This web page, created by John F. Kennedy schools, houses a powerpoint on how to effectively research and create a works cited page for a given topic. Students struggle with where and how to gather information, and going through this powerpoint together in class can ease some of their confusion.
Cambridge English webinars are completely free for teachers, and after the presentation instructors are available to chat one-on-one. There is nothing more helpful for professional development than instructors from one of the top universities in the world aiding you in your AP classroom! They usually have about two or three webinars scheduled per month.
Annotating texts should be one of the first thing a student learns to do in an AP classroom, this crucial skill will follow them through university and life. Viewing an example of an actual well annotated text will help them better understand what information they need to collect from a text.
This twenty-six page workshop focuses on several key aspects of writing and editing, it's great for teachers because you can use parts of it as materials for lessons - and it comes with many examples of how to properly utilize literary styles.
Comma use can be confusing, and as a result my students either entirely forget to use them - or overuse them like crazy. I like assigning them this short video because it saves a lot of time during the editing process, and makes them better writers!
These thirty-two free and complete lesson plans are designed to heighten ESL Students' reading, listening, and speaking skills. They are very easy to put together, and you can pick and choose in order to tailor the lessons to the needs of your particular classroom.