A character arc includes the changes and growth a character has throughout a story – written or on screen. When students struggle to under..
Reviewing basic grammar can be, well, boring.
Even I think reviewing basic grammar is not jazzy fun – I enjoy diving into a sentence a..
My children are watching Disney’s “Frozen” as often as I will allow them. I watched “Beauty and the Beast” constantly when I was younger, ..
Teaching the literary term ‘antihero’ is a favorite of mine. It’s everything that high school students love – weird, against the grain, ou..
Don’t throw all those political campaign mailers away! Bring them to class and teach with them.
I teach in Illinois. Illinois, ahem, normal..
The Language Arts Classroom is having a sale!
My TpT store will have a sale this Thursday and Friday – February 27 and 28. My products will..
Henry David Thoreau is a staple in American Literature curriculum.
Taught during the transcendentalism time period, students analyze hi..
The media influence on education – matters. It matters to teachers, and it should matter to society too.
I didn’t know it in high schoo..