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Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!

Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!--use with novel and myth characters!

Assist your students with answering vocabulary questions. Questions include choosing the correct dictionary definition, locating context clues, and determining meaning of words. This resource is great for any middle school reading test prep.

Reading Vocabulary Escape Room - Middle School - Test Prep

Assist your students with answering vocabulary questions. Questions include choosing the correct dictionary definition, locating context clues, and determining meaning of words. This resource is great for any middle school reading test prep.

Escape room style reading test prep. Includes context clues station, non-fiction text structure, plot diagram practice, and practice with common reading vocabulary terms.  This interactive escape room requires technology. This is a great form of test prep for any middle school ELA state test.

Escape Room - Reading Test Prep - Middle School

Includes context clues station, non-fiction text structure, plot diagram practice, and practice with common reading vocabulary terms. This interactive escape room requires technology. This is a great form of test prep

Connect your students to great authors and titles! Blog post with 40 titles for middle school readers from TeachingELAwithJoy.com

Fabulous Authors for Middle School Readers Infographic - Fabulous Authors and 40 Book Recommendations for Middle School Readers

Short Stories, Poems & Nonfiction for Secondary: Use this list of suggested informational texts, poetry and prose (all available to print for free online) for an entire year of English curriculum: 50 informational texts & U.S. Seminal Documents, 50 poems (19 written by African American and Latino Poets), 45 short stories (13 written by African American and Latino authors): Practice high school or middle school common-core standards for reading informational texts, reading literature and…

Short Stories, Poems & Nonfiction for Secondary: Use this list of suggested informational texts, poetry and prose (all available to print for free online) for an entire year of English curriculum: 50 informational texts & U.

Three strategies to implement in your classroom when teaching students how to annotate text. Ideal for middle school and high school students, these strategies will help build confidence.

One of the first lessons I teach every single year, regardless of the grade-level I am teaching, is how to closely read and annotate a te.

The most fun you've ever had introducing Literature Circles! Check out this blog post for details!

Literature Students can introduce stories by having a book tasting in the classroom. Students who are reading the same book can come together to discuss the book.

Teach Your Child to Read - Teach Your Child to Read - Teach characterization by using fun, short videos with compelling characters and problems. Guide students through character analysis with critical thinking questions. Ideal middle school activity -- five video suggestions. Perfect mini lesson and intro - Give Your Child a Head Start, and...Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future... - Give Your Child a Head Start, and...Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future...

Teach characterization by using fun, short videos with compelling characters and problems. Guide students through character analysis with critical thinking questions. Ideal middle school activity -- five video suggestions. Perfect mini lesson and intro

Teach Your Child to Read - Easy to implement tips for teaching your students how to annotate correctly. Perfect tips for your upper elementary, middle school, or high school classroom! - Give Your Child a Head Start, and...Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future...

Easy to implement tips for teaching your students how to annotate correctly. Perfect tips for your upper elementary, middle school, or high school classroom!

Literary Hoots Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader

Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader

Teach Your Child to Read - Literary Hoots Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Picture Books in Middle School | Using picture books in your classroom can engage reluctant readers, help introduce a lesson, and build community. Check out tips & resources for using picture books in middle school from The Hanson Hallway at The Secondary English Coffee Shop

Picture Books in Middle School Using picture books in your classroom can engage reluctant readers, help introduce a lesson, and build community. Check out tips & resources for using picture books in middle school from The Hanson Hallway at The Secondary

These informational text reading task cards are the perfectly challenging and fun way to assess your students' understanding of informational texts! These work great in your middle school or high school classroom!

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Reading in Content Areas 1 - Students can utilize these Informational Task Cards for their textbook or articles that they may read in their various subject areas. The cards can be distributed like decks of cards or a few cards individually.

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.

15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities.