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Unlock Students' Stories through Personal Narrative Writing Processes
Every student has a story waiting to be unlocked. Our "Explode the Moment" Personal Narrative Writing Project contains the mentor texts and writing tool instructions your students need to find their stories in the everyday moments of their lives.
Reading TRIIPS: Independent Structured Reading Program
Transform Your Classroom Reading Journey with Reading TRIIPS! For 8 years, I've poured my heart into perfecting the ultimate reading resource. And guess what? It's finally here! Now you can start your own student's reading experience that includes a boosted motivation for students to read, sharper reading comprehension, expanded knowledge horizons, amplified social skills, and a less stressful reading environment.
Curated Short Stories Library for Busy English Teachers
Looking for easy-to-access, classroom-tested short stories, video/audio adaptations, paired texts, and ideas for implementing them in your classroom? Engage students in reading and analyzing short stories to help them build their confidence and stamina for reading the passages in your state test -- and so they'll see themselves as capable readers!
"The Gift of the Magi" Service-Learning Themed Close Reading & Collaborative Writing Project
Do you need an interactive, student-centered service learning project that will encourage middle and high school students to turn their excitement for the holiday break into a creative endeavor based on O. Henry's “The Gift of the Magi”? This unit is full of highly engaging student discussions perfect for Christmas and encouraging students to think beyond themselves to how they can help others. Students will love the children's book project that will inspire them to write collaboratively for audiences beyond the classroom.