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.
What does peace mean to you? In this lesson, students attempt to answer this question as they write and perform a short skit that reflects their ideas of peace.
The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay.
Students examine propaganda and media bias, research a variety of banned and challenged books, choose a side of the censorship issue, and support their position through an advertising campaign.
This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. An excellent tool to for summarizing or as a prewriting exercise for original stories.
Students examine a letter of the alphabet from all angles, creating image pools of original metaphors that they then turn into poems.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.
Using the structure of a list poem, students combine creative expression with poetic techniques and language exploration in order to write group poems about what really matters in their lives.
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
With the right texts and well-crafted lessons, you can help your students read with purpose. Here’s the recipe for putting it all together—and making your core reading program work for you.
Nagy describes the three methods of vocabulary instruction that most effectively improve comprehension and the teaching methods that employ them.
John Davis | English Teacher | Lake Wales, FL
This year in my tenth grade English class, I had many students who enjoyed Manga, graphic novels, comic books, or a combination of all three