RAFT: An Approach to Teaching English Reading and Writing


Interesting idea at http://www.readingrockets.org/strategies/raft


RAFT is a writing strategy that helps students understand their roles as writers, the audience they will address, the varied formats for writing, and the topic they’ll be writing about. By using this strategy, teachers encourage students to write creatively, to consider a topic from a different perspective, and to gain practice writing for different audiences.


English Lesson Activity and Authentic Culture


Find here authentic culture pictures taken in the USA for use in speaking and writing activities. There are great to compare and contrast to the students’ home lives and to authentically use English. You may use them to talk about mealtimes, families, and more. Find the photos at Photographer Shows How Different Dinnertime Looks Across The USA at https://www.boredpanda.com/weeknight-dinners-usa-lois-bielefeld/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=fbad&utm_term=22+&utm_content=weeknight-dinners-usa-lois-bielefeld

English Language Lesson Tool: Writing


Great tool Story Wars  at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/11/06/app-week-collaborative-story/?utm_content=bufferf7b4e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

English Language Teaching: Assigning More Writing—With Less Grading


Great strategies for busy teachers can be found at https://www.edutopia.org/article/assigning-more-writing-less-grading?utm_source=Edutopia%20News&utm_campaign=2ad7e54e9a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_112917_enews_beingknownmatters_mc&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29295b4c8b-2ad7e54e9a-47933087

English Lesson Planning: Graphic Organizers


Organizing information, reading, writing, vocabulary, and collaboration can be practiced while using graphic organizers. Find examples here in 8 Editable Graphic Organizer Templates for Google Apps at http://instructionaltechtalk.com/8-editable-graphic-organizer-templates-for-google-apps/?utm_content=buffera78cf&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

English Writing Activity: Short Memoirs


Practical lesson planning tips in Creating Six-Word Memoirs at   https://www.tcea.org/blog/creating-six-word-memoirs/?utm_content=buffer67df6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Downloadable Lesson: An Academic Writing Module for Paragraphs


Find at https://www.victoria.ac.nz/llc/llc_resources/academic-writing/

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