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Great Books for Resistant Readers in Middle School and High School

Great Books for Resistant Readers in Middle School and High School | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
I have been on the hunt as of late for books that I can hand to one of my hardest student groups; my resistant readers.  Not just reluctant readers, not just readers that may have forgotten how much they like reading, no, the students that really do not want to read and would rather fake…
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365 Creative Writing Prompts - ThinkWritten

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Here are 365 Creative Writing Prompts to help inspire you to write every single day! Use them for journaling, story starters, poetry, and more!
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Infusing Writing Lessons with Mentor Texts

Infusing Writing Lessons with Mentor Texts | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
We spend a lot of time touting the benefits of mentor texts for students for obvious reasons! Mentor texts -- professional pieces of writing that are current and relevant to this year’s students -- can guide and inspire their writing in ways that we alone can’t. Additionally mentor texts: connect our writers to their passions…
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How To Find A Theme

We discuss examples of themes, subjects, ways to find a theme and the writing process. CONNECT WITH DARIOUS BRITT TWITTER - https://twitter.com/D4Dariou
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Mini-lesson Monday: Deeper Reading

Mini-lesson Monday: Deeper Reading | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Critical thinking matters. We cannot get thoughtful writing, if we are not helping our students to think thoughtfully through texts.
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Why Listening to Podcasts Helps Kids Improve Reading Skills

Why Listening to Podcasts Helps Kids Improve Reading Skills | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Ironically, listening to podcasts has prompted this teacher's students to read more.
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Top 10 Podcasts to Use in the Classroom by Liza Lauter

Top 10 Podcasts to Use in the Classroom by Liza Lauter | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
After 11 years of teaching, here's what I know about 8th graders: They like a good story. They think they hate non-fiction. They love any time they can sit and listen.
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The Whole-Class Novel: To Read Together or Not?

The Whole-Class Novel: To Read Together or Not? | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Recently, a post on the Notice and Note Book Club page generated lots of responses. This post asked for articles that would help support the position that teaching whole-class novels does not help …
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Breaking Rules Like a Pro

Breaking Rules Like a Pro | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Last week I participated in a Twitter chat hosted by @TalksWTeachers and this blog’s creators: @AllisonMarchett and @RebekahODell1. It was a fast-paced flurry of awesome ideas and thought-provoking questions, but one question in particular kept me thinking the next day.  Allison posed the following question: What do you struggle to teach and how might mentor…
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Mentor Text Wednesday: A Metaphorical Op-Ed

Mentor Text Wednesday: A Metaphorical Op-Ed | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Today's guest post comes from Kelly Pace. Kelly teaches eleventh grade International Baccalaureate English and Theory of Knowledge in Hanover County, Virginia. She has taught ninth through twelfth grades over her eighteen-year teaching career. Connect with her on Twitter @KellyAPace.  Mentor Text: There's a Brock Turner in All of o(UR) Lives I don’t know why I…
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Make Writing: 5 Teaching Strategies That Turn Writer's Workshop Into a Maker Space (Hack Learning Series Book 2) eBook: Angela Stockman: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store

Make Writing: 5 Teaching Strategies That Turn Writer's Workshop Into a Maker Space (Hack Learning Series Book 2) eBook: Angela Stockman: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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7 Hacks for Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

7 Hacks for Google Classroom - Teacher Tech | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
I love using Google Classroom. It solves the sharing permissions problem when using Google Docs and makes it so easy for me to find all student work in one convenient place in Google Drive.
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CommonLit | Fiction & Nonfiction Literacy Resources

CommonLit | Fiction & Nonfiction Literacy Resources | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
CommonLit is a free digital collection of fiction and nonfiction texts and question sets, organized by theme, essential question and grade level.
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Mentor Text Wednesday: The Snowy Lambeau

Mentor Text Wednesday: The Snowy Lambeau | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Mentor Texts: Snowy Lambeau - a poem by Gord Downie Writing Techniques: Writing Poetry Reflecting on Craft Background: The preamble is a bit of a tale this week.
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Memoir Mentor Texts

Memoir Mentor Texts | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Memoir Mentor Texts: Here is 38 pages worth of memoirs (in Google Docs). There are 18 different titles, in different lengths and reading skills. Ready to print and use. I hope this helps. Seems like a lot of folks need resources. Click "File, Make a Copy" in Google Drive to copy them to your Google Drive, and then you can format them differently, and keep them for yourself and share them with others. When the Relatives Came My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother When I Was Young in the Mountains Owl Moon My Mamma Had a Dancing Heart Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark Eleven Grandmama’s Kitchen Table Roommates Superpatriot The Crossing Principals and Principles Peeing on an Electric Fence The Follower Reading Can Be Dangerous My Entire Football Career My Superpowers A Day at the Zoo
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Rubric for Deeper Thinking About Learning

Rubric for Deeper Thinking About Learning | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
We were exploring how to make metacognitive thinking more visible for our students, keeping it aligned with our mandate to keep thinking and learning visible, transparent, tangible, critiqueable and accountable within learning spaces.

Via Nik Peachey, Walter Gassenferth, Ron McIntyre, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Ginger Jewell's curator insight, October 11, 2016 10:35 AM
Always a fan of a rubric, I think they help students immensely if consructed correctly.
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Dr. Helen Teague's curator insight, October 11, 2016 2:49 PM
Don't often see a rubric specifically for metacognition: Rubric for Deeper Thinking About Learning
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The Literary Maven: Silent Discussion Strategy: Engaging All Students' Voices

The Literary Maven: Silent Discussion Strategy: Engaging All Students' Voices | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Using a silent discussion strategy allows for all students' voices to be heard and for the assessment of individual understanding of a text. Students practice agreeing or disagreeing and providing textual evidence just as they would in an oral discussion.
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Mini-lesson Monday: Deeper Reading

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Critical thinking matters. We cannot get thoughtful writing, if we are not helping our students to think thoughtfully through texts.
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Lessons Worth Sharing | TED-Ed

Lessons Worth Sharing | TED-Ed | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Your Rubric Is a Hot Mess; Here’s How to Fix It.

Your Rubric Is a Hot Mess; Here’s How to Fix It. | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Instead of listing all the different ways a task deviates from the target, the single-point rubric simply describes the target in a single column of traits.
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10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area

10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area
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25 Great Essay Collections from 2016

25 Great Essay Collections from 2016 | THE SCOOP on ELA  7-12 | Scoop.it
Don't miss these 25 smart, funny, thought-provoking essay collections from 2016.
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