Classic literature is considered classic for good reason; it's characters are relatable and it's themes are timeless. If you are making additions to or revising the reading list for your English Language Arts course, here's 10 classic literature titles th
In this blog post by Bespoke ELA, you will find 5 Pixar short films to use for teaching skills in secondary English Language Arts in grades 6-12. Students will use the short films as a means of discussing theme, irony, suspense, subtext, point of view, and more. Great for middle school and high school English Language Arts. By Bespoke ELA
Ultimate Language Arts Cheat Sheets: Language Arts Printable Resources
Out with the old and in with the new! Contemporary young adult literature has so much to offer when used in the classroom. Its topics resonate with students and its characters are relatable; students can find parts of themselves in the novels. If you are
Acronyms for Literary Analysis: A Comprehensive List of Strategies
This blog by Bespoke ELA provides a comprehensive list of the acronyms used in English classes for literary analysis. Strategies include: TPCASTT, DIDLS, SOAPSTone, and many others you may have never heard of! This is a great reference guide for middle school and high school English Language Arts. by Bespoke ELA
DIGITAL Bell Ringer Journal for Entire School Year: 275 Prompts (VOLUME TWO)
Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities.
15 Computer Games to Target the Common Core in Secondary ELA
In this blog article from Bespoke ELA, you will find a list of 15 computer games that target Common Core skills in secondary English Language Arts for grades 6-12. This blog also discusses the criteria for selecting high quality games and a rationale for
Poetry writing activities, poem in your pocket pennant, creative, and fun
Out with the old and in with the new! Contemporary young adult literature has so much to offer when used in the classroom. Its topics resonate with students and its characters are relatable; students can find parts of themselves in the novels.
Back to School Ideas for Middle & High School Teachers: Getting To Know Your Students
To prepare for going back to school, middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed collecting student information, what to include in a syllabus, important routines and procedures for the first week, forming relationships with stu