Increase student voice & student choice in your English language arts classroom through use of differentiated learning strategies! If your goal as an English teacher is a student-led classroom that emphasizes 21st-century skills, this guide will help you to use differentiated learning as a part of your regular instruction! Student-led learning doesn't have to be a TON of work and can help you save time! #secondaryela #reading #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum…
Class Discussion Strategies
Leading whole class discussion can be effective...but teachers can overuse this discussion strategy. This English teacher blog post is food for thought for any English language arts or social studies teacher looking to increase classroom participation and find new class discussion strategies. #secondaryela #classdiscussion #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum #discussion
Building Excitement for Slam Poetry
English teachers, the strategies in this free guide will build student excitement for slam poetry writing and performance. Most importantly, they will help you to teach spoken word poetry with ease and confidence while helping students to find their voice and speak with confidence. These teaching strategies for slam poetry come directly from years of experience and will start you on your slam poetry journey! #secondaryela #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum #instructionalstrategies
Ultimate Guide to Teaching Podcasting | English Teacher Blog
Teaching podcasting to middle school and high school students is a fun and engaging way to practice ALL English language arts skills: speaking and listening, writing, reading, and language. Whether you use podcasting in the classroom as a project-based learning opportunity or as a listening activity, there's something here for you! In this ultimate guide to teaching podcasting, teachers will learn about best practice strategies for creating and recording podcast episodes in their classrooms.
Simulations in Speech Class | Language Arts Classroom
Simulations for speech class: activities that will build student buy-in and engage reluctant speakers. Try these activities in your public speaking class. #PublicSpeaking #SpeechClass
Real-World Socratic Seminar Definition | English Teacher Blog
Avoid failure in Socratic seminar with these seven teaching tips from my English classroom to yours! Middle school and high school English language arts class is a great place to implement student led discussion! | Lindsay Ann Learning
Book Report Series: Oral Book Reports
Learn more about how to help your students give oral presentations of their book report! #bookreports #ELA #iTeachtoo
Fun Persuasive Activities BUNDLE: Rhetoric, Argumentative Writing, Speaking
Practice persuasive writing and speaking techniques with fun and engaging rhetoric activities for middle school and high school English language arts. Students use rhetorical devices and rhetorical appeals as they practice writing and speaking skills! Click on the image to learn more!
Fun Persuasion Activity for Middle School & High School
Middle school and high school English language arts students love this fun persuasion activity! It works well after teaching ethos, pathos, logos, rhetorical devices, and/or counterclaim. Students will sell a random object to a funny fictional group. A great way to practice writing, speaking and listening, and argumentation skills!
Student Led Discussion Strategies for Whole Class Discussion
Every English language arts teacher needs a variety of successful, student led discussion strategies that will provide opportunities for student learning.
Speaking Assessments - The Comprehensible Classroom
Use a stack of mini-rubrics to grade student speaking assessments on the fly - perfect for any world language class!
Fostering Quality Classroom Conversation | English Teacher Blog
As English teachers, we regularly provide opportunities for students to engage in discussion about a specific topic, to share insight with each other, to answer a question, to debrief or brainstorm, etc. The truth, though, is that not all classroom conversation is created equal. Talk does not equal learning.
Group Discussion Starters for Academic Conversation
These helpful discussion stems for academic conversation will add depth and rigor to your next discussion activity. This discussion strategy provides middle school and high school English language arts students with a menu of discussion sentence starters to use as they engage in small group or whole class discussions of any fiction or nonfiction text(s).
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5 total participation techniques to make every student an active learner. Persida and William Himmele share strategies that can boost student engagement in the classroom.