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Effective teaching strategies for middle school and high school English language arts teachers who believe in student-led learning. Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Instructional Technology, Differentiated Instruction, Teaching Tools, High School Classroom, Classroom Cheers, Flipped Classroom, Student Centered Learning

3 Secrets to Low-Prep Hexagonal Thinking | Lindsay Ann Learning English Teacher Blog

Teachers, create all of the hexagonal thinking fun without the fuss and prep work! Try these secrets to easily create student-centered learning...

Increase student voice & student choice in your English language arts classroom through use of differentiated learning strategies! If your goal as an English teacher is a student-led classroom that emphasizes 21st-century skills, this guide will help you to use differentiated learning as a part of your regular instruction! Student-led learning doesn't have to be a TON of work and can help you save time! #secondaryela #reading #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum… Poetry Lesson Plans, Poetry Lessons, Math Lessons, English Language, Ap English, Language Arts, Vocabulary Graphic Organizer, Student Voice, Creative Writing Tips

Differentiation

Increase student voice & student choice in your English language arts classroom through use of differentiated learning strategies! If your goal as an English teacher is a student-led classroom that emphasizes 21st-century skills, this guide will help you to use differentiated learning as a part of your regular instruction! Student-led learning doesn't have to be a TON of work and can help you save time! #secondaryela #reading #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum…

Building Excitement for Slam Poetry Poetry Lesson Plans, Poetry Lessons, Creative Writing Tips, Creative Teaching, Vocabulary Graphic Organizer, Writing Poetry, Writing Prompts, Professional Development For Teachers, Slam Poetry

Building Students' Excitement for Slam Poetry

English teachers, if you're not teaching slam poetry in your classroom, now is the time to start! The tips in this free guide will build student excitement for slam poetry writing and performance. Most importantly, they will help you to teach slam poetry with ease and confidence while helping students to find their voice. These teaching strategies for slam poetry come directly from years of experience! #secondaryela #reading #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum #slampoetry

Their Eyes Were Watching God Hexagonal Thinking Activity Critical Thinking Activities, Critical Thinking Skills, Teaching Strategies, Inquiry Based Learning, Visual Learning, Project Based Learning, Instructional Strategies, Differentiated Instruction, Creative Writing Tips

Critical Thinking Activity for Their Eyes Were Watching God

This student-centered hexagonal thinking activity for Google Drive asks readers to use critical thinking skills as they make connections between characters, themes, etc. from Their Eyes Were Watching God. Hexagonal thinking is a retrieval and connection strategy. The goal is for students to make a g...

"I Have a Dream" Hexagonal Thinking Activity Inquiry Based Learning, Social Studies Activities, Visual Learning, Project Based Learning, Grammar Activities, English Activities, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Design, Teaching Strategies

"I Have a Dream" Hexagonal Thinking Activity

This student-centered hexagonal thinking activity for Google Drive or print asks readers to use critical thinking skills as they make connections between ideas, quotes, etc. in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Hexagonal thinking is a retrieval and connection strategy. The goal i...

Build classroom culture and help students get to know each other with this student-centered self-introduction presentation for Google Drive. Students will design slides in a collaborative class presentation to introduce themselves to each other. Class Presentation, Interactive Presentation, Teaching Activities, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Get To Know You Activities, Professional Development For Teachers, 21st Century Learning, Instructional Strategies

Google Slide Presentation Activity for Back to School

Plan to harness the power of the selfie and storytelling using this engaging, no-prep back to school digital getting to know you activity for high school or middle school students. Students will self-reflect and selfie it up, creating a personalized slide in your collaborative Google slideshow to sh...

Learn more about why hexagonal thinking is one of the hottest teaching strategies for middle school Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Visual Learning, Hands On Learning, Icon Set, High School Activities, Brainstorming Activities, Grammar Activities, English Language Arts

Why Hands On Learning Beats Dark Chocolate on Popcorn | Lindsay Ann Learning

Spice up your instruction with hexagonal thinking, a hands on learning activity that is versatile enough to work with any grade and any subject...

