Review Your Grammar

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 6th Grade Humanities, 7th Grade Humanities, 8th Grade Humanities, College Language Arts, For Students, For Teachers, HS English Language Arts

Photo credit: Grammarly Grammarly is a free software to help students check their usage of grammar [and plagiarism; I believe with the upgrade which costs money]. Teachers can use Grammarly for their own work, and to have students pre-check their own work, which saves teachers countless hours of time providing feedback to students about their […]

Carpe Diem!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 6th Grade Humanities, 7th Grade Humanities, 8th Grade Humanities, College Language Arts, HS English Language Arts

Photo credit: Robin Williams Seize The Day is the mantra that Robin Williams introduced the world to in the movie The Dead Poet’s Society. Melodysheep has put together a remix using words and clips from Williams’ films to inspire others to seize the moment, write poetry, and pursue passionate dreams.

Flocabulary

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 1st Grade Reading, 4th & 5th Grade Math, 4th & 5th Grade Reading, 4th-6th Grade Math, 6th Grade Humanities, 6th Grade Science, 7th Grade Humanities, 7th Grade Science, 8th Grade Humanities, Cartooning, Pre-Algebra

Photo credit: Flocabulary Cooking With Nouns is a sample of one of the hip-hop songs created to teach educational content. This is not the best representation of their work.  However, they also offer the following samples, which many of which are much better examples: How The Nervous System Works – Science Types of Rocks – […]

Conjunction Junction

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 4th & 5th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Humanities, 7th Grade Humanities, 8th Grade Humanities, HS English Language Arts

Photo credit: Disney Conjunction Junction is the iconic song that was once played in between Saturday morning cartoons. It focuses on the conjunctions and, but, & or. This clip also explains to viewers what conjunctions are used for. Photo credit: BYU MCOM I like the mnemonic device above for remembering the seven coordinating conjunctions. FANBOYS […]