Secondary english classroom

Transform your secondary English classroom with these creative ideas for setup and organization. Enhance student engagement and create an inspiring learning environment.
English, Middle School Ela, Anchor Charts, High School, Reading, Middle School English Language Arts, Middle School English Lessons, Middle School English Activities, Middle School Language Arts Lessons

By Presto Plans I first realized the power of bell ringers years ago, thanks to a particularly unruly class that would bounce off my walls after lunch. After consistently wasting the first ten minutes of class getting students seated, settled, and ready to learn, I decided to give bell-ringers a try. They were immediately a classroom game-changer. Bell-ringers—sometimes referred to as “warm ups” or “do nows”— are questions, tasks, or other warm up activities that students complete at the…

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Nancy Phear
Teaching with games in the classroom is not just “fluff.” Middle school and high school English teachers, learn how you can reinforce core English language arts skills AND engage students with games like Goosechase, Superfight, and more! #highschoolenglish #englishlanguagearts #middleschoolela #ela High School, Middle School Ela, English, Anchor Charts, Middle School English Language Arts, Literacy Games Middle School, Middle School Language Arts, Secondary School English, Language Arts Activities Middle School

Teaching with games in the classroom is not just “fluff.” Middle school and high school English teachers, learn how you can reinforce core English language arts skills AND engage students with games like Goosechase, Superfight, and more! #highschoolenglish #englishlanguagearts #middleschoolela #ela

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Kathleen Tysinger
Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Ela, Middle School Reading, 7th Grade Ela, Middle School Language Arts, English Lesson Plans, Language Arts Lessons, Teaching Writing

Part way through some lesson last year, I said that my students should “let it go.” I don’t remember what “it” was, exactly, but I remember two or three students jumped up and threw their arms out and sang the line from Frozen. Then, one started making up new lyrics for the song based on my lesson. It was ridiculous and funny and it all happened so fast. See, the thing is that we connect with music, and we don’t have to be particularly musical to do it. Music gets inside our heads and makes…

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Hillary Atstupenas
High School, Middle School English, Math Exit Tickets, Classroom Routines, Middle School Classroom, Secondary Teacher, High School Classroom, Secondary Classroom, Teaching Strategies

Hello teachers! Brittany from The SuperHERO Teacher's Resources here to talk all about why you should incorporate exit tickets into your daily classroom routine. If your teaching style is anything like mine, you love spontaneity in the classroom just as much as you love a solid classroom management plan that paves the way for an engaging and innovative lesson. My first couple of years teaching, I struggled to find the balance between fun and focus. I honestly wasn't sure if it was possible…

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Steph Miller