This article is a lesson plan that focuses on Facebook’s popular application, Farm Town. Students have the opportunity to grow a virtual farm, from plowing the town, planting seeds, and harvesting crops, and then write about their farm experiences. It’s fun for all, farming and writing.
Pronouns can be tricky, but here is a useful guide that is easy and effective. Students will catch on in a matter on minutes. Try it!
This article encourages teachers to encourage their students to behave while they are in the classroom. Teachers can extend rewards to those students who behave each and every day, and in turn, teachers influence other students to behave as everyone wants to be rewarded.
I have heard it all……Anyone can be a teacher. Yes, anyone can be a teacher, but being a teacher is not good enough. If someone is truly interested in becoming a teacher, that means one is interested in the well-being and success of youngsters, whether they are five or eighteen.
This article offers some insightful strategies that teachers can use to teach Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. Find out how to engage your students and keep them interested.
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Find suggestions on dealing with those students who always want to act out and disrupt the quiet classroom environment. Some behaviors may be quickly altered early on in the year, while some additional strategies may be needed for students who habitually and intentionally disobey instructions.
This article offers a lesson plan that teachers can use to teach students the concept of irony using Kate Chopin’s “Story of an Hour”
This article explains how teachers can teach the parts of an essay, introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion.
This article explains verbal phrases in terms students can understand, and how teachers can approach gerunds, verbals, participles, and infinitives with their students.
Use tinker toys to teach essay writing with this creative lesson plan. These ideas will help to get your student’s creative juices flowing and improve their writing and organization.
A folk ballad is a story told or sung in verse, as the word “ballad” literally means dance songs. Most of the ballads that exist today were composed during the years 1200-1700, but few of the ballads were printed before the 18th century. Use this activity to show students how to create their own.
Reciting songs, tales, and riddles was one of the major functions of the Anglo-Saxon poets. Riddles were involved all aspects of Anglo-Saxon life. Studying such riddles gives us a glimpse into details of the Anglo-Saxons and their culture.
This article suggests prewriting strategies that help students develop their ideas. Prewriting is exploring and organizing ideas before writing. Prewriting strategies must include what the purpose of the writing is and who the audience of the writing is.
This article suggests a lesson plan to help students distinguish between nouns and adjectives. It provides the fun that will make retaining the knowledge easy for your students.