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Grading Writing: My philosophy to help students become better writers
Grading Writing: My philosophy to help students become better writers. Helpful grading ideas and tips for the middle school English and high school English teacher. #grading #teacherlife #teacherhacks #teachingwriting #2ndaryela #highschoolenglish #middleschoolenglish
ELA Test Prep Nonfiction Reading Escape Room Activity
Make ELA test prep fun with this nonfiction reading escape room activity! This challenge includes a nonfiction reading passage and questions that mirror state tests. This activity is ideal for middle school and high school English language arts students.
Ben Franklin’s “Join or Die” Political Cartoon Lesson (American Revolution)
Ben Franklins Join or Die Political Cartoon Lesson is quick primary source document analysis about the well-known political cartoon, created by Benjamin Franklin. Join, or Die" was first published in his Pennsylvania Gazette on May 9, 1754, over 20 years before the American Revolution.
History Lessons | Stanford History Education Group
Resource: Stanford History Education Group. This is a website with lessons aimed at teaching middle school-aged students and above to "read like a historian;" the lessons require a high level of English language proficiency but could possibly be adapted for students who are at lower levels.
Topic Sentence and Body Paragraph: Essay Writing
Help your students master topic sentence and body paragraph writing with this teaching resource. Students will take their essay writing to the next level! Ideal for high school English and middle school English.
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards- the most famous sermon in American history. This sermon is normally included in American literature anthologies for high school students. My comment - fear CAN be a motivator. Edwards knew how to use it to the utmost.