Middle school english bell ringers

Start your middle school English class on an engaging note with these creative bell ringers. Explore fun and educational activities to get your students excited about learning.
High School, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Ela, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, 7th Grade Ela, Ideas, Middle School Stations, Middle School Grammar

Shhh! Did you hear that? It was the second bell. They’re COMING. Skipping, tripping, sauntering and marching right down that hallway. Are you ready for your students? Because make no mistake, they are ready for you! In an instant, the classroom goes from empty and silent to bursting with energy. Let’s face it: we teachers ... Read more

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Lacey Sexton
High School, Middle School Ela, Anchor Charts, Reading, English, Middle School English Language Arts, Middle School English Lessons, Middle School English Activities, Middle School Language Arts Lessons

By Presto Plans I first realized the power of bell ringers years ago, thanks to a particularly unruly class that would bounce off my walls after lunch. After consistently wasting the first ten minutes of class getting students seated, settled, and ready to learn, I decided to give bell-ringers a try. They were immediately a classroom game-changer. Bell-ringers—sometimes referred to as “warm ups” or “do nows”— are questions, tasks, or other warm up activities that students complete at the…

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Nancy Phear
Middle School English, High School English Bell Ringers, Secondary English Classroom, High School English Classroom, Teaching High School English, English Language Arts High School, Teaching High School, Secondary English, English Teacher High School

Hi, there! Christina, The Daring English Teacher, here and I am sharing five different types of bell ringers middle school ELA and high school English teachers can incorporate in their secondary ELA classroom. Whether you choose to call them bell ringers, do nows, bell work, or class starters, there is a lot to be said for the work your students do at the immediate start of class. Students thrive on routine, and though they may be a bit reluctant at first, students come to know what is…

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Beth Hooper

This single classroom procedure has made a HUGE difference in my experience teaching middle school. My first year teaching I didn't do this and I knew that something needed to change. I decided to put into a place a daily bellringer for every one of my classes. I am a Family Consumer Sciences teacher so I teacher 4 different classes!You can call it whatever you want to call it but I call it a bell ringer because my students are expected to be doing it as soon as the bell rings to start…

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Kelly O'Rourke
Routines are so critical for the secondary ELA classroom. One sure-fire routine to include in your classroom is a daily warm-up or bell ringer. Here is a list of classroom routines for the middle school ELA and high school English classroom. #secondaryELA #2ndaryELA #classroomroutines #classroommanagement #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #teacheradvice Middle School Reading, Classroom Management, Middle School English, High School English Classroom, Middle School Language Arts, Classroom Routines And Procedures, Classroom Behavior, Middle School Classroom, Teaching Secondary

Routines are so critical for the secondary ELA classroom. One sure-fire routine to include in your classroom is a daily warm-up or bell ringer. Here is a list of classroom routines for the middle school ELA and high school English classroom. #secondaryELA #2ndaryELA #classroomroutines #classroommanagement #middleschoolELA #highschoolEnglish #teachertips #teacheradvice

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The Daring English Teacher