Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Literature activities. Get inspired and try out new things.
The days of dioramas and book reports may be long gone. (Is it wrong that I’m a little sad about that?) Yet the expectation that students read and express their understanding of what they’ve read remains as strong as ever. So what’s a teacher to do? More specifically, what’s a creative teacher to do, when she doesn’t want to rely on worksheets? Get creative, of course! I’ve compiled 9 Fun Book Projects for you. They’re quick and easy to prepare, and best of all, they’re engaging – for both…
Corban Penkert saved to Language Arts
Looking for new ways to engage your students in literature, especially with classics that might seem old and outdated? Literary postcards are an activity that can be used with any literary text, at any grade level, time after time, year after year.
Anna Nydick saved to 4th grade
Some of you may know that I have the mother of all multi-level classes this year: 6th-12th grade, 1st-7th year Spanish. I asked parents and students for grace during the first few weeks as I figured out how to meet everyone’s needs, and they did. We are now finishing up week four, and I have a…
Literary analysis activities for the classroom! Middle and high school creative, critical thinking lesson plan ideas for literature. #LiteraryAnalysi
Lisa Maderna saved to Middle school ela
Love podcasts? Listen to this post in the form of a podcast episode on The Classroom Commute Podcast !
Becca Skok saved to Book Club/Lit Circle
Conflict in Literature online worksheet for 7. You can do the exercises online or download the worksheet as pdf.
Champagne Bounds saved to Little Learners
Literature Circle job sheets, group rubrics, book activities, connection posters and more! This pack makes setting up literature circles in grades 2-4 a breeze!
Anjelica Turner saved to reading
If you teach English or ELA then you have probably heard (and maybe even tried) blackout writing. Here is my twist on the idea that enables you to use this fun and engaging activity with any literature text. This blog post sets out exactly how to run the activity and shows lots of examples from my classroom
Englishlulu saved to Writing: Technical aspects