Slide Show Book Report Project Template | Paperless Post-Reading Assessment
This Slide Presentation Book Report is no-prep, fully editable, and paperless. You can change, add, or remove slides in the template to fit your needs. Directions are included on each slide so you could leave this project with a sub, or assign as homework/ independent work, etc.
Argument Prompt: Does a hashtag create real social change?
Whether you're preparing for a socratic seminar or an argumentative essay, this is the outline of a unit to do either. This mini unit plan contains ten sources for students to read, a prompt to respond to, two outline options, and lesson plan ideas for teachers. Using textual evidence as a basis for discussion in high school English is critical for college readiness. Take your lesson plans to the next level using inquiry-based teaching and a student centered approach.
5 Alternatives to the Traditional Essay — TeachWriting.org
Check out these FIVE alternatives to the traditional essay to challenge your students in new ways while also assessing the same important skills. #essaywriting #bespokeela #iteachwriting #essaywriting #essay #elateacher #elalessonplans #teachwriting #writingworkshop
6 Ideas for Gothic Literature ELA Lessons
Six creative teachers share their Halloween style lesson plans for the creative ELA classroom. Packed with inspiration and free downloads, this teacher podcast episode will give you fun, new ideas to bring into your high school clasroom.
Jack the Ripper: Analyzing Tone and Bias in Nonfiction
Jack the Ripper. One of the most notorious serial killers of all time. And he was never caught. There are over 100 theories about his identity. If you're looking for a high-interest nonfiction topic to get your students interested in analyzing nonfiction, this is it! This activity has two parts. This high-interest nonfiction unit is sure to catch the attention of reluctant readers across levels. #bespokeela #englishteacher #iteachela #iteachenglish #secondaryela #2ndaryela #tone #bias
Paragraph of the Week: 25 Texts, 25 Student Samples, FULLY EDITABLE: Grades 9-12
This bundle contains 25 prompts for "Paragraph of the Week" in grades 9-12. Each prompt contains a passage from a text and a prompt. The texts range from poetry to prose to non-fiction. The paragraph prompts range from persuasive to descriptive to personal narrative to literary analysis. #paragraph #writingworkshop #essay
The Literary Maven: 7 Realistic Fiction Titles to Recommend to Your Middle School Students
Teachers' lives are hectic, and though many of us love to read, we don't always have the time to do it, which can make it tough to make recommendations to students or to select titles for our classroom library. Here's 7 realistic fiction titles that I've
Create a Board Game Book Report Project | Post Reading Assessment
Looking for a fun and creative book report project? Middle or high school students will really get into creating their own board game based on their book. This project can be used as a post-reading assessment for a whole class novel, short story, independent reading, or even a long poem.
Reading Response Question Cards for Any Book-- Task Cards for Close Reading
These 100 question cards for any novel will help your students engage in meaningful and insightful discussions about the books they are reading. The cards address setting, characters, plot, theme, symbolism, point of view, style, and more! Students will need to use reading strategies such as inference, summarizing, comparing and contrasting etc. to dig deeper into the text.#closereading #readingworkshop #literaryanalysis
The Literary Maven: What I'm Reading & Teaching in October
After a choppy start, I'm settling into routines with my classes: independent reading, choice writing, our first unit, and soon our whole class novel. In October we are continuing with our "Animal Intelligence" unit and almost ready to synthesize our nonfiction readings and have a debate. We will also soon be starting our first whole class novel of the year, Pax by Sara Pennypacker.
How to Teach a Long Novel — Mud and Ink Teaching
Here are five tips, strategies, and ideas on making your long novel unit engaging. From War and Peace, to To Kill a Mockingbird, to Pride and Prejudice, these are ideas that will keep your kids involved in your unit rather than exhausted by every last detail.
Nonfiction, biography, book study, middle school, ELL, reading comprehension
This book introduces readers to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her powerful perseverance, and world-changing ideas. Accessible text, supportive features, and interesting "extras" make these books an engaging way to interact with nonfiction. This resource offers materials to create an entire book study or unit. It includes specific text-related questions, extension activities, task cards, vocabulary words, a multiple-choice quiz, and two differentiated projects. Perfect for grades 6-8, all learners.
Six Ways to Create Warmth in your December Classroom (and still take care of business!) — Mud and In
6 Ways to Create Warmth in your Classroom (and take care of business too!) This time of year is challenging for so many reasons; from the looming horror of final exams to the downright awful cold weather (remember, Chicago girl here!), December is a teach
Teaching Grammar in Just 10 Minutes a Day
This daily grammar program is what the teacher ordered for a daily routine and improving students' understanding and application of key grammar skills. With this resource, you are getting a NO PREP activity for EVERY day of the week ALL YEAR LONG: this program covers a wide range of grammar concepts complete with daily bell ringers, worksheets, quizzes, teacher's guides, and more! You will need nothing else to get your grammar program up and running!
HAMLET | HAMLET GOOGLE SLIDES ASSIGNMENT
HAMLET GOOGLE SLIDES ASSIGNMENTCREATE, EVALUATE, ANALYZE Are you looking for an interesting project to wrap up your book study? I assign this at the end of the semester instead of a final essay. This assignment will test your students’ writing and editing skills, but also reveal their ability to analyze the more nuanced and symbolic passages from HAMLET. This assignment is perfect as an engaging and creative, culminating activity. CLICK TO SEE MORE!