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Changing Lives Through Support of Our Educators  learn more

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Brain Waves Instruction

I love sharing free lessons, activities, and classroom décor with you! Just click on the links below and get downloading! OR CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR ENTIRE COLLECTION OF FREEBIES  learn more

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BookPagez: Lesson Plans & Activities

Kick off the new year with flexible mini lessons and activities perfectly paired to your favorite Back to School read alouds With resources for books at every grade…  learn more

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8 Amazing Writing Activities To Improve Your Students’ Writing Skills

Writing is one of the most difficult language skills because it involves the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. It is no wonder that many learners find it very…  learn more

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Teachingutopians: Lesson Plans

This section includes lesson plans of different lessons and different levels: Beginners Pre-intermediate Intermediate  learn more

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Fishtank Learning Curriculum

Fishtank Curriculum Comprehensive unit and lesson plans for your classroom. Discover resources to make your lesson prep simpler and stronger. The fact that it's free, not pretentious, and…  learn more

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How to write like the best-selling author of all time

With almost 100 mystery novels, each one a cleverly constructed puzzle box of clues, misdirection, and human drama, Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time. Her…  learn more

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Beautiful Blackbird Children's Book Festival

EDUCATOR’S TOOLKIT It is essential that we celebrate Black books and Black children’s book creators in our classrooms, libraries, and  homes. Dr. Krista Aronson of the Diverse Bookfinder…  learn more

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Read Write Think Unit Plans

Here at ReadWriteThink, our mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best…  learn more

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Teaching English as a Second Lanaguage

Bright Hub Education. Looking for lesson plans and strategies for teaching English as a second language? You’ve come to the right place. Experienced ESL teachers from a wide…  learn more

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Middle School English Lesson Plans

Bright Hub Education Find lesson plans for grades 6-8 covering material in core curricula such as English, math, science, social studies, and art. Many plans offer a series…  learn more

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EDSITEment: Lesson Plans

EDSITEment is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities. EDSITEment offers free resources for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality K-12…  learn more

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Storybird - Read, Write, Discover

Storybird’s tools inspire young people to build confidence and creativity in their writing. With 9 million members and 800,000 participating classrooms, Storybird is the world’s largest language arts…  learn more

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Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry4Kids

The funny poetry playground of children’s author Kenn Nesbitt. Here you will find lots of funny poems for kids, classic children’s poems, games, poetry lessons and activities, plus…  learn more

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826 Digital Writing Lessons

Lessons are highly engaging and ready to use. They’re built around a topic and genre and focused on an educational outcome.  learn more

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Switch Zoo Lesson Plans

Today, Switch Zoo has 142 species, and the website features animal games, music created from animal voices, a reference section about all the animals in Switch Zoo, lesson…  learn more

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LitPick Lessons

A reading and writing initiative that connects authors with readers Teachers, parents, and students—class is in session! We are in the process of launching a comprehensive book-themed collection…  learn more

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Informational Text Projects That Build Thinking and Creativity

Ideas for helping you move student work from ordinary knowledge to extraordinary thinking. New demands for literacy instruction require an emphasis on both literature and informational text. But…  learn more

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FCRR Student Center Activities

FLORIDA CENTER FOR READING RESEARCH  Offers research information and free material if FCRR “student center activities” link is clicked. Activities for use in pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade classrooms. The…  learn more

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A Christmas Carol: Lesson Plans & Activities

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Peruse a variety of lesson plans and activities, including writing prompts and vocabulary.  learn more

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Storybird

Storybird is a unique language arts tool focused on visual storytelling. Storybird lets anyone make visual stories in seconds. We curate artwork from illustrators around the world and inspire writers…  learn more

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The Reading Genie

There’s nothing magic about learning to read when we base our instruction on the science of reading education.  We can plan lessons using this public knowledge base to…  learn more

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Vocabulary Lesson Plans

Education.com. Teaching is one of the most challenging and complex jobs on the planet. Our digital resources, tools, and learning materials are developed by educational experts to incorporate…  learn more

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Reading is Fundamental: Literacy Central Resources

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) for its second year of Rally to Read 100, aimed at fostering a love of reading among children across the country. With six…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Poetry Lessons & Worksheets: Gallery of Activities (Grades 3-5)

Poetry is an ideal way to help students with fluency and to appreciate the beauty of words. Use these activities to help your poets create and flourish.  learn more

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Read Write Think: Poetry

Here at ReadWriteThink, our mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering…  learn more

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Earth Day ELA Choice Board for Middle School

Celebrate Earth Day while enhancing ELa skills and knowledge with this 9-square choice board menu for middle school. Create independent or group practice opportunities as a standalone Earth…  learn more

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National Poetry Month Themed Packet for Elementary

April is National Poetry Month! This themed packet was designed for elementary students, and includes a variety of activities including a close-reading graphic organizer, an exercise focused on…  learn more

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English Language Topics: Grammar

Check out our free English resources related to grammar, featuring a range of online ideas for ESL lesson plans. Help students improve their grammar with punctuation games, sentence…  learn more

