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#NJPAECET2 Live Blog: Using Informational Text to Teach Literature

Session: Using Informational Text to Teach Literature
Presenters: Audrey Fisch and Susan Chenelle
Twitter: @UsingInfoText
Web: www.usinginformationaltext.com

The session started with a TED Talk about collaboration (I wanted to link it here but can’t find it at the moment. 1,035 more words


aaaspell.com is a website that the students can use to practice their spelling a vocabulary words. Each student has a login name-it is potroast and a number-they all know their number. 28 more words

Language Arts

Listen For Us at 8:00 AM Monday

We recorded our first week of Kids News on 94.1 The River.  We were fortunate that we could secure the Monday morning slot every week after the news on Athabasca’s 94.1 The River.   28 more words

Language Arts

Mini-Lesson: Determining the Meaning of Words and Phrases

Today, I had to give a mini-lesson about determining the meaning of words and phrases to one of my english methods classes. Just as I would for middle school students, I started off with a competition. 745 more words


LA Memory Map

In class today students began creating a map of a place that is special to them. They drew the place, labeled items around the place, and then labeled memories from the place. 35 more words

Language Arts

Worksheet: Punctuation Crossword Puzzle Freebie

One of those ideas I had one day …

Crossword puzzle where the clues are punctuation symbols. Why? Plenty of my students frequently ask me ‘what’s an a-poss-troff?’ Includes answer key. 30 more words


E-Books @ AISC

Mr. Jet came to our Language Arts classes this week to talk about e-books and how to access them. We learned that we have thousands of new e-books. 105 more words