How to Read Literature Like a Professor Unit for AP Lit
This resource contains full materials for a 10 day unit or 26 mini-lessons guiding through Thomas C. Foster's "How to Read Literature Like a Professor." This is a great resource for AP Lit or AP Lang!
If poetry is taught the right way, students should be cheering at the thought of a Poetry Workshop day. This blog post outlines the "why" of Poetry Workshop along with tips and tricks that I have picked up to make any poetry unit a raging success in your
Teach Tone with One Sentence
Have tone and mood been stumbling blocks for your middle grade students? One of the most frequent questions I get from teachers is about how to teach tone. Now, I no longer have to reply, "I'll be darned if I know!" ;) Here's an awesome trick to teach kids what tone means and how to include it in writing!
THE GREAT GATSBY Unit Plan - Novel Study Bundle (Fitzgerald) - Literature Guide
A rich teaching unit for F. Scott Fitzgerald's highly engaging classic novel The Great Gatsby. 155 pages of activities that are sure to engage high school English students. Prohibition Era, Plot, Conflict, Setting, Characters, Writing Journals, Pop Quizzes, Vocabulary, Figurative Language, Symbols, Essay, Movie Comparison