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Share Your Favorite Poems for Poem in Your Pocket Day

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Share your favorite poems to celebrate National Poetry Month and Poem in Your Pocket Day

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Grammar Blog

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Reviews of grammar rules, writing advice, English sayings, new words, proofreading tips, and much more.

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Handy Dandy Grammar tips!

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25 Sites For Creating Interesting Quote Images

25 Sites For Creating Interesting Quote Images | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Here is a useful list of more than two dozen (and growing) sites that let you easily create interesting quote images. These can be useful for presentations or project-based learning in just about any classroom.

Via Baiba Svenca, Gina Martin
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 6, 2013 10:26 AM

Quotes are a great thing to include in presentations. Explore the list of tools that help you to create slides containing quotes.

Thanks for the suggestion to Alfredo Corell.

Roger L. Gill's curator insight, December 24, 2013 4:56 AM

Enjoy creating your own memes!  

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Angelou paints picture of ‘a rainbow in the clouds during 2003 Q-C visit

Angelou paints picture of ‘a rainbow in the clouds  during 2003 Q-C visit | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
The standing-room-only audience stood, shouted, clapped and sang, all in homage to Maya Angelou, one of America's bets-known poets.
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This Is Teen

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Character Personality Quizzes from This Is Teen #IreadYA

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Common Core State Standards Reference Guides

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Gain a comprehensive understanding to efficiently and easily implement the standards with CoreStand’s Common Core State Standards Reference Guides.

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Barbara Goebel's curator insight, June 20, 2013 8:03 AM

Every little bit of help for the conversion to Common Core is welcome!

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Teaching with Vine (not something I would have thought of!)

Find resources at http://teacherrebootcamp.com/resources/webinars/

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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gwynethjones's curator insight, April 5, 10:10 AM

I really want to try to do VINE Book reviews! After all this standardized testing is done I'm gonna ask my principal if it's OK!

W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, April 7, 9:21 AM

Challenge yourself, challenge your students.   Digital, movement-oriented, interactive, creative, and very simple.   This is going to be cool.

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Schools Pushing for Eco-Friendly Cafeterias | Teach.com

Schools Pushing for Eco-Friendly Cafeterias | Teach.com | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
School cafeterias nation-wide are implementing eco-friendly lunch programs, including compostable trays and healthy menu options, to benefit the health of both students and the environment.
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Have your students investigate their cafeteria for eco-friendliness. Then they can research ways to be better. Could be a great speaking/listening Common Core project.

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Music: The Best Way to Boost Brain Power | Teach.com

Music: The Best Way to Boost Brain Power | Teach.com | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Recent studies show the academic benefits of learning a musical instrument, strengthening students' creativity, memory, decision-making and multitasking skills.
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Top 10 Terms Students Need to Know to Be Successful on Standardized Tests | Scholastic.com

Top 10 Terms Students Need to Know to Be Successful on Standardized Tests | Scholastic.com | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Middle schoolers need to understand the directional terms they encounter on standardized test. Teacher advisor Kechia Williams explains how she helps her 6th graders master these key words to ensure they are ready for open-ended questions.

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Faith is Restored - Social Humor

10 awesome moments that will restore your faith in humanity!
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500 Words a Day: The Secret to Developing a Regular Writing Habit | Goins, Writer

500 Words a Day: The Secret to Developing a Regular Writing Habit | Goins, Writer | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
This is the year you become a writer. And what do writers do? They write, of course. Here's how you can develop a regular writing habit.

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Listed: Poems inspired by paintings | Visual arts reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk

Listed: Poems inspired by paintings | Visual arts reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
A selection of 10 great poems and the paintings that inspired them. Art feature by Fisun Guner
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Great list of poems inspired by artwork. Common Core Reading Standard #7

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Hands-On Poetry Activities

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Great ideas for writing original poems.

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Tracee Orman's curator insight, March 5, 2013 2:09 PM

Writing poetry doesn't have to be hard. Check out my latest post "Hands-on Poetry Activities" for ideas and tips to inspire your students.

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Popular Books for Teens

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Popular books for teens. Click for a list of all books.
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These books are consistently checked out in my classroom library by both girls and boys. Click for more details and links.

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Tracee Orman's curator insight, July 8, 5:11 AM

Great suggestions for reading material for teens. These are the most popular choices in my classroom library. #1 this year was John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars." 

