Anchor Charts: Hacks and Tips
Do you look on Pinterest for Anchor Chart ideas and give up at the thought that your Anchor Chart could never look that amazing? It actually doesn’t have to be that difficult to make an amazi…
9 Must Make Anchor Charts for Writing - Mrs. Richardson's Class
Rating Our Writing Anchor Chart for Kindergarten and First Grade
ENGLISH BELL RINGERS : VOL 4
Bell ringers are an excellent way to engage your students as soon as they walk into your classroom. Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these daily bell-ringer / warm ups routine! This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes everything you need to start each class off with an engaging activity!
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The Literacy Effect
When it comes to teaching reading and writing to middle school students, it's overwhelming to know where to start with what to teach them. Below I'm going to recap a few of my favorite lessons to teach within the first two months of the school year. Lesson One: Selecting Independent Reading Material The way I run Reading Workshop rests on doing a daily reading minilesson following the gradual release of responsibility (modeling, have-a-go, application, share). During that application time…
Avoiding Plagiarism Unit: Engaging Plagiarism Lessons for Distance Learning
Plagiarism...what a "downer" topic! For years, I dreaded teaching it because students thought I was the Wicked Witch who was out to get them for every missing quotation mark in their essays (or at least that's how I felt as I taught them about the rules of citing sources). In an effort to make writi...
Anchor Charts: Reading and Writing Goals | Teaching and Tapas
Looking for anchor charts that remind students of their reading goals or writing goals? I have the perfect solution! If you have read many of my blog posts, you would know that I really love lamination+vis a vis markers! I think this obsession is because I used to work in a school without a laminator. My current school is very generous with our laminator and I am SO GRATEFUL! Anyway,
Even in the year 2016, when we have all of the technology in the world right at our fingertips, the old-fashioned practice of handwriting notes in class continues to be the best method of learning. Actually writing things down on paper – not typing them, not plugging them into your iPhone, not listening to a recording or watching a video – is still the most effective way to memorize and comprehend the material.