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Looking for Core Knowledge-aligned ideas and resources for your middle school language arts classroom?
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Caroline Tuiolosega

Educational Costumes:
Dressing up With a Purpose

When students create costumes, they invest time, imagination and play into their idea, making the learning stick. So, why not incorporate costumes into the learning this Halloween and have your students dress up with a purpose?

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Why Read the Classics?

Looking for a novel to share with your students? With such an extensive collection of young adult novels published annually, there is certainly something for every niche and for everyone.  I would suggest, however, that you look no further than the classics. Why read the classics? This post gives 5 reasons why classic literature benefits students.

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The Why & How of Literature Circles

There are probably as many ways to do literature circles as there are teachers. Over time, I have worked out my own formula for conducting these small, peer-led discussion groups. Read more about my classroom-tested method here!

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