April 20 - National Humor Month
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that April is "National Humor Month." Students write several jokes and their share their favorite with the class.
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New Review A Time to Break Silence
Encourage teenagers to get involved in ending violence among young people. A Common Core-aligned resource and curriculum guide, designed to be used with a reading of A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan 13: Going Deeper Mini-Lesson
November is NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month! If your class is participating (or simply doing a narrative writing unit), this peer review instructional activity is part of a larger unit which can be easily found online. Once...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Poem in Your Pocket Day: Ideas for Celebrating
First instituted in New York City in 2002 and recognized nationwide in 2009, "Poem in Your Pocket Day" is part of National Poetry Month (April) and celebrates poetry in everyday life. A brief news story includes 9 ideas about how to...
K - 12th English Language Arts