Literacy Blog Posts

Get literacy ideas and free teaching material for teachers in upper elementary. These posts focus primarily on reading skills. Topics include several series such as:

  • Teaching Types of Conflicts with Movie Trailers
  • Plot Structures
  • Making Connections
  • Story Elements
  • Figurative Language

You will also find resources to help to teach literacy skills including vocabulary, comprehension, figurative language, and spelling.

Click on these links to go to posts individual posts.

Figurative Language

Types of Conflict with Movie Trailers


Comprehension Skills

Plot Structures

Story Elements Series

Book Talk


General Teaching Strategies


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