Need Help with ELA Lessons?

Published On: May 4th, 2017·By ·

Want a fresh take on some of your ELA Lessons? If you're looking for something new to try, I have the resource for you…

Spice up your lesson plans with some of these revolutionary ideas. In this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, Monica Burns explores how to find ELA lessons using Read Works. This free resource focuses on reading comprehension strategies, and provides lesson plans for your classroom.

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Take a look as Monica highlights a few of the areas available. You'll notice several units to choose from, including Skills & Strategy, Comprehension, Novel Study, and Reading Passages.

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Have you use Read Works before? Tell me how you like to use this tool in a comment on this article.

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About Our “ELA Lessons” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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