ELA Academy is no longer an active venture, but it’s being left up in case anyone finds these resources helpful.

Annotation is a powerful tool in your reading toolbox. The act of taking notes in the margins or on sticky notes while you read helps you to slow down and think more deeply about the text — if you do it right. Fortunately, I’m here to help you do that! Check out these blog posts for instructional videos and helpful links so that you can annotate like a champion:

Annotation 101 – How to Annotate Effectively

Annotation Demo – To Kill a Mockingbird

Annotation Demo – The Crucible

Annotation Demo – Their Eyes Were Watching God