English Language Arts

Finding creative ways to get students exciting about English Literature can prove to be a daunting task. Here our experts give you great tips and lesson plans from Modernizing Shakespeare to creating book jackets for your students. Read on for interesting ways to get your students excited about literature!

Differentiated Reading

Reading lessons for ELLs should focus on using vocabulary practice and building reading skills. In a general education classroom, teachers should differentiate instruction to ensure that all groups of ELLs including those struggling ELLs are consistently engaged.

Christmas Audio Books: An Australian Christmas Audio Book

Christmas audio books are a fun way to finish off the teaching year and keep struggling readers engaged. ‘Toad Surprise’ is the latest offering from well known Aussie author, Morris Gleitzman. It is available as a CD story which makes it easily accessible for learners with lower literacy skills.