Category: Writing

Ideas for using picture books in the secondary classroom #PictureBooks #HighSchoolELA #LiteratureLessons

Using Picture Books in Middle and High School

Wanting to use picture books in the secondary classroom? Perhaps you aren’t sure where to begin. Or, maybe you’ve already

As a teacher, how you respond to student writing matters, as it shapes their internal dialogue. Follow these guidelines for giving students feedback. #HighSchoolELA #WritingLessons

Responding to Student Writing

Melissa: Ten Responses Because writing is personal, it’s difficult to grade.  Teacher feedback shapes students’ perceptions of their strengths and

Mentor Sentences

Read about how you can use mentor sentences to combine grammar and writing authentically.