Writing Narrative Endings - Young Teacher Love
I have to be honest. Teaching writing is tough. Each year, I set out to build a community of writers, and it is no easy task. One of the toughest things for my students is writing endings. They always start out with catchy beginnings only to get bogged down and just stop at the end. […]
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6+ Easy Practical Steps to Becoming a Better Writer in 30 Days or Less. Becoming a better writer doesn't have to be rocket science, but it does take time and
CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING | ELT-CATION
‘Split into small teams and discuss …’ Why won’t they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for that: I don’t know enough words. I’m worried about my grammar. I’m …
Create a pencil dispenser from a straw dispenser
When you make something amazing for your classroom! Simply spray paint and a straw dispenser! How cool?! Here are a few more amazing ideas with only...
Paint Chip Poetry
I love using paint chips! I have used them in the past for books marks, reading incentives, and for brainstorming synonyms. I used them last week to write Color Poems. The kids wrote a metaphor and three similes describing a color. They came out awesome! Check out my color poetry post from last year! I read some trade books and we talked about how colors represent emotions and feelings. I read the books and used the chart. The next thing that the kids did was pick a paint chip. They used the…
Writing Hooks Anchor Chart Free Writing Poster
This writing workshop poster set can be used to create your own anchor chart and includes an individual size page for students to reference when they begin a new story. This poster is a sample of my Writing Workshop Anchor Charts--The COMPLETE Bundle set. IMPORTANT: This anchor chart is NOT EDITABL...
[UPDATED] MLA 8th Format, In-Text Citation, and Works Cited Worksheets + Test
Use this 6 day unit to teach your students how to embed and cite quotes in their writing according to MLA Format - 8th Edition. My students showed a lot of improvement after a week. Students are given many opportunities to practice the skills and the quizzes and test give you a perfect idea of where your students are in terms of knowing the basics of MLA citation.
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Why haven’t I done this until now? When the kids are finished with their work, they go grab an activity from this bin. 🙌🏻 #areyoudone #ohreally
An A From Miss Keller Freebies: A Mentor Text for Writing Personal Narratives
Personal Narrative Checklist Anchor Chart... a writing lesson and FREE printables are also included!
Peer Editing Sheet
I think peer editing is a useful form of assessment in media literacy because it allows students to reflect on other students work in addition to their own. I would have students fill out a peer editing sheet to see what they noticed about their classmates work and if they made any changes in their own work. Then I would assess their peer edits.
30 Teachers Who Took Classroom Themes To The Next Level | Part Two
Check out some of our favorite themed classroom created by amazing teachers. If you missed part one — check it out!
Using Escape Rooms in ELA | Nouvelle ELA Teaching Resources
Use Escape Rooms in ELA to promote collaboration and critical thinking. Here's how to develop and set up a successful escape room for your students.