One of the first reading concepts I teach (or review) in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades is plot structure. So, I thought it was the perfect time to share some of my favorite resources to use when teaching plot structure. 1. Posters First, click the posters above to grab this set of plot posters free …
This poster about the element of line gives brief yet helpful information about different types of lines and how they can be used. I can see this kind of poster in any art classroom, along with more posters that deal with the other elements and the principles of art.
15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations, including this one, from secondary English Language Arts teachers.