Good description of key benefits of #scrolls and #textmapping: big picture and hands-on, physical engagement. Thanks to @suzihesser. Here's what she wrote: "Today, we started a social studies unit about the 'Age of Exploration' using a technique called textmapping with scrolls. Textmapping allows the students to see the big picture of the unit and be physically involved in marking important key features of the text we are reading."
Looking for new poetry for your middle school and high school students? These 30 poems, recommended and tested by secondary ELA teachers in their own classrooms, are sure to engage and inspire your students during National Poetry Month or any time of year.
These organizers focus on two literacy skills: #1 Key Ideas and Details (e.g. close reading, summarizing) and #2 Integration of Knowledge (e.g. evaluating claims, extracting evidence). #struggling readers ~ Available at TpT.