This is a compilation of ideas for writing - although they are directed towards Social Studies, many of the ideas could be applied to other subject areas.
These ideas are meant for middle school students, but again, many of the strategies could be used for upper elementary or high school students
Are you looking to increase engagement in your Social Studies classroom? Do you want to make your daily work more relevant to your students? Does your school administrators ask you to align your lessons with state and/or Common Core Standards? If so this book is for you! The Skills that Matters
This handout helps to establish what vision statements are, and also to develop effective vision statements quickly. The construction of the vision statement is based on three or more SMARTE goals (from another worksheet). This enables students and teachers to be able to create organizational goals
Here's the story. Now memorize the story. Now close your books. Now regurgitate parts of the story from memory.Do this and you not only will bore your students to death, but you will also fail to properly educate your students.Stop hiding the ball.