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Resources, blog articles, freebies, and other helpful teacher materials to make differentiation, enrichment, engagement, and active learning both practical and enjoyable #DifferentiationStrategies #DifferentiatedInstruction #HighSchoolELA #MiddleSchoolELA

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Scaffold middle and high school students from the tendency to TELL how characters are feeling and acting to SHOWING, instead. This powerful shift can lead to improvements in descriptive and narrative writing skills. #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #NarrativeWriting

Show, Don't Tell: Descriptive Writing

Scaffold middle and high school students from the tendency to TELL how characters are feeling and acting to SHOWING, instead. This powerful shift can lead to improvements in descriptive and narrative writing skills. #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #NarrativeWriting

Picture book read alouds for middle school. Teach reading literature standards with mentor texts. #ReadAlouds #LiteraryElements #LiteraryAnalysis #MiddleSchoolELA

Effective Read Alouds for Teaching Literary Elements | Reading and Writing Haven

Picture book read alouds for middle school. Teach reading literature standards with mentor texts. #ReadAlouds #LiteraryElements #LiteraryAnalysis #MiddleSchoolELA

Encourage middle and high school students to THINK CRITICALLY and CREATIVELY with these literary analysis activities that are helpful for growing readers and writers. #LiteraryAnalysis #EngagingELA #MiddleSchool #HighSchool

Analyzing Literature: 10 ELA Activities

Encourage middle and high school students to THINK CRITICALLY and CREATIVELY with these literary analysis activities that are helpful for growing readers and writers. #LiteraryAnalysis #EngagingELA #MiddleSchool #HighSchool

Meaningful response to reading activities for middle and high school ELA. Engage students in critical thinking activities during reading! #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #ReadingActivities

Reading Response Activities

Meaningful response to reading activities for middle and high school ELA. Engage students in critical thinking activities during reading! #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #ReadingActivities

How to Get Started with Sketchnotes in the Classroom | Reading and Writing Haven #Sketchnotes #VisualNotetaking #EngagingELA

How to Get Started with Sketchnotes in the Classroom | Reading and Writing Haven

Looking for a simple way to get started with sketchnotes in the classroom? Start with this engaging and creative lesson plan.

Engage reluctant readers with high-interest books for reluctant readers. Middle school ELA and high school ELA classroom library options.

High-Interest Books for Reluctant Readers – ELA Today

Engage reluctant readers with high-interest books for reluctant readers. Middle school ELA and high school ELA classroom library options.

Ways to make teaching writing online more effective #HighSchoolELA #MiddleSchoolELA #TeachingWriting #VirtualClassroom

Simple Ways to Make Teaching Writing Online More Effective | Reading and Writing Haven

Ways to make teaching writing online more effective #HighSchoolELA #MiddleSchoolELA #TeachingWriting #VirtualClassroom

Engage middle and high school students in a relevant parts of speech unit as extra practice or a refresher, crash course. Ready for Google Drive and distance learning! #PartsofSpeech #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Digital Parts of Speech Unit

Engage middle and high school students in a relevant parts of speech unit as extra practice or a refresher, crash course. Ready for Google Drive and distance learning! #PartsofSpeech #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Teach students digital communication skills they will need to be successful in a virtual classroom and beyond! This unit is engaging, effective, and capitalizes on several different writing standards. Use the digital or print version with middle or high school students. #EmailEtiquette #DigitalCommunication #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Email Etiquette: Virtual Communication Lessons

Teach students digital communication skills they will need to be successful in a virtual classroom and beyond! This unit is engaging, effective, and capitalizes on several different writing standards. Use the digital or print version with middle or high school students. #EmailEtiquette #DigitalCommunication #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Tips for maximizing learning stations in middle and high school. Read about movement, differentiation, engagement, and ownership! #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #LearningStations

How to Create Learning Stations with Movement, Engagement, and Differentiation | Reading and Writing

Tips for maximizing learning stations in middle and high school. Read about movement, differentiation, engagement, and ownership! #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #LearningStations

Teach students to avoid plagiarism! This is an imperative skill in an ever-evolving digital world. This engaging writing unit is designed to be a brief introduction to or refresher about plagiarism. Use it with any writing unit or to help establish expectations for academic integrity when working with a new group of students. Includes a brief overview of summarizing, paraphrasing, and directly quoting research in MLA style.  #Plagiarism #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #EngagingELA

Digital Plagiarism Unit

Teach students to avoid plagiarism! This is an imperative skill in an ever-evolving digital world. This engaging writing unit is designed to be a brief introduction to or refresher about plagiarism. Use it with any writing unit or to help establish expectations for academic integrity when working with a new group of students. Includes a brief overview of summarizing, paraphrasing, and directly quoting research in MLA style. #Plagiarism #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #EngagingELA

Vocabulary learning involves meaningful interaction with new words. This post is full of fun extension ideas that encourage students to think creatively and synthesize their learning. #VocabularyActivity #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #EngagingELA

Vocabulary Extension Activity for Secondary

Vocabulary learning involves meaningful interaction with new words. This post is full of fun extension ideas that encourage students to think creatively and synthesize their learning. #VocabularyActivity #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #EngagingELA

Need a way to get to know your readers from a distance? This digital and print (Google Drive and PDF) resource contains 58 questions in a fun variety of formats to help you make connections with readers. Use these individually, in small groups, or as community builders in synchronous meetings. #IndependentReading #ClassroomBookClubs #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Reading Interest Inventory for Secondary

Need a way to get to know your readers from a distance? This digital and print (Google Drive and PDF) resource contains 58 questions in a fun variety of formats to help you make connections with readers. Use these individually, in small groups, or as community builders in synchronous meetings. #IndependentReading #ClassroomBookClubs #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Music in the classroom! Here are 13 specific ideas for making it meaningful in ELA. #MiddleSchoolEnglish #HighSchoolEnglish #MusicintheClassroom

Music in the ELA Classroom

Music in the classroom! Here are 13 specific ideas for making it meaningful in ELA. #MiddleSchoolEnglish #HighSchoolEnglish #MusicintheClassroom

This grammar diagnostic set contains 8 different short quizzes to help you collect baseline data before a unit and/or to use after teaching as exit tickets or quick assessments to measure growth. This resource contains both DIGITAL (GOOGLE FORMS) and PRINT (SECURE PDF) plus EDITABLE (PowerPoint) formats. Aligned with middle and high school standards. #GrammarLessons #HighSchoolELA #MiddleSchoolELA #DistanceLearning

Digital Grammar Diagnostic

This grammar diagnostic set contains 8 different short quizzes to help you collect baseline data before a unit and/or to use after teaching as exit tickets or quick assessments to measure growth. This resource contains both DIGITAL (GOOGLE FORMS) and PRINT (SECURE PDF) plus EDITABLE (PowerPoint) formats. Aligned with middle and high school standards. #GrammarLessons #HighSchoolELA #MiddleSchoolELA #DistanceLearning

Teaching students to read like writers? To write like readers? At the foundation, you'll find literary analysis. Use these 10 best practice, high-interest, and effective literary analysis activities with middle and high school students to elevate thinking! #LiteraryAnalysis #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

10 Engaging Literary Analysis Activities

Teaching students to read like writers? To write like readers? At the foundation, you'll find literary analysis. Use these 10 best practice, high-interest, and effective literary analysis activities with middle and high school students to elevate thinking! #LiteraryAnalysis #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA