Make kachina dolls for kids using a few sewing supplies and a little creativity. Let your children learn about Hopi Native American tribes and history as they create their own traditions with kachina dolls of their own. This craft project is suitable for elementary-aged children with adult help.
Everyone feels angry sometimes. Help your child learn to channel anger in appropriate ways. Put an end to temper tantrums and physical violence and show your child to express her feelings in an acceptable manner. Replace negative behaviors with positive ones and help your child cope with anger.
Students learn differently, this we all know. There are three different learning modalities that students may have. Read on to learn more.
If you are a middle or high school teacher, here is a great assessment to give your students at the beginning of the school year. Read on to learn more.
No two people learn the same way, so why do some teachers tend to teach only one way? There are a wide variety of diverse learning styles in today’s classrooms. Read on for examples of different learning styles.
How can we adapt a lesson on nouns for students with learning disabilities? Read this article for an example.
Would you like to know how to create lessons that will meet the needs of all the students in your classroom? Read on to find out some ways that will make this possible by using differentiated instruction.
Students have a vast majority of needs and educators need to teach to meet the needs of the students. Learn more about the definition of differentiation and read about its practical applications.
Use graphic organizers in your reading classroom as a great way to differentiate instruction and work with your visual learners. Help your students process the stories they read by using graphic organizers to facilitate reading comprehension.
Help yourself understand the things you read by using graphic organizers to take notes, order your ideas, or prepare to write an essay or reader response to a piece of literature or a classroom text book. This technique works for any subject area or topic where you have to read a text.
Improve your essay writing skills through the use of graphic organizers. Order your thoughts and structure your essay before you even write it.
Help your students use graphic organizers when they write their next essays. Get ideas for a variety of graphic organizer types and tips on how to incorporate graphic organizers into your lesson plans.
A list of the symbols found in Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, along with explanations of their significance.
If your teacher wants you to cite examples of irony in the literature you read, give yourself a refresher course in the finding irony in literature. Includes an overview of three types of irony with examples of each.
For high school yearbook advisers and journalism teachers: learn how to teach and manage photography students. Managing a high school yearbook staff can be a full-time job in and of itself; show your students the basics of photography and manage your equipment and their time with ease.
Teach your students to read poetry using this high school English lesson plan about eliminating reader bias from the act of reading poetry. Use music lyrics to teach poetry; it will encourage participation and turn your poetry lesson into a multisensory experience.
Do you have a hard time keeping track of all the residents of Maycomb County? If so, look no further. Contains a description of the major and minor characters in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Review the types of irony found in literature in order to be prepared to teach irony in your English lesson plans. Works with middle school or high school literature, in any story, book, or poem containing irony.
If you want to use independent reading in your high school English classes, the first step is to set up a classroom library. This article will outline how you can get books your students want to read and bring them into your class when setting up your classroom library.
In this lesson plan for middle school or high school English, students will use film and literature for compare and contrast topics. The students will read The City of Ember and compare/contrast it with the film, Wall-E.