 Simultaneously, there are options for students and the number of new graduates for the economy is increasing. Poetry Activities, Grammar Activities, Social Studies Activities, Learning Activities, Learning Stations, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Instructional Technology, Differentiated Instruction

FREE Hexagonal Thinking Templates

These hexagonal thinking templates help you to easily design a student-led activity that emphasizes critical thinking skills, synthesis, discussion, analysis, vocabulary, and more! Hexagonal thinking is a retrieval and connection strategy. The goal is for students to make a generalization about link...

Hexagonal thinking is a fun and engaging active learning teaching strategy fo. Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Student Learning, Learning Activities, Poetry Activities, Learning Stations, Grammar Activities, Visual Learning, Early Learning

Hexagonal Thinking Activities for Google Classroom

These hexagonal thinking activities help you to easily design a student-led activity that emphasizes critical thinking skills, synthesis, discussion, analysis, vocabulary building, and more! Hexagonal thinking is a retrieval and connection strategy. The goal is for students to make a generalization ...

Rhetorical is used for, belonging to, or concerned with mere style or effect. It marked by or tending to use exaggerated language or bombast. High School Classroom, English Classroom, Poetry Lesson Plans, Poetry Lessons, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Persuasive Writing, Academic Writing

Rhetoric

Are you teaching rhetorical appeals & rhetorical devices or writing a rhetorical analysis essay? This free guide will help you to teach rhetoric in the high school English classroom. If you find the teaching of rhetorical analysis to be a bit too academic and student engagement is dwindling, these six strategies will help you to put a bit of fun back into your instruction while maintaining academic rigor. #secondaryela #englishteacher #teachertips #elacurriculum #instructionalstrategies

Effective teaching strategies for middle school and high school English language arts teachers who believe in student-led learning. Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Instructional Technology, Differentiated Instruction, Teaching Tools, High School Classroom, Classroom Cheers, Flipped Classroom, Student Centered Learning

3 Secrets to Low-Prep Hexagonal Thinking | Lindsay Ann Learning English Teacher Blog

Teachers, create all of the hexagonal thinking fun without the fuss and prep work! Try these secrets to easily create student-centered learning...

Has high school reading lost its magic? How can we as teachers shift our reading instruction to help students rediscover High School Reading, High School Classroom, English Classroom, Teacher Blogs, Teacher Resources, Teaching Reading, Teaching Career, Reading Lessons, Effective Teaching

How to Make High School Reading Memorable & Magical | Lindsay Ann Learning

High school reading instruction has lost its magic...but how can we as teachers bring it back? Can we teach novels without "killing" the love of reading?

Nine digital choice board reading activities allow you to differentiate and engage students in non-traditional reading response designed to promote inquiry, self-expression, and textual analysis. Reading can be a fun, interactive, student-centered experie 21st Century Learning, 21st Century Skills, Classroom Websites, Classroom Ideas, Professional Development For Teachers, Choice Boards, Reading Response, Blended Learning, Academic Writing

Paperless Fiction Reading Choice Board for Any Novel or Short Story

Are you searching for a differentiated and student-centered reading activity? These digital fiction choice board reading activities for novel study or independent reading will help your students think critically and creatively about plot, characterization, themes, and symbolism in any fiction text. ...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Anticipation Guide Reading Resources, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Websites, Classroom Ideas, English Classroom, English Teachers, Professional Development For Teachers, 21st Century Learning

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Anticipation Guide

This four-wall/four-corner interactive anticipation activity for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian gets students up, moving, and thinking critically about thematic ideas from Sherman Alexie's well-known novel through discussion of 15 debatable statements. Typically, a four-wall discuss...

Every English language arts teacher needs a variety of successful, student led discussion strategies that will provide opportunities for student learning. Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Grammar Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Effective Teaching, First Year Teachers

10 Ways to Ensure Whole-Class Discussions Will Flop

Whole class discussions can be meaningful for everyone involved, but only if you use them purposefully and allow all learners to have a voice.

Tips for Teacher Collaboration in Professional Learning Communities PLC Collaboration: Working with difficult colleagues and tips for successful professional learning communities. Co Teaching, Teaching Strategies, Student Learning, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Professional Learning Communities, Professional Development For Teachers, Teacher Staff Development, Leadership Development

Tips for Teacher Collaboration in Professional Learning Communities

Read about teacher collaboration tips for members of a professional learning community. Learn how to create a positive culture through self-reflection.

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