Posts filed under: Teaching Tips

10 VALENTINE’S DAY TEXTS TO SPREAD THE LOVE

Oftentimes, we mistake Valentine’s Day for a holiday to express romantic interest in others when...

Hyperbole Texts with Examples that Exaggerate and Excite

We all have inner drama queens and kings inside us that pop up from time...

Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

When teaching about people in our history, I like to give students an overview of...

10 CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR SETTING GOALS AND RESOLUTIONS – TIPS INCLUDED!

With the New Year around the corner, it’s natural for many of us to begin...

20 MENTOR TEXTS AND TEACHING TIPS TO CELEBRATE HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD

Although we all have our unique traditions that are special to our own culture and...

10 LEGENDary Mentor Texts with Summaries and Teaching Tips

A legend is a form of story told in the oral tradition that narrates events...

How to Write a Cereal Box Biography

Cereal Box Biographies are the perfect book reports to assign when studying biographies or autobiographies....

15 TYPES OF GENRES WITH TEACHING ACTIVITIES

There are so many different genres to choose from, which means there is something out...

RESOURCES FOR TEACHING MYTHS AND ALLUSIONS

Rooted in ancient tradition and storytelling practices, myths make for a fantastic addition to any...