Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Literature activities. Get inspired and try out new things.
As adults, we often walk into a bookstore with a certain genre we are ready to peruse the aisles for in order to find our next read. Would your students be able to do the
If you teach English or ELA then you have probably heard (and maybe even tried) blackout writing. Here is my twist on the idea that enables you to use this fun and engaging activity with any literature text. This blog post sets out exactly how to run the activity and shows lots of examples from my classroom
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Looking for new ways to engage your students in literature, especially with classics that might seem old and outdated? Literary postcards are an activity that can be used with any literary text, at any grade level, time after time, year after year.
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Becca Skok saved to Book Club/Lit Circle
Freebie - Literature Activity Choice Board: 3rd -5th Grades
Some of you may know that I have the mother of all multi-level classes this year: 6th-12th grade, 1st-7th year Spanish. I asked parents and students for grace during the first few weeks as I figured out how to meet everyone’s needs, and they did. We are now finishing up week four, and I have a…
Teaching students to read like writers? To write like readers? At the foundation, you'll find literary analysis. Use these 10 best practice, high-interest, and effective literary analysis activities with middle and high school students to elevate thinking! #LiteraryAnalysis #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA
Pamela Anthony saved to school
A multiple choice quiz after reading is a quick and easy way to check student comprehension, but it doesn't allow you to assess deeper understanding and it certainly isn't fun or creative. If you are looking for more meaningful and engaging activities to use with students during literature circles or a novel unit, here's twelve ideas that are favorites in my classroom and the Common Core standards they align with.
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Literature Circles in the elementary classroom. How to do literature circles with 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students.
Karen Snyder saved to ELA/SS
The days of dioramas and book reports may be long gone. (Is it wrong that I’m a little sad about that?) Yet the expectation that students ...
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