Novel teaching and novel study resources for any novel. This resource is filled with assignments, activities, organizers, and more. Teaching novels for secondary ELA students. Middle school novel study. High school novel study. Middle school English novel.
13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.
Middle-School Reads That Result in Confetti-Worthy Student Discussions
Every year that I’ve been teaching middle school, I have students who begin the school year by announcing unabashedly that they hate reading. Then I win them over by sneaking one of these bad boys into their hands. All of …
Teach EVERY reading literature and reading informational text common core state standard with film clips (Grades 6-8)! Common Core ELA Test Prep is FUN with VIDEO CLIP ACTIVITIES! Use videos to teach inferencing! Use pixar shorts to teach main idea, plot characterization! Use spoken word and speeches to teach theme! An entire year of middle school english curriculum. NO PREP secondary text bundle for reading literature and informational text standards #videostoteachinferencing
We have a fondness for great literature, so we gathered a number of wonderful resources here in our Ultimate Guide to Middle School Literature. Wide variety of reading genres, perfect for teens. Homeschool book club ideas and activities too. Get tweens and teens talking about books and world views. Classic books, fantasy, adventure, biographies, personal growth, etc.