Use these creative lesson ideas for your Refugee novel study unit to help maintain engagement among your students.
Have you considered using reading log alternatives to hold your students accountable for their reading? Reading logs are not fun for anyone. This might be an unpopular opinion, but I have a feeling that if you are reading this post, you feel the same way. Students aren’t always honest about their
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 or
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
When teaching science fiction, it is important to incorporate both classic and modern favourites. From such classics as War of the Worlds and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea to more modern texts like Ender’s Game or City of Ember, science fiction offers a wide variety of stories for first-time
Reading comprehension is an important skill for students to master. Unfortunately, reading comprehension practice is often not something that inspires excitement among students. One way to combat this apathy is to use reading selections that students find interesting. My free Rubik’s Cube lesson is just such an interest-garnering activity. This