If your students are requesting some lighter literature, check out some of the funny short stories for high schoolers I've rounded up.
Sometimes the first day of class can be really intimidating. After all, you only get one chance to make a first impression. You want it to be a good one; but you want it to be the right one.
Here are some easy tips to help you have a successful first day of class in your middle or high school classroom.
Build a foundation- teach the writing process Learning the writing process is the best first step to write anything! Emphasis on the process part- students have to grasp that writing is more than filling a blank page. I find that teens are often really intimidated by a blank page. What's worse, their goal is usually… Continue reading Tools & Advice for Teaching Writing in High School
It was my last few weeks with my students. I knew I was leaving, but they didn't. I was excited to move on from the disaster that had been the past school year, and start over in a new season of life, but I was also heartbroken, knowing that I would never have the opportunity… Continue reading The Most Important Project I Ever Assigned