What do teachers need in their desks? It can be a simple answer – but consider a few points too.
Of all the plans you make as you prepa..
Two years ago, I wrote about saving time while grading writing assignments. I must feel the need for such a reflection at the end of every..
Teaching summer school as an ELA teacher? Answer these questions before you begin.
Welcome to “This or That,” a monthly chat where the ..
Looking for how to clean your classroom before summer break?
Finals are over, reports handed out. You promise to meet your coworkers f..
Handling upset parents as a teacher – because this will happen.
Welcome to “This or That,” a monthly chat where the authors of Reading ..
Scaffold grammar lessons and provide students with meaningful instruction.
Jumping into a grammar lesson with little framework for stud..
I’m an English teacher, and I still teach Shakespeare. I always will.
Since I enjoy teaching Julius Caesar, I research new ideas each ..
I add to my Julius Caesar lesson plans every semester! Why? I love it!
Of all literature, Julius Caesar may be my favorite to teach. Th..
Parts of a sentence: a grammar lesson plan.
Everyone labels “parts of a sentence” differently. My older students recognize subject and..
Let’s tackle student editing!
Edit: to revise or correct, as a manuscript.
Too often, students click “spell check” and tell you tha..