Teaching Gothic Fiction in High School - A Mini Unit
This Gothic Fiction mini unit teaches high school English students to learn through inquiry in asking themselves this essential question: To what extent does gothic fiction capture the human condition? Perfect for large groups and small groups, this printable mini unit is filled with hands-on, engaging activities such as analyzing texts, comparing and contrasting stories, determining literary patterns, close reading activities, and more!
PLATO'S CAVE ALLEGORY AND THE CRUCIBLE
PLATO'S CAVE ALLEGORY | THE CRUCIBLE | THE CRUCIBLE ESSAY ALTERNATIVE ✺ CRITICAL THINKING LECTURE The Cave Allegory is one of the most famous passages of philosophy, and I think all students should study it sometime during their education. It asks its readers to liberate themselves from the conventional bonds that chain them. My intention here is to provide a 90 minute to two-hour lecture for high school, college, and first or second year university students. Pair with THE CRUCIBLE!
Why Students Aren't Writing (And What Teachers Can Do About It)
Are your high school students resistant to writing? No doubt, students need to write to pass assessments, to prepare for work, and to write class essays, but a primary purpose for writing is to connect with others. Writing for human connection reminds us that we are not alone in this world. I was reminded of this when participating in the National Day on Writing. #ncte #highschoolenglish #WhyIWrite
HOLOCAUST LITERATURE GOOGLE SLIDES PRIMO LEVI
LEAP INTO LITERATURE with thoughtful questions alongside quotations from philosophers, writers, and historians. This product was created to use in my own classes. It may be used in a number of ways, for example, Bell Ringers, Do Now activities, early finishers. They are also sub-ready. No prep and use for distance learning with Google Slides. ☑ NINE GOOGLE SLIDES in total to share with your students. ☑ ANSWERS to the student questions. CLICK TO SEE MORE
HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND FIRST-YEAR UNIVERSITY TEACHER TIPS PART ONE
HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND FIRST-YEAR UNIVERSITY TEACHER TIPS PART ONE Being an adjunct or part-time instructor is hard. But being a first-year adjunct (during a pandemic, nonetheless!) is a whole other level of hard. Teacher burnout is a real thing and having been a new instructor myself, I know that we all need support and advice. I’ve compiled a list of some important pieces of wisdom I’ve picked up along the way and want to share them with you. CLICK TO SEE MORE
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD INFOGRAPHIC INTERACTIVE OR PRINT
►ONE SHEET INFOGRAPHIC on TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD as a PDF document to be printed or uploaded. ►Grayscale and color versions 11X17! ►There is one color version, one black and white version, and an example of one that was filled in by a student. ►Link to my ONE SHEET INFOGRAPHIC to use interactively through Classroom or other online programs. ►Instructions for students when using the interactive version. ►Information on Google Slides for teachers and students. ►Student examples. CLICK TO SEE MORE!
How to Engage Adult Learners in the Post-Secondary Classroom
How to Engage Adult Learners in the Post-Secondary Classroom Student engagement in the classroom is at the forefront of most discussions and professional development. And for good reason. But what does engagement mean, exactly? And how can that apply to post-secondary learning institutions such as colleges or universities? In short, engagement is the degree to which a person, in this case, a student, is interested in the class, content, or even the teacher. CLICK TO SEE MORE.
EDGAR ALLAN POE BUNDLE (The Black Cat and The Tell-Tale Heart)
POE BUNDLE (The Black Cat and Tell-Tale Heart) PURCHASE THIS BUNDLE BEFORE OCTOBER 22, 2018 AND RECEIVE AN INFOGRAPHIC AND AN ANALYTICAL QUESTION ON THE TELL-TALE HEART FOR FREE!!! On October 23 I will upload the new products and the price will change to reflect the new additions. Try these different products just in time for Halloween!! They are unique, collaborative, and provide differentiated learning! #halloween, #Poe, #differentiatedlearning
Paired Texts for Teaching Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart Blog/ Moore English
Things Fall Apart is truly one of my favorite novels to teach, and in an effort to help more teachers use this novel, I’ve put together a bundle of my favorite paired text resources, including comprehension and analysis questions, listening guides, and synthesis writing prompts. This collection of paired texts, including poems, informational texts, nonfiction texts, and listening activities helps students synthesize across texts, making connections, and finding themes and main ideas!
Writing a College Application Essay
Here you will find a step-by-step workshop tutorial to teach you how to start and write a college application essay.From essay topic selection to key advice to help you write a memorable essay. #CollegeApplicationEssay #CollegeEssayExamples #HowtoStartaCollegeEssay
Paired Passage Essay Lesson
Make Halloween engaging for your high school English students with this close reading and essay writing lesson! Students read the classic story, "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe with "Sonnet 100." Then they synthesize their understanding of the readings, consider and compare themes, and write a literary analysis essay. #highschoolenglish #halloweenlesson #closesreading