Some students automatically shut down when they're told to "study." What does that even mean? As teachers, we could do a better job of explaining what studying looks and feels like in our individual subject areas.
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Give your students a break from the serious side of the presidential election with this fun Mad Lib-style campaign speech. They won't even know they're practicing grammar! The sheet should be folded so that the speech is not revealed until the top
On this sheet, you'll find ten generic questions for responding to fiction and ten for non-fiction. I use this as my Friday warm-up; students choose a question and read anything they want for ten to fifteen minutes, and then they answer their
Literature, Reading Strategies, Informational Text