Teacher Resources by Grade
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Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan
Students watch a sample of artistic video clips online and respond through creative writing while using the vocabulary words they are currently studying.
Y’all set down a spell and learn ‘bout dialects!” In other words, your students will use The Color Purple to explore dialect and how it reveals information about the characters.
The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.
Students research engineering careers and create poetry to understand the vocabulary of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
The Letter Generator is a useful tool for students to learn the parts of a business or friendly letter and then compose and print letters for both styles of correspondence.
This lesson uses concrete poems to explore the connection between a poem's layout and its meaning. While appropriate any time of year, the lesson is especially topical near Columbus Day.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Students investigate the effects of word choice in Robert Frost’s “Choose Something Like a Star” to construct a more sophisticated understanding of speaker, subject, and tone.
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
This strategy guide explains how to use write-aloud (also known as modeled writing) to teach effective writing strategies and improve students’ independent writing ability.
DeSena offers a practical guide on how high school and college teachers can structure assignments and guide students so that students don't plagiarize.
Tisha Ortega | Teacher | Hartsburg, IL
I have been a Spanish teacher for almost 20 years, and I had always taught at large, urban schools