How was The Chocolate War? I am interested in that book, but heard it can be controversial.
The test was just ten questions about me - I would attach it but I don't know how.
Silly questions kind of
I have six children.
I am 49...
I am also a Freshman English teacher, going into my second year. Hang on tight this first year, it is quite a ride! I would love to share ideas...
What is an interactive notebook?
I just finished my first year on Block. I liked it because it gave me the opportunity to do projects with the kids. I divided my time into three...
I just ordered a class set of it. I think it has a number of issues that are interesting and good for ninth graders to be able to talk about and...
I have not read Cut, however, some of my students last year read it and loved it -especially my students with issues.
I am reading Speak right now and love it. Has anyone ever taught it in their classroom? Any ideas?
What a great list. I would love for my kids to be a little older so I could require them to read things like The Prince of Tides and The Horse...
In my quest to find some interesting books to teach next year, I have looked at a zillion of them this summer. My hope to teach a Prayer for Owen...
I, myself am a high school teacher and found this to be the best thing I have seen. Good going new teacher!!!
This has been super helpful to me!
R - Remain silent when I am talking
E- Enter quietly and take your seat
S - Stay seated unless you...
I was definitely thinking my honors kids, and after the first nine weeks.
Thanks. I am reading it right now, and I love it. There have been a couple of word issues, but the context they are used in is not as vulgar as...
I am glad I could help!
How about Duncan's Squawker - as in a bird squawking - I might have spelled it wrong - you could have a screaming eagle by the name.
Has anyone ever taught A Prayer for Owen Meany? I teach ninth grade English. Is the subject matter/language etc., appropriate?
What about the Ruby Payne (sp) information on children of poverty. I have found that to be very useful, however, I don't know where you find the...
thanks, after I posted, and I actually tried to do it myself, I figured it out.
Thanks again :o)
Help! Does anyone know what the exercise is called when you have the students lay down on large sheets of paper and trace their bodies, srite...