5 Inspirational Posts That Will Change Your Approach to Teaching Writing! — TeachWriting.org
From poetry writing, literary analysis writing, and informational writing to grammar lessons and creating writing communities, the team at Teachwriting.org has you covered. These five inspirational articles will inspire you as your plan your writing lessons and writing activities.
Teacher Classroom Supply List
The BIG classroom supply list for teachers! Start here with brainstorming for organization, teacher desk, student centers, and more.
How to Give Feedback on Writing
Wondering how to give feedback on student writing? Here are 10 tips for responding to writing in ways that positively impacts students' internal dialogue.
Organize Learning: Digital Classrooms
Simple ways to organize a virtual classroom are important for students, teachers, and parents. Here are some easy ways to get started!
ELA Class Structure
Wondering where to begin with ELA class structure? Read about one teacher's approach for balancing reading, writing, grammar, and vocab.
13 Ways Pictures Can Inspire Students to Write Poetry | Reading and Writing Haven
Pictures inspire poetry. Help middle and high school students to develop writing skills with these 13 engaging appraoches.
National Poetry Month Activities for the English Classroom – ELA Today
Celebrate National Poetry Month with a few engaging activities. #TeachingPoetry #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA
How to Run a Book Club in Your Classroom (Part 1): The Best Form of Choice Reading | Reading and Wri
Wanting to revamp your independent reading program? Try using a classroom book club, which is a great way to enrich, engage, and differentiate in secondary.
Soft Skills for High School
Wondering what teachers expect with the transition to high school? Be prepared to help incoming freshmen develop these executive functioning skills.
10 Ways to Grade Writing Faster
Looking for practical tips for grading essays faster? Grading essays can be done meaningfully without being all-consuming. Here are some ideas.
Independent Reading Schedule
Create meaningful and successful classroom book clubs in middle and high school by setting expectations and designing a practical schedule.
How to Cite a Book - Literary Analysis Reference
FREE download! How to cite a book in MLA format. A concise and helpful reference for middle and high school students who are engaged in literary analysis writing. #MLAFormat #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #TextEvidence
Simple Ways to Make Teaching Writing Online More Effective | Reading and Writing Haven
Teaching writing online, or in blended or hybrid learning situations? Make it manageable! Start with these simple, time-saving strategies.
Roots, Prefixes,& Suffixes Lesson
Trying to bridge the gap between engaging vocabulary instruction and standards alignment? Show your students how to use word parts as a strategy for identifying unknown words with this minilesson, activities, and visual organizer.Included, you will find the following resources, which can be used wit...
Independent Reading Reflection
Have you ever stopped to really reflect on the books you've read over the course of a calendar or school year? It can lead to greater insights about ourselves as readers, to a realization that we've accomplished more than we know. and to a heightened sense of motivation for reading. That's the purpo...
5 Ways to Incorporate Vocabulary in Writing — TeachWriting.org
Looking for meaningful ways to have students practice using new vocabulary words in writing? Check out these 5 unique approaches to engage middle and high school learners. #VocabularyActivities #MiddleSchoolELA