George Lucas Educational Foundation

English Language Arts

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in English language arts.

  • Integrated Studies
    Combining science and literature can help students engage more deeply with both subjects.
  • Literacy
    Analyzing whether an ad is misleading or not can be a great way to get students engaged in the study of rhetoric.
  • Literacy
    Poems can be a valuable companion to nonfiction texts for covering rhetoric because of their compactness and vivid language.
  • Game-Based Learning
    Story-driven digital games can drive students to explore concepts like linear and nonlinear narrative, the unreliable narrator, and more.
  • Communication Skills
    Some guidelines for teaching all students to speak credibly and confidently—an essential skill for college and career success.
  • Literacy
    Coaches model skills and show athletes how to improve with practice. Feedback on student writing can work the same way.
  • Literacy
    Six ways to support students with dysgraphia—a learning difference that affects a person’s ability to produce written work.
  • Integrated Studies
    Teaching literacy and math at once helps make the most of class time while deepening young students’ understanding in both subjects.
  • Literacy
    A literacy researcher shares three practices that are proven to be effective for early elementary learners.
  • Literacy
    While the standard essay format is a useful scaffold, it’s important to teach students other, more authentic kinds of writing as well.