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Storybook Ideas

Contributor: LaFaye Weaver | File type : Document

A list of recommendations for stories to read or recommend to grades 1 to 6. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

What Is Poetry?

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document gives a detailed definition of poetry, one that goes beyond basic considerations of rhyme and meter. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Ideas for Teaching Literature

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document details a variety of approaches for teaching literature, including teacher-led discussions, student-directed discussions, individual written responses, class read-aloud, and homework sug... Read More

Essay Study Questions

Contributor: Byron Dueck | File type : Teaching Material

This worksheet gives students a sequence of study questions to guide their reading of teacher-assigned essays. As students apply and answer the questions, they take steps toward becoming active, indep... Read More

Summer Reading Challenge

Contributor: Kendall Myers

Summer offers a welcome break from school, for student and teacher alike. But the extended time off can also work against hard-won academic gains, especially for younger students still learning to rea... Read More

Grammar Songs: Practical Grammar Songs for Grades 3-6

Contributor: Spencer Weaver | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Learning grammar doesn't have to be a soul-crushing exercise in memorizing arcane rules and terms as Spencer and his students demonstrate in this video. Grammar songs not only make learning more livel... Read More

Diagramming Sentences: Strategies for Learning Sentence Structure

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Do your English students struggle with diagramming sentences? Sentence diagramming is a classic method for helping students see the structure of a complete thought, but the process can get messy, espe... Read More

The Pearl Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Pearl by John Steinbeck with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Ivan Ilyich Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Blood Brothers Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More