Whether you’ve read all about ChatGPT or this is the first you’re hearing of it, this post is a quick reference for you to get all the facts as they relate to ELA teachers, ideas for ways to use ChatGPT in your classroom, how to avoid students using the chatbot to cheat, key points to consider, and more.
Category: For Your Classroom
Ideas, resources, and teaching tips for middle & high ELA teachers
12 Creative Book Report Projects Your Students Will Love
Whether you're teaching a whole-class novel, or finishing a round of independent reading or literature circles, post-reading assessments are always more engaging when they're more than just a test or essay. In this post, you'll discover a dozen fun book report ideas for your middle or high school ELA students, curated by a team of experienced English teachers.
Holiday Review Games
Try these fun free winter/ holiday-themed review games. They’re just right for upper elementary all the way through high school.
Teaching Gratitude through ELA
Due to the variety of components in our curriculum, ELA teachers have lots of opportunities to teach gratitude in our classrooms during the Thanksgiving season, or any time.
4 Fun Post-Reading Projects That Aren’t an Essay
If you’re finishing up a novel study or a round of independent reading, consider one of these alternative projects for a post-reading assessment.