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This is a collaborative board dedicated to English courses taught at the high school level. Want to join? E-mail me at angiekratzer@hotmail.com and give me your Pinterest URL and email associated with Pinterest. NEW BOARD RULES: 1. IF YOU POST A PRICED ITEM, POST THREE FREE IDEAS AS WELL. ONE OF THE THREE MAY BE A TPT FREEBIE. 2. PUT A $ AT THE END OF ANY PRICED ITEM. 3. PLEASE DON'T FLOOD THE BOARD! BE SURE TO REMOVE ANY OLD PINS YOU ARE REPEATING.

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Teaching short stories in your middle school ELA and high school English classroom is a great way to introduce and review literary terms. Here are four reasons why you should begin your year with short stories. #teachingshortstories #secondaryELA #highschoolEnglishlessonitdeas #shortstoryunit #shortstorylessonideas

Teaching short stories at the beginning of the year

As much as English teachers love novels, I am beginning to see a decline in how many novels students read each year in the classroom. This post is in no way an argument against the novel. I always look forward to starting and teaching a novel unit in my high school English classroom, However, to really do a novel justice, it takes time, energy, and a lot of love. Since novels tend to eat up a lot of instructional time, I typically begin each year with a short story unit. Short stories are…

Black History is American history and students have so much to learn. This mini research project will help student gain an intimate knowledge of a prominent Black American through research, reading a… More

Black American Influencers: A Mini Research Project

Black History is American history and students have so much to learn. This mini research project will help student gain an intimate knowledge of a prominent Black American through research, reading a… More

A multiple choice quiz after reading is a quick and easy way to check student comprehension, but it doesn't allow you to assess deeper understanding and it certainly isn't fun or creative. If you are looking for more meaningful and engaging activities to

The Literary Maven: 12 Activities to Use During Literature Circles or Your Next Novel Study

A multiple choice quiz after reading is a quick and easy way to check student comprehension, but it doesn't allow you to assess deeper understanding and it certainly isn't fun or creative. If you are looking for more meaningful and engaging activities to

The Three Levels of Reading is based on the work of Michael Degen and contains three different steps; however, the steps are recursive.  This blog post provides step-by-step instructions for using this strategy to confront complex texts in middle school and high school English Language Arts. #secondaryela #2ndaryela #englishteacher #closereading #bespokeela

The Three Levels of Reading: A Strategy for Complex Texts — Bespoke ELA

The Three Levels of Reading is based on the work of Michael Degen and contains three different steps; however, the steps are recursive. This blog post provides step-by-step instructions for using this strategy to confront complex texts in middle school and high school English Language Arts. #secondaryela #2ndaryela #englishteacher #closereading #bespokeela

In this Google Slides activity, students will select three TedTalks from the choice board to view. They will then complete the prompts attached to each TedTalk and type their responses directly onto the slides in order to respond and reflect upon the content from the talk. Students will also apply these TedTalks to their lives and brainstorm new ideas to implement these concepts into their own lives. #tedtalk #distancelearning #onlinelearning #googleslides

TedTalk Digital Choice Boards for Google Slides

In this Google Slides activity, students will select three TedTalks from the choice board to view. They will then complete the prompts attached to each TedTalk and type their responses directly onto the slides in order to respond and reflect upon the content from the talk. Students will also apply these TedTalks to their lives and brainstorm new ideas to implement these concepts into their own lives. #tedtalk #distancelearning #onlinelearning #googleslides

Motivate your students with podcasts to elevate learning in your classroom! If you are using Google Tools, there is an easy way to get podcasts in the hands of students. Podcasts are a high-interest resource to differentiate learning for your kids. Don’t miss this easy to access podcast option! #EdTech #TeachingResource #EduTech #DigitalLearning #RemoteLearning #PodcastsForKids #EducationBlog #FreeTeachingResource

How to Use Google Podcasts with Students - Class Tech Tips

Motivate your students with podcasts to elevate learning in your classroom! If you are using Google Tools, there is an easy way to get podcasts in the hands of students. Podcasts are a high-interest resource to differentiate learning for your kids. Don’t miss this easy to access podcast option! #EdTech #TeachingResource #EduTech #DigitalLearning #RemoteLearning #PodcastsForKids #EducationBlog #FreeTeachingResource

Discover 20 important things you should have an answer for if you teach middle or high school! #TheLittlestTeacher #secondaryteachers #planning

