I love using book clubs in my middle school classroom. Finding engaging yet rigorous middle school book club books can be a challenge. Two teacher-bloggers have teamed up to share our best middle school book club picks for your students. When selecting middle school book club books, it is important
September Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA can be difficult to find. This month means cooler breezes, fall colours, and back to school. And while there is definitely a little sadness as summer vacation comes to an end, there is also the magic of new pencils and a fresh start.
Classroom libraries can either bring life or clutter to a classroom. They are an important part of any thriving classroom. Check out the resources below to help you build your dream classroom library. It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it. Classroom Library Setup Creating a Dynamic Classroom
Unique novel selection is one of the greatest gifts we can give our students. Today’s blog post is written by Rebecca Gettelman who is a middle and high school teacher from the Midwest. She has been teaching for over eleven years. She has resources in her TPT Store for
Middle school book recommendations are important so that teachers can find excellent books to share with their students. Teachers are always on the lookout for the next great book to add to their classrooms. In this blog post, I have linked amazing middle school book recommendations that you can share
Reader’s workshop in the middle school classroom does not have to be overwhelming. Today Kasey Kiehl and I have teamed up to share our best tips for managing the reading workshop model at the middle school level. Kasey and I both use the workshop model in our classrooms and have
Biographies are an important non-fiction text type to teach. Students can get stuck in their own worlds and forget about the great things that are happening outside of their immediate community. When planning out their teaching units, it is important that teachers include biographies as a non-fiction text type or