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..
Tuesday is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. None of our students were alive January 27, 1945 and very few teachers wer..
I read The Fault in Our Stars for my book club and immediately knew I would have to make a bundle with lesson plans and activities. I am n..