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Why One-Pagers Are Awesome!

Learn why one-pagers are one of my go-to activities for breaking down complex topics and texts. Understand what they are, why you and your students will love them, and how to implement them in your ELA classroom. I even have the advice to help you tackle the biggest obstacle you’ll encounter with this activity.

Fostering a classroom reading community with a student driven Reading Graffiti Wall

A Reading Graffiti Wall is a great way to build your classroom reading community. Students find inspirational quotes from books they are reading to share.

10+Amazon Essentials for Middle School

"Your classroom environment speaks to your students before you utter a single word. What is your classroom saying?" These thoughts from Megan

English Bell Ringers for Middle and High School

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…

ELA Classroom SetUp Made Easier

As teachers begin planning for back to school, I see an abundance of creative classrooms filling my Instagram and Pinterest feeds. I love seeing how other

A Classroom Management System for Middle School - Maniacs in the Middle

Having a classroom management system in middle school is so hard!! A lot of it is too “elementary” for them and they just won’t buy into it! If you want a management system to work for any grade level, there has to be buy in from the students. When I was in college I had a professor who was like Mr. Feeney to me & he told us, “a child will do anything for a Jolly Rancher.” I used this to my advantage & made it into my classroom management system! Jolly Rancher Wars is a weekly challenge…

8 Ways to Keep the ART in ELA

I began elementary school in the era of phonics. Looking back, I can honestly say that it seemed to work okay. Matching pictures with their word families in plaid workbooks... I learned to read, but

Watch popular Ela classroom videos

By allowing your students to have small wins from the very beginning of the class period you will motivate them to learn and accomplish more. The research shows that when people have success in a small task they are more likely to keep going. In this post I guide you in specific ways you can do this in your high school classroom!
This fun and challenging descriptive writing lesson plan will be the perfect activity to engage your middle school students this fall. Your writers will practice establishing a point of view, using precise language, and adding descriptive details and figurative language, all while getting in the Halloween spirit! #middleschoolela #writingactivities
Printable Posters for ELA classroom, middle school, high school decor, grammar and punctuation poster decor gifts for teachers, decor for classrooms
Discover 18 diverse & inspiring women scientists, including Marie Curie & Katherine Johnson, who broke barriers in their fields. This resource pack also includes a bonus companion file featuring three influential women of NASA. Use these resources to celebrate trailblazing women in science, math, social studies, or ELA classrooms. Featuring biographical articles and comprehension questions, these resources can be used as bell-ringers, read-alouds or starting points for student research projects.