Tracy Truett

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These 12 poems seem to have been written just for middle school students. Perfect for discussions and literary analysis. From classic poems to contemporary, this post addresses the poems that middle school students will respond to. Lessons for each poem.

These 12 poems seem to have been written just for middle school students. Perfect for discussions and literary analysis. From classic poems to contemporary, this post addresses the poems that middle school students will respond to. Lessons for each poem.

Slam Poetry Unit Plan--166 pages of lesson plans, power point slides, and poems your students will LOVE

Slam Poetry Unit Plan--166 pages of lesson plans, power point slides, and poems your students will LOVE

So, you’re intrigued by slam poetry, and you want to know how to start using it in the classroom.  I get it; slam poetry is so awesome, sometimes I am intimidated by teaching it.  But, the good news is that more than likely, your kids are going to love it. And when that happens, you’veContinue reading Slam Poetry Day 1: Speak. Your. Truth.

Perfect lesson to introduce kids to how to write slam poetry--or even just to challenge them to write poetry that MATTERS. Would be perfect to jumpstart a unit or push kids to go deeper.

Differing perspectives graphic organizer. Free printable. Teach students how to analyze differing viewpoints. Digital and PDF. #freeprintable #graphicorganizer #perspectives

Differing perspectives graphic organizer. Free printable. Teach students how to analyze differing viewpoints. Digital and PDF. #freeprintable #graphicorganizer #perspectives

This blog post will provide you the directions and ideas for 5 fun games to practice for all things argument.  #argumentwriting #argumentgames #argumentpractice #argumentlessons

This blog post will provide you the directions and ideas for 5 fun games to practice for all things argument. #argumentwriting #argumentgames #argumentpractice #argumentlessons

How do you get your middle and high school students to do their assigned reading? Room 213 shares the strategies she uses to get her kids reading.

How do you get your middle and high school students to do their assigned reading? Room 213 shares the strategies she uses to get her kids reading.

Analyzing Literature with Graphic Essays – Living in the Layers

Analyzing Literature with Graphic Essays – Living in the Layers