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Close Reading Relief: Re-engage Students with Digital Microstories | MiddleWeb

Close Reading Relief: Re-engage Students with Digital Microstories | MiddleWeb | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Too much close reading is boring, say these ELA experts. Invite students to read & write digital microstories. It's fun and they'll strengthen key CCSS skills.
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After 12 Years of Teaching Writing...an Epiphany!

After 12 Years of Teaching Writing...an Epiphany! | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
I've been teaching students how to write for 12 years, but this week I had a realization that made me question the purpose of writing in school. When I was in high school and later in college, my English classes focused primarily on reading novels and writing papers to demonstrate a strong
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Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable

Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Reading aloud to older children -- even up to age 14, who can comfortably read to themselves -- has benefits both academic and emotional, according to researchers.
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Let It Marinate: The Importance of Reflection and Closing

Let It Marinate: The Importance of Reflection and Closing | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
I am one of those people who regularly figures out exactly what to say after the moment has passed. I will be deep in conversation with someone, sharing thoughts and bouncing around ideas. Yet, as th
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I made this, everyone is coming to see it - Year 8 English Co-Creation

I made this, everyone is coming to see it - Year 8 English Co-Creation | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
5 Year 8 Students 2 English Teachers 1 Pedagogy Leader 10 weeks of learning. Objective: Create, publish and share understandings of how language works in Poetry. Take this model of Guided Inquiry l...
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Top 14 Graphic Novels for Teenagers | AbeBooks' Reading Copy

Top 14 Graphic Novels for Teenagers | AbeBooks' Reading Copy | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Top 14 Graphic novels for teenagers: Nazis, zombies, mischievous monkey gods, war and more, all beautifully accompanied by amazing art. Teenager or not - get reading!
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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is the groundbreaking multiplatform adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. It became the first YouTube series to win
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Top 10 books to read now you've finished The Hunger Games

Top 10 books to read now you've finished The Hunger Games | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Have you finished The Hunger Games and feeling lost in a sea of YA dystopian thrillers? Turning to the games console or movies to get an action fix? Here are our top 10 books for people who love The Hunger Games and want to read more
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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Spoken Word Poetry

Five-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Spoken Word Poetry | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
April is National Poetry Month, and since I wrote a Five-Minute Film Fest on poetry in general a few years ago, I thought I'd focus on my favorite style of performance poetry: spoken word. When done w
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Beyond the Book: Infographics of Students' Reading History

Beyond the Book: Infographics of Students' Reading History | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
I'm an evangelist.

A book evangelist, that is. I hand out books to students and colleagues, booktalking them in class, at lunch, and even in my email signature. I want my students to read widely and
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@Darcy1968/Literary on Twitter

@Darcy1968/Literary on Twitter | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.
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How To Determine A Student's Prior Knowledge - Edudemic

How To Determine A Student's Prior Knowledge - Edudemic | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
When you first step into a classroom, poised and ready to launch into a new discussion or lesson, you probably feel a sense of excitement. You’re about to embark on a journey with your class and every student is along for the ride. The problem, however, is that many students are not on the same …
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Visible Thinking Routines for Blogging

Visible Thinking Routines for Blogging | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Our school's fabulous PE teacher, Claire Arcenas, is bringing blogging to her PE classes. She is incorporating Visual Thinking Routines to help her students become reflective commenters. In a recen...
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The value of Shakespeare

The value of Shakespeare | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Many of us are resistant to studying the works of William Shakespeare but we use Shakespearean language every day. In...
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Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels

Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
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Report Writing Lesson: Class Newspaper Teams Part 1 - Analysis - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Report Writing Lesson: Class Newspaper Teams Part 1 - Analysis - Australian Curriculum Lessons | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Summary: This is a 2 part lesson. The first part gives students the opportunity to investigate newspaper articles in depth. During this time students will analyse the structure of newspaper articles (Headline, Lead, Body, Conclusion), the 5 W’s (who, what, where, why, when) as well as the author’s intention. The template found in resources will ...
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Five Tips for Building Strong Collaborative Learning

Five Tips for Building Strong Collaborative Learning | Ideas for the English Classroom | Scoop.it
Students at The College Preparatory School often collaborate in groups, as in this math class where students work together to solve a set of geometry problems in the classroom (above), and then wor
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