Tents for Talking

An Easy Way to Help Kids Talk to Each Other Academically Download the whole Tents for Talking packet FREE right here: http://languageartsteachers.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Tents-for-Talking.zip If you need a […]

When Students DON’T Need Tutoring

Do your students really need private tutoring from you, or is it something else?   I received an email from a parent the other day telling […]

Text Features: Who Cares?

Text Features  Concrete to Abstract   How do we get students to not only understand what a text feature is, but to know why it’s important and […]

Text Structures: Who Cares?

Text Structures  Concrete to Abstract How do we get students to not only understand what a text structure is, but to know why it’s important and […]

Close Reading, Annotating, Text Evidence

Close Reading Skills & Annotating Stop the excessive underlining and highlighting! Close reading skills don’t happen by accident— it’s a skill set that, when implemented effectively, […]