I’m an English teacher, and I still teach Shakespeare. I always will.
Since I enjoy teaching Julius Caesar, I research new ideas each ..
I add to my Julius Caesar lesson plans every semester! Why? I love it!
Of all literature, Julius Caesar may be my favorite to teach. Th..
March is National Reading Month!
I’ve teamed up with Melissa from The Reading and Writing Haven to bring you 6 Must-Teach Novels for Se..
I’ve taught Of Mice and Men, and I have lesson plan ideas. Personally, I enjoy the book, but The Grapes of Wrath is my favorite Steinbeck ..
Animal Farm is a book that I could teach half asleep. (Not that I would. I enjoy the content, and love it too much). I feel that I’m passi..
Never have I read the ending of Night and not cried:
One day I was able to get up, after gathering all my strength. I wanted to see mysel..
Sometimes you need an extra ‘oomph’ for your lesson plans. You may have the necessary components – a clean and organized lesson. You want ..
Pre- reading activities for older students? Yes. Getting students thinking about a reading assignment is paramount to their understanding ..
Creating meaningful vocabulary for high school students. Hmmmm.
It’s tough, and I believe it’s because students are jaded against vocab..
Sometimes a teacher needs a selection of quick, go-to novel activities. A lesson plan can be perfect, but students may dislike a planned a..