Writing about Poetry with T.I.M.E.

Poetry T.I.M.E. Review elements of T.I.M.E. in this brief slide presentation. Complete an analysis by telling the  T.I.M.E.  of the poem. (See page 5 in handout packet at this link.) Click Writing about Poetry w-Grading Guidelines for printable assignment sheets. Introduction  What is the most memorable idea, image, or literary device you recall…

October Celebrations

More than HALLOWEEN Learning about and celebrating the cultures of others is a wonderful reason to write. And,  October is a great time to start. For many, October is a time for Harvest Festivals, an ancient celebration revived in many church and community groups as an alternative to Halloween; or…

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month   What an exciting time to feature the contributions of LatinX Writers, Speakers and Movie Makers! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with culturally relevant texts, video, and speeches that give students opportunity to expand and explore their emerging ELA skills. Read about Historically Significant Events then invite students to share what they've…

Planning for Focused Units

Get Off to a Good Start  Consider thematic units that may be drawn from Essential Questions. Once you decide on themes or essential questions for the first unit or marking period, you could ask the students to choose the themes/questions for the subsequent ones.  Almost any piece of fiction/non-fiction can be adapted…
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