Literary Jenga: Reading Literature Game for ANY Novel Grades 7-12
This product provides a template for a game I've titled, Literary Jenga. It includes 54 task cards for each Jenga piece. The game is differentiated and competitive with each piece being a different number of points based on question complexity. For example: pink questions are 2 point and focus on...
CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING
Classroom discussion techniques to maximize participation. [infographic]
Joanne Miller on Instagram: “This bulletin board is a simple way to build community and self-esteem in your classroom. I can’t wait for my students to see it in the…”
6,884 Likes, 468 Comments - Joanne Miller (@headoverheelsforteaching) on Instagram: “This bulletin board is a simple way to build community and self-esteem in your classroom. I can’t…”
Mentor Text List for Common Core Reading
Disclaimer: There are affiliate links in this post. You don’t have to buy anything, but if you do, it helps this blog for no extra cost to you! Thanks for your support! When the Common Core
How to Teach Spanish Grammar Inductively
Direct grammar instruction has become a no-no in the face of more proficiency-based instruction, but there is still one way to teach grammar that is not frowned upon. Teaching grammar inductively...
How to Teach Character Analysis Using Body Biographies - Study All Knight
How to Teach Character Analysis Using Body Biographies | Have you been searching for a really fun, student-centered, interactive way to eliminate their boredom? Here is a student-collaboration activity that will get your students involved and excited for a character analysis for any novel, biography study, mythology, current events, creative writing, and character development. For grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. Middle School ELA | High School English #middleschoolteacher…
Scary Short Stories for Middle School Students - ELA Buffet
Reluctant readers can be challenging. Check out how to get the strugglling reader hooked with this guide to scary short stories for middle school students.
Teaching the Hero's Journey
Teaching the Hero's Journey! This is a fun and engaging middle school ELA and high school English project to use as you teach your students about the Hero's Journey. #middleschoolELA #herosjourney #teachingmiddleschool #teachingliterature #archetype
Where to Find Free Reading Passages for Test Prep
Where can you find FREE reading test prep passages ? While I absolutely, positively recommend that all teachers use the released tests from their own state’s Department of Public Instruction like I do when I teach my students to “think through” our state reading test (the NC EOG), I know that oft