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.
Fun Valentines Day ELA Activity Ideas
Here are five different ideas for easy and fun language arts activities to do on Valentines Day in ELA!
No-Tech Post-Reading Activities Students Can Complete at Home
If your students just completed reading a book, short story, or poem, here's some inspiration for a creative final assessment. All of these no-tech ideas may not be brand-new to you, but sometimes we can use a little refresher, or try out a twist on the tried-and-true. Another great bonus about these little ideas is that… Continue reading No-Tech Post-Reading Activities Students Can Complete at Home
Big List of Free Online Tools for English Teachers
We teachers can never have enough resources on hand! And if those resources are free, it's even better! Check out this compilation of links to lots of online tools to support your ELA classroom. (And don't forget to pin it for later!) APRIL 2020 UPDATE: Many of the resources on this list could be used… Continue reading Big List of Free Online Tools for English Teachers
Book Report Series: Critical Book Review
A critical book review makes a great independent reading assessment because it directs your students to think more deeply about what they read, and is a great venue for persuasive writing that also incorporates higher-order thinking.