With a growth mindset quiz, great TED Talks, a research project, a narrative writing unit, nonfiction close reading, poetry, and lots and lots of examples of famous failures, these powerful resources have everything you need to instill a growth mindset in your high school students. Made famous by p
This 26-day unit introduces the historical concept of the American Dream. Five days of the unit are devoted to "A Raisin in the Sun." We also read some articles about the American Dream today, and students write an essay on literature's depiction of the American Dream and its relevance today.
This packet is complete with activities honoring 9/11 for older students. What better way to encourage students to reflect on what 9/11 means to them?
This packet includes three articles about the 9/11 attacks and seven songs written about 9/11 with accompanying reflection worksheets. Teacher can c
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Say What? Student today have major problems with poetry, so having a Greek title does not make it any easier for them! This lesson consists of multiple activities to better understand the poem, and also a look at other world custo
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart offers a textured, nuanced glimpse into the life of Okonkwo as his world falls apart after the introduction of European imperialism and colonialism. This is one of the most important novels I teach, and to make the reading experiences as robust as possible, I pair t