It has been so long since I’ve had the time to write anything! I feel like the world we all … More
Tag: high school english
Back to School!
Back to school is an exciting time of year, but one that can be fraught with stress and anxiety–for both … More
Life of Pi–Bundle of Creative and Challenging Activities
If you teach Life of Pi, you know it’s a special novel. Every time I read it, I always learn … More
Life of Pi Senior Projects
I love the novel, Life of Pi. I will admit though, that when I first read it, I couldn’t understand … More
Analyzing Characters and Personalities Through Mandalas
Since the beginning of the school year, it has been my mission to create more opportunities for my high school … More
I can’t stop creating poetry activities for my classroom!
Now flash forward to today. I’ve been teaching high school English for almost 19 years. And my total teaching career … More
I’m so proud of my AP Language and Composition students! After completing an identity unit I call, “Who Am I? … More
Stay home if you’re sick!
We all worry when we have to stay home because we’re sick. We worry about what’s happening in the classroom. … More
My Goals for 2019
After teaching for 25 years, I was in a rut. I have to admit it. But I feel that I … More
Wrapping up debates, right in time for holiday break
As you know, my seniors recently debated the topic of gun control. I have 2 sections of seniors. One section … More