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English Topics: Writing

Check out our free English resources related to writing, featuring a range of online ideas for ESL lesson plans. Help students improve their writing skills with story writing…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Lesson Plans About Authors

With the help of certified and current classroom teachers, TeacherVision creates and vets classroom resources that are accurate, timely, and reflect what teachers need to best support their…  learn more

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Romeo and Juliet Teaching Unit Kit

Take your students on a thought-provoking, insightful, and hands-on journey through Shakespeare's classic play with this comprehensive teaching kit of lesson plans for Romeo and Juliet. Featuring 19 guided…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Reading and Literature Resources

Help students achieve their reading goals with printables, lesson plans, and activities that enhance reading skills. Learning to read well is a vital skill for students to master.…  learn more

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Voice of America: Learn American English

Learning English is VOA’s multimedia source of news and information for millions of English learners worldwide. Beginning Level Let's Learn English - Level 1 and Level 2 programs are designed for…  learn more

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TeachersFirst's Shakespeare Resources

The amount of material available on Shakespeare is endless. These original and reviewed resources are an attempt to collect information on the works most commonly encountered in a…  learn more

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Teaching English: Primary Lesson Plans

Here you can find a wide range of full lesson plans to use in your primary classroom. All of our lessons are designed around common themes from primary…  learn more

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Teaching English: Secondary Lesson Plans

Here you can find a wide range of practical resources to use in your secondary classroom. There are full lesson plans to choose from, covering different topics and…  learn more

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Comparing and Contrasting Poetry Lesson Plans

This three-day lesson digs deeper into poetic and literary critical thinking by having students read grade-level lexiled texts while annotating, extracting important/core evidence, identifying and analyzing thematic platforms…  learn more

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J.K. Rowling Timeline Activity

Your pupils will enjoy challenging themselves with this printable timeline activity about important events in J.K. Rowling's life. Joanne K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Reading and Literature Lesson Plans

Learning to read well is a vital skill for students to master. Help them achieve that goal with printables, lesson plans, and activities that enhance reading skills. Browse…  learn more

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144 Picture Prompts to Inspire Student Writing

The New York Time Learning Network. A school year’s worth of short, accessible image-driven posts that invite a variety of kinds of writing. These short, accessible, image-driven prompts…  learn more

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10 Must-Teach High School English Lessons

Christina, The Daring English Teacher, is a full-time high school English teacher, wife, and mother. With more than a decade of teaching experience, she focuses on providing engaging,…  learn more

MightyOwl: Language Arts

Fun and engaging Our videos, quizzes and worksheets prepare and support learners in a truly fun and engaging way Mighty and serious Our materials are developed by teachers…  learn more

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Busy Teacher for Busy English Teachers

Browse our database of 17,300 free printable worksheets and lesson plans for teaching English. No matter if you teach kids or adults, beginners or advanced students - BusyTeacher…  learn more

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Learn English Team

Books. Find books related language learning, grammar, vocabulary, English practice and audio books. You can download books as PDF files. Grammar English grammar lessons for English students and…  learn more

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Teach Theme in a Short Story Lessson

In a short story, the theme refers to the central idea or underlying message that the author wants to convey to the reader. It is the broader concept…  learn more

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TeacherFirst Reading Treks

TeachersFirst Reading Treks are a way of creating a virtual field trip of resources about a piece of literature or text using the My Maps feature of Google…  learn more

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Nonfiction Text Features: Books and Lesson Ideas

Nonfiction text features can be a lot of fun to teach, but they can also feel a bit overwhelming because there is just so much information. Teaching students how to utilize all…  learn more

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The Tech Interactive: Lesson Plans & Activities

Education is at the heart of everything we do at The Tech. We encourage curiosity for science, engineering, math, and technology in students on field trips, educators in…  learn more

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Novel HyperDocs: 25 ready to use units for your class

Novel HyperDocs take the old curriculum guides we know and turn them into engaging blended learning units of study. Here are 25 ready-to-use novel HyperDocs for your class.…  learn more

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Achieve3000 Literacy Printable Packets

These engaging and purposeful collections include strategic math, language arts, science, reading, and literacy learning opportunities from our proven continuum of Achieve3000 online solutions. Achieve3000 delivers a comprehensive…  learn more

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Poetry Out Loud: Lesson Plans

Poetry Out Loud is not intended to replace classroom activities like creative writing. In fact, the two naturally complement each other. For that reason, we have created a…  learn more

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Best English Language Learners Lessons and Activities

The best English Language Learners lessons, activities, and curriculum to support ELL students and educators. According to the National Education Association, a majority (55%) of U.S. teachers have…  learn more

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Dave's ESL Cafe: Lesson Plans

Dave Sperling, the visionary behind Dave’s ESL Cafe, grew up in the bustling city of Los Angeles, California. His love for teaching and languages inspired him to earn…  learn more

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ELA Resources for Teachers

Facing our History. Explore our wide range of curricular resources and professional learning for secondary English Language Arts classrooms. Our ELA resources integrate literacy skills development with social-emotional…  learn more

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English Language Learners (ELL) Lesson Plans, Resources and Activities

Free Content for English Language Learners, Educators and Parents Unlock the potential of English language learners (ELLs) with Share My Lesson's curated, prek-12 content.ELLs have become a large…  learn more

