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Holidays

Find ideas on how to celebrate various holidays in your classroom.

New Year’s Goal Setting Activity and Reflection Sheets

Reflection is an important skill that we need to reinforce with our students. To assist with this task, I created a New Year’s small group discussion and goal setting activity to help my students with their reflection skills. In…

Celebrating the Holidays in the Secondary ELA Classroom

Holidays in secondary classrooms can be a challenge because you don’t want activities to seem too young or boring. Check out what other teachers are doing to make holiday celebrations fun in their classrooms. Q1: Does your school celebrate…

Holiday Season Survival Guide

Planing holiday lessons can be time consuming. Don’t let it be! It’s almost time for the holiday season in our classrooms. As much as I love the holidays, it is also a time when many teachers feel run down…

10 Halloween Costume Ideas For English Teachers

Finding a creative, yet school-suitable Halloween costume can be challenging. Every time I try to shop for a pre-made costume, it is rarely appropriate for an educational setting. Some costumes are too revealing while other portray cultural or religious…

Fall Themed Middle School Lessons

Summer and fall both rival each other for the favourite season spot in my heart. I love each season for different reasons. As a teacher, I love the fresh air and new school year that fall brings. It can…

Tips For Teachers On How To Reduce Holiday Season Stress

Stress – what every teacher feels in December. Teachers everywhere look forward to their holiday break in December. Spending the Christmas season with friends and family helps get us through the snowy cold days of November and December. The…