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Free ELA and humanities-based products, resources, and teaching ideas found on Teachers Pay Teachers and around the web. Please pin for middle school and high school.

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This free writing organizer will help students improve their writing by focusing on three very important sentences for literary analysis prompts. This resource helps break down the literary analysis response. Teaching Literature, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Writing Activities, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, English Classroom, Ela Classroom, Classroom Ideas

Help students improve their writing

This free writing organizer will help students improve their writing by focusing on three very important sentences for literary analysis prompts. This resource helps break down the literary analysis response. #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachingwriting #teacher #literaryanalysis

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Mindfulness in the Classroom

Mindfulness is the act of slowing down and noticing what is happening. The purpose of mindfulness is to calm our thoughts and focus on the present moment. (GUESS WHAT? I've put together exclusive FREEBIES for mindfulness. Click here to receive them!) Mindfulness meditation is a way of focusing the mind so that it is fully attending to what’s happening right now, to what we’re doing, and to the space that we’re currently in. Cultivating mindfulness means to be present, to pay attention, and…

Hands-on grammar lessons are fabulous alternatives to the grammar worksheet. Hands on grammar allows students to play with their language & encourages engaging grammar activities. Hands on language arts activities like sentence manipulations and sentence building help kinesthetic learners. Hands on lessons with grammar manipulatives can engage young English students & middle school language arts classes with grammar lessons. Meet language standards with hands on grammar activities. Grammar Activities, Teaching Grammar, Grammar Lessons, Teaching Resources, Writing Resources, Writing Words, Writing Practice, Middle School Grammar, Language Arts

Hands-On Grammar

Hands-on grammar lessons are fabulous alternatives to the grammar worksheet. Hands on grammar allows students to play with their language & encourages engaging grammar activities. Hands on language arts activities like sentence manipulations and sentence building help kinesthetic learners. Hands on lessons with grammar manipulatives can engage young English students & middle school language arts classes with grammar lessons. Meet language standards with hands on grammar activities.

Create a vocabulary list that will allow for scaffolded vocabulary activities & engaging high school English activities. How to make a vocabulary list? How to organize vocabulary words? Make a vocabulary list that will connect to literature lessons. A free download, a vocabulary list for secondary students is included. List Of Vocabulary Words, Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Language Arts, Vocabulary Activities, English Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Middle School English

Free Vocabulary List

Create a vocabulary list that will allow for scaffolded vocabulary activities & engaging high school English activities. How to make a vocabulary list? How to organize vocabulary words? Make a vocabulary list that will connect to literature lessons. A free download, a vocabulary list for secondary students is included.

Independent Reading Tasks to Get Your Students Thinking. A blog post by Juggling ELA, School Resources, Teacher Resources, Classroom Resources, Reading Task Cards, Secondary Teacher, Middle School English, Independent Reading, Teaching Language Arts, Teacher Blogs

Independent Reading Tasks to Get Your Students Thinking

As secondary ELA teachers, most of our readers can read texts independently. Their levels may be varied, but giving your students ownership ...

End of Year Summer Grammar & Figurative Language Activity, Coloring for Teens Free teaching resources for summer Figurative Language Activity, Beach Color, Free Teaching Resources, Parts Of Speech, English Language Arts, End Of Year, Language Activities, Summer School, Summer Colors

Free teaching resources for summer

End of Year Summer Grammar & Figurative Language Activity, Coloring for Teens Free teaching resources for summer

I’m in love with these bulletin board letters from They go perfectly with my freebie “My Favorite Book. Teaching Language Arts, English Language Arts, Teaching English, Middle School Ela, Beginning Of The School Year, High School, School Resources, Classroom Resources, Teacher Resources

My Favorite Book

I’m in love with these bulletin board letters from @kimberlygesweinfonts. They go perfectly with my freebie “My Favorite Book.” #iteachtoo #librarymediaspecialist #elateacher #free

A big list of strategies for making learning fun in middle and high school ELA. This list includes creative, engaging, and active learning strategies that push critical thinking and interaction. #EngagingELA #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA Brain Based Learning, Engage In Learning, Fun Learning, Learning Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Middle School Ela, High School, Instructional Strategies

How to Engage Teens in Learning: A List of Strategies

A big list of strategies for making learning fun in middle and high school ELA. This list includes creative, engaging, and active learning strategies that push critical thinking and interaction. #EngagingELA #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

