Teaching FLASHBACK in Your Middle School ELA Class

Teaching Flashback Activities for Your Middle School ELA Classroom Elements of Fiction: Flashback [Let’s say your students are reading a story and it begins like this:] Underneath the […]

Teaching TONE in Your Middle School ELA Class

Teaching Tone Activities for Your Middle School ELA Classroom   What is the TONE of the text? It’s not what you say… It’s how you say it. But […]

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, […]

Last Two Days of School

I know what I’m doing the last two days of school! It’s gonna be crazy those last two days of 6th grade Language Arts! Two classes […]

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 […]