A favorite literary term? Symbolism is it for me. When I teach The Great Gatsby, I must remind myself not to spend too much of a lesson pl..
Should students still make a physical visual aid?
Teaching speech, a necessity is for students to know how to create a visual aid. Many..
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..
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..
Using mentor sentences from literature has improved student writing!
A goal of any ELA teacher is to improve student writing. There is ..