Use this MASSIVE bundle of my popular bell ringers/warm-ups/mini-lessons to teach the Common Core-aligned grammar, literary term, and vocabulary skills your high school students need. This FULL YEAR package of materials includes everything you’ll need to keep your students actively engaged at the st
Welcome to Lit. Term Tuesday – an easy way to start your class each Tuesday (or whatever day you want) with a high-interest bell-ringer lecture featuring classic literary devices paired with modern examples with which your students are certain to identify. (These literary device lectures also work g
This 24-slide "Power of Punctuation" presentation will entertain your students and inspire them to take care with their punctuation marks. Using humorous examples and interactive slides/handout, your class will learn the striking difference in meaning that can occur with one misplaced comma. Example
Make Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem, “The Raven,” come alive for your students with this 44-slide lecture and five pages of lesson materials that include detailed directions, a full-text version of Poe's gothic poem, links to a high-quality audio version, "Faux Poe" creative writing assignment, and
Need figurative language activities? Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce figurative language. These 100 cards each have examples of figurative language taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature. Students will sort them into seven categories: metaphors, simile
A $120.00 value, this GIGANTIC bundle download of thirty products: a nine-month program covering a wide range of grammar concepts complete with daily bell ringers, worksheets, quizzes, final exams, teacher's guides, and more!
Ten-Minute Grammar is a comprehensive grammar curriculum based on the Com
Welcome to Words on Wednesday, a weekly lesson to build higher-level vocabulary in your college-bound students. These weekly lessons feature words commonly used on the SAT that educated adults also use in their everyday lives. Even if your students aren’t bound for a university, they’ll still benefi
HUGE BUNDLE of PRINTABLE, INTERACTIVE PDF, and GOOGLE CLASSROOM friendly lessons and activities for teaching Paragraph Writing - UPDATED in 2020! This SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION GRAMMAR AND WRITING BUNDLE is designed to introduce, review, and practice the basic grammatical elements of sentence structure
My comprehensive literature guide novel unit for Veronica Roth's "Divergent" is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and contains editable Microsoft Word versions so teachers can customize the questions, assessments, and activities to meet the needs of their students.
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A $40.00 value, this MASSIVE three-month unit covering a wide range of grammar concepts complete with daily bell ringers, worksheets, quizzes, a final exam, a teacher's guide, and more!
Ten-Minute Grammar is a comprehensive grammar curriculum based on the Common Core Standards for seventh-grade, ei
This bundle contains 20 mini-lessons in 22 files/ 200+ pages to help guide your high school English students to success on the Literary Analysis Essay.Writing workshop is the cornerstone of the English Language Arts classroom. As English teachers, we are charged with the task of teaching students h
End of the Year Memes: Advice to Future Classes - includes an editable Google Slides presentation that can be shared with students for distance learning or paperless activities.Students will create "advice" memes to your future students/classes as an end-of-the-year fun activity.The memes serve seve
Exhausted by prep? Tired of spending nights and weekends reinventing the curriculum wheel? This HUGE collection of materials (1,500+ slides and 800+ pages) will take the prep load off your back and give you every slide, every handout, and every day’s detailed lesson procedure tagged with targeted Co
Use this MASSIVE bundle of my popular bell ringers/warm-ups/mini-lessons to teach the Common Core-aligned grammar, vocabulary, and critical thinking/problem-solving skills your high school students need. This FULL YEAR package of materials (Vol. 2) includes everything you’ll need to keep your studen
Use Oprah Winfrey’s headline-grabbing speech from the 2018 Golden Globes to show your students the power of a well-constructed presentation. In this one class period activity, students will discuss the #metoo movement, view Oprah Winfrey’s 10-minute speech, and deconstruct/discuss her use of rhetori
This back to school activity is a must have for any history or social studies class! Start the first day of school, or the first lesson of any history class, with “WHY” because students always want to know why? Why am I learning about history? Why do we have to study this stuff anyway? When am I
What do Finding Nemo, Legally Blonde, and The Lego Movie all have in common? All of these stories (and so many others) fit the classic storytelling pattern of a heroic journey, as established by famed scholar Joseph Campbell.Using ten of the Hero’s Journey steps chronicled by Campbell, students will
Smoothly launch your high school English class each day with this bundle of my popular bell-ringers/warm-ups/mini-lessons to teach the Common Core-aligned skills your students need. (NOTE: This product is the first semester's worth of material included in my FULL YEAR VOL. 1 BELL RINGERS. If you've
Need an efficient and engaging way to review the eight parts of speech with middle and high school students before moving on to more complex grammatical concepts? This 8 parts of speech unit is perfect for laying the foundation for your grammar instruction. Use it as a springboard for future grammar
Start the year with some fun mental exercises and icebreakers. Everyone loves logic puzzles, riddles, and critical thinking. As featured in the TpT newsletter, expand your students' brain power with this set of Brain Teasers to use as bell ringers or brain breaks in your classroom! In both printabl
More Poetry Resources for Reading, Writing, and Understanding Poetry!
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my POETRY RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.
This bundle contains many of my newer poetry resources that are NOT included in my original bundle: Poetry Resources, Volume 1.
This is a second co
Dystopia is the hottest genre on the market right now - especially for teens. If you're teaching high school English, you should probably be teaching dystopia!Check out a Product Preview YouTube video HERE!I explain all you need to know in one quick video :-) Don't forget to subscribe!*Note - A NE
Frankenstein 161-page novel unit aligned with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts for grades 11-12. Designed for as much or as little teacher instruction or intervention as you desire, students will be able to self-direct their study in many cases, making it perfect for in-pers
Lizzie Borden was tried and ultimately acquitted for the MURDER of her PARENTS in the 1890s. The trial was controversial. How could a WOMAN possibly hack her parents to death and why? How could this have happened while she was HOME if she didn't do it? In this nonfiction unit, students will read