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and high school English teachers: use this pre-reading strategy to activate your students' prior knowledge so they can use it to understand character and theme as they read. Read all about it in the latest post by Room Pre Reading Strategies, Reading Lessons, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Math Lessons, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Time, Reading Activities, Reading Skills

Pre-Reading Strategies - Learning in Room 213 %

Middle and high school English teachers: use this pre-reading strategy to activate your students' prior knowledge so they can use it to understand character and theme as they read. Read all about it in the latest post by Room 213.

Panel discussions are a great way to engage students in meaningful classroom discussion. Get your free complete resource to run your own panel discussion! by ericka Middle School Ela, Middle School Classroom, Middle School English, High School, 7th Grade Classroom, Flipped Classroom, English Class, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies
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Panel Discussions: Make Your Students the Experts in Five Simple Steps

Panel discussions are a great way to engage students in meaningful classroom discussion. Get your free complete resource to run your own panel discussion!

Back to School Outfits How to use the strategy of text mapping for reading comprehension - a description of how a middle school teacher used it with struggling readers but would also be great with ELLs. 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Teachers, School Classroom, High School, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Activities, Teaching Literature

Practicing What You Pin: Textmapping

This strategy is AWESOME!

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Deeper Class Discussions with the TQE Method | Cult of Pedagogy

Want your students to have rich, complex conversations about the texts they read? This method leads to the kinds of classroom discussions you thought only happened in college.

High School Literature List ~ American Literature from Starts At Eight. This is a series of suggested reading lists for homeschool high school. The categories include American Literature, World & British Literature, Poetry and Popular/Contemporary. High School Reading, High School Literature, British Literature, English Literature, Teaching American Literature, High School Books, Homeschool High School, Homeschool Curriculum, Online Homeschooling

High School Literature List ~ American Literature

High School Literature List - This is an extensive but certainly not exhaustive list of reading selections for high school. This first section focuses on American Literature.

Superstars Which Are Helping Individuals Overseas Non-Cheesy Icebreaker For First Day Of School Laura Randazzo Solutions For The Secondary Classroom High School Classroom, English Classroom, Science Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Future Classroom, School Teacher, Classroom Activities, Classroom Solutions, English Teachers

First Day of School Stations Activity, Icebreaker, Middle & High School, FREE

I hate cheesy name games and I refuse to make the worst first impression by just reading a syllabus to my students. The solution is this engaging first day of school stations activity designed to facilitate discussion and help you start building a strong classroom community from Day One.UPDATE: This...

Learning Stations In Secondary ELA Classrooms. "If you want to do learning stations in your ELA classroom but aren't quite sure how to do them, this post will have them up and running in your class. Ela Classroom, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Ideas, English Teachers, Classroom Organization, Teaching English, Middle School Reading, Middle School English
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Learning Stations In Secondary ELA Classrooms - David Rickert

If you'd like to use learning stations in the your ELA classroom but don't know where to begin, this blog post has it covered.

the Literary Analysis Response How to scaffold literary analysis instruction for middle school and high school English language arts students.How to scaffold literary analysis instruction for middle school and high school English language arts students. Teaching Literature, Teaching Writing, Teaching Strategies, Ap Literature, Teaching Ideas, American Literature, Essay Writing, Teaching Resources, Literary Writing
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Scaffolding the Literary Analysis Response

How to scaffold literary analysis instruction for middle school and high school English language arts students.

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My #1 Way to Reduce Grading Time and Increase Student Ownership

Making Meaning with Melissa: My #1 Way to Reduce Grading Time and Increase Student Ownership - Save time grading essays with the ideas and tips presented at this blog post. Middle school & high school teachers will enjoy saving time grading papers. Students will be help more accountable and invested in their work. Click through for all the details. {6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade classroom or home school} Plus a FREE download!

Here's a look at nine of my favorite ELA activities from the last school year that you can incorporate into any middle school ELA or high school English classroom. activities for middle school My Favorite High School English Activities of the Year Google Classroom, Ela Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Activities, English Teachers, Classroom Language, Classroom Setup, Classroom Design, Science Classroom

My Favorite High School English Activities of the Year

Here's a look at nine of my favorite ELA activities from the last school year that you can incorporate into any middle school ELA or high school English classroom. #secondaryELA #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish

This activity gets kids thinking about what literature is through a variety of examples from musical scores, to comics, to everything in between. Perfect for the first few days of school. High School Literature, Ap Literature, Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Learning, British Literature, First Day Of School Activities, Fun Activities

"What Is Literature?" A Fun Activity to Get Students Thinking - David Rickert

What is Literature? In this activity students explore this question by looking at not only novels and poems, but also songs, photos, and advertisements.

Analyzing Literature with Graphic Essays – Living in the Layers Summer Reading Activity Ap Literature, Teaching Literature, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, American Literature, Essay Writing, Teaching Resources, Writing Activities, Expository Writing
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Analyzing Literature with Graphic Essays

The Georgia Department of Education English Language Arts division has its very own Twitter account and has been hosting a weekly series this academic school year of "Twitter takeovers" from different schools and educators around the state to showcase and highlight best practices in English Language Arts instruction across K-12. In late October, I saw…

How do teachers get students to talk about their reading in a meaningful way? As a high school English teacher, I’ve often been reluc. Ap Literature, British Literature, Teaching Literature, Literature Circles, Teaching Reading, Reading Classes, Guided Reading, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas

Roundtable Discussion - Turning Book Discussions Over to Students

How do teachers get students to talk about their reading in a meaningful way? As a high school English teacher, I have often been relucta...

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Close Reading Bookmarks & Tips

Give your students this great tool as they read their texts, so they can be active readers and critical thinkers. Let them make the inferences they need to make to understand the text, rather than passively waiting for you to direct them. I have also Included a short slide show to introduce close ...

This freebie by Bespoke ELA contains a strategy for helping students craft commentary for literary analysis. Excellent for writing workshop and essay writing in secondary English Language Arts. Ap Language, English Language, Ap English, English Lessons, Foreign Language, Ap Literature, Teaching Literature, American Literature, Essay Writing Tips

Commentary for Literary Analysis:  Four Square Strategy for Success — Bespoke ELA: Essay Writing Tips + Lesson Plans

Commentary, or analysis, is the most difficult part of writing a literary analysis essay. All other parts of essay writing have formulas to follow except commentary, which is why it is the most important skill to practice and master in essay writing. This blog explores a strategy to target commen

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Animal Farm: Scare Tactics

Animal Farm lecture review.