Middle school ela classroom

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Best Advice for a First-Time Middle School ELA Teacher | Language Arts Teachers Middle School, Primary School Education, Teachers, Middle School Ela, Ideas, High School, Teaching High School, Middle Schoolers, Elementary Schools

So… you’re a first-time middle school ELA teacher. Welcome to the madness, I guess! I’m kidding, but in all honesty, middle school isn’t quite like high school or elementary school. Middle school is its own unique level that you need to be prepared for as you get ready to run your classroom. But before we

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Jessica McKinley
7th Grade Ela, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Middle School Reading, Middle School Stations, Middle School Literacy, Middle School Lesson Plans, Middle School Centers, Middle School Ela Stations

Ok, I get these Q’s frequently from teachers who reach out to me regarding setting up and running stations or centers (same thing, basically) in their middle school English / Language Arts / Reading / Writing classes: How do I make stations work so I can . . . >> teach my students while also

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Whitney Claiborne

This single classroom procedure has made a HUGE difference in my experience teaching middle school. My first year teaching I didn't do this and I knew that something needed to change. I decided to put into a place a daily bellringer for every one of my classes. I am a Family Consumer Sciences teacher so I teacher 4 different classes!You can call it whatever you want to call it but I call it a bell ringer because my students are expected to be doing it as soon as the bell rings to start…

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Kelly O'Rourke
Reading, High School, Anchor Charts, Middle School Ela, English, Middle School English Language Arts, Middle School English Lessons, Middle School English Activities, Middle School Language Arts Lessons

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…

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Nancy Phear