Wordless Wednesday 4/24: Reading Passage Annotation Tips

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Wordless Wednesday is a quick post with just a picture from my classroom, a short explanation, and a question for you, my readers.
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There are so many passages on the Advanced Placement Literature and Composition exam that my students had to have a quick way to work through the passages.



This anchor chart we used for several years to help get in the habit of annotating texts and quickly figuring out what they meant. I especially like the part where we summarize each paragraph or stanza in one word.




What annotation directions do you give your students?

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Wordless Wednesday 4/17: English 11 Research Outline Tip

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Wordless Wednesday is a quick post with just a picture from my classroom, a short explanation, and a question for you, my readers.
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This is my side whiteboard in my classroom. I use it for notes and information for my students. This is the outline for my English 11 research paper.



It was developed over several years and trial and error with students struggling to combine research and two text structures: cause-effect and problem-solution.





What helpful writing hints for students have you developed over your time teaching?

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