Solutions for the Secondary ELA Teacher
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As teachers, we strive to make every learning goal as much fun as possible in our classrooms. Teaching in-text citations can be challenging because students find citations to be confusing. To add to our struggles, grammar is one of the least exciting lessons to teach. Fortunately, there are learning strategies that can motivate students to…
Citing using MLA Format is a challenging task for middle school and high school students. Although there are several MLA style guides online, it can still feel like learning a new language. When I teach MLA Citations, I often treat it as if it were a new language – I want my students to become…
Paraphrasing is a skill that students often learn in elementary or middle school. However, it is important to teach paraphrasing to high school students as well. Paraphrasing is an important writing skill. It encourages students to expand their vocabulary and modify sentence styles. It also challenges them to read closely and analyze meaning. Paraphrasing is…
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