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Reading Reference Helpers
Help your students with reading skills and strategies. These handy reference anchor charts are great companions to interactive notebooks. There are so many ways to prep and use these reference charts! These also help parents when assisting their child with homework. Sentence stems, genres, reading skills and reading strategies are included! #reading #guidedreading #interactivenotebooks #referencecharts #anchorcharts #readingskills #readingstrategies
4 Steps for Teaching Figurative Language
Teaching Figurative Language can be fun and meaningful for your students. Teaching figurative language through poetry can make it even better! Here are my best tips for teaching similes, metaphors, idioms, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, imagery, alliteration, and personification.
Pop Culture Classroom - Using Videos Reinforce Figurative Language.
Pop Culture in the Classroom - Using Videos to reinforce figurative language. Click on the video to see the clips for the lesson. "English teacher friend Sarah Oleyourryk just shared a fun lesson to reinforce figurative language." "The video contains clips that have been updated in 2017 (the clips are not necessarily from 2017). Teachers: pause the video on the red screens and give students a chance to discuss (if in partners) or think (if working individually) and write down the type
Six Word Memoir (Perfect for first week or Identity Unit)
Looking for a great icebreaker for the first day of school? Try a six word memoir! Get students writing and connecting with you and each other from day one through this easy, engaging activity. No more first day stress! Plus, you'll get a great display for your classroom walls. #icebreaker #elateacher #firstdayofschool #backtoschool