Quizizz Review

You know how you always keep a couple of tricks up your sleeve and a few strategies in your back pocket? Well, Quizizz is another one to add to your collection. I checked it out briefly last weekend; I liked how easy it was to sign up and especially how intuitive the interface is. Within […]

Breaking the “Reading Rules”

This reflection is in response to the article “Some Rules We Need to Break in Our Reading Classrooms” by Pernille Ripp, reposted by Cult of Pedagogy When I introduced the Million Word Challenge to my students, I told them that all I wanted was their word count- no projects, no summaries, not a traditional reading log, […]

Welcome to Utopia!

Don’t get me wrong, I love a good dystopian novel. My students love them. I love that I get to teach about dystopias! But before we get to the worlds-gone-wrong, I like to challenge my students on their preconceived notions on what makes a “perfect society.” So, we study what a utopia is first. I start out […]

Analyzing Claims & Evidence Foldable

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who has pinned and shared this foldable! I’ve added the information that I used in the “Analyzing Claims & Evidence” foldable to a FREE document on my Teachers Pay Teachers page, Lancy’s Language Arts. I appreciate your positive feedback & reviews!   Claims and Arguments Magic Insert Foldable   There’s nothing like having […]