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#2ndaryELA Twitter Chat on Tuesday 1/17 Topic: Teaching Poetry
Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy, 2 Peas and a Dog  host #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 - 8:30 PM EST. #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for secondary English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic. Every Sunday, we post the topic...
Join secondary English Language Arts teachers Tuesday evenings at 8 pm EST on Twitter. This week's chat will be about teaching poetry.
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Supporting IEP & ESL Students: Meeting All Students' Needs
This #2ndaryELA Twitter chat was all about supporting IEP and ESL students in the ELA classroom. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed the integration of IEP and ELL students as well as how their needs are communicated and a...
Supporting all students needs can be a challenge, especially when your class includes students with IEPs and students learning English as a second language. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discuss...
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#2ndaryELA Twitter Chat on Tuesday 1/10 Topic: Supporting IEP & ESL Students
Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy, 2 Peas and a Dog  host #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 - 8:30 PM EST. #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for secondary English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic. Every Sunday, we post the topic...
Join secondary English Language Arts teachers Tuesday evenings at 8 pm EST on Twitter. This week's chat will be about supporting IEP and ESL students.
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On My Bookshelf: This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
The basic plot from Amazon:  Why I liked it:  Classroom application:  Author is a founder of We Need Diverse Books Have students develop criteria for what makes something a "diverse book." does this book meet that criteria? Then have them evaluate your clas...
Read on for more of my review and ideas for classroom application.
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On My Bookshelf: The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness
The basic plot from Amazon:  Part two of the literary sci-fi thriller follows a boy and a girl who are caught in a warring town where thoughts can be heard — and secrets are never safe. Reaching the end of their flight in The Knife of Never Letting Go , Tod...
In The Ask and the Answer, the second book in the Chaos Walking series by Patrick Ness, Todd and Violet's adventures continue. But as Mayor Prentiss's power grows, they can't even be sure if they can trust each other. Read on...
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The Holiday Season in the Secondary ELA Classroom: Helping Students to Think of Others
This #2ndaryELA Twitter chat was all about celebrating the holidays in the ELA classroom. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed their schools approach the holidays and how they recognize the holidays in their own classroom. ...
Don't fight the holiday spirit! Embrace it by incorporating holiday themed lessons and activities in your classroom. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed their schools approach the holidays a...
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On My Bookshelf: This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
The basic plot from Amazon:  Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun. 10:00 a.m. The principal of Opportunity, Alabama's high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achiev...
This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp is the terrifying tale of an armed and angry young man who begins shooting in the packed auditorium of his high school. With no where to hide or run (the doors are locked from the outs...
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On My Bookshelf: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
The basic plot from Amazon:  A new YA novel from novelist Patrick Ness, author of the Carnegie Medal- and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning A Monster Calls and the critically acclaimed Chaos Walking trilogy, The Rest of Us Just Live Here is a bold and irreverent...
In The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness, realistic fiction is infused with fantasy and the supernatural. Mike is just an average senior trying to graduate high school and make it to college, but then there's the zomb...
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Word Art: A Creative Lesson on Characterization & Symbolism
The inspiration for this project came from seeing an image of the mockingjay pin from The Hunger Games created out of words. My students were reading The Hunger Games at the time and I wanted to have them create something similar. I looked at sites like Wor...
Creating word art is a creative way for students to closely analyze a character and select a symbol representative of the character's traits. You'll be surprised with the creativity of your students and even "non-artistic" st...
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On My Bookshelf: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
The basic plot from Amazon:  Bono met his wife in high school , Park says. So did Jerry Lee Lewis , Eleanor answers. I'm not kidding , he says. You should be , she says, we're 16 . What about Romeo and Juliet? Shallow, confused, then dead. I love you , Park...
In Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, the two main characters form an unlikely friendship that transforms into an intense relationship. Eleanor helps Park to accept who he is, while Park brings happiness to Eleanor's troublin...
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On My Bookshelf: Where She Went by Gayle Forman
The basic plot from Amazon:  Picking up several years after the dramatic conclusion of If I Stay , Where She Went continues the story of Adam and Mia, from Adam's point of view. Ever since Mia's decision to stay - but not with him - Adam's career has been o...
In Where She Went by Gayle Forman, the saga of Mia and Adam continues, but this time from Adam's point of view. He is now a successful rock star and Mia has just finished Juilliard, but both are unhappy when they reunite for ...
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On My Bookshelf: Fairest by Marissa Meyer
The basic plot from Amazon:  Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Who is the Fairest of them all? Pure evil has a name, hides behind a mask of deceit, and uses her "glamour" to gain power. But who is Queen Levana? Long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet,...
Fairest by Marissa Meyer continues the Lunar Chronicles, but delves into the past and explains how Queen Levana came to be the force of evil that Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress are struggling against. Read on for more of my revie...
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