Why Read At Home? This a wonderful visual to show students (and parents) the importance of nightly reading at home. I send this home to parents each year along with their child& nightly reading log. I hope you can use this in your classroom!
How and Why We Read: Crash Course English Literature Published on 15 Nov 2012 In which John Green kicks off the Crash Course Literature mini series with a reasonable set of questions. What's the point of reading critically.
Why I Love Common Core Math - Eight Standards for Mathematical Practice, part 3
Teaching the Classics: Strategies & Resources For Challenging Texts
Classic literature still dominates most English course reading lists. In this #2ndaryELA Twitter chat, middle and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed classic titles we teach, why they are still important, how to support students who struggle with them, and making connections with modern day issues. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.