Often times when I’m teaching my students how to write a multi-paragraph essay, I find that they can get repetitive when adding their details to their body paragraphs. They also write short, simple sentences that do not provide much detail and therefore are not that interesting. My favorite way to
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If you’re here because your district adopted the Benchmark Advance curriculum and you’re feeling overwhelmed, you’re going to want to read this. And you may want to join this Benchmark Facebook group for planning, organization, and tips! Adopting new curriculum is always tough. As teachers, we tend to know what
The Benchmark Advance Language Arts Curriculum can be a shock to the system! It’s an extremely thorough program with an endless amount of resources to use to teach, but it can be overwhelming trying to navigate all the pieces and fit them into a regular school day. I have come