Public Speaking Tips
Teach speaking skills and communication skills in middle school and high school English class. Topics for public speaking | Giving a speech | Public speaking…
Increase student voice & student choice in your English language arts classroom through use of differentiated learning strategies! If your goal as an English teacher is a student-led classroom that emphasizes 21st-century skills, this guide will help you to use differentiated learning as a part of your regular instruction! Student-led learning doesn't have to be a TON of work and can help you save time! #secondaryela #reading #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum #differentiatedlearning
Class Discussion Strategies
Leading whole class discussion can be effective...but teachers can overuse this discussion strategy. This English teacher blog post is food for thought for any English language arts or social studies teacher looking to increase classroom participation and find new class discussion strategies. #secondaryela #classdiscussion #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum #discussion
Building Excitement for Slam Poetry
English teachers, the strategies in this free guide will build student excitement for slam poetry writing and performance. Most importantly, they will help you to teach spoken word poetry with ease and confidence while helping students to find their voice and speak with confidence. These teaching strategies for slam poetry come directly from years of experience and will start you on your slam poetry journey! #secondaryela #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum #instructionalstrategies
Ultimate Guide to Teaching Podcasting - English Teacher Blog
Teaching podcasting to middle school and high school students is a fun and engaging way to practice ALL English language arts skills: speaking and listening, writing, reading, and language. Whether you use podcasting in the classroom as a project-based learning opportunity or as a listening activity, there's something here for you! In this ultimate guide to teaching podcasting, teachers will learn about best practice strategies for creating and recording podcast episodes in their classrooms.
Simulations in Speech Class - Language Arts Classroom
Simulations for speech class: activities that will build student buy-in and engage reluctant speakers. Try these activities in your public speaking class. #PublicSpeaking #SpeechClass
Real-World Socratic Seminar Definition - English Teacher Blog
Avoid failure in Socratic seminar with these seven teaching tips from my English classroom to yours! Middle school and high school English language arts class is a great place to implement student led discussion! | Lindsay Ann Learning
Fun Persuasive Activities BUNDLE: Rhetoric, Argumentative Writing, Speaking
Practice persuasive writing and speaking techniques with fun and engaging rhetoric activities for middle school and high school English language arts. Students use rhetorical devices and rhetorical appeals as they practice writing and speaking skills! Click on the image to learn more!
Fun Persuasion Activity for Middle School & High School
Middle school and high school English language arts students love this fun persuasion activity! It works well after teaching ethos, pathos, logos, rhetorical devices, and/or counterclaim. Students will sell a random object to a funny fictional group. A great way to practice writing, speaking and listening, and argumentation skills!
Fostering Quality Classroom Conversation | English Teacher Blog
As English teachers, we regularly provide opportunities for students to engage in discussion about a specific topic, to share insight with each other, to answer a question, to debrief or brainstorm, etc. The truth, though, is that not all classroom conversation is created equal. Talk does not equal learning.
Group Discussion Starters for Academic Conversation
These helpful discussion stems for academic conversation will add depth and rigor to your next discussion activity. This discussion strategy provides middle school and high school English language arts students with a menu of discussion sentence starters to use as they engage in small group or whole class discussions of any fiction or nonfiction text(s).
5 total participation techniques to make every student an active learner
5 total participation techniques to make every student an active learner. Persida and William Himmele share strategies that can boost student engagement in the classroom.
Friends TV Show Listening Activity: Joey Breaks Up with Janine
Friends TV Show Listening Activity: Joey Breaks Up with Janine Duration: 30 minute activity, clip is approximately 5-6 minutes long -Youtube Link, (on handout) -Comprehension Questions -Gram
ELA Teaching Strategies for Small Group Discussions - English Teacher Blog
ELA Teaching Strategies for Paired and Small Group Discussions || Ideas, activities and revision resources for teaching GCSE English || www.gcse-english.com ||