Grade 8 Unit: Alter-Ego-Take "selfies" of your alter-ego? Grade 9 Unit: Reveal Conceal -take "selfies" as "connections" exercise -discuss what they reveal and conceal and how we filter our identity through social media--Photoshop project
Back to School Outfits How to use the strategy of text mapping for reading comprehension -- a description of how a middle school teacher used it with struggling readers but would also be great with ELLs.
Pairing Fiction and Nonfiction in the High School Classroom
Contemporary young adult literature has so much to offer when used in the classroom. Its topics resonate with students and its characters are relatable; students can find parts of themselves in the novels.