February lesson plans for middle school ELA need to help students stay energized during this dreary winter month. February is here, and with it comes the hearts, candy, and flowers that signal Valentine’s Day. Today let’s talk about something else that many of us have a passion for – teaching.
Month: January 2020
It can be difficult to find a good middle school Groundhog Day lesson plan for students. I see a lot of crafts and picture books when I search for lessons. Groundhog Day is an interesting North American celebration for many people. I think it is important that my students develop
It can be difficult to find a good Chinese New Year lesson plan for middle school students. I see a lot of crafts and picture books when I search for lessons, and I wanted to put together a resource that would help students understand more about this holiday. Chinese New
Have you ever used a digital escape room in your classroom? Digital escape rooms are a great tool. Have you tried a real escape room where you have a time limit to unlock the door and “escape”? These are incredible learning tools to foster creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking
When was the last time you thought about making English class fun? When you think of your English class growing up what images come to mind? Sitting in your chair, listening to the teacher talk about whatever novel you are studying. My favourite memory of English class was a “Lord
High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Today’s teens do not want to read the “classics” their parents might have read 20 years ago. Some classic novels are good, but so many can be boring, or students are not at the age where they can fully appreciate the