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30 Reasons "The Hunger Games" Is Actually Just Finals Week

30 Reasons "The Hunger Games" Is Actually Just Finals Week | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

Finals Week is full of tests, training and pain just like The Hunger Games. The only difference is, unlike The Hunger Games death is not involved...usually.

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Finals Week is full of tests, training and pain just like The Hunger Games. The only difference is—unlike The Hunger Games—death is not involved...usually.

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Not THAT Top 10 List by Cathy Blackler

Not THAT Top 10 List by Cathy Blackler | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
It was my original intent to write a “Top 10 Most Pilfered Books from my Classroom Library” post. Teachers and librarians everywhere could easily come up with their own lists, containing the books ...
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Great list of books for teens.

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Seeing Landmarks From Far Away Might Shatter Your Perception Of Them

Seeing Landmarks From Far Away Might Shatter Your Perception Of Them | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Wow. I guess it's true when they say not everything is as it appears...

Via Seth Dixon, Barbara Goebel
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Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, March 21, 8:34 AM

I think it's awesome to see the past mixed with the present, and realizing how our imagination adds to the "mystery" of places.  However, seeing things in context truly changes perception - how could this be brought to your students?  Fascinating.  

Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, March 28, 8:43 AM

LA PERCEPCIÓN A TRAVÉS DE LA DISTANCIA

Jessica Rieman's curator insight, April 2, 2:33 PM

By looking at these images it is apparent that heir is a clear distincition between how one may view the monument from upclose andd then when you take asep back you can really appreciate it by seeing others appreciate it as well. As an observer you can also identify the different persepectives by looking at it in a different light by either taking a step back or viewing it from a different vanage point. Knowing the history of the monument also helps with a background story in order for better appreciation of the monument and the History that goes along with it.

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Three Good Resources for Helping Students Learn About and Write Poetry

Three Good Resources for Helping Students Learn About and Write Poetry | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

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Great for poetry month: Three good resources for helping students learn about & write poetry.

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15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education

15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
The Best Google Drive Add Ons for Education will help you be more productive and add cool academic content into Google Drive. Revise better and more...

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Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 9, 5:36 PM

Google Drive - education add-ons

Gary Harwell's curator insight, April 9, 9:24 PM

Great Add-ons that make your Google Drive more accessable and useable for educational purposes.

Ulrike Grabe's curator insight, April 14, 6:46 AM

besonders interessant für gemeinschaftlich bearbeitete Dokumente ist das Track-Changes-Add-On, das Google Docs um die bekannte "Änderungen nachverfolgen"-Funktion aus Microsoft Word ergänzt

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Turning Struggling Students into Superheroes: Comic Books as Teaching Tools | Teach.com

Turning Struggling Students into Superheroes: Comic Books as Teaching Tools | Teach.com | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Drawing from personal experience, graduate student Michael Strom demonstrates the tremendous teaching power of comic books and graphic novels, and how we can use these as literary tools to reach our struggling students.
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Students can still practice higher-level reading skills using comic books.

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10 Questions for Laurie Halse Anderson, author of The Impossible Knife of Memory

Laurie Halse Anderson is one of the most prominent writers of young adult literature today.


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57 Wonderful Student Blogs to Share with Your Class

57 Wonderful Student Blogs to Share with Your Class | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 2, 12:11 PM

This is a handy post. I plan on introducing student blogging to my new year 7 class and showing them examples is a great way to let them see just what is possible.

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Carol Mortensen's comment, April 10, 9:48 PM
awesome way to use a classroom website!
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How Failure Is One Of The Most Important Factors In Success

How Failure Is One Of The Most Important Factors In Success | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurs talk about the importance of getting back up when something goes wrong.

Via Beth Kanter, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Beth Kanter's curator insight, October 8, 2013 9:13 PM

"Failure is a weird word. I don't see it as failure. I see it as a natural evolution of a solution to a problem."

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The Most Surprising Photos of 2013 | TIME.com

The Most Surprising Photos of 2013 | TIME.com | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it
While the culture of social media did its best to ensure that 2013 had its fair share of entertaining, surprising and, above all, shareable photo moments, ultimately the past twelve months included as many genuinely shocking as surprising pictures.

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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, January 1, 10:25 AM

great discussion prompts incorporating and developing visual literacy

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Gift Wrap Unwrapped | Visual.ly

Gift Wrap Unwrapped | Visual.ly | Websites to Share with Students in English Language Arts Classrooms | Scoop.it

How much gift wrap do we go through each year? How many trees could we save by recycling boxes and using eco-friendly gift wrap? Read more...

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Simple advice for wrapping eco-friendly gifts.

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