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This is a collaborative board dedicated to English courses taught at the high school level. Want to join? E-mail me at angiekratzer@hotmail.com and give me your Pinterest URL and email associated with Pinterest. NEW BOARD RULES: 1. IF YOU POST A PRICED ITEM, POST THREE FREE IDEAS AS WELL. ONE OF THE THREE MAY BE A TPT FREEBIE. 2. PUT A $ AT THE END OF ANY PRICED ITEM. 3. PLEASE DON'T FLOOD THE BOARD! BE SURE TO REMOVE ANY OLD PINS YOU ARE REPEATING.

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The Ultimate Crime Bundle- Criminals, Serial Podcast, Lizzie Borden, & MORE! - In this bundle, you will find the top-selling crime units from Bespoke ELA from the Lizzie Borden m - Thesis Statement, Sample Essay, Reading Workshop, Teaching Materials, Writing Skills, Teacher Resources, Nonfiction, Bespoke, Crime

The Ultimate Crime Bundle- Criminals, Serial Podcast, Lizzie Borden, & MORE!

In this bundle, you will find the top-selling crime units from Bespoke ELA from the Lizzie Borden murder case to the Serial Season One Podcast, these lessons are sure to captivate your students in non-fiction study and target skills in both reading and writing. For #highschoolela #secondaryela #2ndaryela #nonfiction #englishteacher #bespokeela

Looking for project-based learning ideas for middle school and high school English Language Arts? Movie trailers are the perfect project-based ELA assessment for literature circles and independent novel studies. Read more on the blog to learn how to use video as an engaging alternative assessment for final exams! English Classroom, Ela Classroom, Literature Circles, High School English, Success And Failure, English Language Arts, Book Suggestions, Project Based Learning, Reading Strategies

Using Video for Alternative Assessment in the English Classroom -

Looking for project-based learning ideas for middle school and high school English Language Arts? Movie trailers are the perfect project-based ELA assessment for literature circles and independent novel studies. Read more on the blog to learn how to use video as an engaging alternative assessment for final exams!

Looking for ELA lessons to engage students? Check out this list of 10 activities to use with middle and high school students - any time of year! Teaching Literature, Teaching Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Middle School Writing, Middle School English, English Language

10 Engaging ELA Activities

Looking for ELA lessons to engage students? Check out this list of 10 activities to use with middle and high school students - any time of year! #EngagingActivities #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Riley Reads YA | Looking for a historical fiction page-turner for your students? Look no further! This novel is perfect for literature circles, reluctant readers, and it will fly off your shelves. Click to read more about this WWII text. #middlegradebooks #independentreading #classroomlibrary Reluctant Readers, Middle School Ela, Literature Circles, Independent Reading, Page Turner, Historical Fiction, True Stories, Prison, Wwii

WWII Historical Fiction For Middle Schoolers: Prisoner B-3087

Riley Reads YA | Looking for a historical fiction page-turner for your students? Look no further! This novel is perfect for literature circles, reluctant readers, and it will fly off your shelves. Click to read more about this WWII text. #middlegradebooks #independentreading #classroomlibrary

Whether you are a teacher tackling William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet for the first time or you are a veteran looking to change how you’ve taught it in the past, it is always helpful to find out how another teacher plans it all out. Read on to find out what scenes I focus on in Act II and why, how my students read and act out those scenes, and what activities I use to extend learning and make connections. Student Reading, Teaching Reading, Learning, English Classroom, Ela Classroom, English Lesson Plans, British Literature, Shakespeare Plays, Romeo And Juliet

How to Teach Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: Act II

Whether you are a teacher tackling William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet for the first time or you are a veteran looking to change how you’ve taught it in the past, it is always helpful to find out how another teacher plans it all out. Read on to find out what scenes I focus on in Act II and why, how my students read and act out those scenes, and what activities I use to extend learning and make connections.

Figurative language is often what makes a story so rich and powerful. A reader is able to visualize exactly what the author intended when just the right language is used. Whether you are teaching these as new concepts for your students, diving in deeper, Teaching Plot, Teaching Themes, Teaching Literature, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Learning, Reading Lessons, Teaching Strategies

The Literary Maven: Teaching Literary Elements: Conflict

Conflict is a term I introduce while teaching plot, but then spend a week diving into the difference between internal and external as well as the different types of external conflicts a character can face. Whether you are teaching these as new concepts fo

From Website: "This section includes a number of resources focused on English Language Learners (ELLs) in middle and high school. Topics include reading instruction for older students, content instruction, social and emotional issues, and college readiness."

