Category: Literature

Figurative language teaching tips, poem selection, and lesson ideas #HighSchoolELA #FigurativeLanguage

Figurative Language: Poems and Activities

Teaching figurative language can be one of the most engaging parts of an ELA class. Plan purposefully to incorporate literature purposefully, and hook students from the start!

Ideas for teaching whole-class novels and choice reading #middleschoolela #highschoolela

Whole-Class Novels and Choice Reading

Trying to choose between whole-class novels and choice reading? Do both! Here are some approaches.