Avoiding Plagiarism Unit: Engaging Plagiarism Lessons for Distance Learning
Plagiarism...what a "downer" topic! For years, I dreaded teaching it because students thought I was the Wicked Witch who was out to get them for every missing quotation mark in their essays (or at least that's how I felt as I taught them about the rules of citing sources). In an effort to make writi...
How to Hyperlink Google Forms
If you're a teacher, this will make your life SO. MUCH. EASIER! In about 4 minutes learn how to hyperlink your Google Forms to your Google Slides or Docs. It...
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Interactive Vocabulary Notebooks - I'm Lovin' Lit
Interactive Vocabulary Notebooks for Grades 4-8 Click here to purchase! Each lesson includes a photo of the completed activity, complete step-by-step instructions, all notes for writing on/in templates, and student activity pages to run off. Click here to purchase! […]
Tess of the d'Urbervilles Study Guide | Course Hero
This study guide and infographic for Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.
Book Talks: Student-Led Presentation Project for ELA
Want students to be accountable for book talks? Build a reading community, increase word-of-mouth book recommendations, and practice speaking skills with this project! Use this project to: • Start your independent reading program, or give it a mid-year boost • Do a diagnostic check of speaking skil...
31 Incredible Bulletin Boards For Back To School
Looking to refresh your classroom for back to school? Take your pick from 31 flavors of bulletin board.
Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You're Not Using | Cult of Pedagogy
Nothing cements long-term learning as powerfully as retrieval practice. Learn how to incorporate it into your classroom.
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CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING
'Split into small teams and discuss ...' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn4BX9Pes3c Why won't they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for that: I don’t know enough words. I’m worried about my grammar. I’m worried about my pronunciation. I’m not interested in the topics. I don’t have enough time to think. It’s too quiet in here.…
7 Picture Books for Teaching Students to Make Text Connections
Reinforce text connections using picture books and oral questioning (questions
Salem Witch Trials Informational Text Unit
If you are an English or Social Studies teacher and are looking for a way to introduce the story of the Salem Witch Trials and check off some of those pesky Informational Text Common Core Standards at the same time, then this is for you! This article helps students understand the complex inter-pers...
What To Do When a Student Refuses to Work
Throughout my years teaching middle school, I have had the experience of seeing many "work refusals". These are the situations when kids, for a variety of reasons, just refuse to start the work you give them. They might shut down and rest their head on their desk or lash out in anger, shouting about