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the great gatsby novel study

This resource includes an ANTICIPATION GUIDE (pre-reading activity) for the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. An anticipation guide is a comprehension strategy that is used BEFORE reading to activate students’ prior knowledge and build curiosity about a new… Read More »The Great Gatsby Unit Plan | Entire Novel Study

first chapter friday

Learn how First Chapter Friday can help you create a literacy-rich classroom. Get ready to dive into the end-of-the-week treat teachers are raving about and learn how you can (and why you should) implement First… Read More »A Newbie’s Guide to First Chapter Friday

free ela lesson plan template

Lesson plans are made easy with this direct, clean ELA lesson plan template. It’s simple, effective, and includes the necessary details to plan an effective, distinguished lesson for English Language Arts. Download this product for free and… Read More »Free ELA Lesson Plan Template

ela digital escape room

Free Ela Escape Room The Landlady Digital Escape Room. I’m confident you’ll love my ELA escape rooms! I’ve poured my heart and soul into the creation of each and every one. I honestly believe that… Read More »ELA Escape Rooms!

one pager example

Learn why one-pagers are one of my go-to activities for breaking down complex topics and texts. Understand what they are, why you and your students will love them, and how to implement them in your… Read More »Why One-Pagers Are Awesome!

teaching allegory and symbolism

Helping Students to Understand the Difference Teaching symbolism and allegory can be a challenge. Keep reading to learn tips for teaching symbolism and allegory in a way that is relevant and approachable for students. Additionally,… Read More »Teaching Symbolism and Allegory

teaching reading comprehension strategies

Teaching effective reading comprehension strategies is essential to help students grow as strong and independent readers in your classroom and beyond. Keep reading to learn how to implement effective reading comprehension strategies in your classroom.… Read More »Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies

teaching tiered vocabulary

What It Is And Why It’s Important Have you heard educators talking about teaching tiered vocabulary and wondered what the heck that is or how to incorporate it into your instruction? You’ve come to the… Read More »Teaching Tiered Vocabulary

the outsiders complete novel study

This lesson is Background Information for the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. The focus of this lesson includes history of the 1960s and topics like culture, style, music, and cars. Before reading the novel The Outsiders, familiarize… Read More »The Outsiders Lesson Plans | Entire Novel Study