Use content chunking to create engaging lessons and maximize learning time. #LessonPlans #HighSchool #MiddleSchool #ELA English Teaching Resources, Teaching Strategies, Brain Based Learning, Learning Time, Guided Practice, Instructional Coaching, Teaching Language Arts, New Teachers, Lesson Plans

Create Engaging Lesson Plans

Use content chunking to create engaging lessons and maximize learning time. #LessonPlans #HighSchool #MiddleSchool #ELA

My Favorite Book (Free) Fun Classroom Activities, Library Activities, Teaching Activities, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources, Middle School Writing, Middle School English, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching English

My Favorite Book (Free)

In the beginning of the school year we're all trying to get to know our new students better. One way to do this is to find out what their favorite books are. In this free handout students summarize their favorite book and explain why others should read that book.Good For:✤ Class Discussions✤ The Beg...

I’m in love with these bulletin board letters from They go perfectly with my freebie “My Favorite Book. Teaching Language Arts, English Language Arts, Teaching English, Middle School Ela, Beginning Of The School Year, High School, School Resources, Classroom Resources, Teacher Resources

My Favorite Book

I’m in love with these bulletin board letters from @kimberlygesweinfonts. They go perfectly with my freebie “My Favorite Book.” #iteachtoo #librarymediaspecialist #elateacher #free

Reading Shakespeare's plays with students? Make the language attainable for all learners with these simple scaffolding strategies. #TeachingShakespeare #HighSchoolELA Teaching Language Arts, Teaching English, English Teachers, English Classroom, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Themes, Teaching Tools

Scaffolding Shakespeare's Plays

Reading Shakespeare's plays with students? Make the language attainable for all learners with these simple scaffolding strategies. #TeachingShakespeare #HighSchoolELA

Use photography in the classroom to inspire visual learning and make lessons relevant #HighSchool #MiddleSchool #VisualLessons Ela Classroom, English Classroom, English Teaching Resources, Teaching Strategies, Ap Language And Composition, Visual Learning, Middle School English, Media Literacy, Differentiated Instruction

Photography in the Classroom

Use photography in the classroom to inspire visual learning and make lessons relevant #HighSchool #MiddleSchool #VisualLessons

Add these 10 articles to inspire creative writing students to your writing lessons. Inspire creative writing students by discovering how published authors write & encourage creative writing students to find their own writing process. High school creative writing students can relate to famous authors and connect literature to writing with other people's creative writing processes. Writing Lesson Plans, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Resources, Writing Process, Teaching Tools, Teaching English, Teaching Resources

Inspire Creative Writing Students

Add these 10 articles to inspire creative writing students to your writing lessons. Inspire creative writing students by discovering how published authors write & encourage creative writing students to find their own writing process. High school creative writing students can relate to famous authors and connect literature to writing with other people's creative writing processes.

Are you teaching literary term theme with literary analysis? Teaching theme in high school can include a scaffolded anticipatory set & metaphors. When teaching themes in literature, build off prior knowedge like teaching themes with movies. Stories for teaching theme can engage middle school English & high school English classes. Teaching Themes, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Middle School Literacy, Literary Terms, 6th Grade Reading, End Of Year Activities, 8th Grade Science, Art Classroom

Teaching Theme

Are you teaching literary term theme with literary analysis? Teaching theme in high school can include a scaffolded anticipatory set & metaphors. When teaching themes in literature, build off prior knowedge like teaching themes with movies. Stories for teaching theme can engage middle school English & high school English classes.

Looking for pronoun worksheets and alternatives for teaching pronouns? Pronoun activities should connect grammar to literature & student writing. Pronoun worksheets can clarify confusing grammar elements. A pronoun worksheet will help with demonstrative pronouns, personal pronouns, relative pronouns, & pronoun types. A clear pronoun lesson plan will help with middle school English lesson plans. Teaching pronouns as part of the eight parts of speech activities for sixth grade middle school… Teaching Pronouns, Pronoun Activities, Pronoun Worksheets, Teaching Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Speech Activities, Teaching Resources, Art Classroom, English Classroom

Pronoun Activities

Looking for pronoun worksheets and alternatives for teaching pronouns? Pronoun activities should connect grammar to literature & student writing. Pronoun worksheets can clarify confusing grammar elements. A pronoun worksheet will help with demonstrative pronouns, personal pronouns, relative pronouns, & pronoun types. A clear pronoun lesson plan will help with middle school English lesson plans. Teaching pronouns as part of the eight parts of speech activities for sixth grade middle school…