YA (young adult) novels have come a long way since the development of the genre. Now, these novels represent a diverse selection of plots, characters, settings and themes. Students will enjoy reading YA novels that are not just the traditional realistic fiction genre. Recommend that your students try novels in
Month: May 2022
Do you teach consumer awareness lessons? No matter who you are and where you live, you are a consumer. As consumers, our lives are full of choices – which brand to buy, where to shop, what to eat, and even how much is reasonable to pay for something. These are
It is very important to teach non-fiction in middle school. Fiction literature is a favourite in many literature classrooms while non-fiction selections often take a backseat. And while fiction is a great option for many reasons and in many situations, non-fiction has merits as well that are often overlooked
Are you looking for engaging middle school end of the year activities? I have some great suggestions for you. Middle School End of Year Activities Check out these three resources that will help you reduce your planning load stress during the end of the year with your middle school classes.
Have you ever planned a middle school short story unit? Short story units are very popular among middle school ELA classes. Unlike novels and other longer works (which often require a whole vetting and purchase process before they can be added to or changed in the curriculum), short story selection
Are you looking for creative end-of-the-year activities for your middle school students? It does not have to be a challenge to keep your middle school students focused during the last week of school. “What are we going to do today?” “Can we have time on technology to play?” “Do we