One headline per day, vowel and consonant free, this a rich resource for visual texts, paired with relevant news stories of the day.
This is a blog for teachers looking for lesson plans, ideas, or advice for working with at-risk or urban students. Grade level: 6-12
Disclaimer: Read anything you are showing your students. There is some language on the site that might not be appropriate.
This is another resource for reading passages. You can search by lexile, grade, domain, text type and skills. You can also search by keywords. The site provides paired passages.
Through a partnership between The English Speaking Union, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, The University of Tulsa, and Cambridge University, Sneaking up on Shakespeare workshops offer practical, active approaches to teaching Shakespeare and helping students own the language and the plays through collaboration and performance. The focus of this approach is the development of performance-based strategies for teaching Shakespeare. Participants will experience a wide range of active learning strategies and leave with the latest teaching materials.
There is no cost for Oklahoma teachers – even lunch is provided.
Please share this with your teachers and feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
SESSIONS ARE SOLD OUT
Please share with others that may be interested in attending LETRS training!
These are the upcoming LETRS trainings that are being offered this summer.
The trainings fill up fast so please sign up quickly if you plan on attending one of the trainings. There are only 45 open spots for each training.
Contact Kayla Hindman, Director of Early Childhood and Physical Ed. at the Oklahoma State Department of Education