Are you looking for Grade 7 History lessons for the Ontario Curriculum? I love teaching history and have created some engaging lessons for teachers required to teach this curriculum. When creating grade 7 history lessons, I think about how students learn best and what activities will engage students in their learning.
How do you structure your 100 minute literacy block in the intermediate grades? My school district has 300 minutes dedicated to English Language Arts each week. Some schools like to schedule this with four 50 minute periods and one 100 minute block of time. Each school schedules Language Arts differently.
Have you ever wanted to create classroom podcasts? Podcasts are a great learning resource for your students at school. If you don’t know how to create classroom podcasts or you are unfamiliar with this media format, let’s get introduced! A podcast is a digital audio recording, usually involving talking, and
December lesson plans need to be engaging and festive yet curriculum-focused and rigorous. What a challenge! Many teachers say December is the hardest month of the year. The lead-up to the winter break can be brutal. Students are excitable, they’re in need of time off from the classroom, and they’re
Middle school creative writing sometimes gets a bad rap. It is often seen as less serious and less important than many other types of writing. This is too bad because frequent and directed creative writing can offer significant benefits to your students and curriculum. Let’s talk about a few of
Learn how to use digital escape rooms without a Google account. Follow these steps or watch the video included in this blog post. Use Digital Escape Rooms Without a Google Account Create your own personal Google Gmail account. It’s free! Access the digital escape room via the link provided in
YA romance novels are one of my favourite genres. I love reading these cute love stories and losing myself in the author’s writing. It is not just teachers and their students who recognize what a great genre this is – many major streaming platforms have made YA romance books into
Grade 6 Ontario Social Studies resources can be a challenge to find. No matter how excited you are about it, teaching a new subject or a new grade can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Not only do you have all the prep work and grading of a typical year, but