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.
This great Instagram Activity is perfect to use in your elementary or middle school (or even high school!) classroom to help student further understand characterization, symbols, and evidence based writing. Hits multiple Common Core Standards in a fun way - and it's a free resource!
Novels to Know: Middle School Edition - As part of our preparation for Common Core standards our district asked the librarians to put together a list of noteworthy novels that would help meet the higher standards for text complexity and reading level. My two middle grade partners, Monique German and Kristen Hearne, and I will be putting together the list for our level.
Literature circles are a great way to get students grappling with the text. It is important to let students lead the discussion. Ideas for implementing a good literature circle are found on this website.