar'14

Tempt Reluctant Readers with Biographies

Reading about Real People Reading about real people may be just the hook to catch reluctant students attention and tempt …

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Mar'14

On Leadership – April

Bad Doesn’t Have to Be Permanent* No matter how experienced we are, there are times we blow it.  But, that …

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Mar'14

Discussion Key to Learning

Planned Time for Talking  Enhances Teaching     You may assign time for THINK, PAIR, SHARE, triads, or small groups. …

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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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Feb'14

Storytelling – What’s a Trope?

Periodic Table of Storytelling Periodic Table of Storytelling?  What’s a TROPE?   Could be used at least two ways: Here’s …

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Teaching English Language Arts