Keep Your Essay Right on Target Poster
Student essays hit the mark with this thesis statement poster. Explanations, tips, and formulas for strong thesis statements will help them take aim and focus their essays. ©2017. Middle school, high school. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated.
Website GOLD for ELA Teachers
Teachers, check out this guide to free English Language Arts web resources for middle and high school students. In it I’ll share the very best websites I’ve found for creative free lesson plans and classroom strategies.
"It's All New" Giveaway-All This Week! - The Teacher Studio
As you may have discovered over the weekend, my blog has an “All New” look to celebrate my one year “blog-iversary”! I have been so blessed to have “met” so many wonderful people over the last year and have learned so much. I want to celebrate with all of you with a GIGANTIC five day …
In-text Citations for Middle School Students
Students will learn in this tutorial when and how to use an in-text citation. They'll also practice putting some together. Robin Hood may be involved.
How to Teach Poetry When You're Short on Time
Sure... in an ideal world, we would do all kinds of activities with poetry (if not a poetry unit , a poetry slam , or even a poem-of-...
Writing from Lists: MEGA Bundle
This Writing from Lists: MEGA Bundle contains TWELVE of my best-selling unit plans that provide a sure-fire way to get your students' pencils flying! Creating lists and then writing from those lists is a tried-and-true inspiration technique that writers have used for ages. I've found no better way t...
Why I Use Mentor Sentences to Teach Writing in my High School English Classroom
Making Meaning with Melissa: middle & high school English, tried and true tips, lesson ideas, book recs, classroom resources, paperless classroom.
The Literary Maven: The Big List of Free Online Resources for Secondary English Language Arts Teachers
How many times have you heard of or learned about a really cool website, only to promptly forget the name of it? I know it has happened to me too many times to count, which is why I started to create a list of them. And here it is, the big list of free online resources for secondary English Language Arts teachers.
8 Ways to Design Engaging Grammar Lessons | Reading and Writing Haven
Looking for engaging grammar lessons? Engagement involves active learning, social interaction, connections, and student interest. Start here!
Great Essay Writing Checklist Poster
Asks the questions the students should answer to write a great essay.Tips and tricks to help kids succeed.Aligns to Common Core Standards©2015. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated. Middle and high school.
Fun Ways to Use Music in the English Classroom - Building Book Love
Here’s the deal–I’m weird about music. When my husband and I moved in together, he thought it was SO strange that I had lived most of my life in silence. I NEVER had background music playing and rarely listened to it in the car either. I’m not sure if my home life growing up played ... Read More about Fun Ways to Use Music in the English Classroom