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On International Women’s Day, we shine the spotlight on 10 women without whom the OED would not be what it is today.

The great thing about poetry is that it can be engaging, yet efficient; a couple read-throughs may take only a few minutes and can refresh your students on any number of skills, including close reading, determining central idea, interpreting figurative language, and citing text evidence.

My Adventures Teaching : Plot, Interactive Notebooks

Fun figure of speech activity for the Halloween season!! A perfect figurative language activity for exploring idioms with students.


High School American Literature Activities

HIgh School American Literature Activties for titles for you know and love

from Totschooling - Toddler and Preschool Educational Printable Activities

Old Lady Who Swallowed... Matching & Sequencing Printables

FREE printable matching and sequencing activities to go along with the book series Old Lady Who Swallowed..., including a fly, a pie, a bat, a bell, a shell, a chick, a rose, a clover, some leaves, some snow, some books. Great book activity for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten.

from Scholastic Teachers

My February Top Ten List: Resources and Lessons for Fiction Reading

Themes in literature.

Literacy Across the Curriculum: Got Pixar? Using Pixar shorts in the classroom

from Scholastic Teachers

The Reader's Notebook

readers notebook ideas, liked the genre overview that each child can have in their readers notebook