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Book Set Recommendations for Middle School Literature Circles (Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach)

Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!:

Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!:

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Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth. Take time to reflect on student learning and create “Mindset Moments.” To learn more about mindsets in the classroom, and especially the difference between fixed and growth mindsets, please check out my earlier post on this subject, "New Year, New Mindset."

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Figurative Language Posters

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13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

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