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Träna lässtrategier med kortfilmer på engelska. Understand What You Read in English (Reading Comprehension) Why I Don't Use Literature Circles in High School... And What I Do Instead. This post originally appeared on the blog Julie Faulkner’s Fast Five.

Why I Don't Use Literature Circles in High School... And What I Do Instead

An English teacher’s life is packed, and for the most part on top of that, we are doing more than just teaching English. For me, I’m the yearbook adviser, the graduation coordinator, senior class sponsor, member of the leadership committee, etc. 8 YA Reads to Spark Authentic Discussions About Drugs and Alcohol. If you’ve tried talking to teens about the dangers of drugs and alcohol by using statistics alone, you have probably noticed that after 10 minutes or so, the signs of Teenage Tune-Out begin to emerge: glazed expressions, drooping eyelids, shoulders slowly slouching to the surface of the desk.

8 YA Reads to Spark Authentic Discussions About Drugs and Alcohol

That’s because facts, data and statistics, though important, aren’t relatable enough. Students (and really, all of us) need a face, a personality, a context. We need stories. The following titles are young adult books that middle and high school teachers can use as a basis for strong, authentic classroom conversations about drugs and alcohol.


Books. Book discussions & Book clubs. Book reports. Facts. Literary analysis. News. Reading Comprehension & Strategies. Short Stories. Free Fiction & Nonfiction Literacy Resources, Curriculum, & Assessment Materials for Middle & High School English Language Arts. Free Reading Worksheets. Ereading Worksheets has the best reading worksheets on the internet, and they’re all free.

Free Reading Worksheets

These worksheets are skill focused and aligned to Common Core State Standards. You are free to save, edit, and print these worksheets for personal or classroom use. Many of these assignments can now be completed online. You’re going to like this. Fictional Passages Jacob the Great Comprehension Test – Students read a short story about a kid cycling through hobbies and then answer comprehension, inferential, and literary element questions.

Nonfiction Passages Nutrition Facts Comprehension Worksheet – Students read and compare the nutritional information from four “healthy” snacks and answer fifteen questions testing their ability to comprehend these functional texts.Nutrition Facts Comprehension Worksheet RTFNutrition Facts Comprehension Worksheet PDFPreview Nutrition Facts Comprehension Worksheet in Your Web Browser Nonfiction Texts with Review Questions The Worst Game Ever? Inferences Worksheets. How to Know Your Students Are Reading Each Night. How do you know if the students are actually reading each night?

How to Know Your Students Are Reading Each Night

For years, I simply had students record their minutes and hope they or their parents were being truthful. How to make Shakespeare easy for English language learners. Have you ever had difficulty relating Shakespeare to learners of English?

How to make Shakespeare easy for English language learners

Tutor and resource writer Genevieve White comes to the rescue, in time for Shakespeare Day and English Language Day today. Last year, I wrote an article extolling the joys of teaching Shakespeare to learners of English and outlining the reasons why teachers should bring the Bard into the classroom. Some of the comments I received on this post suggested that the linguistic challenges presented by sixteenth-century English are just too great to overcome. It is true that Shakespeare’s texts may present difficulties for contemporary readers, particularly those who do not have English as a first language. Luckily, however, there are a number of ways in which we can reduce the language barrier between our learners and Shakespeare’s greatest work. Make it attractive from the start Begin by piquing your learners’ interest. In the past, I have introduced my learners to the story and its characters with this trailer. 1. 2. Lässtrategier i engelska: ställa frågor till texten – Hanna Fjeld.

I princip all läsning i mitt klassrum är gemensam läsning, oavsett om vi läser på engelska eller svenska.

Lässtrategier i engelska: ställa frågor till texten – Hanna Fjeld

Eleverna läser alltså oftast samma texter för att kunna ha ett gemensamt textunderlag att diskutera och analysera. Making Silent Reading (DEAR) Meaningful - 2 Peas and a Dog. It is important that when we give students silent reading time that it is meaningful and purposeful.

Making Silent Reading (DEAR) Meaningful - 2 Peas and a Dog

We try, in my classroom, to silent read daily for 15-20 minutes depending on our schedule, and what our "must dos" are for the day.Students are reading their monthly self selected (with teacher guidance) novels, a free choice novel or non-fiction from our class library. I give them a reading focus for the day based on our current reading or writing focus.

Sometimes I ask them to find a word that is new to them or that they feel would be new to the class, define it and put it up on our word wall. Other times I give them a sticky note and ask the students to practice a reading strategy: making connections, inferring, predictions, summary, 3 new facts etc. Nerdfighter Book Recommendations: A Gift Giving Guide for Nerdfightastic Readers. Student Reading Passport $ 0. <div class="deployment_message_block"><span> Hi, You need to enable javascript on your browser to use TpT.

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