I am so excited to have Michael Rawls as guest blogger today! He shares an engaging way to teach Greek and Latin Roots, (a lesson inspired by Hope King from Elementary Shenanigans). Make sure you read to the end because there are a couple of freebies included! Why teach Greek and Latin roots? For
You know you’re a teacher when you get your best teaching ideas from the most random places. Recently, for me, it was the grocery store! The inspiration: a pack of mini cereal boxes. The idea: a 3-dimensional “RIP DEAD WORDS” word wall display! Talk about spicing up your word wall… AND students’ vocabulary… all at the same time.
DAY 1 – DRAWING THE PORTRAIT: I am not an artist working on improving my artistic skills (see what I did there… I replaced that negative self talk with something a bit more positive!). Although I am getting better, I can’t deny the fact that I can barely draw a dog to save my