Want to silence a class instantly, have eyes glaze over, and stomachs flip in dread? Say the words book report.
Elsewhere is an intriguing read that delves into the heavy topics of death and relationships. Although the setting is calm and serene, the hit-and-run victim fights her destiny. This young adult novel definitely will give middle school students something to ponder.
Do your students groan every time you ask them to read on their own? This article will reveal how teachers can establish a reading climate in their classroom where students actually want to read without any prompting.
Your English students need to practice their spelling. This activity lets students work together in pairs to pronounce and spell each vocabulary word and to correct their own errors.
Try this elementary school activity as a fun way to combine creative writing and daylight savings time.
Teach writing and grammar while preparing kids for the workplace.
English lessons and creative writing can actually be fun for your students if the teacher gets a little creative as well. Here are some interesting ideas to try to get your students more interested in literature.
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle is a book loved by children of all ages! This story of how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly is a great one for teaching sequencing to your students.
This lesson plan offers a strategy for teaching kids to add details to writing.
This article suggests an activity which focuses and engages students when they must read literary works in class. It also a great activity that will encourage students with minimal reading skills to become engaged in the literary work at hand.