20 Questions Every Secondary Teacher Should Have an Answer To

Discover 20 important things you should have an answer for if you teach middle or high school! #TheLittlestTeacher #secondaryteachers #planning

Discover 20 important things you should have an answer for if you teach middle or high school! #TheLittlestTeacher #secondaryteachers #planning

20 Questions Every Secondary Teacher Should Have an Answer To

Discover 20 important things you should have an answer for if you teach middle or high school! #TheLittlestTeacher #secondaryteachers #planning

This bundle includes editable rubrics, forms, and instructions for 5 different types of book reports or post-reading assessments. #bookreports  #TheLittlestTeacher

Middle or High School Book Report Bundle

This bundle includes editable rubrics, forms, and instructions for 5 different types of book reports or post-reading assessments. #bookreports #TheLittlestTeacher

Discover 20 important things you should have an answer for if you teach middle or high school! #TheLittlestTeacher #secondaryteachers #planning

20 Questions Every Secondary Teacher Should Have an Answer To

Discover 20 important things you should have an answer for if you teach middle or high school! #TheLittlestTeacher #secondaryteachers #planning

This bundle contains 20 mini-lessons in 22 files/ 200  pages to help guide your high school English students to success on the Literary Analysis Essay. #secondaryela #teachwriting #essaywriting #writingworkshop #bespokeela #2ndaryela #englishteacher #literaryanalysis

MEGA BUNDLE: The Literary Analysis Essay Guide in 20 Mini-lessons

This bundle contains 20 mini-lessons in 22 files/ 200 pages to help guide your high school English students to success on the Literary Analysis Essay. #secondaryela #teachwriting #essaywriting #writingworkshop #bespokeela #2ndaryela #englishteacher #literaryanalysis

Whether you Jane Eyre, Frankenstein, or Poe on your agenda this year, take these ideas from secondary ELA teachers across the country for creative ways to implement instruction.  Exploring the dark sides of humanity is part of exploring gothic literature.

To Teach Gothic Literature

Whether you Jane Eyre, Frankenstein, or Poe on your agenda this year, take these ideas from secondary ELA teachers across the country for creative ways to implement instruction. Exploring the dark sides of humanity is part of exploring gothic literature.

This bundle of 45 mentor sentences is structured around the fall and winter holidays during the months of October, November, and December. The mentor sentences come from famous works of literature, famous figures, or even holiday greetings. #mentortext #mentorsentences #sentencestalking #middleschoolela #highschoolela #writingworkshop

Fall & Winter Holiday Themed Mentor Sentences for Google Slides

This bundle of 45 mentor sentences is structured around the fall and winter holidays during the months of October, November, and December. The mentor sentences come from famous works of literature, famous figures, or even holiday greetings. #mentortext #mentorsentences #sentencestalking #middleschoolela #highschoolela #writingworkshop

Pacing a class period is a critical component of both classroom management and curriculum design.  When our pacing is predictable and organized, we are able to get through our content AND keep students focused.  Every lesson plan should have a target and here are the ways to get there.

How to Pace Your Class Period

Pacing a class period is a critical component of both classroom management and curriculum design. When our pacing is predictable and organized, we are able to get through our content AND keep students focused. Every lesson plan should have a target and here are the ways to get there.

Do you want to use social media for instruction with your high school students?  Then you may want to host a Twitter chat!  Chats support student learning by giving students opportunities to collaborate in online discussion and connect with a worldwide audience.  Read tips for leading a Twitter chat and get more eLearning ideas in this blog post. #highschoolteacher #elearning #digitallearning #aplitteacher #onlineinstruction

How to Host a Twitter Chat and More Tips for eLearning

Do you want to use social media for instruction with your high school students? Then you may want to host a Twitter chat! Chats support student learning by giving students opportunities to collaborate in online discussion and connect with a worldwide audience. Read tips for leading a Twitter chat and get more eLearning ideas in this blog post. #highschoolteacher #elearning #digitallearning #aplitteacher #onlineinstruction

This bundle includes editable rubrics, forms, and instructions for 5 different types of book reports or post-reading assessments. #bookreports  #TheLittlestTeacher

Middle or High School Book Report Bundle

This bundle includes editable rubrics, forms, and instructions for 5 different types of book reports or post-reading assessments. #bookreports #TheLittlestTeacher