Article of the Week is one of my favourite literacy strategies/assignments. I discovered this concept last year from the English teacher-guru Kelly Gallagher. The basic concept is for teachers to assign students a non-fiction article each week to read and provide time for students to develop a well-written response. Each
Use these end of the year classroom management strategies to help successfully end the year.
Speaking skills are very important. Teaching speaking and listening skills that are both valuable and relevant are crucial for their future success. Once students leave our classrooms, they must be able to articulate their thoughts and opinions to various audiences carefully. Read this curated Twitter chat on how English
Did you know that TeachersPayTeachers authors often update their resources with new content and designs? Gaining access to updated resources is something that I wanted to inform more teachers about. As a TeachersPayTeachers author, I use my feedback and emails from teachers to make improvements, updates and design changes to my
Helping struggling readers and writers is a key part of an English teachers’ job. Our classrooms are diverse environments composed of students with a range of needs and abilities. As teachers, we work diligently to meet the needs of all of our learners. In this curated Twitter chat, we discussed specific
Confessions of a High School Disaster by Emma Chastain I was delighted to receive an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my own, and I was not additionally compensated for this post beyond the