How to Teach Text Evidence
Are your students having trouble finding answers and citing evidence in their reading? This STEP-BY-STEP process scaffolds through reading strategies to help your students be successful! Students will learn the acronyms for ACE, RACE, and RAP to provide them with the proper tools for citing evidence effectively along with tips to keep them engaged!
Top 12 Mentor Text Used To Teach Different Types of Poetry
In this incredible collection of poetry resources, readers will visit tranquil Japanese gardens, go on African safaris, survive a devastating hurricane, move to a new neighborhood, experience tragedy on an otherwise peaceful summer night, question their place in the world, and encounter the ‘land of milk and honey’. They will ‘see’ invisible lions, smell not-so-savory scents and sometimes just pause to watch the rain or wait in line for ice cream. CLICK TO READ!
Six Ways to Use Close Reading in Your Classroom
In this fast-paced age, it’s hard for students to take time to do anything. Reading material closely is often far down on the list of student-preferred activities. When modern technology provides search results that “seem” to have the answers your students need, they think…what is the purpose of close reading?
Helping Students with Anxious Moments | Social-Emotional Learning | Trauma-Based Teaching
Did you say anxious moments? So many times teachers and students alike experience stress in at school and home. Thankfully, there are proven ways to relax and stay calm. Read HELPING STUDENTS WITH ANXIOUS MOMENTS to start using them along with some rockin' Social-Emotional Learning Activities Today!
17 activities, games, and strategies to teach vocabulary
Long vocabulary lists can appear daunting and unlearnable at first glance, but they don’t have to be perceived in such a way. Here we have engaging and entertaining activities, games, and strategies to help your students master their vocab lists with ease. Learning is made fun with the right tools, tips, and tricks, like these listed below! Check out 17 activities, games, and strategies to teach vocabulary!
25 Songs That Will Support Your Instruction
Have you ever blurted out song lyrics related to something in your classroom? You are not alone! I thought I would share 25 songs that will support your instruction! Whenever my students would say something or do something and a lyric came to mind, I started singing! My students quickly caught on and by the end of the year, we were all looking for things related to a lyric. After you start using lyrics in your class, I promise your students will remember you forever!
Self-Care Tips That Support Selfless Teachers
Are you a selfless teacher who needs to make self-care a priority? It is no secret that teachers are in one of the most caring professions in the world. Each day, you try to educate, encourage, and care for dozens of children who you often come to love like your own. You have a habit of caring for others to the exclusion of yourself. This generosity is taking a toll on your health and that can sometimes carry into the classroom. To be the best for your kids, you need to take care of yourself!