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Teaching Resources for K12 English Classrooms

These curated teaching playlists are full of blended learning resources. Add this standards-aligned content to your existing lesson plans, or assign to students through Kiddom, our free app for teachers.


K-2nd Grades

Give readers everything they need to understand short vowel sounds and know the difference between a short vowel sound and a long vowel sound.

Using artwork from Romare Bearden, students will gain a perspective of its historical context while crafting their own narratives with their imaginations.

Let your creativity run wild with this introductory lesson on different forms of poetry. Each of your students can become the Bard of a different poetic style!


3-5th Grades

Blackout poetry brings mystique off of the movie screen. Teach your students to read between the lines with a lesson on this intriguing medium.

These interactive resources will help your students breathe life into their work. They’ll have more fun creating it, and you’ll get to enjoy grading it!

This playlist has everything you need to get your students started on a personal narrative essay so they can share their unique stories with the world.


6-8th Grades

Teaching hyperbole? These teaching resources will help students better understand how the use of exaggeration as a rhetorical device or figure of speech.

Middle school students can step into familiar stories by analyzing these persona poems, and gearing up to create one of their own.


9-12th Grades

Does correlation imply causation? This playlist introduces Aristotle’s three rhetorical devices so students can identify and apply them to their own writing and speech.

Explore tone and mood in a powerful poem by Martin Espada. The vibrant imagery and themes in this work will leaven your students’ passion for poetry.


Seasonal Playlists

These resources for teaching Women’s History will ignite a spark in the eyes of your female students, giving them positive role models to look up to, and unconfined futures to imagine.

Through interactive features, primary source materials, and articles, inspire your students to think critically about how their own actions can contribute to a more equitable future.

When it comes to gender identity and sexuality, there is no black and white. Celebrate the spectrum of humanity with resources that foster inclusivity and respect.

Peer into the Kiddom cauldron as it bubbles over with videos, lessons, interactive content, games and stories that are as fun and educational as they are thrilling.

Use these voting-themed blended learning teaching resources to help children of all ages understand the importance of voting and why their voice matters.

Reflecting on the first Thanksgiving with students? Here we’ve highlighted some phenomenal resources that honor indigenous perspectives of the holiday.