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See you at NCTE!

It’s almost time for the National Council of Teachers of English annual conference in Las Vegas (November 15-18). It’s not too late to register! Donalyn Miller, best-selling author of The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child, will … Read more.

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20 Assessment Suggestions by Mary Lou Brandvik from The English Teacher’s Survival Guide

The English Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Grades 7-12 , 2nd Edition by Mary Lou Brandvik and Katherine S. McKnight This excerpt from The English Teacher’s Survival Guide offers alternative suggestions to traditional assessments like quizzes, tests, … Read more.

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Sample Worksheet from The English Teacher’s Survival Guide by Mary Lou Brandvik and Katherine S. McKnight

The English Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Grades 7-12 , 2nd Edition by Mary Lou Brandvik and Katherine S. McKnight This unique time-saving book is packed with tested techniques and materials to assist new and experienced English … Read more.

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Guest Blog: Teaching Kids to Have Fun with Writing!

Teaching Kids to Have Fun with Writing! Guest Blog by Mary Ellen Ledbetter   What is the secret in teaching students to write?  It’s simple.  Young writers must feel that writing is fun, exciting, a vehicle to express the unlimited … Read more.

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Sample Worksheet from Reading Comprehension Boosters, by Thomas Gunning

Click HERE for a sample worksheet from the new book by Thomas G. Gunning: Reading Comprehension Boosters: 100 Lessons for Building Higher-Level Literacy, Grades 3-5

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