“A Tale of Two Cities” is a fascinating novel full of important lessons for teens. Though teens may easily get lost in the highly descriptive language of this novel, focusing on key quotes helps them ponder key themes and build their own ideas of what the author is trying to teach them.
Student classroom helpers are a great help to any teacher. When they are involved in peer tutoring and minor tasks about the classroom it helps others with learning and also makes the routines of the classroom flow more smoothly. Student helpers are eager, so harness their interest in these ways.
Rape impacts a student so strongly they may be adrift academically. Teachers must ensure that students returning to school after a rape get all of the help and support they need to make it through a very difficult time as they try to regain normalcy after their terrible trauma.
An inspiration folder helps teenagers start to focus on their dreams. Preparing the folder helps them think about the steps they will take to make the dreams come to fruition. This is a lesson that will linger on forever for students as they refer back to their “inspiration folder" over the years.
Teens too often have a lot of conflict in their relationships with parents. Thus, this writing project will give students a chance to reflect back on everything their parents have done for them and thank them.
Teenagers today are too often addicted to text messaging. They send hundreds of messages a day. The school day is often disrupted due to malicious gossip spreading via text messaging. This article provides tips for teachers to help stop the use of text messaging in the classroom.
Do you know what steps to take when a student hands in a writing assignment that contains violent scenarios? Learn what you can do to be proactive and ensure that the student’s possible violent tendencies are not linked to a real-world plan for violence.
Teaching literature written by women helps students explore the many diverse viewpoints in the world. Women writers explore themes of high interest to high school students such as independence for teenagers, family relationships, romance, goals in life, friendships, and many other topics.
There are many projects to help students learn new vocabulary words. Go through the entire list of projects so that you offer something to interest everyone. Monitor all scores and encourage students to improve.
Help high school students get focused and ready to achieve as the new school year starts. Go over these guidelines with your students at the beginning of the year to help them enhance their learning and manage their time effectively.
Sylvia Plath was a poet fond of imagery and vivid word play in her poems. She wove a dramatic picture with her words. Reading her poems helps students understand the power of imagery and personification to make writing its most lively and fascinating.
Teachers can help students build a positive mindset to help them achieve strong scores on standardized tests. Testing is very stressful for students so be proactive to help them find ways to beat the stress and utilize their academic potential.
Some students get stuck in the middle of the college application process because they are overwhelmed by the paperwork. Other students are so anxious they cannot even begin the applications. This articles provides helpful tips to get students to take action and finalize their college applications.
Show students art depicting scenes of summer to enliven the class and inspire them to create a short story based on details in the artwork. Use these teaching resources for creative writing to inspire your class!