Novels written in verse typically rely heavily on dialogue, emotion, and themes of identity--the latter of which are relevant to YA readers.
Here are the best books for students who don't like to read. From murder mysteries to dystopian societies, there's something for everyone!
Questions are adaptive, ensuring that students are always working at the correct difficulty level and on the right concept.
It's time to stop focusing on teaching kids how to read.
The following digital tools to build vocabulary include reference tools, word clouds, games and review, word walls, and virtual field trips.
When choosing a poetry book for teens, it’s also important to choose poetry that relates to where students are in life or what they care about.
Writing is a craft and conceptual and hard work--and one of the most personal things a person can do.
Some readers may think they dislike the process of reading but everyone loves ideas--and reading is a wonderful strategy to find them.
SRE is an initialism representing three central tenets of argument making: Statement, Reason, Evidence (or Example, Explain, or Expand).
Because challenging texts do not give up their meanings easily, it is essential that readers do so closely.
Limiting the craft of writing to a single content area has damaged the perceived power and potential of writing for teachers and students.
Let me be clear: I prefer physical books with soft covers. This is not about sentimentality. Rather, this is about how technology can make reading better.
Critical reading is about gathering knowledge, understanding context, and seeing ideas from multiple perspectives to make sense of a text.
Lateral reading is reading 'across' texts sequentially--primarily for the purpose of evaluating the credibility of a text.
A logical fallacy is an irrational argument made through faulty reasoning common enough to be named for its respective logical failure.
Text modification is changing someone else’s original work to present it as your own--and it requires more time and effort than plain copying and pasting.