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

As a teacher, your responses shape students’ internal thoughts concerning their writing.

Teaching public speaking with older students presents several challenges. Provide a variety of learning opportunities while easing their anxieties. #PublicSpeakingLessons #highschoolela

Public Speaking Activities

Teaching public speaking with older students presents several challenges. Provide a variety of learning opportunities while easing their anxieties.

Ideas for teaching vocabulary in middle and high school #vocabulary #highschoolela

Vocabulary Lists and Activities

Teaching vocabulary? We have some ideas to share! These tips will help you to make vocabulary instruction meaningful and memorable.

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.

Teaching ideas for mentor sentences in secondary #mentorsentences #highschoolela

Mentor Sentences

Looking for fresh ideas to teach mentor sentences? Here are a few ways you may not have considered.

Research papers with high school students requires a balancing act. Follow these tips to get students successfully writing. #HighSchoolELA #LessonPlans

Teaching Research Papers with High School Students

Stuck on teaching research papers? To effectively teach research papers, teachers must use different angles and methods to reach high

Classroom libraries in high school? Yes! These young adult literature additions will get teens reading. #YoungAdultLiterature #ClassroomLibrary

Young Adult Literature

Looking for classroom library materials for older students? Read on!