Okay, I know. Using really old texts by white guys seems like a recipe for poor classroom engagement. But it doesn’t have to be! One of the standards in the informational text involves looking at U.S. seminal documents. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.9-10.9Analyze seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (e.g., Washington’s Farewell Address, the Gettysburg Address, Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms speech, King’s “Letter… Read More
Archives for June 2021
These activities are reflective and fun. Students get to demonstrate their creativity in these end of year activities with things like comics and collages, while looking back at their year. As teachers, we know how important it is to reflect on lessons, classroom management, and the year overall. And it is important to impart this skill on students as well.