Musings from the Middle School: Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)

Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)

Musings from the Middle School: Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)

Using music in the secondary classroom is a great way to engage students, so here are some songs to use in ELA, and some ways to use them. (Blog post)

15 Songs to Use in ELA

Using music in the secondary classroom is a great way to engage students, so here are some songs to use in ELA, and some ways to use them. (Blog post)

Teach EVERY reading literature and reading informational text common core state standard using inspirational and engaging short films and video clips! For an entire year of highly engaging, no prep lesson plans and student activities, download my Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, or Grade 9 - 12 reading with short films bundle. In addition to using pixar films to teach inferencing, summary, theme, characterization, conflict, allusion, figurative language and more, these bundles also come with…

Teach EVERY reading literature and reading informational text common core state standard using inspirational and engaging short films and video clips! For an entire year of highly engaging, no prep lesson plans and student activities, download my Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, or Grade 9 - 12 reading with short films bundle. In addition to using pixar films to teach inferencing, summary, theme, characterization, conflict, allusion, figurative language and more, these bundles also come with…

Middle School Ela Bulletin Boards | Bulletin Board Progress!

Middle School Ela Bulletin Boards | Bulletin Board Progress!

INTERACTIVE READING LITERATURE NOTEBOOKS ~ LITERARY TERMS FOR COMMON CORE 4-8 - TeachersPayTeachers.com

Reading Interactive Notebook

INTERACTIVE READING LITERATURE NOTEBOOKS ~ LITERARY TERMS FOR COMMON CORE 4-8 - TeachersPayTeachers.com

Chevron Classroom Border | Chevron Quotes Classroom Door with CTP's NEW Turquoise Chevron Border ...

Chevron Classroom Border | Chevron Quotes Classroom Door with CTP's NEW Turquoise Chevron Border ...

Favorite Poems to Teach in Middle School

Favorite Poems to Teach in Middle School

Character traits anchor chart

Character traits anchor chart

Interactive fun for centers and small groups. It's a Bundle full of Text Features activities, Anchor Charts and resources to teach  Common Core Standards CCSS.ELA-­‐LITERACY.RI.2.5 and CCSS.ELA-­‐LITERACY.RI.3.5.

Nonfiction Text Features Activities

Interactive fun for centers and small groups. It's a Bundle full of Text Features activities, Anchor Charts and resources to teach Common Core Standards CCSS.ELA-­‐LITERACY.RI.2.5 and CCSS.ELA-­‐LITERACY.RI.3.5.

Literary Devices Interactive Dictionary for grades 5-8!

Literary Devices Interactive Dictionary: Exploring Figurative Language

Literary Devices Interactive Dictionary for grades 5-8!

A Reading Strategy for Secondary Students or High School Students

A Reading Strategy for Secondary Students or High School Students

Main Idea teaching idea: Do this after each read-aloud etc.

Main Idea teaching idea: Do this after each read-aloud etc.

SELF-INKING TEACHER STAMPS SET 1

Self-inking teacher stamps set 1

Having a "First Five Minutes" poster gives students a sense of direction when they walk into the classroom. Although it will take a few weeks and lots of reminding to get students into the routine, giving them a task and a sense of responsibility when they walk into the room can redirect their behavior, especially after lunch or recess.

Having a "First Five Minutes" poster gives students a sense of direction when they walk into the classroom. Although it will take a few weeks and lots of reminding to get students into the routine, giving them a task and a sense of responsibility when they walk into the room can redirect their behavior, especially after lunch or recess.

Using Word Walls Successfully in Social Studies

Using Word Walls Successfully in Social Studies

Classroom Freebies Too is more freebies for more teachers!

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Classroom Freebies Too is more freebies for more teachers!

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