Posts tagged Movement
Adding Movement to your Reading Time

Wow. Some days are just a struggle in the middle school ELA classroom. Trying to get 12-14 year olds to focus on reading for an extended amount of time takes some work and energy. After watching my students float off into la la land after 15 minutes of reading, I knew I had to come up with a way to keep them engaged during extended readings…

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Teaching Sentence Types with Movement

When I think of grammar lessons, I'm transformed to my 6th grade classroom where my teacher is standing at the blackboard {with chalk and everything} diagraming sentences. I remember looking around at the bored faces of my classmates, the eyes rolling back, and drool puddling on the desks.
I knew I had to do something to make my grammar a little more exciting!

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