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Elementary Nest Free Lessons

Here is a collection of free resources that you can sign up to check out my RL units closer. Please click only the grade level you need! Each…  learn more

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Storyline Online Library

Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong…  learn more

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YMI Language Arts Archives

Young Minds Inspired educational outreach programs tap into popular culture to create a dynamic learning experience. Browse by subject through our library of free study guides and online…  learn more

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Write Reader: Lesson Plans & Writing Prompts

Write Reader can supplement any curriculum across all content areas with minimal planning and quick steps while motivating learners to become confident, independent writers and readers. Lesson Plans…  learn more

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How to Help Students Build Research Skills

Do you want to support students at your school as they conduct research this year? You can help students build research skills starting in elementary school. One of…  learn more

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Book Report Alternative: Rewind the Plot!

Although summarizing the plot is an important component of a book report, it does not lend itself to student creativity.  By mimicking popular websites that relate the plot…  learn more

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Read Write Think Lesson Plans

We have hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices. Find the perfect one for your classroom.  learn more

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Elementary Librarian: Free Library Lesson Plans

Choose a grade level to access a month of free library lesson plans from Elementary Librarian. Our free lesson plans focus on teaching library rules and procedures to learners. They are designed…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Literature Lesson Plans

With the help of certified and current classroom teachers, TeacherVision creates and vets classroom resources that are accurate, timely, and reflect what teachers need to best support their…  learn more

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Poets.org: Lesson Plans

The Academy of American Poets presents poetry lesson plans, most of which align with Common Core State Standards, and all of which have been reviewed by our Educator in Residence with…  learn more

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Annenberg Learner: In Search of the Novel

Discover creative strategies for bringing novels to life for middle and high school students with this workshop, featuring the words and works of 10 novelists, including Charles Dickens,…  learn more

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30 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month in the Classroom

Poets.org is produced by the Academy of American Poets, a nonprofit charitable organization. The site was launched in 1996, becoming the first online resource for poems, poets' biographies,…  learn more

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TeachingEnglish Elementary Lesson Plans

Here you can find a wide range of full lesson plans to use in your primary classroom. All of our lessons are designed around common themes from primary…  learn more

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TeachingEnglish Secondary Lesson Plans

Here you can find a wide range of full lesson plans to use in your secondary classroom. All of our lessons are designed around themes engaging and relevant…  learn more

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Help Teaching: Online Self-Paced English Language Arts Lessons

The collection of ELA lessons is designed to help students build core grammar, reading, and writing skills. Topics range from understanding relative pronouns to summarizing key details in…  learn more

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Red Rocket Readers Lesson Plans

Entertaining and engaging informational topics and fictional storylines are at the core of this comprehensive series of 600 leveled reading books for Guided Reading, shared and small group…  learn more

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All Free English Lessons

Welcome to 7ESL: your all-in-one English language applications and resources! This website is dedicated to providing you with the best tools and materials to help you improve your…  learn more

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Writing A-Z

Writing A-Z delivers online writing lessons, resources, and tools to meet the needs of every student, at every learning level. Lessons and resources to teach writing Interactive online…  learn more

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TeachHub: Writing Prompts Archive

Getting students excited about writing can be tough. Whether you want to improve their writing skills, get them thinking more critically and creatively, or simply help them get…  learn more

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Elements of a Story Interactive

Elements of a Story is an interactive Web site where students can learn about different literary "ingredients" that make up a story. After watching and listening to an interactive…  learn more

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CommonLit Library

CommonLit is a nonprofit education technology organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, especially students in Title I schools, graduate with the reading, writing, communication, and problem-solving skills…  learn more

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Romeo & Juliet

Romeo and Juliet Resources; Prologue; Literary Analysis  learn more

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Teaching Strategies for Sequencing Reading (Grades 1-5)

Sequencing refers to the identification of the components of a story, such as the beginning, middle, and end. Included is how to apply the concept of sequencing to…  learn more

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1000+ Free English Lessons with ESL Worksheets

An extensive list of all English Lessons from ESLBUZZ with ESL Printable Worksheets and Pictures.  learn more

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English Grammar

Welcome to EnglishGrammar.org! Here you’ll learn all aspects of written English so you can improve your writing skills in both personal and formal communications. Whether you’re starting with…  learn more

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All English Lessons

Welcome to 7ESL: your all-in-one English language resource! Whether you’re a student, a professional, or simply someone who loves to explore language, this website has everything you need…  learn more

Teaching Ideas Native American Heritage

Acknowledge and celebrate the Indigenous peoples of North America through their stories. While every November is Native American Heritage month, you can incorporate Native American titles and resources…  learn more

Poetry Appreciation: Free Lesson Plans, Activities and Resources

April is Poetry Month and William Shakespeare's Birthday is April 23rd. Use this curated collection of free poetry lessons to engage preK-12 students in expressing their feelings during--or momentarily escaping…  learn more

Elements of Poetry

In this interactive lesson, discover how literary techniques like figurative language, imagery, and symbolism contribute to the overall meaning of a poem. Explore how a poet establishes and…  learn more