English Learners

From Website: "This section includes a number of resources focused on English Language Learners (ELLs) in middle and high school. Topics include reading instruction for older students, content instruction, social and emotional issues, and college readiness."

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Creative Writing Prompts for Middle and High School Students

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Be the Hero of the Science Dept.

I realize that today’s post will likely be far more interesting to our friends on the other side of campus, but I just needed to share this collection of beautiful posters released by NASA/CalTech.…

Are you looking for an easy to implement discussion strategy for your classroom? This post will explain how to easily use the Harkness Discussion Method to teach your students about your subject matter as well as group dynamics. This roundtable discussion method will give each student their own voice in your classroom. Follow these 3 simple steps and learn as you go! #classroomdiscussion #iteachela English Classroom Decor, Ela Classroom, Creative Curriculum, Creative Teaching, Teaching Methods, Teaching Strategies, English Teachers, Teaching English, Middle School Ela

Harkness Discussions in 3 Simple Steps

Are you looking for an easy to implement discussion strategy for your classroom? This post will explain how to easily use the Harkness Discussion Method to teach your students about your subject matter as well as group dynamics. This roundtable discussion method will give each student their own voice in your classroom. Follow these 3 simple steps and learn as you go! #classroomdiscussion #iteachela

Historical fiction is my favorite genre, and within that, World War II and the Holocaust are my favorite historical events to read about. It's a time in history of fascinating extremes, a time when people demonstrated amazing courage and selflessness, but Middle School Libraries, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, High School, Education English, Teaching English, Poetry Lessons, English Classroom, Books For Teens

The Literary Maven: 14 World War II and Holocaust Novels to Recommend to Your Secondary Students

Historical fiction is my favorite genre, and within that, World War II and the Holocaust are my favorite historical events to read about. It's a time in history of fascinating extremes, a time when people demonstrated amazing courage and selflessness, but

Teach students how to annotate • Free handout with bookmark

Encourage your students to improve their close reading skills by teaching them to annotate text with this simple sticky-note procedure. This single-sheet handout gives examples of rich and weak annotated comments along with helpful suggestions to guide students who aren't sure what they should be wr...

Want to celebrate your students, grades aside? Here are 9 creative ideas for student awards to bring to your classroom at the end of the year. #studentawards #endoftheschoolyear Teacher Awards, Student Awards, English Teaching Resources, Middle School Ela, High School English, English Classroom, Teaching Language Arts, Student Success, Student Teaching

9 Creative Ideas for Student Awards

Want to celebrate your students, grades aside? Here are 9 creative ideas for student awards to bring to your classroom at the end of the year. #studentawards #endoftheschoolyear

Figurative language is often what makes a story so rich and powerful. A reader is able to visualize exactly what the author intended when just the right language is used. Whether you are teaching these as new concepts for your students, diving in deeper, Teaching Plot, Teaching Themes, Teaching Literature, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Learning, Reading Lessons, Teaching Strategies

The Literary Maven: Teaching Literary Elements: Figurative Language

Figurative language is often what makes a story so rich and powerful. A reader is able to visualize exactly what the author intended when just the right language is used. Whether you are teaching these as new concepts for your students, diving in deeper,

These tips for teaching poetry in secondary ELA will help you create engaging lessons year-round. Whether you do a poetry unit during National Poetry Month or weave in poetry throughout the year, check out these ideas. Writing Resources, School Resources, Learning Resources, Poetry Unit, Writing Poetry, Core Learning, Found Poetry, English Lesson Plans, National Poetry Month

Tips & Resources for Teaching Poetry in Secondary ELA | Nouvelle ELA

These tips for teaching poetry in secondary ELA will help you create engaging lessons year-round. Whether you do a poetry unit during National Poetry Month or weave in poetry throughout the year, check out these ideas.

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Why You Need a Bell-Ringer - Adventures in Inclusion

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