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Transitions are changes and you want them to happen as smoothly as possible. Transitions can happen in the following circumstances of a story: Setting to settingCharacter to character (dialogue)Inner dialogue to action of storyOne time to another timeThere

One-Pager activity to use with ANY topic

A one pager is the ULTIMATE higher order thinking tool. I use this tool in many different ways. It is great as a summative assessment of student work, a review before a test or extra credit. The best thing about One-Pagers is that it requires students to synthesize and evaluate their knowledge of a ...

Literary Terms | Worksheet | Education.com

Keep this study aid handy during homework time, or keep a copy in the back of your binder for classroom reference.

The Great Gatsby Paired Texts / Moore English Educational Blog

Help students synthesize The Great Gatsby with this collection of paired text suggestions. Includes poetry, nonfiction, and short stories!

Literary Devices: Free Handout and Link to New Publication

Come get a free literary device handout for your students.

The Argument Games

Engage your students in over two weeks of "The Argument Writing Games" that culminate in polished argument writing pieces! Events Include: Finding Gold Medal EvidenceDeconstructing ArgumentsFormulating a Winning OutlineMoving from Outline to DraftRevision StationsClosing Ceremonies Publishing PartyI...

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The Argument Games

The Argument Games bundle⚟ will provide you with five collaborative, active games that will have students:➫ creating arguments ➫counter-arguments ➫ evaluating perspectives ➫ evaluating the sufficiency of evidence!↬A list of interesting and unique arguable topics are provided in this unit. ↬Signs f...

Scrambled Paragraph Activity-cut and paste to practice text structure

This activity contains 5 interesting passages to scramble and re-arrange correctly. Students will use logic and transition words like "for example", "however", and "finally" to determine the correct order. Great activity to reinforce text structures! → Looking for a 100% digital, paperless, Google...

Introduction to CER: Claim Evidence Reasoning Lesson with Examples- DIGITAL

Use the CER method in science to help students understand material better and be able to support their ideas with evidence. This type of writing is helps students meet NGSS standards which require students to engage in argument from evidence. My students ALWAYS forget to put evidence or data into...

Argument Games - A Fun Way to Get Students Practicing Their Argument Skills!

The Argument Games bundle⚟ will provide you with five collaborative, active games that will have students:➫ creating arguments ➫counter-arguments ➫ evaluating perspectives ➫ evaluating the sufficiency of evidence!↬A list of interesting and unique arguable topics are provided in this unit. ↬Signs f...

The Great Gatsby Paired Texts / Moore English Educational Blog

Help students synthesize The Great Gatsby with this collection of paired text suggestions. Includes poetry, nonfiction, and short stories!

Satire Through Subtlety-- Using the Comics of Savage Chickens to Teach Satire in High School English — Bespoke ELA: Essay Writing Tips + Lesson Plans

Doug Savage's Savage Chickens "comics" are a single-frame comic drawn on a sticky note that illustrates the life of chickens whose experiences reveal the "savage" truths of the human existence. Teaching satire in secondary ELA is a high-interest and humorous way to engage studen

AP English Language and Composition Essay Quick Reference Sheets

These student reference sheets for synthesis, rhetorical analysis, and argumentation are an easy-to-use tool that AP Language and Composition students will turn to again and again. Perfect for introducing the course, teaching each essay, or end-of-the-year review, these "cheat sheets" are available ...

Do you teach AP Lit (Literature and Composition) or AP Lang (Language and Composition)? Look no further for rhetorical or literary analysis graphic organizers to help students understand any text. Detailed instructions and a blank one for students use. #rhetoricalanalysis #argumentanalysis #literaryanalysis #poetryanalysis #dictionanalysis #APLang #APLit #Jolliffe #RhetoricalAppeals #SOAPStone #DIDLS #DantesFourfoldMethod #TWIST #SIFT #TP-CASTT #LEAD #SMELL #LevelsofReading #PAMDISS #OPTIC

AP Literature and AP Language Textual Analysis Graphic Organizers

Do you teach AP Lit (Literature and Composition) or AP Lang (Language and Composition)? Look no further for rhetorical or literary analysis graphic organizers to help students understand any text. Detailed instructions and a blank one for students use. #rhetoricalanalysis #argumentanalysis #literaryanalysis #poetryanalysis #dictionanalysis #APLang #APLit #Jolliffe #RhetoricalAppeals #SOAPStone #DIDLS #DantesFourfoldMethod #TWIST #SIFT #TP-CASTT #LEAD #SMELL #LevelsofReading #PAMDISS #OPTIC

Change isn't always good, but in this case, change is GREAT. Modifications to the AP English Language and Composition exam are coming in 2020. Read Angie Kratzer's tips and take on what they mean for teachers and students.

2020: Why Changes to the AP English Language Exam are Good for Students

Change isn't always good, but in this case, change is GREAT. Modifications to the AP English Language and Composition exam are coming in 2020. Read Angie Kratzer's tips and take on what they mean for teachers and students.