Teaching Mood in Middle School ELA

Teaching Mood Activities for Your Middle School ELA Classroom MOOD Writers create it by using words, details, and descriptions to make a story seem gloomy, creepy, imaginary, pitiful, […]

Theme vs. Topic Activities

Theme vs. Topic Activities 6th Grade Language Arts   Even though 6th graders have been learning how to identify the topic of their reading selections since […]

Teaching Plot Analysis with Video Clips

Plot Analysis with Videos in 6th Grade Language Arts   Before analyzing plot, like really analyzing it, it may be helpful to review some basics. Regardless […]

Methods of Characterization

Teaching Characterization in 6th Grade ELA How Writers Show Characterization appearance inner thoughts & feelings outer actions & speaking what others say about that characters how others […]

Activities to Teach Setting

Ideas for Teaching Setting in 6th Grade Language Arts   Setting: How to teach it in quiz, easy ways. If you’ve ever been in my shoes, […]