Our Title I school has a population of more than 600 kids, many of whom qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. We also have a large student population of English language learners. Our students are special… Read More
Walk this Way: Spooky Stories and Similes!
This post is part of this year’s Walk This Way series, designed to share The Walking Classroom experiences of teachers and students across the United States. It provides a glimpse into Dawn Rensel’s class. Click here… Read More
TWC bringing figurative language to life
TWC has become a weekly adventure. As we have been reviewing for our state testing we have used several of the podcasts to bring ideas and subjects back to our memories. One of the areas that… Read More
Grammar and Exercise… Who woulda thunk it?
Grammar and exercise… Who woulda thunk it? Recently, one of the most engaging lessons I have had with my class is when we used TWC as the introduction to the topic of similes and metaphors. We followed up… Read More