Jennifer Martin

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Comparing poems fosters critical thinking and deep discussions. Because of their short form, using poetry pairings is a great way to expose students to a variety of writers and writing styles, subjects and themes. Here's 32 pairs of poems, a total of 64 poems, to share with your students throughout the year, during National Poetry Month or to run a March Madness Poetry Tournament in your classroom.

Comparing poems fosters critical thinking and deep discussions. Because of their short form, using poetry pairings is a great way to expose students to a variety of writers and writing styles, subjects and themes. Here's 32 pairs of poems, a total of 64 poems, to share with your students throughout the year, during National Poetry Month or to run a March Madness Poetry Tournament in your classroom.

128 Words to Use Instead of "Very"

128 Words to Use Instead of "Very"

This model and template will help college, high school, and middle school teachers put together a syllabus that sets you and your students up for a great year.

How to Write a Syllabus - A well-designed syllabus is an essential tool for effectively managing a course. It gives students a clear understanding of your expectations and a road map for how the course will be conducted. When done right, a syllabus can pr

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Great teaching ideas on making poetry fun. My students loved these!

Great teaching ideas on making poetry fun. My students loved these!

How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it) - Notes from the Portable

How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it) - Notes from the Portable

The Poe Poem Our Students LOVE | EB Academic Camps

The Poe Poem Our Students LOVE | EB Academic Camps

Short stories and poetry are great, but it's usually a novel that fosters a true love for reading in the English classroom.This #2ndaryELA Twitter chat was all about teaching novels. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed the novels they use at different grade levels. Teachers also shared their methods of reading: whole class or literature circles, in-class or independently as homework. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.

Short stories and poetry are great, but it's usually a novel that fosters a true love for reading in the English classroom.This #2ndaryELA Twitter chat was all about teaching novels. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed the novels they use at different grade levels. Teachers also shared their methods of reading: whole class or literature circles, in-class or independently as homework. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.

The biggest challenge with teaching middle school is the race against the clock! Ideas for how to structure a 60 minute class period. | maneuveringthemiddle.com

The biggest challenge with teaching middle school is the race against the clock! Ideas for how to structure a 60 minute class period. | maneuveringthemiddle.com

Blackout poetry project for middle school and high school students

Blackout poetry project for middle school and high school students

poetic devices anchor chart plus ideas for teaching a week-long poetry unit at the elementary level

Poetry Anchor Chart This is a fun, creative chart to have while students are learning about poetry tools and their meanings.