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american literature essay topics learning twice: The SIFT Method for Literature Analysis Ap Literature, Teaching Literature, Literature Circles, Teaching Reading, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Short Stories, High School Literature, Teaching Art, Education English

The SIFT Method for Literature Analysis

I've written about Teaching Channel before, and I'll be writing from time to time about a particular great idea I've found there. If you haven't already joined, remember that it's FREE, and signing up takes less than a minute! One of the many great Tch video clips shows middle school teacher Meagan Berkowitz teaching a poetry lesson using the SIFT Method - Symbol, Imagery, Figurative Language, and Tone or Theme. It's less than 5 minutes long, and well worth watching to see her interaction…

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Dr. Jenna Copper | ELA Teacher on Instagram: “This is how I set up peer review for AP, but it could work for any class. I number across desks with sticky notes (you know I love them! 😂)…”

This is how I set up peer review for AP, but it could work for any class. I number across desks with sticky notes (you know I love them! ) for how many students I have in class. I use washi tape to cover the names because it comes off easily afterwards, and it's not see-through (but most of all bc it's pretty!). Then, I give each paper two sticky notes. I distribute the papers and the holistic rubric, and the students read and provide comments on the sticky notes. Once they're done, they pu

Teaching students to understand poetry does NOT need to be a challenge. Click through to see the seven steps that break it down and make it manageable. These seven steps will work great for your and grade classroom or home sch 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Literature, Sixth Grade, 7th Grade English, Fourth Grade, 5th Grade Poetry

Teaching Students to Comprehend Poetry in 7 Steps - Study All Knight

Today I am excited to welcome Kim from English Oh My as our guest blogger. She has some great ideas for teaching students to comprehend poetry in a manageable way. Enjoy! Happy April, and Happy National Poetry Month! Poetry is a timeless genre, and it is a part of most English Language curriculum. When I tell ... Read more Teaching Students to Comprehend Poetry in 7 Steps

This is the perfect nonfiction podcast! The subject of the unsolved 1912 ax murders of an entire family and their guests keeps students engaged, and it aligns with CCSS since students evaluate purpose, bias, and validity of evidence. Great for Halloween o Ela Classroom, High School Classroom, English Classroom, High School Students, Classroom Themes, High School Curriculum, College Students, High School Teachers, Gifted Students

Scary Podcasts for High School Students – Engaging and Effective Teaching

This is the perfect nonfiction podcast! The subject of the unsolved 1912 ax murders of an entire family and their guests keeps students engaged, and it aligns with CCSS since students evaluate purpose, bias, and validity of evidence. Great for Halloween or any time you want to change things up.

Using Mentor texts to assist in teaching reading skills is a fun way to teach 10 reading skills in 10 weeks with the book ideas and digital or printable graphic organizers. Perfect for your upper elementary students. Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Books, Guided Reading, Comprehension Strategies

Introducing 10 Reading Skills in 10 Weeks!

When I teach my students to make connections, I love to use the book The Little Red Pen to allow me to model my connections with grading papers and office supplies!

Change the way you read novels in class -- and 500 other awesome ideas for ELA HS teachers! This is how we need to be teaching! Teaching Literature, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Literature Circles, English Literature, Teaching Spanish, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, High School Classroom

Before the School Year Begins...

Change the way you read novels in class -- and 500 other awesome ideas for ELA HS teachers

Teaching ethos pathos and logos? Use this power point to study real commercials and keep your students engaged. Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Education English, Teaching English, Ap 12, Ap Language And Composition, Middle School English, School Classroom

Teaching Ethos, Pathos, and Logos with Commercials

Teaching ethos, pathos, and logos? Use this power point to study real commercials and keep your students engaged.

A multiple choice quiz after reading is a quick and easy way to check student comprehension, but it doesn't allow you to assess deeper understanding and it certainly isn't fun or creative. If you are looking for more meaningful and engaging activities to Middle School Ela, Middle School English, High School, Summer School, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Reading Groups, Class Activities, Guided Reading

The Literary Maven: 12 Activities to Use During Literature Circles or Your Next Novel Study

A multiple choice quiz after reading is a quick and easy way to check student comprehension, but it doesn't allow you to assess deeper understanding and it certainly isn't fun or creative. If you are looking for more meaningful and engaging activities to use with students during literature circles or a novel unit, here's twelve ideas that are favorites in my classroom and the Common Core standards they align with.

Do you want to enhance your teaching of American Literature? Then use TED talks to teach valuable listening skills and make connectio.used with hyper docs Teaching American Literature, High School Literature, Ap Literature, High School Reading, Literature Circles, Education English, Teaching English, Teaching Spanish, English Lessons

TED Talks for American Literature

Do you want to enhance your teaching of American Literature? Then use TED talks to teach valuable listening skills and make connectio...

Always finding new ways to fall in love with English Literature. Mini posters with 20 verbs to use in literary analysis. Academic Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Essay Writing, Teaching English, English Teachers, Teaching Resources, Diary Writing, Writing Prompts

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Analyzing Syntax in Literature Task Cards -- 32 Cards with answer key Hashtags: The Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Speech Language Pathology, Speech And Language, Language Arts, English Language, Ap Language And Composition, Close Reading Lessons

Analyzing Syntax in Literature Task Cards: Quizzes, Bell-Ringers, Worksheet

Analyzing Syntax in Literature Task Cards -- 32 Cards with answer key

Symbolism In AP Literature and Composition – not just a “stands for” literary term. - ppt download Teaching Literature, Language And Literature, English Literature, English Lesson Plans, English Lessons, Ap English, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Education English

Symbolism In AP Literature and Composition – not just a “stands for” literary term. - ppt download

Symbolism in Literature  When analyzing literature – it is important to understand the allusions, sure. But more importantly – it is important to ask yourself why is that symbol placed where it is?  How does this symbol inform the reader as to the meaning of the text.

poems Write a silly "Never" poem with your kids to celebrate National Poetry Month!Write a silly "Never" poem with your kids to celebrate National Poetry Month! 3rd Grade Writing, Writing Classes, Writing Lessons, Writing Ideas, Writing Prompts, Poetry Prompts, Writing Rubrics, Paragraph Writing, Opinion Writing

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AP English Literature and Composition Flowchart Essay Rubric This rubric helped my students understand how to score and improve their essays. High School Literature, British Literature, English Literature, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Literature, English Teachers, Writing Lessons, Writing Ideas

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AP english literature composition for dummies by Renee Ariesen via slideshare High School Literature, World Literature, American Literature, English Literature, Teaching Schools, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas, Ap English

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AP english literature & composition for dummies by Renee Ariesen via slideshare

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AP Literature and Composition Open Response Task Cards

AP Literature and Composition Open Response Task Cards