Grab your student’s attention with these fun and interesting Native American lesson plans. Find lessons and informational articles for preschool and elementary teachers for a variety of different tribes.
Teaching middle school can be a daunting task. Students can be demanding, antsy and loving at the same time. As a teacher, you have the opportunity to impact your students at a very important time in their lives. Discover a multitude of resources that can help you do this.
Do you know the basics of reading comprehension? If so, your appetite is probably whetted for more. If you want to help your students improve their reading abilities, start by reading what several experts in the field have to say.
The hot new young adult read by Veronica Roth [Katherine Tegen Books, 2011] is a page turner packed with one important choice and conflict at every turn. Divergent will leave you waiting for the next installment to this trilogy.
Class presentations should not be painfully boring. Students need to know what makes a great speech and what is expected of them so that they can impress you. The rubric for evaluating student presentations is included as a download in this lesson.
You may be leaving the classroom due to an illness, graduation, retiring, etc. Students like to know that they were a special part of your life during the school year. These special farewell poems for students can be written in homemade cards.
High school students should begin thinking about where they are going to live and what they are going to do after graduation, whether it is college or a job. Teachers can aid in this process by showing them how to make a career ladder and assisting them in their career research.
Do you need a readymade rubric and lesson to teach descriptive writing at the third grade level? All you need is included in this lesson: steps for the lesson, student assessment questions and a rubric.
Do you need some writing ideas for the novel Where the Red Fern Grows? This lesson offers writing ideas for three stages: before starting the novel, while reading the book and after it is complete. In addition, there are basic writing prompts included.
Do your more talented students sometimes struggle working in groups? Do you need ideas for grouping and creating a strong activity for them to work on together? Providing a theme may help them to tap into their thirst for excess knowledge and promote further learning in the classroom.
You have finished your lesson and there are five minutes left on the clock. What do you do? Don’t waste an opportunity for engaged learning (and allow your students to become restless). Instead, try one of these activities.
For some teachers, record keeping can be quite tedious. However, there are tricks of the trade that teachers use to make their lives easier. This article will give you many tips to aid you in this process.
Learn some fun ways to build your vocabulary without worksheets or boring drills. Activities involve a computer, the Internet and note cards, and any student can start increasing the amount of words he knows today–no matter what his reading level is.