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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Easy Halloween Lesson Plan

Many of our middle school students will be familiar with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. With all the many film and television adaptations that have been produced over the years, many of them have been exposed to the story! However, many of them have not read the actual text! Why? Well, Washington Irving seems to … Read More

Middle School Vocabulary Instruction that ACTUALLY Works!

Check out my ELA Vocabulary Warm-Ups that will change the way your middle school students learn vocabulary! August. Is. Here. It’s game time, people! Raise your hand if you’re ready??!! Truly, I hope you are feeling rejuvenated and energized and ready to tackle another school year! Your students are SO lucky to have you! Here’s … Read More

My 4th Grade Spelling Bee

I thought I’d help you start your week off with a little humor. This absolutely true story is one of those experiences that you wish you could watch on demand later and laugh at yourself. When I was in 4th Grade, I was so excited because I was finally old enough to participate in my … Read More

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