Win a chance to represent the State of Oklahoma as the first ever Oklahoma Youth Poet Laureate!

image003CALLING ALL POETS, SPOKE WORD ARTISTS, EMCEES & WRITERS!

ages 14-19

Win a chance to represent the State of Oklahoma as the first ever Oklahoma Youth Poet Laureate!

Win a book deal to publish your first book, perform & tour the state.

Visit http://www.olaa.org/ok-youth-poet-laureate.html for all the details! Please share this with your teacher contacts, or if you know any budding poets. This is a great opportunity!

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Facebook Follow-Up #1

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The Combellick Grammar Guide

Screen Shot 2014-07-30 at 3.15.49 PMThese materials have been compiled to support ELA teachers in the area of grammar instruction. Many secondary teachers have voiced concerns that students begin grammar in elementary school but then do not revisit it until the ACT/SAT test comes around. The occasional worksheet or DOL as bell work has been the ‘go to’ for elementary and secondary teachers alike. These materials are designed to help you create integrated grammar instruction that is functional and supportive of writing and reading instruction.

We have all seen the many grammar books boasting 150 WORKSHEETS or 5000 PAGES of FUN. This is not either of those.Read more