True story: my class and I reviewed The Hunger Games. We highlighted important characteristics and actions of the main characters. Then a ..
Although I implement dozens of worksheets and tools when I create middle school lesson plans and high school lesson plans, I’ve found that..
Students love learning about marketing and advertising. I have my theories on this. I think they ..
Is it possible to have everyday grammar? It probably is, but educators may need to have an honest discussion.
This is my second discuss..
Grammar is important – especially to gifted students. Are teachers cheating gifted students by ignoring grammar?
Grammar is included in..
Today in teacher-land is the article I Teach Kindergarten and I Don’t Like Teachers Pay Teachers written by Matt Gomez.
I saw that article ..
UPDATE! Food Marketing Smarts, the advertising unit, is live with over a dozen worksheets, specific examples, and common core alignment!
Using mentor sentences from literature has improved student writing!
A goal of any ELA teacher is to improve student writing. There is ..
Older students in language arts class don’t always have the opportunities to show me their..